quote by Debby Ryan

Hi. My name is Debby, and I am a storyteller. I don't think of myself as an actress. I am more like a face that takes words on a page, and puts them in front of your eyes.

— Debby Ryan

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I remember seeing a photograph of myself en pointe with my hand over my head and the other hand turned in under my breast curtseying. I took dance lessons at Miss Debbie's Dance Studio, and she put this picture of me in the storefront window. I was so unbelievably humiliated by the sight of myself.

What's the big deal? I have really strong morals, and just because I look sexy on the cover of Rolling Stone doesn't mean I'm a naughty girl. I'd do it again. I thought the pictures were fine. And I was tired of being compared to Debbie Gibson and all of this bubblegum pop all the time.

Both of our daughters, Debbie and Bonnie, are also cancer survivors.

'Saturday Night Fever,' Paula Abdul, 'Fame,' Debbie Allen.

.. all affected me and the generation before me.

[On going into politics:] My husband went to bed with Debbie Reynolds and he woke up with Eleanor Roosevelt.

There were many good actresses in my time like Jane Powell and Debbie Reynolds, but I was the only dancer.

Those Romans who perpetrated the rape of the Sabines, for example, did not work themselves up for the deed by screening Debbie Does Dallas, and the monkish types who burned a million or so witches in the Middle Ages had almost certainly not come across Boobs and Buns or related periodicals.

Debbie Gibson and dog food. I've always dreamed of this.

You have taken Fester and turned him into your personal love slave.

I respect that. But Debbie (gesturing at the decor around her)...PASTELS?

Somebody with Debbie Reynolds' features doesn't get cast as the Wicked Witch.

Then I moved down to the Bowery to this building where Debbie Harry lived.

It was there that I started combining some clothes for her and continued doing the art and photography.

A Different World was run by black women, Debbie Allen and Yvette Lee Bowser.

Lead writer Susie Fales-Hill was a hero of mine, because she was 28 when she was running one of the top shows on television. Going to work every day and seeing black women in charge made that normal to me.

We learned that Bernie Sanders was taken advantage of by Hillary Clinton's people, by Debbie Wasserman Schultz. Look what happened to her. But Bernie Sanders was taken advantage of. That's what we learned.

I joke that if she [Debbie Wasserman Schultz] could find a 3 a.

m. slot in the Home Shopping Network, she would grab that. So those emails only confirm what we knew.

We were telling, and frankly the media didn't take it seriously, during the time when we tried to point out that Debbie Wasserman Schultz was biased. She scheduled debates at times that didn't draw huge audiences, I believe, and many believe, because she didn't want Bernie to have a larger exposure to the voters.

Carolyn Maloney identifies with the possibility of being raped, that's why she hung in there for the Debbie Smith Bill. So it - it's essential that in New York, if we can't get a prominent woman in New York, where can we? I mean there's so many states that have never even had a woman senator. We're still on our first this and our first that.

Carolyn Maloney led the fight to make sure that DNA evidence kits are processed and passed the Debbie Smith Bill. She, when no one almost would listen to us on the whole issue of the Taliban and its treatment of women, she helped pass the Afghan Women's Empowerment Act.

There's no question to my mind and I think no question to any objective observer's mind that the DNC was supporting Hillary Clinton and was at opposition to our campaign. So I'm not quite shocked by this. And that is why many, many months ago I made it clear that I thought Debbie Wasserman Schultz should resign, should step down.

I like people like Tina Turner, Chrissie Hynde, Debbie Harry, and Stevie Nicks;

you only hear that person in their voice, they sound like nobody else.

It's nice to be able to explore both sides of my personality.

I definitely relate more to Debbie, my character on The Grinder. But it's really nice because I get to play a character who's down on her luck and kinda slipping off the edge in It's Always Sunny, while at the same time getting to play this character who's a mom and holding it together on The Grinder.

U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz accused Republicans of trying to make it a crime to be an illegal alien. Democrats see a conspiracy plot. First Republicans want to say that illegal aliens are illegal, next they're going to want to take away their voting rights.

I grew up only singing country. I did listen to like Debbie Gibson and other pop music, but I would only sing country music.

I'm very religious, you know. Now, OK, if by 'religious', you mean that I go to church every Sunday, read the bible faithfully, and I listen to Debbie Boone, umm, I'm not religious in that sense... But if by 'religious' you mean that I love others and try to help them whenever possible... Again, no. But if by 'religious' you mean that I like to eat coleslaw... Yeah, OK, OK!

My agent, Debbie, saying, 'Don't get involved in advertising.

' She gets so many calls a day about me promoting a product, but I am really pleased I have never gone down that route. I don't want somebody else to make a saucepan with my name on it.

I really hate to be Debbie Downer right now, because everyone would love to say, "Yeah, we're finally doing something on climate!

Even some rock star girls, which I didn't really know her name.

I will probably find out and probably get slaughtered for not knowing her name, but she brought some of her clothes that she used to wear on stage. I wore one of the corsets and stuff. I don't know why I'm blanking. It was not Pat Benatar. It's like Debbie Gibson, Pat Benatar, Joan Jett, I know those girls.

Debbie Reynolds is as wistful as an iron foundry.

Debbie Gibson is pregnant with my two headed love child, it's a big foot baby all covered in fur.

I credit my mom Debbie for creating a solid family base, .

.. She gave me a strong sense of reality so I could avoid falling into the normal pitfalls of child actors.

The first time we put Debbie Downer on the show, I had a giggle fit that I couldn't control, and the whole cast ended up breaking so hard we could never quite recover.

If this is a war, my side has the nuclear bomb.

We have K Street. We have Wall Street. Debbie doesn't have anybody. I want a government that is responsive to the people who got the short straw in life.

Many in Hollywood viewed the public persona of the young Debbie Reynolds as demure and vulnerable to be a complete facade. Pianist Oscar Levant once quipped, "She's as wistful as an iron factory."

What I think I'll do is I'll do my best to yank Debbie out of me by the roots.

And then I'll turn up on your doorstep, one day when you least expect it, and I'll hope by then you will have given up on your vampire.

Leave him alone!" Debbie shouted. "Shut up, please, or I'll kill you," Mr Tiny replied.