"I have too much respect for the characters I play to make them anything but as real as they can possibly be. I have a great deal of respect for all of them, otherwise I wouldn't do them. And I don't want to screw them by not portraying them honestly."
"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."Kyra Sedgwick on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Kyra Sedgwick on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Kyra Sedgwick on Albert Einstein
"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."Kyra Sedgwick on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Kyra Sedgwick on Abraham Lincoln
"It's not always thankless. Let's face it - it's not always thankless. I've gotten a lot of really great recognition and I've worked with amazing people."
"After 14 years, it better be a real marriage, you know? We do have a great time together. We are really lucky."
"He put a ring in the toe of a stocking. On Christmas Eve, we opened our stockings and it was there at the bottom of the toe. Then he got down on his knees and he was shaking."