The best thing I have is the knife from Fatal Attraction. I hung it in my kitchen. It's my way of saying, Don't mess with me.

— Glenn Close

The most competitive Glenn Close quotes that will inspire your inner self

It always amazes me to think that every house on every street is full of so many stories; so many triumphs and tragedies, and all we see are yards and driveways.

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All great art comes from a sense of outrage.

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It is an odd paradox that a society, which can now speak openly and unabashedly about topics that were once unspeakable, still remains largely silent when it comes to mental illness.

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Acting, to me, is about the incredible adventure of examining the landscape of human heart and soul. That's basically what we do.

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What mental health needs is more sunlight, more candor, more unashamed conversation.

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The mentally ill frighten and embarrass us.

And so we marginalize the people who most need our acceptance. What mental health needs is more sunlight, more candor, more unashamed conversation.

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When they tested Fatal Attraction, the audiences were so upset by her behavior, they literally demanded her blood.

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There are a lot of big spec houses now all across Connecticut, a lot of ostentatious showing of wealth.

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There's something about a catharsis that is very important.

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I am extremely shy. I am not happy in crowds of people.

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I think every pet lover has an appreciation for nature - I've never met an animal lover who didn't have some kind of connection to the natural world.

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We were fortunate enough to have several good books detailing the camps and the women. Some were by the survivors. I also got to talk to some of the women who had been in the camp, survivors.

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About Glenn Close

Quotes 80 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Actress
Birthday October 16

All your life you think 60 is ancient, and all of a sudden you find you're 60 and you don't really feel that different. I feel stronger and more engaged. This is the best time of my life.

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I'm an actor, that's my contribution.

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I had a dresser who literally squeezed me in like Scarlett O'Hara in Gone With The Wind.

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Bunny boiler is now part of our language, and I'm proud of that.

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I think Cruella is evil, because she's the devil.

But all the other characters, I was able to find a common humanity with them somewhere, knowing where they're most fragile, where they're most vulnerable, knowing some of the things that happened to them that might have formed this kind of behavior.

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I think the diva is kind of a cliche.

My definition of a diva is somebody whose talent does not match what they're trying to play, so all this temperament comes out.

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The word diva has a negative connotation.

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I don't like public venues. I never know what to wear.

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Ismail Merchant was just the most seductive, passionate, outrageous, driven, genius of a man.

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I love histories. I love learning. I love books that talk about people who made a real impact on history, because it always has to do with who they were at that time and what their personalities were like and what their strengths and weaknesses were.

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I don't think the tabloids find me very interesting.

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I think everybody wants to connect. There is nothing worse than feeling disconnected. And stories that really move people and make people care are the ones where they feel some sort of connection.

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Just play the moment, that's the fun of it.

You just play the moment. It's great writing and very clever writing, I think it's witty. And I have those great clothes. You have a great, witty, intelligent script and you look like a million dollars, because we have a great costumer, and it's a pretty good place to begin.

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I'm fascinated by the First World War because it was supposed to be the war to end all wars, and it was the biggest conflagration that this particular planet had seen. There was a lot of talk about utopia and how it was possible, and then, because of these events that for one reason or another couldn't be stopped, the idea of utopia went out the window.

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I never wanted to be a man. I feel sorry for them.

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When you learn how much bycatch comes from shrimp [and how destructive it is] - I'm not going to eat shrimp anymore.

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I don't have the body or the face for romantic comedies, so I've never been offered those. The challenge is that a lot of people see you only as your last character, so you're constantly competing with whatever your last movie was.

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I think having pets helps sensitize people to the natural world.

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I really think that effective acting has to do literally with the movement of molecules.

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I think our family is like a lot of families. We had no vocabulary for mental illness

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Good live theater disturbs molecules.

You create an energy source around yourself and it alternates between you and the audience. Anybody who sees live theater should come out a little rearranged.

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I've found myself getting more and more cynical about what's happening to the planet - it makes me furious.

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Good roles are hard to find no matter what age.

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I think there are certain actors that have that kind of energy about them, that taking over a room energy.

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It's gotten out of control. It's taking bigger and bigger names to make smaller and smaller films. I worry that important films without a big name attached won't get made at all.

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I grew up with a house full of dogs. My mother was a great nature lover and taught us to have almost a religious sense of respect for the natural world.

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With the hugely talented women I've worked with or observed, it's not a question about temperament or ego; it's a question about getting it right. If they've got a reputation for being difficult it's usually because they just don't suffer fools.

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I've distilled everything to one simple principle: win or die!

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Because as an actor, I really feel you cannot judge a character.

You have to totally commit to that character. And for me to totally commit to the character, I have to find those places where I understand the sequence of behavior.

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People think that the ocean is big enough to sustain anything we throw at it - its hard to get into your head that it's actually finite.

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There used to be a huge snobbism between the film industry and the television industry. I produced and acted in my first - well way back - but the first thing that I produced and acted in was Sarah, Plan and Tall. And the only place to go at the time for really quality television was Hallmark Hall of Fame. And think how much television has changed since then.

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And the writers are good in that it's easy to memorize, and good writing has an innate rhythm to it. And I've always felt that it's easier to get in your head than writing that has very kind of mind busting moments.

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When you're on the set, and sometimes, because it's been so complex and the writers have been really writing, sometimes up until the last minute... And you kind of sit back; you separate yourself from your brain, and you say, let me see if you can do this. And that's the kind of challenge I like.

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Taking power away from a man is a dangerous thing. Someone always pays.

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I really hope it engenders a lot of conversation because I believe there are a lot of people who put on faces. We all do it, every time we walk out the door. And there are a lot of people who have to hide who they are. And I think this story speaks to that.

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A huge part of real love is constant forgiveness.

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I love the chemistry that can be created onstage between the actors and the audience. It's molecular even, the energies that can go back and forth. I started in theater and when I first went into movies I felt that my energy was going to blow out the camera.

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