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Diane Keaton quotes

I don't carry little purses. I carry big duffels, always.

I drink red wine on ice to water it down.

I wish I had put myself out there a little bit more and experienced people more instead of protecting myself.

I've done all kinds of things I said I wouldn't do and, of course, now I'm glad. Thrilled.

Motherhood has completely changed me. It's just about like the most completely humbling experience that I've ever had. I think that it puts you in your place because it really forces you to address the issues that you claim to believe in and if you can't stand up to those principles when you're raising a child, forget it.

It's kind of true, you do disappear off the planet if you are a middle-aged woman, but that has some advantages as well.

Because too much of my life was spent waiting to be seen. Hoping to be seen, hoping to be picked. Once you realize that you aren't looked at that way any more, other things start to happen and you have to depend on other things to get by.

As a parent I provide all I can, but I think in the best possible scenario you need to have a man.

I build a wall around myself. I'm hard to get to know. Any trait you have, it gets worse as you go along.

I don't think that because I'm not married it's made my life any less. That old maid myth is garbage.

I said I would never go to a psychiatrist, and I spent much of my life in psychoanalysis.

I think that people who are famous tend to be underdeveloped in their humanity skills.

I'm a hoarder. For me, documentation has always been key, and I've kept everything from my past.

I'm a lot of fun on a date.

It's not fun to see myself in the mirror.

My mother always said that everyone should be required to write an autobiography of their lives.

My mother wasn't a stickler for the more practical approaches to life.

My thinking about plastic surgery is this. I haven't had it, but never say never. Because when you do, you are definitely going to go there.

The best part is that I'm still here and, because the end is in sight, I treasure it all more.

I used to listen to Judy Garland all the time - I love Judy Garland and her music. But I started to realize that if you keep singing like that, singing songs of being victimized by love over and over and over again, it can't help but have a profound effect on your life.