Jane Fonda Quotes

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Born: December 21, 1937, New York City, New York, USA
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: Actor

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Children born to teens have less supportive and stimulating environments, poorer health, lower cognitive development, and worse educational outcomes. Children of teen mothers are at increased risk of being in foster care and becoming teen parents themselves, thereby repeating the cycle.
- Jane Fonda

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I don't think there's anything more important than making peace before it's too late. And it almost always falls to the child to try to move toward the parent.
- Jane Fonda

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I feel like my honesty gives people the freedom to talk about things they wouldn't otherwise.
- Jane Fonda

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I remember saying goodbye to my father the night he left to join the Navy. He didn't have to. He was older than other servicemen and had a family to support but he wanted to be a part of the fight against fascism, not just make movies about it. I admired this about him.
- Jane Fonda

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I took every chance I could to meet with U.S. soldiers. I talked with them and read the books they gave me about the war. I decided I needed to return to my country and join with them - active duty soldiers and Vietnam Veterans in particular - to try and end the war.
- Jane Fonda

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I'm a very brave person. I can go to North Vietnam, I can challenge my government, but I can't challenge the man I'm with if means I'm going to end up alone.
- Jane Fonda

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If adolescent pregnancy prevention is to become a priority, then our strategy, as advocates, must contain two key elements: civic engagement and education.
- Jane Fonda

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If the career you have chosen has some unexpected inconvenience, console yourself by reflecting that no career is without them.
- Jane Fonda

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If we as a nation are to break the cycle of poverty, crime and the growing underclass of young people ill equipped to be productive citizens, we need to not only implement effective programs to prevent teen pregnancy, but we must also help those who have already given birth so that they become effective, nurturing, bonding parents.
- Jane Fonda

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It's about time we make the well-being of our young people more important than ideology and politics. As a country, we benefit from investing in their future by investing in teen pregnancy prevention.
- Jane Fonda

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It's hard for women at my age in Hollywood, but I'm not discouraged.
- Jane Fonda

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My childhood was influenced by the roles my father played in his movies. Whether Abraham Lincoln or Tom Joad in the 'Grapes of Wrath,' his characters communicated certain values which I try to carry with me to this day.
- Jane Fonda

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My mother killed herself when I was 12. I won't complete that relationship. But I can try to understand her.
- Jane Fonda

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One part of wisdom is knowing what you don't need anymore and letting it go.
- Jane Fonda

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Our youth deserve the opportunity to complete their high school and college education, free of early parenthood. Their future children deserve the opportunity to grow up in financially and emotionally stable homes. Our communities benefit from healthy, productive, well-prepared young people.
- Jane Fonda

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The reality is sobering: in the United States one in three girls will become pregnant before age 20, totaling more than 750,000 girls per year.
- Jane Fonda

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Think about it: Reducing crime and poverty and ensuring that we have an educated, stable work force has a direct effect on you and me and the future of our country.
- Jane Fonda

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We can no longer waste time and money. Every day, more than 2,000 girls in America, age 15-19, give birth - in the wealthiest, most educated nation in the world! Neither you nor I should accept this statistic.
- Jane Fonda

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We're still living with the old paradigm of age as an arch. That's the old metaphor: You're born, you peak at midlife and decline into decrepitude.
- Jane Fonda

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While not impossible, it is especially challenging for teenage parents to develop bonds with their children. A high percent of them were themselves children of teenage parents and have never experienced appropriate parenting.
- Jane Fonda

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