I have a very good life, so I have nothing to complain about. Sometimes, I just have existential angst.— Meg Ryan
The most special Meg Ryan quotes that will activate your inner potential
I don't think we realise just how fast we go until you stop for a minute and realise just how loud and how hectic your life is, and how easily distracted you can get.
Fame is also a test of character at times.
.. Sometimes I pass the test; sometimes I'm a pain in the ass. Sometimes I'm like, Oh, God! I just want to buy some tampons!
It was not a healthy marriage for long time.
It was never about another man, it was about what my and Dennis's relationship could not sustain.
People are always telling me that change is good.
But all that means is that something you didn't want to happen has happened.
I am convinced, completely convinced, that there was nothing random about [the adoption], she is the daughter I should have.
But I'd like the pie heated and I don't want the ice cream on top I want it on the side and I'd like strawberry instead of vanilla if you have it if not then no ice cream just whipped cream but only if it's real if it's out of a can then nothing.
It would be really great if people would realize that stars are only people with the same weaknesses and flaws, not immaculate idols.
I heard that chivalry was dead, but I think it's just got a bad flue.
When you read a book as a child, it becomes a part of your identity in a way that no other reading in your whole life does.
I think there's an ongoing effort involved in trying to get a bigger perspective, trying to let go of things that limit your capacity to love and be loved or your capacity to hear and to really speak.
Oh, I'm so inadequate. And I love myself!.
Through Clinton and Monica, Clinton and Hillary, the scandal, the impeachment, Iraq, Bruce and Demi, Ellen and Anne, I have remained consistently and nauseatingly adorable. I have, in fact, been known to cause diabetes.
Motherhood changed me because it is so fundamental what you're doing for another person. And you are able to do it even though it takes a lot.
Clearly romantic comedy is my franchise genre, I don't mind saying that, it's true. I love doing them and hopefully always will do them.
When I wear high heels I have a great vocabulary and I speak in paragraphs.
I'm more eloquent. I plan to wear them more often.
My family responsibilities don't conflict with my career. Not at all.
I've played a heroin addict and a speed freak and dark characters throughout my career.
All this nothing has meant more to me than so many somethings
And the insidious thing is that people will either see a movie because it did well last weekend or won't see it because it didn't do well.
I love what you might call brutal elegance.
Where form and function are really obvious. There is nothing easily broken in this house.
I don't feel particularly typecast because I think I do so many different kinds of things. Whether or not they're seen is another issue.
Acting is what I do. It's not what I solely define myself as.
Maybe that whole love thing is just a grown-up version of Santa Claus;
just a myth we've been fed since childhood. So, we keep buying magazines, joining clubs, and doing therapy and watching movies with hit pop songs played over love montages all in a pathetic attempt to explain why our love Santa keeps getting caught in the chimney.
Once women find a way to form community, everyone reaps the rewards.
I wouldn't have thought of myself as a person who could guide anybody and then it turned out that I can.
It's triumphant for someone to wake up to life.
I feel a tremendous sense of liberation. You want to be able to use both your intuitive side and your go-get-'em side with no blame.
My father says that almost the whole world is asleep, everybody you know, everybody you see, everybody you talk to. He says that only a few people are awake and they live in a state of constant total amazement.
The best thing about modern living is anaesthesia.
A l lot of films I've done are essentially about women who are finding their voice, women who don't know themselves well.
And who cares, five years down the road, what most movies made or didn't make? If it's good, it stands up.
Even in the first world, expectations are not as high for women as they are for men. We get that message subtly, but in the third world, it isn't subtle. Girls are isolated and encouraged not to talk to one another.
[On Lisa Kudrow:] She's like the best kind of jazz there is.
You don't know what note she's going to hit and it's always a surprise.
All of [motherhood] surprised me. It surprised me from the very first second I saw Jack. I'd believed that my pregnancy was a condition. It never computed. And there he was. Everyone made fun of me because I stared at him for months and months, not being able to believe he was real.
Women are socialized to be nice, to be docile.
I call it 'shrink to fit': Shrink yourself to fit what others expect of you.
If you empower women, you can change the world.
Neither of us, me nor Dennis, is cavalier about a breakup. We both behaved very honorably.
Being a working mother means that you are always disappointing somebody.
Any idiot can be brave, but courage is about knowing what's at stake, and moving forward anyway.
I don't think I'll ever be a producer who's into taking the meetings and fighting the big fights with studios. I really don't like that part. I'm much more interested in the material.
What brings people down is the same thing over and over.
Ordinary people like you and me have the chance to make a tremendous difference for mothers and their children worldwide
The ultimate date for me would be with someone fantastic, fun and great - and we'd go to the Lennox Lewis/Mike Tyson fight.
There are assumptions made about the way you look.
I'm always surprised when people don't think I'm smart.
I'm a sucker for a funny script. And then, as soon as I don't wanna be, one comes along and grabs me.