Take a step back, evaluate what is important, and enjoy life.

— Teri Garr

The most sentimental Teri Garr quotes that are proven to give you inner joy

You have to find out what's right for you, so it's trial and error.

You are going to be all right if you accept realistic goals for yourself.

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You can keep it to yourself, but you could also call a support team like the team at MS LifeLines. They are there to support the MS community and give good advice.

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No matter how bad the truth is, it doesn't tear you apart inside like dishonesty.

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I refused David Letterman's proposal of marriage for obvious reasons, but thanks for asking.

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You have to lift your head up out of the mud and just do it.

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If you get a diagnosis, get on a therapy, keep a good attitude and keep your sense of humor.

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Someday they may cure MS, that idiot thing. It gets in there and they can't get it out.

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I'm wondering if they haven't reported all the people with MS, because if all of the cases were reported, the government would have to step in and give more financial aid to us.

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I go to my physical therapist to keep fighting it and one of them told me if you don't use it, you lose it, but I know we're on television so I won't say what I would often say.

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You can be diagnosed and treated early. And there is hope for the future.

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Oddly enough, MS has made my life so much better than it was before.

I now appreciate what I have and I am not running around like a rat in a maze.

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I do Pilates a lot. I don't do a lot of cardiovascular stuff.

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About Teri Garr

Quotes 38 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Actress
Birthday October 16

MS doesn't define who I am.

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There's always going to be somebody worse off than me.

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I have a disease, but I also have a lot of other things.

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I've always been this insane. Isn't that interesting?

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I have heard all kinds of stories about telling employers about MS and I really don't know what the answer is. I am a private person, but I have found support by talking to fellow MSrs in the community.

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I understand how hard it is to talk to people about MS. You don't want pity or random advice.

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Any movie I've ever made, the minute you walk on the set they tell you who's the person to buy it from.

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I have been off the motorcycles for about 20 years now, but that doesn't mean I can't still do it.

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Going to dancing school, or being in a play, is a very familial feeling. You're around friends.

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I think eventually they're going to find out that MS is like 10 different things. I have a neurological disease something like MS, and it's MS, so let's take medicine for it.

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I have an enormous fondness for delicious food. It's very comforting.

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I take one of the interferon therapies, Rebif.

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I remember when we did our first read-through, Sonny [Bono] looks at the script and he goes, "Okay, I'll see you guys later. Chai-ay-oh!" And I said, "It's ciao! Aren't you Italian? C-i-a-o doesn't spell 'chai-ay-oh.'" Sonny's dead, so he won't be embarrassed if I tell that story.

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There are things that you can do today that, years ago, there was nothing.

The community today needs to know that with MRI and the current medications the view is good.

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With this disease it is so easy to throw in the towel, and that is the worst thing we can do.

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Sandy: Boy, you must really think I'm stupid or something.

Jeff: Ahh, no one would call you stupid, to your face.

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I have worked enough and I am happy to be touring the country speaking about living with MS to give people inspiration and motivation to help themselves.

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My doctor said, for want of a better word, now that we've got medicines out here that can help, let's put you on one of them and say we're treating MS.

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If there's ever a woman who's smart, funny, or witty, people are afraid of that, so they don't write that. They only write parts for women where they let everything be steamrolled over them, where they let people wipe their feet all over them.

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Seventy-five percent of MS sufferers are women.

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I think there are a lot of myths about MS, and it may have affected my career.

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There were symptoms that I saw, and though I went to many doctors and had many tests, no one diagnosed MS.

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In addition to having a good partnership with a good doctor, you have to do some of the work yourself. Go online, read about it, and find out what you can tolerate.

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I recently saw the movie about Ray Charles, and there's a scene where he falls down and the mother doesn't help him. She says, I don't want anyone to treat you like a cripple. I've fallen down before, and Molly will say, get up and just go.

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I plan to live to be 120!

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