Kim Cattrall Quotes


I've been dieting my whole life because I have a tremendous appetite.

My curiosity and my appetite for evolving as an actor is one of the main components of me still working today in the business.

I have a big appetite and staying on top of that is about knowing myself and saying 'I can eat that today but tomorrow I'm not going to.'

Your dressing area should be your private space.

A successful television series can chain you to a schedule of long hours and can put your personal life on hold. But after it is all over if you survive then anything is possible.

I'm a trisexual. I'll try anything once.

Looking good has never been the most important thing to me. Maybe it's because I'm more conventionally um acceptable so it's not an issue for me. I don't know.

Art is an expression of who you are. Parts that I play are my sculptures.

Practically all the relationships I know are based on a foundation of lies and mutually accepted delusion.

I always assumed that like my mother before me one day I would have children.

I sort of have a love affair with my work. Many of us work far too hard and we don't put enough value in the epicurean sensual part of life.

I'm so lucky to have a career in my fifties. And to still have the desire to do it. I don't think about retirement.

In my life and career I want to embrace ageing because I think that's what's interesting.

Most people look at ageing as a disease. They do. They have prescriptions and places where you go to eradicate it.

When I see a woman who looks her age she's radiating something and it's life.

Tennessee Williams was so adept at portraying characters who are both fallible and vulnerable. Women were a huge influence in his life his mother and sister in particular.

I am no size zero or super-thin Hollywood actress. I am built for men who like women to look like women.

I'm not a personality actress. I never have been. I have been a character actress.

I first wanted to be an actress after seeing a play - not a movie.

The chemistry among the four of us is very strong.

I've been playing sexually aware women most of my life. At this point I expected to be playing moms and wives. It's exciting to play a femme fatale.

Being a biological mother just isn't part of my experience this time around. However I am a mother who continues to give birth to ideas and ways of experiencing life that challenge the norm.

My male friends don't seem to have any feelings of intimidation that I am a 100-watt sex bomb standing next to them.

The earlier you learn to masturbate the better your sex life will be.

Talented people are written off once they hit their 50s and 60s and the saddest thing is we just get better as we get older.

Having my priorities in order has really helped me look better fresher and more relaxed.

I'm a good businessman. I pay my bills. Growing up in a situation where everything counted helps.

I try not to listen to the shoulds or coulds and try to get beyond expectations peer pressure or trying to please - and just listen. I believe all the answers are ultimately within us.

I don't speak to my brother every week - doesn't mean I don't love him.

Men cheat for the same reason that dogs lick their balls... because they can.

I feel I disappoint people when I am not 'Samantha.' They seem surprised when I don't have the same voice and the same mannerisms. They were booking 'Samantha ' and I would show up.

I like to step outside of what people's idea of me might be. I suppose that makes me a bit of a rule-breaker. I like to take chances.

A lot of my life has been lonely. Fantastic but lonely.

Who cares what you are just enjoy it!

What would be really difficult is to be sitting on a beach. There's vacations and there's vegetations. I don't do well vegetating.

Whenever I go to bars in London people send me over Cosmopolitans. It's a very sweet gesture but I don't like them so they just sit there.

At the beginning of every role I take I have to start from basics and build it up. It's like a new construction.

I like my life. It's good.

The first professional play I ever saw was The Importance Of Being Earnest and I just fell in love.

Really rejoice in being yourself. Have your own drumbeat.

I don't read reviews because if they're bad I'm devastated and if they're good I get a big head.

I prefer younger men. In some ways they are much more open to a woman being stronger and independent then some of the men my age.

I actually think 'Sex and the City' helped share how complicated it all is to be a wife a mother and working and a sexual being.

I'm certainly not a prude.

I follow life's changes continue with my time-outs and remain curious about what's next.

Being a gossip reporter just isn't a respectable job. It'll chew you up and spit you out.

I'm a woman of a certain age who doesn't have kids and never really settled down ... I enjoy kids but not for long periods. I think they're adorable and funny and sweet and then I have a headache.

I did a school play when I was 10 where I played a cold germ infecting a whole classroom of kids. The play was called 'Piffle It's Only a Sniffle.' I'd never had so much fun. It was a thrill.

I've learned that I can't have a packed work schedule and a packed social schedule and a packed personal life; I need to just have time to myself to sit and breathe and unwind.

When you're filming you work 19-hour days and you know more about what's going on with your crew and co-workers than you do with your husband.

I don't know many women who can relate to Sharon Stone and the kind of movies she does. I don't know a lot of guys who can relate to Tom Cruise's movies because they're on a kind of fantastic level.

It's your body your life. Do what you want to do.

I'm smart with my money I invest conservatively. I don't mind paying top-dollar but I don't want to get ripped off.

If my accomplishments frighten someone it's nothing to do with me - that's to do with them. But the men who are in my life see me as a person - as a woman - not as a character I've played.

Theatre is immediate it's alive you're there with the audience it can't be done again and again and again and again it's organic.

A pilot is like the most extensive dress rehearsal you can ever imagine because the writers are learning about the actors the actors are learning about the characters.

When I feel lost and can't make a decision I just stop and get quiet. I take a time-out.

I take care of myself which includes dieting exercising and minimising stress. I joke that I've been on a diet since 1974 which is basically true.

It's easy to diet or get off a diet when you've got a juicy role to play.

I think the wonderful thing about doing theater is that it's more of an actor's medium. I think that film is more of a director's medium. You can't edit something out on stage. It's there.

That's what life is - you follow where your heart leads you - at least I do.

I wanted to understand pain and the human condition which is full of pain and regret and sadness - and some happiness if you're lucky.

I had a great time in my youth and I still feel youthful. I've no desire to look as though I'm in my 20s.

I'm not expecting much work in Hollywood to be honest. People stick to film because they tend to get offered the same roles over and over again and it's safe. But I'm not interested in doing that.

There are many ways to be a mother. I have a lot of young actors I mentor and my nieces and my nephews need a lot of love.

You know within three seconds if you're going to have a history with someone - it's a long half-hour if you've got it wrong.

The older I get the less jarring I want my exercise to be and I find that a long walk is equally as helpful and satisfying as a three-mile jog.

I like movies I can relate to.

If I'm producing I'm not acting and it's such a long road to get anything off the ground.

I've realized that the most important thing I can do to look good is just treat myself well whether it's getting a nice long massage or just lying low and not going out every single night.

I've always thought that less was a lot more.

Someone recently asked what I am most proud of. The thing I'm most proud of is that I'm in my 50s and I'm still a leading lady.

I exercise as much as I can. If I don't exercise I feel sluggish. i try to do 30 minutes a day.

When I got out of my Twenties I stopped playing women that were victims. I like playing women who are strong and have a piece of mind.

Theatre can't be done again and again and again and again - it's organic.

I don't really watch television and I don't watch these shows that promote shows.

My experiences in film and theatre in the States have been much more rigorous-in England there's an environment of Let's try this.

The roles for women in theatre are much better than they are in film.

If I only did theatre I would have had to waitress and I didn't want to waitress.

I haven't played a lot of wallflowers but I have played women who have been vulnerable.