My dream is to have a house on the beach, even just a little shack somewhere so I can wake up, have coffee, look at dolphins, be quiet and breathe the air.— Christina Applegate
The most bashful Christina Applegate quotes to get the best of your day
It was not easy for my mother, being a struggling actress and raising a child.
We were these two sort of vagabonds, never knowing where the money was going to come from. She always says she couldn't afford a babysitter, which is why she put me on the stage.
I used to say... 'Don't sweat the small stuff - not even the big stuff.' At the end of the day, none of it matters but your own joy, your own spiritual journey that you go on, God, your loved ones, your friends, your animals. These are the things you've got to cherish and love and embrace.
I'm going to have cute boobs 'til I'm 90, so there's that.
I'll have the best boobs in the nursing home. I'll be the envy of all the ladies around the bridge table.
I am a 36-year-old person with breast cancer, and not many people know that that happens to women my age or women in their 20s. This is my opportunity now to go out and fight as hard as I can for early detection.
I've been vegetarian for so long now that I don't remember anything different, so it's easy for me to put meals together and make sure my family is eating healthy, too.
The person who I have my child with is going to be the right person.
I laughed more in the hospital than I ever have in my life, making fun of all the weird things that were happening to me.
Thought is creative. Be mindful of where your attention is, because the universe doesn't know the difference. It only knows where your focus is. Life will surely manifest where you put that attention.
The holidays are also a time when people freak out about their finances.
If you don't want to spend the money, why not try some of the other options instead of killing a bunch of animals?
Sometimes I stand there going, 'I'm not doing any of this right!' And then I get this big man belch out of her, and I go, 'Ah, we accomplished this together.'
I wasn't one to go out and buy a new car and stereo system and expensive clothes. My mom helped keep me grounded.
I was just shaking and then also immediately, I had to go into 'take-care-of-business-mode' which included a change to a more healthy diet.
Instead of hitting the treadmill six days a week, I try to spend as much time with my daughter and fit in a bit of cardio during the week. Although, running and playing around with my three-year-old keeps me pretty active as it is.
Everyone in my life thinks I'm competitive because I want to win, but it comes from me wanting everyone to have a good time. And when I see that people aren't enthused, I try to make it really uncomfortable for everyone so they get enthused and want to play hard.
I think another problem people have is they are always searching for that high, and they don't realize they can get that same high with that same person again.
I started doing radio commercials for Kmart when I was 4.
They had to splice all my consonants together because I couldn't talk very well. But these jobs helped my mother and me put food on the table. It took the two of us working.
I love Christmas. I really do love Christmas. I love being with my family and I love snow. I love the music and the lights and all of it.
I got off on the fact that a guy would be so into me from the get-go without really knowing me. That's probably why I had so many bad relationships.
I don't want to raise a child by myself.
I could do it. But I definitely don't want to. I want to be a mother who has the original father there.
I have such respect for women who go through pregnancy multiple times.
I thought it was beautiful being pregnant. The aftermath is brutal.
There is something about laughter that can take away all the darkness.
How do you survive Christmas? You drink a lot. And drink a lot, right. Drink a lot and drink a lot.
I've always tried to be pretty healthy, eating well and exercising regularly.
I definitely give myself treats.
Take no moment for granted.
There are a lot of sacrifices a mother makes when she's raising a child by herself. I saw it when I was growing up, watching all my mother did for me. But it wasn't until recently that I fully understood the price she paid because of how we had to struggle.
Sometimes, you know, I cry. And sometimes I scream. And I get really angry. And I get really upset, you know, into wallowing in self-pity sometimes. And I think that it's all part of the healing.
If you're too in your head and you're not in the moment, life passes you by.
Hearing my daughter laugh is the best way to lift my spirit.
I think maintaining relationships with my friends, my mother, my manager, they're all important.
Every single kid in my group of friends at school was from a single-parent family.
Comedy can be very freeing. Laughter truly is the best medicine.
But men and women, getting along, it's a joke.
We have completely different brains, it's a completely different thing.