As we speed along this endless road to the destination called who we hope to be, I can't help but whine, 'Are we there yet?'.— Sarah Jessica Parker
The most powerful Sarah Jessica Parker quotes that are easy to memorize and remember
Being single used to mean that nobody wanted you.
Now it means you're pretty sexy and you're taking your time deciding how you want your life to be and who you want to spend it with.
After all, computers crash, people die, relationships fall apart.
The best we can do is breath and reboot.
People go to casinos for the same reason they go on blind dates - hoping to hit the jackpot. But mostly, you just wind up broke or alone in a bar.
I got to thinking about relationships and partial lobotomies.
Two seemingly different ideas that might just be perfect together - like chocolate and peanut butter.
I don't judge others. I say if you feel good with what you're doing, let your freak flag fly.
My involvement with UNICEF is particularly important to me because it is UNICEF that introduced me to volunteerism, thereby helping me to set my own personal standard of contributing my time and giving back to others. Working on behalf of UNICEF's lifesaving efforts is one of my most valued roles.
Work was never about wanting fame or money.
I never thought about that. I loved getting the job, going to rehearsal, playing someone else, hanging around with a bunch of actors. I needed that, the way you need water.
I don't know what I can do about the aging.
Yes, I am aging. Oh my God, I'm aging all the time. It's like those flowers that wilt in front of you in time-lapse films. But what can I possibly do? Look like a lunatic?
If you're a nice person and you work hard, you get to go shopping at Barneys.
It's the decadent reward.
When a relationship dies do we ever really give up the ghost or are we forever haunted by the spirits of relationships past?
You can't do four movies and be good to everybody and be flying all night and shooting all day with a different wig and then be going to sing on Broadway without feeling a little tired. You endlessly feel you're letting somebody down.
I'm thinking balls are to men, what purses are to women.
It's just a little bag but we'd feel naked in public without it.
I've never done nudity in my whole career.
I certainly don't think now is the time to start. I don't think it's necessary for anything I've done, although I have absolutely no opinions against anyone who feels comfortable doing it.
Most of my friends in New York are single women or gay men.
Come little children, I'll take thee away into a Land of Enchantment.
Come little children, the time's come to play here in my Garden of Magic.
Fashion is not a luxury, it's a right
Trying to be a man is a waste of a woman?
The firsts go away - first love, first kiss, first baby. You have to create new ones.
I know that he, Matthew Broderick, doesn't have his laundry done, and that he hasn't had a hot meal in days. That stuff weighs on my mind.
The Eskimos have hundreds of word for snow but we've invented three times that many words for relationships. What really defines a relationship?
Where's the line between professional girlfriend, and just plain professional?
If two people have only one thought between them, something is very wrong.
I love the smell of diapers; I even like when they're wet and you smell them all warm like a baked good. I love the smell of Balmex. Love it.
I thought if I had straight hair and a perfect nose, my whole career would be different.
It's never been integral to the story that I take my clothes off.
I've always had clauses in my contracts saying no nudity and no body doubles... I admire actresses who can do it without feeling exploited. As long as it's their own free will, I think it's great. It's not a moral judgement, I've just never felt comfortable doing it - I'm too modest.
It's not that I'm using my life to put on screen or in my acting, it's that, when you're living in the world, you're exposed to stories, to people, to things that feel foreign and unfamiliar. And I'm curious about those things, me personally.
It's like reading a book about a life that you will never occupy, but that's the beauty of being transported.
~As a working mother high heels don't really fit into my life anymore - but in a totally wonderful way. I would much rather think about my son than myself.~
A knockoff is not as easy to spot when it comes to love.
I'm not on Twitter. In theory, I really like Instagram. I think it's a warmer environment. I think, though conversations can erupt that aren't always friendly, you have an opportunity to jump in and redirect and even caution people against language and behavior that I personally object to.
Someone once said that two halves make a whole.
And when two halves move in together, it makes a whole lot of stuff.
I never was Carrie Bradshaw, but imagine how great it was to be told, "You are obligated to kiss all these men, to dress like that, and to carry on like that!" They were great guys, too.
I knocked part of my tooth out with a scrubbing brush on stage whilst singing 'Hard Knock Life' in Annie.
I tell my friends married life is boring, but that's just a fun thing to say to make single people feel better.
For the last ten years or more, I've really been making shopping decisions based on, "Is that what I want to wear forever?" I tend to not have these quick one - night stands or affairs with fashion, because it never suits me anyway. I tend to shop, specifically with heels or shoes, for things that I think, "Yeah, this is a long - term relationship.".
With each of the men I dated, everything ran its natural course, whether it worked out or not. I never felt burnt by any of them. I don't feel resentful. I don't want those years back. I'm not one of those women who thinks men are bastards. I love men: straight men, gay men. I've always had men close to me, from the time I was a child.
Often I'll go to the market, and women will say to me: "Let me see your shoes.
" And then I show them I'm wearing flip-flops.
Most important to me is my home life and the well-being of my children.
When we were young people, all we ever wanted was to be good working actors.
We didn't think of fame or money because, honestly, money was never part of the dream.
I feel conflicted about my relationship with social media.
I don't look to play people that are familiar.
I look to play people that are different, challenge, unknown, foreign, and therefore scary.
I took a page from [the playwright] Wendy Wasserstein's book.
She said 'I'm not a feminist, I'm a humanist.'
It's a great challenge to be better than your opportunities.
I really love beautiful, well-made clothes.
I don't shop [a lot], so I tend to have pieces for a long time. I like mixing vintage with newer designers.
James Wilkie is so conscious of the time we spend together.
I try to be home to tuck him in at least four nights a week, and if I'm not, he's not letting me get away with anything. The other night I was sitting with him on the steps before Matthew and I went out to the theater, and he looked at me and said, `Mama, this has got to stop. Go upstairs and take that dress off.'
You can’t stop being who you are because you’re afraid.
He's the funniest, smartest person I know.
It doesn't mean he doesn't bug me and I'm sure I bug him sometimes.
I've always been an actor. That's my job — I can be anything you want me to be.
I find it so ironic that all you do, for the earliest part of your life, is try to be like everybody else. And then you turn 30, and you realize all you want to do is distinguish yourself in some way.