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    If biking is your passion, set aside time to enjoy a good ride.
    — Patrick Dempsey
    tags: time  passion 
     
    I don't necessarily want to direct because it's too much work and I don't have the attention span to stay with it that long. But I think getting everyone together on something that appeals to me and developing the material is something that I like to do.
    — Patrick Dempsey
    tags: work  attention 
     
    I started off as a juggler. I used to do a half-hour show on the weekends to make money as a kid. Then I went to Cleveland, Ohio in 1983 to the international jugglers competition junior division and came second. So that was my first job, being a juggler
    — Patrick Dempsey
    tags: job  money  kids  competition 
     
    Didn't you take economics? You could have had me for $49.95.
    — Patrick Dempsey
    I look forward to a time when my career in a place where I can get out of Los Angeles and find a nice small town like I grew up in to raise my family.
    — Patrick Dempsey
    tags: time  career 
     
    Sometimes in television, if there are storylines that are oft-told, people can be hypercritical of them.
    — Patrick Dempsey
    tags: people 
     
    Drama is easier to do because you just have to have the emotion and not get caught acting, but comedy is much harder.
    — Patrick Dempsey
    tags: emotion  comedy  drama 
     
    I did a play called 'On Golden Pond' in a dinner theater in Maine and then went to New York for a talent competition having put together a three-man juggling routine and some one-liners and I got myself an agent from that
    — Patrick Dempsey
    When you discover first love as a teenager, your whole life revolves around it and you open yourself up to it.
    — Patrick Dempsey
    tags: teenager 
     
    With competition there is always ego and hubris... competition gets in the way of work.
    — Patrick Dempsey
    tags: work  ego  competition 
     
    Fame is a delicate and dangerous creature; I saw people who didn't honor it, who refused to take responsibility for it, get destroyed by it. I also saw that stardom in and of itself was empty.
    — Patrick Dempsey
    A wedding is like a funeral, but with musicians.
    — Patrick Dempsey
    I grew up in a house full of women. I have two older sisters and my mum who is a very strong woman.
    — Patrick Dempsey
    tags: women  strong 
     
    One day my 3-year-old daughter said 'Your very handsome, Poppy.' That was the best compliment ever.
    — Patrick Dempsey
    My big thing is to make sure the lipsticks taste good when you kiss. And, well, so far they taste pretty darn good.
    — Patrick Dempsey
    tags: kiss 
     
    Eventually feels a lot different than actually.
    — Patrick Dempsey
    I think fame is one of those things where you have a window of opportunity and you have a certain amount of trust from the fans and without that you don't have a career.
    — Patrick Dempsey
    Fame is fleeting. Sometimes people like you, sometimes they don't. Not all people are going to like you.
    — Patrick Dempsey
    tags: people  fame 
     
    People sometimes mistake being serious with being taken seriously.
    — Patrick Dempsey
    tags: people  mistakes 
     
    I know it can be dangerous, but I love racing. I worry my wife, but she knows it's important to me.
    — Patrick Dempsey
    tags: worries  wife  dangerous 
     
    Now I'm just known as McDreamy, I've lost all identity as Patrick Dempsey, I'm now McDreamy.
    — Patrick Dempsey
    tags: identity  lost 
     
    I think dreams can come true, but not necessarily like fairy-tales. It's not always so perfect like that.
    — Patrick Dempsey
    tags: true  dreams 
     
    The best part about being married is feeling centered. Nothing else matters so much as long as you can come home and be with your family.
    — Patrick Dempsey
    I base all my characters on hair.
    — Patrick Dempsey
    tags: character 
     
    With bikes, it is absolutely the case that you will get what you pay for. Invest in quality so it will endure wear and tear.
    — Patrick Dempsey
    tags: tears  invest  quality 
     
    In Los Angeles, as I gained and lost celebrity, then gained it again, I often found myself wondering why I, out of thousands like me, had become famous.
    — Patrick Dempsey
    tags: lost  celebrity 
     
    My wife and I try not to get into each other's work too much.
    — Patrick Dempsey
    tags: work  wife 
     
    And, sure, if you have a political point of view, you have every right to share it. But you have to be careful not to get too self-important. You have to find the balance between being entertaining and being preachy.
    — Patrick Dempsey
    I think TV is much more the writer's medium and film is about the director and their vision and how you can collaborate with them and see that through to the end. They are so different
    — Patrick Dempsey
    tags: media  film  vision 
     
    Housekeeping is incredibly difficult with three kids. I'm trying to be more relaxed. You'll go insane if you try to have a picture-book house
    — Patrick Dempsey
    tags: kids 
     
    I like physical comedy. And I like the old comedies.
    — Patrick Dempsey
    tags: comedy 
     
    I love having a big family. I think it's easier, oddly, in some ways, having three children as opposed to one.
    — Patrick Dempsey
    tags: children  child 
     
    When I left Maine, I always wanted to be a working actor. I never cared too much about being the star. I just wanted to do the work and get on with it.
    — Patrick Dempsey
    tags: work  star 
     
    I have a specialized racing bike, which is great because it has a solid build, is comfortable to ride, and is lightweight.
    — Patrick Dempsey
    You'll go insane if you try to have a picture-book house.
    — Patrick Dempsey
    If I can sleep in until 9 A.M. - wow, what a luxury.
    — Patrick Dempsey
    tags: sleep 
     
    As obvious as it sounds, I strongly recommend shopping at a specialty bike store. They are the experts, and they will be able to help you decide which bike is best for you.
    — Patrick Dempsey
    tags: help 
     
    Kids take you outside your comfort level because you ask yourself, 'How do I answer that question for them?' You think back to your childhood, and it's like: I don't want to give them that, I want to give them this. My life is my children.
    — Patrick Dempsey
    I'm really happy to have a family and a life outside of the business.
    — Patrick Dempsey
    tags: business 
     
    What you want in a romantic comedy, is to have two people that you want to see together and how do they overcome the obstacles that are in the way for that to happen.
    — Patrick Dempsey
    tags: people  comedy  romantic 
     
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