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    The panic attacks - I still have them. They started when I was around 8. They always have to do with my death
    — Patty Duke
    tags: death 
     
    The Eleanor Roosevelt Award that I received for women's rights activities is one I treasure
    — Patty Duke
    tags: right 
     
    I was just sort of moving through time.
    — Patty Duke
    tags: time 
     
    I believe that all the important people in my life prior to 1982 were victimized by my illness
    — Patty Duke
    tags: people  believe  illness 
     
    ... I went through a very lethargic period ... I was just sort of getting through every night and every day.
    — Patty Duke
    tags: night 
     
    Human beings have speculated about the relationship between inspiration and insanity for centuries.
    — Patty Duke
    I know that without treatment I would not have never been able to harness my creativity in such a successful way.
    — Patty Duke
    I knew from a very young age that there was something very wrong with me
    — Patty Duke
    tags: young  age  wrong 
     
    No matter what your laundry list of requirements in choosing a mate, there has to be an element of good luck and good fortune and good timing.
    — Patty Duke
    tags: luck  timing 
     
    I never did quite fit the glamour mode. It is life with my husband and family that is my high now.
    — Patty Duke
    I'm not sure I want all my neuroses cleared up
    — Patty Duke
    I'm going to be 58, and I'm a woman. In this business, that seems to be a bigger crime than being mentally ill
    — Patty Duke
    tags: crimes  women  business 
     
    I tell people to monitor their self-pity. Self-pity is very unattractive.
    — Patty Duke
    tags: people 
     
    I still have highs and lows, just like any other person. What's missing is the lack of control over the super highs, which became destructive, and the super lows, which are immediately destructive.
    — Patty Duke
    tags: people  control  missing 
     
    All I will tell you is that I play a small role in someone's happily ever after.
    — Patty Duke
    When I'm 80 and sitting in a rocking chair listening to the Rolling Stones, there is absolutely no way I'm going to feel old or forget my younger days.
    — Patty Duke
    tags: listening 
     
    If I have any message for others, it is to go for help early and not to be a resistant patient
    — Patty Duke
    tags: help 
     
    Sometimes it is the simplest, seemingly most inane, most practical stuff that matters the most to someone.
    — Patty Duke
    Actors take risks all the time. We put ourselves on the line. It is creative to be able to interpret someone's words and breathe life into them.
    — Patty Duke
    tags: time  risk  creative 
     
    From the moment we walk out the door until we come back home our sensibilities are so assaulted by the world that we have to soak up as much love as we can get, simply to arm ourselves.
    — Patty Duke
    tags: world  moment 
     
    I can't tell you what I had for breakfast, but I can sing every single word of rock and roll
    — Patty Duke
    tags: breakfast 
     
    I've come to believe that whoever I am didn't start on December 14, 1946, and isn't going to end on whatever that mysterious date is in the future
    — Patty Duke
    tags: future  believe 
     
    Reality is hard. It is no walk in the park, this thing called life.
    — Patty Duke
    tags: reality 
     
    It's toughest to forgive ourselves. So it's probably best to start with other people. It's almost like peeling an onion. Layer by layer, forgiving others, you really do get to the point where you can forgive yourself.
    — Patty Duke
    tags: people 
     
    My recovery from manic depression has been an evolution, not a sudden miracle.
    — Patty Duke
    We call my son's role in the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy Sean's little independent movie.
    — Patty Duke
    tags: movie  son 
     
    I had been very close to Anne Bancroft when we worked together in The Miracle Worker
    — Patty Duke
    tags: miracle 
     
    The doctors must tell you that one of the risks of surgery is that you might die. This poor doctor was talking to an actress. It was very dramatic to me. To him, it was just a thing he had to say
    — Patty Duke
    tags: risk  poor  die  doctor 
     
    I kind of like the position of being the fair-haired savior of my mother
    — Patty Duke
    tags: mother 
     
    I'm living out a childhood fantasy. Our house is in a historic district of a small town that I used to read about in storybooks
    — Patty Duke
    I have two books that were published quite some time ago. I start to read about three sentences. I have to close it. I am so self-conscious. Who did I think I was?
    — Patty Duke
    tags: time  book  read 
     
    For the first time, I lived alone... in a luxury apartment on Sunset Strip. For a few days I loved the idea, but I got lonely and restless.
    — Patty Duke
    tags: time  alone  ideas 
     
    One of the things I've discovered in general about raising kids is that they really don't give a damn if you walked five miles to school.
    — Patty Duke
    tags: school  kids 
     
    Women who put on a few pounds after starting lithium sometimes say the cure is worse than the disease. The weight gain shoots them straight into depression.
    — Patty Duke
    tags: women  depression  pounds 
     
    We have developed this unbelievable ability to deny. We have to. If we didn't, we'd go crazy.
    — Patty Duke
    tags: crazy 
     
    I think my real depressions started when I was about 16 and doing The Patty Duke Show. I would go to bed at about 10 o'clock on a Friday night and not get up again until 6:30 Monday morning
    — Patty Duke
    tags: depression  night  real 
     
    I have been afraid all my life that I am going to die. All my life it has been stuffed in my imagination
    — Patty Duke
    tags: die  imagination  afraid 
     
    I joke around a lot about the manic times because they're funny. We manics do outrageous things and it is part of our colorful nature.
    — Patty Duke
    tags: time  nature  funny 
     
    When I don't know what the music is going to be for a scene, I imagine some sort of orchestration going on and damned if they don't usually come up with a similar kind of thing.
    — Patty Duke
    tags: music  imagine 
     
    The mania started with insomnia and not eating and being driven, driven to find an apartment, driven to see everybody, driven to do New York, driven to never shut up.
    — Patty Duke
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