A man who opens a door for a woman or gives up his seat for her-even offering to carry something! Those are country manners that never go out of style.— Andie MacDowell
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Talking to your hairdresser is almost like talking to your therapist.
People that are 40, they don't sit around at talk about gray hair and how it covers their hair. They talk about highlighting, of course they're covering gray, but they don't talk about it that way. They're going to get their colors because they need a little lightening.
My biggest regret is rolling in regret.
It is best to pick yourself up , dust yourself off and move on.
I think sometimes I intimidate people.
I've been told that. But I feel I'm the least intimidating person possible.
I always think I look better after a yoga class.
It's the same as a massage. We look so amazing after a massage because we're relaxed.
I must be thankful that I get to do intense dramatic roles, because it takes so much more, whereas I've been doing L'Oreal forever, and I can do that in my sleep.
There is a comfortable feeling in small towns. It is salubrious.
I lived in Paris when I was 20 and 21, and actually knew people that worked for the government there, that talked about terrorism in the country 20 years ago.
My children without a doubt are my greatest accomplishment.
If I did nothing else I would feel just having and raising them would be enough. The rest is icing.
I think sometimes we seem to obsess on negativity.
I think hidden underneath a lot of teachers are very sexy women.
I think the human body is beautiful, and I don't really have a huge problem in dealing with it, but it's the context, the environment and what I feel about it that that makes the difference for me.
Everybody needs to laugh and have fun and feel good.
I think because I can be sad, and I can be lonely, my gift would be trying to help other people feel less lonely and less sad. Because that's what I understand.
There should be a greater register that the public is quite interested in mature women. It's really about the story; it shouldn't matter whether it's male- or female-driven. What should matter is if the story is powerful and interesting. And this has been going on forever.
I tried to tell them about the dating process because I'm single now and how horrible it is and how many foolish experiences I had had dating. So I was really selling him hard, but the whole time he really wanted me!
Powerful women scare men. I think that when you're mature, you are powerful. And that's what makes you beautiful. So until we're able to see women as beautiful because they're strong, we're gonna have problems.
During Katherine Hepburn's time when she was just coming into her own at 40.
I loved dancing as a young girl.
I think there is a shift coming. I think we'll see more women in powerful positions, in control of studios, where there'll be more balance. And you'll see more female-driven movies and television shows, without sitting here wondering whether people are gonna like it.
Do I really need to prove anything to anybody? I don't feel that I have to prove anything. The only thing that I have to prove is to myself, that I have value.
I love learning, and I think that curiosity is a wonderful gift.
Most of the people I know who smoke marijuana are not very bright and what they talk about when they're stoned, they think they're being really smart and insightful, but they just sound idiotic.
I like to work out every day. I run, walk, do machines. I'm not neurotic about food. My rule is, don't let yourself get over a certain weight. If you gain 5lb, stop before it gets worse.
I'm in an unusual stage right now, because I haven't dated in so long.
The sense of isolation turns it all into a bigger deal. Just taking the risk of opening that door is really hard for me right now.
I think, as a woman, in your thirties, it's the best time.
Women in their thirties are really beautiful. They are. I think that it's hard for people to love women when they get older. But it's easy for them to love men. Men have always been able to age and be perceived as more handsome. But really, we're no different; we age exactly the same.
I try not to respond to trolls. I've learned blocking. If anybody is truly mean to me, or says something arrogant - don't respond, you'll only empower them. If you give them anything! So I'll block 'em. Or, if someone's annoying, but yet I still kind of like them, I mute them. Because they don't know! So then, it still looks like we're connected, but I don't have to listen.
My life in Montana is so diverse from my Hollywood life that it even feels odd for me to go from one life to the other.
I love the idea of living a life that is completely humble and quiet.
As a single mother of four, my mother taught me that you always want to show up strong for the moments that really matter with family, friends, and community. I now recognize how her strength helped shape the person I am today and the mother that I have become.
A lot of times, when you're acting, you have to explain things to the audience, and it's boring work to do that. It's really hard to make that interesting. I like the discovery of characters. I think people are smart. Audiences are intelligent and can figure things out by just watching behaviors.
My favourite thing is to be somebody else, no longer be me.
Some women are naturally thin. But there needs to be an appreciation for a variety of types of women because we don't all come in one package. We're not pre-destined to all be a size six.
If you carry around anger and ugly emotions it will show on your face.
We can sit around and go, okay, is there really a plan, does somebody really know what's happening, is it all planned out, because sometimes it just seems too remarkable to me the things that have happened to me.
I always say that kindness is the greatest beauty that you can have.
I think women have an innate ability to be intuitive with people that they truly love, but they have to trust that inner voice, and I think it is there. I think we are more intuitive than men.
I love being an advocate for women as we get older so that we can feel comfortable with ourselves. It's all about being healthy for me now.
In my next life, I'd like to come back five foot, two inches, with the best ass and tits you've ever seen.
When your kids are their hungriest, put out raw vegetables and dip - simple.
It takes two seconds. We did it before dinner at 5 o'clock. Then when dinnertime comes, they've already eaten vegetables.
When I was 23, basically I stopped modelling and started going to school, and was able to study with wonderful teachers.
Dancers work really hard, they don't make any money. It's hard.
I can usually tell when a woman is going through a divorce because they look so gaunt and tired and sad. It's just a huge sadness. It's horrible. It's like death. You mourn, but the person's still there.
I had a whole bunch of very successful movies.
I have worked with some incredible people - incredible.
It's helped my outlook, how I interact with people.
It's made me more conscious. It's helped me be able to focus, make better decisions, think on my feet. I don't know what I'd do without it. It's my sanctuary.