Kirstie Alley Quotes (46 Quotes)

    For some reason I am one of those people who act like they were born and raised during the Depression.

    Until I separated from Parker, I had never been without them-and it's the hardest thing to share them. But we're trying to give the children the semblance of having whole lives.

    When push comes to shove, it ain't the science that's going to lift you up-it's the belief, the spiritual side of life, that's going to lift you up, no matter what religion you are.

    I developed a nutty attitude where I'd think, If some guy really loves me he doesn't care if I'm fat. I'd come up with all these stupid reasons why it would be OK to be fat.

    I think the biggest accomplishment anyone can achieve is to be the cause of something, rather than the effect. A cause makes something happen - ideally, a positive outcome, such as losing weight, finding someone amazing or getting a new job. It puts you in a position of control and confidence, rather than reaction and reluctance.

    There's a lot more to life than how fat or thin you are.

    There's always somebody older, richer, more desperate than you.

    I was a Scientologist before I was an actress, and I've always felt people are not only content with whatever religion I have, but are always interested.

    It's amazing how coke encompasses everything in your life. Addicts cannot confront life because they only think of their next hit. I ruined life for my parents, my sister and all my friends.

    I had a great time getting fat and now I'm going to have an even greater time losing weight. I had four offers from other companies, but I wanted to go with the ... one that I knew would work--and, let's face it, Jenny Craig's food is hands-down the yummiest.

    I always had really long swimmer's arms. The last to totally go is always my thighs and butt, but my old body is there somewhere.

    I don't believe you have to have eating disorders and mental illness to screw up.

    Smile don't frown Look up don't look downBelieve in yourself Don't let yourself goJust be who you areAnd let your live flow..

    People change, not necessarily in negative ways. Sometimes goals and intentions in life aren't aligned. It's just choices we make in life. Otherwise, why aren't we with the person we were with in seventh grade.

    The reason I went for Jenny Craig is I thought, Maybe I'm not the only one who has stupid reasons for getting fat.

    I always feel like there is some dude out there with money that I could fall back on if I needed to.

    Usually, about 85 percent of what the tabloids report is a lie. Over the last year, I can truly say it has been 99 percent.

    I binge when I'm happy. When everything is going really well, every day is like I'm at a birthday party.

    Look for someone who has a complete life without you in it. If you have a person you don't need for anything, that's ideal. You're just together because you really want to be.

    I was so naive I didn't even know about agents. I telephoned the William Morris agency and asked to speak to Mr. Morris. I expected Bill Morris to be waiting for my call.

    When you're the spokeswoman for a weight-loss program, everything is witnessed. I weigh in once a week with a witness. I have to sign an affidavit saying I cannot have any surgeries.

    I never did go back to acting class. I was too busy working.

    You'll never be disappointed if you always keep an eye on uncharted territory, where you'll be challenged and growing and having fun.

    I am the one who got myself fat, who did all the eating. So I had to take full responsibility for it.

    When I was straight, I had the courage and energy to become an actress. I owe my career to my will to stop using.

    I believe that behind both the person who weighs 400 pounds and the one who weighs 85 there is a lot of baggage, and it has nothing to do with their bodies.

    Through history, people look for something spiritual. The greatest scientists in the world were men of religion and faith, too.

    I probably spend more time with my kids than the average stay-at-home mother.

    I have photographs taken of me at the time I was addicted, and thought I looked good. I see them today and realize my eyes were dead.

    God gave us intestines for a reason. I'm not keen on surgery. It's too extreme. All it took was one of those plastic surgery shows to see how violent it is.

    I was really tired of words like 'plus size,' 'round' and 'large.' I thought, 'Come on, we're fat.'

    I love marriage. I failed at marriage, but I'd rather go into anything with gusto and fail than go into it half-assed.

    I couldn't care less about sex unless I meet someone who I think is wonderful.

    I sort of feel sorry for the next man who gets me. I may just kill him with passion. He'd better be strong and have a good heart!

    I don't like psychiatry. I don't believe it works. I believe psychiatrists are neurotic or psychotic, for the most part.

    No matter what parents do, kids retain their uniqueness.

    When I see someone who is starved, they don't look alert. They don't have boundless energy. If you're too skinny, it looks like you're near death.

    I'm happy when I'm juggling, but I feel like I've gone from, like, 3 balls to 10 bowling balls. But, that's a good problem. I don't really have a complaint about that.

    I have a hotline to the tabloids. When I get up in the morning, I call the Star, and the last thing at night, I call them. I want them to have the inside track.

    Indians have a big problem with alcohol and drugs. I grew up with an admiration for their culture and was sensitive to their problems.

    I don't think children are any more resilent than anyone else. They're just people with little bodies.

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