Martha Plimpton Quotes

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Born: November 16, 1970, New York City, New York, USA
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: Actor

At this point, I don't get hired a lot because people don't think I could finance a movie.
- Martha Plimpton

I am not a morning person. I like to sleep in.
- Martha Plimpton

I prefer to think of the audience as a single living organism with which I am sharing a singular, never-to-be-repeated experience.
- Martha Plimpton

I watch things that are fun, or funny, or interesting.
- Martha Plimpton

I'm so sick of hearing how there's no strong roles for women. I don't care about strong roles. I just want to see women who are characters! A nun, a serial killer, a housewife, as long as there's some depth there.
- Martha Plimpton

It's easier to lecture women on sexual morality than it is to explain why all Americans shouldn't have comprehensive, fair, and equal health care coverage.
- Martha Plimpton

It's long been accepted as fact that the availability of family planning services saves lives. Where women have access to these services, children and families are healthier, and society at large benefits.
- Martha Plimpton

It's long past time we started focusing on the solutions that actually keep women healthy, instead of using basic aspects of women's health as a tool of cultural, moral, and political control.
- Martha Plimpton

It's not common for a woman on television, especially if she's the mom of the family, to be funny. She's usually a straight man or foil.
- Martha Plimpton

My mom and I used to listen to records, read, and take train rides across the country in the summer. It was a very chill life. She didn't expose me to anything that was ahead of my development, but she expected me to adjust to her world - she did not expect to adjust to mine.
- Martha Plimpton

My mom just didn't put a very high premium on me being like really famous or really wealthy or anything.
- Martha Plimpton

That's the thing about interviews, at some point you're going to change your mind. But it's there forever and you can't escape it.
- Martha Plimpton

The word 'equality' shows up too much in our founding documents for anyone to pretend it's not the American way.
- Martha Plimpton

Women know the financial, social and physical costs of not having access to basic health care.
- Martha Plimpton

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