When I was in high school I moved from the big city to a tiny village of 500 people in Vermont. It was like The Waltons!

— Daphne Zuniga

The most emotional Daphne Zuniga quotes that will be huge advantage for your personal development

You don't have to save the world, but you can be in the world-that's where the beauty comes from

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People can be so apathetic. They continue to ignore the real people trapped in poverty and homelessness. It's almost maddening

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When you face your fears, you are free of them.

There's nothing in the world I need to hide from again

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One out of six women are toxic with mercury.

Mercury comes out of coal plants and chlorine plants. I am toxic, I deal with symptoms, children are born with, you know, autism - there is an epidemic in this country. This is like, the air that we breath.

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I have learned the art of filling in your lines with your visuals and your movies and your imagination

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I started dating older men, and I would fall in love with them.

I thought they could teach me about life.

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My mom was sarcastic about men. She would tell me Adam was the rough draft and Eve was the final product. She was a feminist minister, an earth mom who wore a bra only on Sundays.

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People feel powerless and useless in the world.

But they can buy something. It can give them a sense of value, of power

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Before I do a movie, I watch Meryl Streep movies over and over.

It's not to mimic her. It's to remind myself to be more committed.

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I've been on shows that go for shock value

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To play a bag woman is brave for any woman.

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Tim Robbins had real confidence in college.

He literally stole actors from the theater department at UCLA to be in his plays. The department heads got so mad at him

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About Daphne Zuniga

Quotes 46 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Actress
Birthday October 16

The planet does nothing but support us, and we are constantly committing crimes against nature

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People go to movies or listen to music because they want to be inspired.

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Think about how long it took for the mountains to get there and look so beautiful. Think about how long it takes for this tree over us to grow. We're so impatient. Think about it. This leaf here took forever to become that perfect leaf. We're that. We're work in progress. That's actually being alive.

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There's a feeling that feels like what I've been told is love.

It has to do with what Louis Schwartzberg said today about beauty, love, whether it's squirrels outside my door, the rabbits, or the birds. They're not trying to impress me or anything, and me watching them isn't getting me or advancing me in anything. It's just beautiful. When I think of the relationship I'm in, there's a feeling that comes over me sometimes.

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Without vulnerability, you're not really alive.

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I stopped dating for six months a year ago. Dating requires a lot of energy and focus.

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I spent most of my adult life looking for romantic love.

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Early on, my emotional work had to do with feeling unheard and invisible.

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The one that I really call love is when I feel like everything's okay.

That state of, it's all right here. I spent most of my adult life looking for romantic love. I've been in therapy since '87. What I learned was, that connection that I was looking for that I thought was really romantic love, my therapist literally said, "Well, when you feel that next, you probably shouldn't go towards that for a partner."

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In one sense, I felt not seen and heard enough as a child.

At the very same time, I'm watching her and modeling her. At seventeen, I left to go to Hollywood to pursue my dream, as if there was no other option. I only learned that, the gift of it, recently. And I often forget it.

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It's not like it's perfect at all. But it's there. The love, it's there. The respect. The day to day has to bring you ease and comfort and safety. The waking up in the morning and going to bed at night, and everything in between has to bring you that. Or else what is the point?

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That's what meditation is. You just sit with yourself.

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Whatever the emotion is, I have learned over the years to give it space, which is also why I love acting.

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I've been acting since I was a little kid.

It was my escape from my day which had to do with a father leaving, and a mother not being home, and her struggling and doing her best and all that. But it wasn't fun. I would go into theater class. If she were a stay-at-home mom, I wouldn't have that discomfort inside that kept me pushing.

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Telling the truth. I finally have that with my boyfriend, and that makes me vulnerable constantly. Without vulnerability, you're not really alive. Your vulnerability is your power. Sitting in your house alone, breathing through it. Calling a friend when you need to cry. Being really honest in your therapist's office. Whatever it is. Bringing it into a role, for me. It is your power.

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This leaf here took forever to become that perfect leaf.

We're that. We're work in progress. That's actually being alive.

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Where the terror is, is where you must go.

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Endangered forests are being slaughtered for toilet paper.

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I cannot tell you how happy and in love I am with everything

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She's a real adventurer, my mother.

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Your vulnerability is your power.

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You feel touched and honored and alive when you give to someone

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I get really excited when I have moments where my head - my mind - disappears, and I get this moment where I start to tingle, and maybe sweat a little bit, when I'm in that space of feeling real connected with everything, every living thing. I first started feeling this probably as a child, but again when I started meditating.

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Start to become active in what u love DOING.

People admire action, courage&real happiness far more than they admire a size 2

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I usually get recognized for Spaceballs.

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I'm a late bloomer. Being a late bloomer is a problem when you decide at 40 you want to have children

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Early on, my emotional work had to do with feeling unheard and invisible.

My parents divorce at six, when I was six, really affected me. We moved around and I was with my mom and my sister. I have learned, by the way, there were amazing gifts that came out of that. For one, I'm living my childhood dream. I feel very fortunate.

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Where I'm just sort of shocked into the revelation, once again, of this planet is a living organism; this living thing, being alive, is a living thing. It's every breath you take. That was the last one. It'll never come back. You are riding on this wave of awareness, second to second to second.

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The one that I really call love is when I feel like everything's okay.

That state of, it's all right here.

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Hey! I don't have to put up with this! I'm rich!

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If you just sit and spend time with yourself - you were born as you, just you, and that's how you're gonna die. Why do we spend the time in between trying to not be ourselves? That's what meditation is. You just sit with yourself. Through all of it. It's like John Patrick Shanley said: "Where the terror is, you must go." Where the terror is, is where you must go.

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How many times have I been in my therapist's office, saying, "I think I'm smarter than this! I've been down this road! I've learned this lesson!" And she's like, "Yeah, and you're learning it a little bit deeper."

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I love men in bed when they are sleeping. But then they have to go and wake up

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