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- It's never too late -- never too late to start over, never too late to be happy.
- Ted needs someone to be there 100% of the time. He thinks that's love. It's not love - it's babysitting.
- Stay curious, keep learning and keep growing. And always strive to be more interested than interesting.
- Telling lies and showing off to get attention are mistakes I made that I don't want my kids to make.
- Telling lies and showing off to get attention are the mistakes I made that I don't want my kids to make.
- When you can't remember why you're hurt, that's when you're healed.
- The more you treat yourself positively, the less you'll want or need to be negative.
- I don't know if a country (America) where the people are so ignorant of reality and of history, if you can call that a free world.
- Relationships are the oxygen of the psyche.
- When I'm in Canada, I feel this is what the world should be like.
Jane Fonda Short Quotes
- I finally got it: empower girls and everything changes.
- Physical fitness is a three-legged stool: strength, aerobic capacity, and flexibility.
- Go for the burn! Sweat!
- A lot of things affect women differently than men, and women get left out.
- A good many dramatic situations begin with screaming.
- You can run the office without a boss, but you can't run an office without secretaries.
- Someone once said that under the bell jar of compliance, the only thing that blooms is rage.
- A man has every season while a woman only has the right to spring.
- A man has every season while a woman only has the right to spring. That disgusts me.
- Every woman should eat for the long run so she can manage the short stops of crisis.
Jane Fonda Quotes On Life
Getting fit is a political act - you are taking charge of your life. — Jane Fonda
You spend all your life trying to do something they put people in asylums for. — Jane Fonda
We're still living with the old paradigm of age as an arch. That's the old metaphor: You're born, you peak at midlife and decline into decrepitude. — Jane Fonda
But the whole point of liberation is that you get out. Restructure your life. Act by yourself. — Jane Fonda
The sex is better and I understand life better. I don't want to be young again. — Jane Fonda
My life is a stairway to heaven, not a 'decline into decrepitude. — Jane Fonda
I left acting for 15 years, and I think it's really nice to have another life. I took too much for granted when I was younger. I didn't really want to be an actor. I didn't really love it. And so I made a lot of mistakes. Oddly, I care much more about it now. I feel like a complete novice. — Jane Fonda
I left acting for 15 years, and I think it's really nice to have another life. I took too much for granted when I was younger. — Jane Fonda
Mostly actors are progressive because we are accustomed to all the nuances of human life, whereas dictators just try to flatten it all out. So we usually try to stand up to dictators like, well, we won't mention names. — Jane Fonda
I never would've imagined in the first part of my life that I could've stood up and said anything. The war in Vietnam changed me. I was so angry. Some of my speeches probably weren't well considered. — Jane Fonda
Jane Fonda Quotes On People
I'm an assistant storyteller. It's like being a waiter or a gas-station attendant, but I'm waiting on six million people a week, if I'm lucky. — Jane Fonda
Winning means some kind of approval of the Establishment which means people will more readily accept me, may be less frightened of me and other people who speak out. — Jane Fonda
The capacity of young people to persevere, even under the most adverse conditions, never ceases to amaze me. — Jane Fonda
To be a revolutionary you have to be a human being. You have to care about people who have no power. — Jane Fonda
We all, in fact, carry so many people inside us; the only difference is that actors get paid for it, and we sort of spruce it up a bit. — Jane Fonda
I hate to create cynicism about politicians. We just need to invade. Regular people need to run for office and keep their balls and ovaries intact. — Jane Fonda
I don't think it's natural for two people to swear to be together for the rest of their lives. — Jane Fonda
Well, what is a relationship? It's about two people having tremendous weaknesses and vulnerabilities, like we all do, and one person being able to strengthen the other in their areas of vulnerability, and vice versa. You need each other. You complete each other, passion and romance aside. — Jane Fonda
I feel like my honesty gives people the freedom to talk about things they wouldn't otherwise. — Jane Fonda
Instead of drifting along like a leaf in a river, understand who you are and how you come across to people and what kind of an impact you have on the people around you and the community around you and the world, so that when you go out, you can feel you have made a positive difference. — Jane Fonda
Jane Fonda Famous Quotes And Sayings
Whatever kind of workout you settle on, it should include the Big Three of exercise for health and fitness-aerobics, resistance exercises, and stretching. — Jane Fonda
Revolution is an act of love; we are the children of revolution, born to be rebels. It runs in our blood. — Jane Fonda
If the career you have chosen has some unexpected inconvenience, console yourself by reflecting that no career is without them. — Jane Fonda
You think you're being broken but you're really being broken open...and that's where the healing happens, in those broken places...if you'll allow it. — Jane Fonda
We don't need to be perfect. We're not supposed to be perfect; we're supposed to be complete. And you can't be complete if you're trying to be perfect. — Jane Fonda
I think what's happening in the world - there's nothing more dangerous than a wounded beast, and the patriarchy is wounded. — Jane Fonda
Get over the feeling that the two words don’t go together - women and power. The fact is, if we don’t put the two together, and don’t understand how power changes complexion in the hands of women, then we’re not going to make it. — Jane Fonda
I'll smoke pot every now and then. I cannot see a movie on pot. The number of movies I've seen thinking, This is probably the best I have ever seen, and then I'll see it again sober and think, What was I thinking? — Jane Fonda
You cannot expect your children to be happy eating esoteric beige-colored foods when their friends get soda pop, Snickers, and Twinkies. — Jane Fonda
Working in Hollywood does give one a certain expertise in the field of prostitution. — Jane Fonda
Women are rising. And I think that's all the violence and war - it could be the last gasp of the patriarchy, actually. — Jane Fonda
Ultimately we must concern ourselves with pulling out by its roots the decadence that controls our culture, the profit motive that controls our culture. — Jane Fonda
Female listeners are leaving traditional talk radio because of the rough-edged, shouting nature of it. Women want more light and less heat. — Jane Fonda
I think that, like most of us, I was born with an innate goodness. And I believe that God has seen that in me and has protected me through times when I should have died so I could fulfill my potential and do his work. — Jane Fonda
Perfection is a toxic desire. We are not supposed to be perfect. The challenge is not to be perfect, it's to be whole. — Jane Fonda
Be a good example and hope the partner gets the hint. Any partner who would attempt to sabotage my fitness regime I would leave... wrong partner. — Jane Fonda
In the hyper-sensitised reality of the region in which any criticism of Israel is swiftly and often unfairly branded as anti-Semitic, it can become counterproductive to inflame rather than explain and this means to hear the narratives of both sides, to articulate the suffering on both sides, not just the Palestinians. — Jane Fonda
Just saw American Sniper. Powerful. Another view of Coming Home. Bradley Cooper sensational. Bravo Clint Eastwood. — Jane Fonda
I was shocked into the realization that I myself had played an unwitting role as a movie star and sex symbol in perpetrating the stereotypes that affected women all over the world. — Jane Fonda
Denial can be a pathology or a survival mechanism - and sometimes it's both. — Jane Fonda
I don't want to die without knowing who I am. — Jane Fonda
Consistency can be a trap, especially if it leads to being consistently wrong rather than to stopping, admitting your mistake, and changing course. — Jane Fonda
Almost 100 years after women secured the right to vote in 1920 through the 19th Amendment, we still do not have equal rights under the Constitution. My question for the GOP candidates: Do you support the Equal Rights Amendment? — Jane Fonda
I always tried, in the books I wrote, to make it clear: Thin is not the goal. But I was thin. So no matter what I said, the subliminal message was, "You have to look a certain way." And I'm not happy about playing into that. — Jane Fonda
It is never too late to master your weaknesses. — Jane Fonda
I will go to my grave regretting the photograph of me in an anti-aircraft carrier [actually, it was in an anti-aircraft gun emplacement, not a carrier], which looks like I was trying to shoot at American planes. [Actually, that was her intention in posing for the photograph the way she did.] It hurt so many soldiers. It galvanized such hostility. It was the most horrible thing I could possibly have done. It was just thoughtless. — Jane Fonda
The secret of losing weight is patience. — Jane Fonda
I would think that if you understood what sex education is, you would get down on your knees and worship a condom. — Jane Fonda
When I left the West Coast I was a liberal. When I landed in New York I was a revolutionary. — Jane Fonda
Christ was the first feminist and because of that I've learned from his teaching to call myself a Christian feminist, adding that her faith is not a matter of traditions and dogmas but, rather, a spiritual experience. — Jane Fonda
Movies are collective, cooperative endeavours, which I like a lot. But writing is all up to you, it's what's so scary; it's just you and that page. But I really like it a lot. — Jane Fonda
If you understood what communism was, you would hope, you would pray on your knees that we would some day become communist. . . . I, a socialist, think that we should strive toward a socialist society, all the way to communism. — Jane Fonda
We are living on average today 34 years longer than our great-grandparents did. — Jane Fonda
You are being used as cannon fodder for U.S. imperialism. — Jane Fonda
Feminism is about ultimate, limitless reality. — Jane Fonda
We've got to establish a socialistic economic structure that will limit private, profit-oriented businesses. — Jane Fonda
To do life right, you have to feel like you're growing up until the day you die. The thing I'm proudest of is that I have stayed curious. I have every intention, when I'm on my deathbed, of saying, "Oh, my God - I get it!" — Jane Fonda
The skin is our body's envelope, the wrapping that delivers us to the world. If we understand how the skin functions in mid-life and adjust goals and life-styles appropriately, we'll be surprised how much better we can look. — Jane Fonda
The bravest soldiers aren't unafraid, but they're the ones who are able to harness their fear on behalf of courage. — Jane Fonda
I don't like the word 'calculated' because it sounds pejorative. Intentional. Intentional is better, I think. Wild in passion and intentional in expression. — Jane Fonda
We need women friends, women who challenge us. — Jane Fonda
I am not a do-gooder. I am a revolutionary. A revolutionary woman. — Jane Fonda
When a significant other - a spouse, a parent or someone you're close to - is dying, it forces you to think about your life, about what you feel about death. What I realized from my dad's dying was that I wasn't scared of dying. But I was terrified of regrets. I was terrified of getting to the end of my life with a lot of Why didn't I's. — Jane Fonda
It's hard for women at my age in Hollywood, but I'm not discouraged. — Jane Fonda
Reproductive freedom is a real danger for the patriarchy, because it means that women are empowered. — Jane Fonda
If you can intervene early in the lives of girls here and in other parts of the world, you can begin to change the prospects for the future. — Jane Fonda
The absolute minimum for effective exercise is three times a week on alternate days for at least half an hour. — Jane Fonda
During my first few weeks in Hollywood, I was told that Jack Warner, the head of the studio, did not believe that a small-breasted woman could become a star. — Jane Fonda
Studios weren't banging on my door to offer me parts... And I thought, well how am I ever going to make movies that speak to my heart and to my values? — Jane Fonda
Eat only when you are hungry-not because it is one o'clock or seven o'clock or whatever. — Jane Fonda
Through therapy and a lot of thinking and writing my memoirs, I've been able to use my life as a lesson. — Jane Fonda
I would like to say something, not just to Vietnam veterans in New England, but to men who were in Vietnam, who I hurt, or whose pain I caused to deepen because of the things that I said or did. I was trying to help end the killing and the war, but there were times when I was thoughtless and careless about it and I'm...very sorry that I hurt them. And I want to apologize to them and their families. — Jane Fonda
There are no shortcuts and no sweatless quickies. — Jane Fonda
When I say women are the agents of change, I really should say women and girls. — Jane Fonda
Everyone should know that feeling of overcoming fear and mastering something. People who aren't taught that become soggy. — Jane Fonda
All my life I had believed that unless I was perfect I would not be loved. — Jane Fonda
Men fear that becoming 'we' will erase his 'I.' For women, our 'we' is our saving grace Women's relationships are like a renewable source of power. — Jane Fonda
The institution of marriage is obsolete. — Jane Fonda
Women are not forgiven for aging. Bob Redford's lines of distinction are my old-age wrinkles. — Jane Fonda
Pay more attention to losing inches than losing pounds. — Jane Fonda
Look what scares you in the face and try to understand it. Empathy is revolutionary. — Jane Fonda
In this age of remote-controlled pushbutton war, we must all try very, very hard to remain human beings. — Jane Fonda
We grow up being told, "Be a good girl." When you're told to be good, you have to get rid of whatever is bad. — Jane Fonda
I've always felt like a teacher. Whenever I've learned something important, my reaction has always been to tell everybody about it. I read a book, I buy 100 copies and I send them out. — Jane Fonda
Find the balance between the calories you take in and the ones you burn up. — Jane Fonda
Seven Guidelines For a Healthy Diet 1. Substitute low-fat foods for high-fat foods 2. Cut down on meat-eat low on the food chain 3. Avoid salty and sugary foods 4. Cut down on sugar 5. Emphasize whole grains 6. Beware of alcohol 7. Emphasize the Healthy Five: Raw unsalted nuts and sesame seeds Sprouted seeds such as soybeans Fresh raw wheat bran and wheat germ Yogurt and kefir Fresh fruits and vegetables — Jane Fonda
Exercise teaches you the pleasure of discipline. — Jane Fonda
When I was in my 40s was I simply produced my own movies because no one offered me anything. But certainly after 50 it's hard for a woman, which is why television is such a welcoming thing. — Jane Fonda
How would you like to have a father who keeps getting younger looking every year? Do you realize what that can do to a woman? — Jane Fonda
We can no longer waste time and money. Every day, more than 2,000 girls in America, age 15-19, give birth - in the wealthiest, most educated nation in the world! Neither you nor I should accept this statistic. — Jane Fonda
I vowed I wouldn't get married until someone gave me one good reason to. No one ever did - but I got married anyway. — Jane Fonda
I believe that we have to strive for a transition to a socialist society ... all the way to communism. I mean I think we should, uh, I think we should all study what the word means and I believe that if everyone knew what the word meant we would all be on our knees praying that we would, as soon as possible, be able to live under, uh, within a communist structure. — Jane Fonda
It's better to be interested than interesting. — Jane Fonda
The woman who respects the needs of her body will junk the junk food. — Jane Fonda
As is my way, when I start something that I've put off doing, I always start with the hardest form. So I started with Ashtanga. — Jane Fonda
Drink water between meals instead of with them so that the digestive juices will not be diluted. — Jane Fonda
Life Lessons by Jane Fonda
- Jane Fonda has taught us to stay true to our beliefs and follow our passions, no matter what. She has used her platform to advocate for social justice and environmental causes, and has never been afraid to speak her mind.
- She has also shown us the importance of staying active and taking care of our bodies. Through her exercise videos and workout routines, she has encouraged people to stay healthy and fit.
- Finally, Jane Fonda has taught us to never give up and to keep pushing forward, no matter how difficult the situation may be. She has used her own experiences to inspire others to keep striving for their goals and never give up.
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