Don't waste a minute not being happy. If one window closes, run to the next window- or break down a door.

— Brooke Shields

The most fantastic Brooke Shields quotes that are free to learn and impress others

It was my mom and I against the world.

We lived in New York in this bohemian lifestyle where an extended group of artists and photographers were like my aunts and uncles.

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The very damaging, frightening part of postpartum is the lack of perspective and the lack of priority and understanding what is really important.

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The thing I'm the most proud of in my personal life is that my daughter actually thinks that I'm fabulous.

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Smoking kills. If you're killed, you've lost a very important part of your life.

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Modeling is the world that I feel most welcome in.

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At Princeton I gained a great deal of pleasure from success in my classes.

knowing that I could accomplish those things, and I realized that my success was directly proportionate to the work I put in.

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Honesty is the quality I value most in a friend. Not bluntness, but honesty with compassion.

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~Trust me when I tell you I'm on my girls.

And every time I am, I know from the outside it looks like I'm an overbearing, controlling parent. But I don't think we are responsible to anybody but our kids and ourselves.~

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Too many people use abortion as a form of birth control.

And that's very wrong. I could never, ever have an abortion.

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I hope this will help new moms not feel alone or desperate, and that there is no shame in their feelings. PPD is out of their control, but the treatment and healing process is not.

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Humour has always been a self-defence mechanism for me.

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I've never found therapy to be a sign of weakness;

I've found the opposite to be true. The willingness to have a mirror held up to you definitely requires strength.

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About Brooke Shields

Quotes 44 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Actress
Birthday October 16

I was Hannah Montana's mother ... Where did I go wrong?

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I'm so naive about finances. Once when my mother mentioned an amount and I realized I didn't understand, she had to explain: 'That's like three Mercedes.' Then I understood.

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You don't necessarily have to be in misery to be talented.

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What does good in bed mean to me? When I'm sick and I stay home from school propped up with lots of pillows watching TV and my mom brings me soup -- that's good in bed.

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The difficulty of IVF or of any fertility issues is the hope and the shattered hope, the dream that it might happen this time and then it doesn't happen.

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I think I'm going to have to live vicariously through my daughter's rebellion because I certainly never did go through adolescence.

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Louis Malle was the best filmmaker I've ever worked with.

He was such an artist. He was dealing with the theme of innocence and experience.

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I have a place in the Broadway community that can only be earned.

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My father's death, my move, and my frightening and difficult delivery created a tremendous amount of stress, pain, and sadness for me. I was practically devastated beyond recovery.

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I just felt as though I would never be happy again, and as if I had fallen into a big black hole.

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Eight shows a week is daunting, and it can be terrifying.

But it just instills such a sense of confidence and growth.

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We all struggle. I'm not saying any successful woman's life is without struggle. But it doesn't mean it has to be miserable.

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I went to an ordinary school in New York City with no other actors.

I learned to compartmentalise different parts of my life. I was one person at home and then another person at work and for that reason my career didn't challenge my family life.

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I absolutely would categorize myself as one of successful professional females.

I think you can be successful and still be extremely present in a healthy life.

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You are only as pretty as you are nice and smart.

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I was always with a single mom, and we never had schedules or anything.

We were just Bohemian, us against the world, which was kind of great, but it certainly didn't breed security. I've gotten hyper-sensitive to schedules and bath time and eating at the dinner table. We don't just 'Bohemian' go out at nine o'clock and go get Chinese food.

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It's okay to be successful and it's also okay to be happy with your success even though it might not be easy.

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Guys think that if a girl is pretty, she's automatically going to say no.

Most of the guy's I've gone out with, I've had to make it completely obvious that I'd like them to ask me out. Or, I've had to ask them.

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If my jeans could talk, would I be embarrassed?

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I suffered from post-natal depression after Rowan was born.

I had a healthy, beautiful baby girl and I couldn't look at her. I couldn't hold her, smile at her. All I wanted was to disappear and die.

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Two eggs do not an omelette make

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I could never, ever have an abortion.

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It's nice, it gives you a feeling of security so that if something breaks we know we can always call a guy over and he'll bring a drill or something.

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My younger years of modeling were really just filled with fun trips.

I was doing catalogues for Alexander's and Bloomingdale's.

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My mother totally protected me as a model.

She took me on every look-see, she was there on the set if I wanted her to be.

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People say, 'I love my wrinkles.' I don't love my wrinkles - come on!

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There are no dumb male questions. There are dumb males, but not dumb male questions.

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I took my work seriously, but not as a craft. More as a life.

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Someone said adversity builds character, but someone else said adversity reveals character. Im pleasantly surprised with my resilience. I persevere, and not just blindly. I take the best, get rid of the rest, and move on, realizing that you can make a choice to take the good.

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People think of me as a mannequin. All show and no substance.

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Have faith in your own thoughts.

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