"Women know the financial, social and physical costs of not having access to basic health care."
"To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear."Martha Plimpton on Buddha
"The wish for healing has always been half of health."Martha Plimpton on Lucius Annaeus Seneca
"A healthy attitude is contagious but don't wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier."Martha Plimpton on Tom Stoppard
"Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul."Martha Plimpton on John Muir
"'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes."Martha Plimpton on Henry David Thoreau
"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."