Quotes by Jessica Lange

I could be making a lot more money now if I had chosen a different kind of movie, but none of that matters to me… I’ve done the parts I wanted to do.

The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness. When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe. You relinquish that position to your children.

To my mind the election was stolen by George Bush and we have been suffering ever since under this man’s leadership.

When I am home for like a two-year stretch, I get antsy, because I want to work.

I’ve been thinking a lot about next year, which will be the first time in 25 years that I don’t have a child at home.

The only place I’ve felt was really my home is my cabin up north. There’s something in the water there that connects me to that place. There’s also this sense of isolation and loneliness about it that I’ve never been able to shake.

For me, nothing has ever taken precedence over being a mother and having a family and a home.

I never think of the future. I never imagine what comes next.

Acceptance and tolerance and forgiveness, those are life-altering lessons.

I am tortured when I am away from my family, from my children. I am horribly guilt-ridden.