Nia Vardalos Quotes

It wasn't easy to adopt an American child. Actually it's quite simple but finding out how to do it was the hard part.

On November 15th 2008 in over 300 cities 4 000 children were adopted in one day.

My daughter is a preschooler but I have only known her for a while. She is adopted.

In many ways we are all sons and daughters of ancient Greece.

You're not ethnic enough. You're not fat enough. You're not thin enough. You're not blond enough. You're not dark enough. You're not young enough. You're not old enough.

I'd been raised by my parents who taught me not to think you're better than you are.

Socially the issue of men's weight is simply not a big deal.

I do recommend it for all girls and boys out there: put on a pair of fishnet stockings and find your inner sexiness!

When I used to do musical theatre my dad refused to come backstage. He never wanted to see the props up close or the sets up close. He didn't want to see the magic.

Time can turn a scab into a beauty mark.

I would rather be called funny than pretty.

I think our skin clears up and we're nicer when you are in love.

I don't card out my screenplays ever. I just have an idea I just sit down and write I don't edit.

Let's face it: Russell Crowe is fat and no one ever talks about it.

And (cue music swell) motherhood turned out to be the most meaningful thing I've ever done with my life. Really.

I thought I was attractive when I shot 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding.' Studio executives and movie reviewers let me know I had a confidence in my looks that was not shared by them.

Sometimes if something scares me I lean right into it . I'm not a brave person"? I'm more of a fearless idiot.

You only get one life so you might as well make it a happy one and that's why I tend to just jump into things. I'm sort of a fearless idiot that way.

You're never too fat for a new purse.

I couldn't get an acting job to save my life when I moved to L.A.

What I wish I had is that I wish I was a little more Greek in that I wish I could lose my North American driven attitude and that I could be a little bit more poetic and laissez faire.

The man may be the head of the household. But the woman is the neck and she can turn the head whichever way she pleases.

My New Year's Resolution List usually starts with the desire to lose between ten and three thousand pounds.

We live in an unsafe world.