Michael J. Fox Quotes

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Born: June 9, 1961, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Birth Country: Canada
Occupation: Actor

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But the key to our marriage is the capacity to give each other a break. And to realize that it's not how our similarities work together it's how our differences work together.
- Michael J. Fox

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Family is not an important thing. It's everything.
- Michael J. Fox

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I always felt that I came up short in the education department, but I've come to the conclusion that we all get an education.
- Michael J. Fox

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I am careful not to confuse excellence with perfection. Excellence I can reach for perfection is God's business.
- Michael J. Fox

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I believe that the majority of times the scale tilts toward the good. It's this amazing thing that rolls on and if we get in the flow of it, that's God. And if we fight it, if we swim the other way, we're swimming away from the purest expression of this life.
- Michael J. Fox

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I don't have a set of tenets, but I live an ethical life. I practice a humility that presupposes there's a power greater than myself. And I always believe, don't inflict harm where it's not necessary.
- Michael J. Fox

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I have no choice about whether or not I have Parkinson's. I have nothing but choices about how I react to it. In those choices, there's freedom to do a lot of things in areas that I wouldn't have otherwise found myself in.
- Michael J. Fox

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I like to encourage people to realize that any action is a good action if it's proactive and there is positive intent behind it.
- Michael J. Fox

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I really love being alive. I love my family and my work. I love the opportunity I have to do things. That's what happiness is.
- Michael J. Fox

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I think the scariest person in the world is the person with no sense of humor.
- Michael J. Fox

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I truly believe that we have infinite levels of power that we don't even know are available to us.
- Michael J. Fox

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I worked very hard on those movies but there was some creative connection that wasn't being made.
- Michael J. Fox

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I'm a dad, I'm a husband, I'm an activist, I'm a writer and I'm just a student of the world.
- Michael J. Fox

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I'm going to marry a Jewish woman because I like the idea of getting up Sunday morning and going to the deli.
- Michael J. Fox

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If I don't get food in my mouth, I'm still happy. If my pants are round my ankles, as long as I don't get arrested for indecent exposure, I'm happy. I'm worried about keeping my hair, not how it's combed.
- Michael J. Fox

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In my 50s I'll be dancing at my children's weddings.
- Michael J. Fox

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Life is the power that's greater than I can ever comprehend. The way life runs through everything, even the tiniest elements of nature - that makes me humble.
- Michael J. Fox

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Medical science has proven time and again that when the resources are provided, great progress in the treatment, cure, and prevention of disease can occur.
- Michael J. Fox

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My happiness grows in direct proportion to my acceptance, and in inverse proportion to my expectations.
- Michael J. Fox

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No, I got a GED in my 30s. My kids know that I never stop learning, and they know I love reading. I have books overflowing everywhere. I am current on today's events and I read the paper every day, and we talk about it, so they see that appetite.
- Michael J. Fox

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There's always failure. And there's always disappointment. And there's always loss. But the secret is learning from the loss, and realizing that none of those holes are vacuums.
- Michael J. Fox

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What other people think about me is not my business.
- Michael J. Fox

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Zoos are becoming facsimiles - or perhaps caricatures - of how animals once were in their natural habitat. If the right policies toward nature were pursued, we would need no zoos at all.
- Michael J. Fox

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