"I am not a morning person. I like to sleep in."
"Old friends pass away, new friends appear. It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it meaningful: a meaningful friend - or a meaningful day."Martha Plimpton on Dalai Lama
"When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love."Martha Plimpton on Marcus Aurelius
"Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening."Martha Plimpton on Mahatma Gandhi
"If it's your job to eat a frog, it's best to do it first thing in the morning. And If it's your job to eat two frogs, it's best to eat the biggest one first."Martha Plimpton on Mark Twain
"Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain... To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices - today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it."Martha Plimpton on Kevyn Aucoin
"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."
"I prefer to think of the audience as a single living organism with which I am sharing a singular, never-to-be-repeated experience."
"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."
"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."