Quotes by Martha Plimpton
- At this point, I don't get hired a lot because people don't think I could finance a movie.
- I am not a morning person. I like to sleep in.
- I prefer to think of the audience as a single living organism with which I am sharing a singular, never-to-be-repeated experience.
- I watch things that are fun, or funny, or interesting.
- I'm so sick of hearing how there's no strong roles for women. I don't care about strong roles. I just want to see women who are characters! A nun, a serial killer, a housewife, as long as there's some depth there.
- It's easier to lecture women on sexual morality than it is to explain why all Americans shouldn't have comprehensive, fair, and equal health care coverage.
- It's long been accepted as fact that the availability of family planning services saves lives. Where women have access to these services, children and families are healthier, and society at large benefits.
- It's long past time we started focusing on the solutions that actually keep women healthy, instead of using basic aspects of women's health as a tool of cultural, moral, and political control.
- It's not common for a woman on television, especially if she's the mom of the family, to be funny. She's usually a straight man or foil.
- My mom and I used to listen to records, read, and take train rides across the country in the summer. It was a very chill life. She didn't expose me to anything that was ahead of my development, but she expected me to adjust to her world - she did not expect to adjust to mine.
- My mom just didn't put a very high premium on me being like really famous or really wealthy or anything.
- That's the thing about interviews, at some point you're going to change your mind. But it's there forever and you can't escape it.
- The word 'equality' shows up too much in our founding documents for anyone to pretend it's not the American way.
- Women know the financial, social and physical costs of not having access to basic health care.