Quotes by Jessica Lange
- Acceptance and tolerance and forgiveness, those are life-altering lessons.
- All through life I've harbored anger rather than expressed it at the moment.
- At a certain age, death becomes familiar to you-or a loss becomes familiar-the tragedies that are more commonplace in life.
- Families survive, one way or another. You have a tie, a connection that exists long after death, through many lifetimes.
- For me, nothing has ever taken precedence over being a mother and having a family and a home.
- I am tortured when I am away from my family, from my children. I am horribly guilt-ridden.
- I could be making a lot more money now if I had chosen a different kind of movie, but none of that matters to me... I've done the parts I wanted to do.
- I never think of the future. I never imagine what comes next.
- I worked on my voice for Sweet Dreams, but only to match my speaking voice to Patsy's actual singing voice. That was my way into that character.
- I've been thinking a lot about next year, which will be the first time in 25 years that I don't have a child at home.
- The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness. When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe. You relinquish that position to your children.
- The only place I've felt was really my home is my cabin up north. There's something in the water there that connects me to that place. There's also this sense of isolation and loneliness about it that I've never been able to shake.
- To my mind the election was stolen by George Bush and we have been suffering ever since under this man's leadership.
- TV is sort of the only way to go for an actress my age to make a decent salary with independent films, you just can't.
- When I am home for like a two-year stretch, I get antsy, because I want to work.