Quotes by: Kathleen Turner
I'm not very active politically. The causes I work on offer immediate, practical, accessible help, and politics has never meant that to me.
I have health. I have a wonderful support system. I have the admiration of millions of strangers, which I do not underestimate.
You shouldn't get to live in society and give nothing back. People complain about their taxes, yet they do nothing for the community. That makes me furious.
Get more women producers, writers, directors. Why should we expect men to do it for us? They can't.
What makes me angry? The education of children. How in God's name can you expect to have a functioning society the way we teach our kids?
I have a brother who's a psychologist. He says three-quarters of the world are born feeling that they will be affected by the world; one quarter are born knowing that they will affect the world.
I'm very practical. What I'm reaching for is individualism for women.
What we need is more women writers, writing for older women. There are some actresses who have production companies and create their own material, and I truly admire that.
My husband says I can do anything I put my mind to, but the truth i, the only thing I want to do is act.
I often play women who are not essentially good or likable, and I often go through a stage where I hate them. Then I end up loving and defending them.
If my ego was out of whack and I believed I could carry anything off, that would be a stupid risk. But so far there's been no reason not to try anything.
Being a sex symbol has to do with an attitude, not looks. Most men think it's looks, most women know otherwise.
I had a great deal of pressure to move to LA after Romancing the Stone came out and I'd become very popular. But people came to me anyway.
I'm very old-fashioned in some ways because of my father, who thought that being a public servant was an honor. Everyone must find a capacity in which they can serve, because we all benefit from society.