You lose your anonymity just like a helium balloon with a string. Therefore people are going to have their own opinion and they're going to write in whatever clever manner they desire— Kim Basinger
The most perspective Kim Basinger quotes that will activate your inner potential
I think any girl who comes to Hollywood with sex symbol or bombshell hanging over her has a rough road.
I still eat sushi, though I'm trying my best to have my last sushi roll.
If you could see or feel the suffering you wouldn't think twice. Give back life. Don't eat meat.
I feel there are two people inside me - me and my intuition.
If I go against her, she'll screw me every time, and if I follow her, we get along quite nicely.
When I'm old I'm never going to say,I didn't do this or, I regret that.
I'm going to say,I don't regret a damn thing. I came, I went, and I did it all.
It can hit at any time [anxiety/panic attack].
You feel like you're in an open field, and there's a tornado coming at you. And you're just consumed by it.
The older I've gotten, I really do feel that it's a lack of trust that I see in people and that's why they don't follow their dreams - because they don't trust anything.
You have to trust the journey. That has become my motto for years: trust the journey. Because in the end, we're all kind of fearful. We all have fears and insecurities and ups and downs.
You never stop the measuring process because these are oceans that are so deep that they have no bottom, and it takes a long time to know that. It only goes to a higher place after you've gone to the depths where you think there's a bottom - and when you find out that there is no bottom, it just rises up into this plume of euphoria.
I wouldn't trade anything no matter how good or bad or difficult.
I'm the luckiest girl in the world as far as I'm concerned.
I'm a very determined person.
I love to be nervous before a scene.
I was so shy at school that I hardly ever talked, so everybody thought I was kind of a hermit.
That was the first time I knew I loved him.
There's no doubt that becoming a mother was the greatest thing I'll ever do
Parents can be very influential in designing those little creepy-crawlers that jump around in your mind for the rest of your life. It's the fear of not being good enough.
I do things every day for my birthday. I'm just not a party girl.
I work in a strange business, and trust is a word that's not even in the vocabulary.
My dad studied at the American Conservatory in Chicago, so he lived on all those streets. He said the war probably saved his life because he'd have ended up a dead musician, with all the crazy stuff they did on Rush Street back in the day.
I love to see somebody who wants to be the best they can be.
I just feel passionately about the horses and I will until it's no longer a tradition in New York.
I've been so blessed because I've had such longevity.
I'm not a big red carpet girl. But I love the work. In this business, you can be at the top of the world and at the bottom of the barrel, and you're grape juice. I've been at both ends. It can make you become what you really are.
A lot of actresses like to repeat things over - and I don't once I've been there and done that. I like to see what the next thing is that comes along.
I'm a very determined businesswoman... I've got lots of things to do, and I don't have time to be classified as difficult, and I don't have time.
I went to the University of Georgia for a year before I left, and then I went to live with Eileen Ford in New York for the modeling agency. I thank god I could do that because all the other kids were getting jobs doing other things, and when I got to New York, I was very blessed. I didn't have to stop and be a waitress. I started making money at a very young age and was just very lucky.
I'm my own worst enemy sometimes when I pick projects.
Watching myself still makes me uneasy - and when you're younger, you're even more unforgiving.
I'm not too in love with the word ambition, but I was driven.
If you look at this generation of selfies and selfies and selfies, it seems a little bit scary. I like to see a driven kid, somebody who wants to come from the ground up.
We need to listen more, to hear the silence and live in it.
I'm a highly, highly, highly creative human being.
I write music all the time. I write scripts constantly. I run my own production company. I'm also a very determined businesswoman. I've a town to deal with. I've got a lot of things to do and I don't have time to be classified as difficult, and I don't have time to care.
Taking baths in Africa was a real challenge at times.
I got real dirty, and sometimes I stayed like that for 2 days. That was pretty hard going.
Clarity keeps you from boredom.
You learn something from everything you do.
With every project I've ever done, I've always treated it like I'm still in school.
I don't have time to be classified as difficult, and I don't have time to care.
I've done so many dramas in my life, and people don't even know I came from comedy.
There are movies that I did and I know what I did and I know the story, and I don't want to see that.
My dad had even hired an accompanist to play for me on a piano.
But he had never pushed me to music because I don't think he wanted me to be hurt as much as he was if it didn't work.
I can't be enticed by a big commercial film.
When it comes to exchanges with people, I think, the more genuine you can be, the more giving you can be, the more you will, in the end, feel fulfilled.
My dad was a musician, and that was his first love, and I think probably, to be really honest, it was my first love as well.
I cannot really be responsible for other people's thought processes.
I didn't really like my birthday as a kid.
My mother used to say, "Sometimes we'd have a birthday party and you would just wander off." But she said it was just my way in the world. It wasn't anything that I was truly interested in.
I have to make a living, and I have been in a few films I wish I hadn't been in, but I don't know where things will lead me next, and that's exciting.
I know that my in-box will be so full the day that I leave the planet.
So you try to stay interested in life and bring some kind of comfort and pleasure to others on this planet as you're going through this journey.
I'm very thankful that I've had such longevity and variety.
There's a certain amount of empathy you need to have, and I've also never been one to call it in. I know some roles are easier for certain people, especially when there's the sequel and a third and a fourth one.
I look at marriage and I think marriage is phenomenal.
I think it's great. I don't hold anything against marriage.
There are so many things in this life that I want to do and I can't do them all.