Kathy Bates Quotes

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Kathy Bates Quotes

I went from years of honing my craft to sudden recognition. It was quite a life changer.
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Kathy Bates Quotes: A heart can only discover what it really
A heart can only discover what it really wants with experience.

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It seems like women are always in the kitchen around food and they're serving and they're giving and they're enjoying and it's part of the plentitude of life and the enrichment of life.

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I hope I look skinnier in 3D. I hope I don't look three times as fat. That'll be disappointing.

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Kathy Bates Quotes: Alexander paynes very specific his
Alexander Payne's very specific. His scripts are always complete when you start working on them.

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Drama comes more naturally to me. It's the comedy you really have to delve into.

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The Oscar changed everything. Better salary, working with better people, better projects, more exposure, less privacy.

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Kathy Bates Quotes: Jack made it very comfortable for me on
Jack made it very comfortable for me on the set. We'd met socially before but never worked together. You know, he's very professional, very disciplined and he's always prepared and knows his lines.

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I want to be defined by my own essence.

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After winning the Oscar, I was committed to do 'Fried Green Tomatoes,' but I didn't know what the next thing would be after that. It was a scary time. But the advantage of TV is the regular work. All you need is a hit series, I guess.

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I have to pay the bills just like everybody else, but it also pays my soul to work.

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Kathy Bates Quotes: I look for a role that hopefully i feel
I look for a role that hopefully I feel empathy with and that I can understand and love, but also that has that challenge for me to play - a different kind of role, a different type of character, a different time period.

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I went from years of honing my craft to sudden recognition. It was quite a life changer.

— Kathy Bates

And people are always saying: 'Well, you go to Hollywood and you get yourself a film career or a TV series, and then you can do anything you want. Because then you've got the clout.' That had always sounded like a lot of hooey to me, but now I think it's true, unfortunately.

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Kathy Bates Quotes: It was also wonderful to have the
It was also wonderful to have the prospect of playing with Jack Nicholson. It was a terrific part, a terrific script, with Alexander Payne and Jack Nicholson. You can't get any better than that!

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Every time an Oscar is given out, an agent gets his wings.

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I try to always stretch myself to fit the characters that have been presented.

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I'm not a stunning woman.

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Kathy Bates Quotes: The roles i was lucky enough to get were
The roles I was lucky enough to get were real stretches for me: usually a character who was older, or a little weird, or whatever. And it was hard, not just for the lack of work but because you have to face up to how people are looking at you.

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I haven't talked much about being an ovarian cancer survivor because I don't really want to define myself that way.

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I think that being in an environment is a much richer experience than just working on a soundstage.

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I'm not that conservative. I do feel - I guess I'm more of a Democrat at heart, although I've never affiliated myself with a particular party.

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Kathy Bates Quotes: Im very lucky to be able to do what i
I'm very lucky to be able to do what I love to do, and I hope I can keep doing it for a while.

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My mother used to tell this corny story about how the doctor smacked me on the behind when I was born and I thought it was applause, and I have been looking for it ever since.

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The bottom line is that I'm an actor, so when somebody pitches me a great part, it's a no-brainer. You never know what it's gonna be like, in terms of the actual experience. You can be really excited about a part that can turn out shitty, you can have a bad time, there's a bad egg or two or three, in the bunch, or the producers are weird, or something like that.

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We all love to hear a good story. We save our stories in books. We save our books in libraries. Libraries are the storyhouses full of all those stories and secrets.

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Now if I go through it again, I think I would be a lot more open about it. I admire people who have been open like Melissa Ethridge and women I see walking around facing it without wigs and all of that stuff. I think I would be more courageous next time.

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Kathy Bates Quotes: I see my sisters my mother my
I see my sisters, my mother, my grandmother. I like the way I look. I think I have a nice face. I like my eyes, my mouth. I have a good nose. I have good skin.

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