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Debra Winger quotes

I don't believe in careers. I believe in work. I'm not interested in some 'big picture that would be really good for me'.

It's no secret that I didn't love 'An Officer And A Gentleman' then, and I certainly don't love it now, so at least no one could accuse me of being inconsistent.

Most bad behavior comes from insecurity.

Most bad behaviour comes from insecurity.

I need my family to remind me in a loving and nice way to lighten up.

When I was younger I probably didn't understand something basic about tact, but I think it kept faint-hearted people at arm's distance and that's not such a bad thing, because life is short and I know the kind of people I want to work with.

A good marriage is different to a happy marriage.

If I could have one prayer answered, I would pray for patience. I move so fast sometimes. I try to slow down.

People who make lots of money at what they do should just shut up about it.

When you connect with a cause, it's like falling in love.

It's such an amazing thing to be loved for who you are.

I had a very insightful friend who warned me back when I stopped reading scripts, 'It's easier to change directions while you're still moving.' If you stop, it's harder to get started again. I still don't think I made the wrong decision, but he was right.

An actress in a film starts every day with an hour and a half in front of a mirror, with hair and make-up and costumes.

Bad acting is the ultimate inconsideration.

But I never worried about having a child in my 40s, which is unusual - normally, I'm the queen of worry.

Granted there are only seven stories in the universe. And I agree with that. But give me a great variation of those stories. And literate.

I am lucky enough to be married to a guy who tells me I look beautiful every day.

I am one of the happiest people I know. And that's a weird place to have arrived at from being a depressed Jewish kid.

I became an actor because I couldn't not.

I do not need a lot of money to be happy.