Kathy Bates quotes
“All women become like their mothers, that is their tragedy. No man does, that's his.”
“I haven't talked much about being an ovarian cancer survivor because I don't really want to define myself that way.”
“- Bobi Jewell: Why do you keep defending them?
- Richard Jewell: I'm not defending, just explaning.
- Bobi Jewell: Well, stop it!”
“So you can just go and fuck yourself. That is if you can get that limp old noodle of yours to stand up.”
“- Miss Hannigan: I don't know whatever I'd do without you.
- Annie: Scrub the floors yourself?”
“You already know how famously they get along as friends, but did you know that their sex life is positively white hot? The main reason both of my marriages failed was sexual. I'm an extremely sexual person, I can't help it, it's just how I'm wired, you know, even when I was a little girl. I had my first orgasm when I was 6 in ballet class.”
“If you wanna know what kind of life a person had, just look at their hands.”
“All alone or not, you got to walk ahead. Thing to remember is if we're all alone, then we're all together in that too.”
“- Miss Hannigan: Now, have I ever spanked any of ya?
- Annie: No, but you've threatened, and that's worse.”
“Franklin, I can't help you out of a hole if I climb in with you.”
“- Evelyn Couch: That's a low cholesterol meal. Happy Valentine's.
- Ed Couch: God! Are you trying to kill me?”
“- Jeremy Collier: The Indians saved the Pilgrims from starvin' to death, so the Pilgrims invited the Indians to share their first harvest feast.
- Maurine Collier: Well, I'm sure the Indians were all Christians by then.
- Jeremy Collier: Oh no, they weren't.”
“If you say you're sorry one more time, I'll kick your butt up so high, you'll look like a hunchback.”
“I was never an ingenue. I've always just been a character actor. When I was younger, it was a real problem, because I was never pretty enough. It was hard, not just for the lack of work, but because you have to face up to how people are looking at you.”
“For a long time I did not want to do television because I did not want to get stuck playing the same person. I wanted the ongoing challenge of a variety of roles.”
“I look for a role that hopefully I feel empathy with and that I can understand and love, but also that has that challenge for me to play.”
“Every time an Oscar is given out, an agent gets his wings.”
“- Selena St. George: That is the last guy in the world you want to make an enemy out of.
- Dolores Claiborne: I ain't makin' one, I'm keepin' one.”