Cynthia Nixon quotes

  • When women got the vote, they did not redefine voting. When African-Americans got the right to sit at a lunch counter alongside white people, they did not redefine eating out. They were simply invited to the table. That is all we want to do; we have no desire to change marriage. We want to be entitled to not only the same privileges but the same responsibilities as straight people
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Responsibility #Gay #Lunch

  • Cancer is really hard to go through and it's really hard to watch someone you love go through, and I know because I have been on both sides of the equation.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Cancer #Watches #Someone You Love

  • Motherhood is the only thing in my life that I've really known for sure is something I wanted to do.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Motherhood #Being A Mom #Wanted

  • I feel that between my experience and my mother's, breast cancer is a little bit like someone who lives next door. I know what that person looks like and what their daily habits are.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Mother #Cancer #Doors

  • I can't go on anymore bad dates. I would rather be home alone than out with some guy who sells socks on the internet.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Home #Frustration #Guy

  • I go for my completely routine mammogram and then I get a call from my gynecologist. And she says, 'Well, I have some - it's not such great news, but here it is, but it's very small and we're just going to get in there and take it right out, right away, and then you'll probably have radiation.'
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Routine #News #Mammograms

  • I do tend to be an analyzer. I'm an old English major from way back, so I do have fun tearing apart texts and trying to find the hidden secrets and the subtexts in there.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Fun #Secret #Trying

  • I always like to start my morning with a good amount of fruit. I really like pineapple, particularly because of the enzymes that it has. Sometimes I have oatmeal. But if I'm feeling like I really want to be watching my weight more, then I definitely do a protein, like an omelet, scrambled eggs or some smoked salmon.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Morning #Eggs #Oatmeal

  • I've always been wary of marriage.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

  • I'm fairly out of the loop when it comes to pop culture.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Culture #Pop Culture #Pops

  • Women's health needs to be front and center - it often isn't, but it needs to be.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Needs

  • The only thing we have to fear is fear itself. So the only thing to really be afraid of is if you don't go get your mammograms.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Cancer #Breast Cancer #Mammograms

  • There are a lot of myths about gay people.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Gay #People #Myth

  • I've seen wonderful stay-at-home moms and moms who could use a little improving.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Mom #Home #Use

  • I'm so not a financial person.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Financial #Persons

  • I never felt like there was an unconscious part of me around that woke up or that came out of the closet; there wasn't a struggle, there wasn't an attempt to suppress.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Struggle #Closets #Unconscious

  • In a school where everyone is famous or rich or whatever, you have a culture, 'What does your dad do?' 'What does your mom do?
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Mom #Dad #School

  • If you make the decision to send your kid to public school don't even look at private schools. Just shut the door. Just turn off the TV. And then you don't even have to worry about preschool. You have to worry about what's good for your kid, but you don't have to worry about how to position yourself.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #School #Kids #Doors

  • I am very annoyed about this issue. Why can’t it be a choice? Why is that any less legitimate? It seems we’re just ceding this point to bigots who are demanding it, and I don’t think that they should define the terms of the debate. I also feel like people think I was walking around in a cloud and didn’t realize I was gay, which I find really offensive. I find it offensive to me, but I also find it offensive to all the men I’ve been out with.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Gay #Thinking #Men

  • Now I have a third must-do on my list of things to do with cancer, and it's this: follow your gut, ask questions, don't be complacent.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Cancer #Lists #Complacent

  • I met this woman, I fell in love with her, and I'm a public figure.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Figures #Mets

  • I just want my relationship to be more for myself rather than a public statement.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Want

  • My girlfriend is much better than I am at working hard then resting, and she demands that from me, too. She insists on having time when we don't do anything. We leave the housework and watch a movie.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Girlfriend #Work #Watches

  • My mother has battled breast cancer three times.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Mother #Cancer #Three

  • While I don't often use the word, the technically precise term for my orientation is bisexual. I believe bisexuality is not a choice, it is a fact. What I have 'chosen' is to be in a gay relationship.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Believe #Gay #Bisexual

  • Your good friend has just taken a piece of cake out of the garbage and eaten it. You will probably need this information when you check me into the Betty Crocker Clinic.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Taken #Good Friend #Cake

  • I always sort of thought, 'I'm probably going to get breast cancer. There's a really good chance.'
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Cancer #Breast Cancer #Chance

  • Nobody ever really thought of me as sexy, right? They thought of me as smart and quirky.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Sexy #Smart #Quirky

  • I love a warm bath at the end of a day.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Baths #Ends

  • My private life is private. But at the same time, I have nothing to hide. So what I will say is that I am very happy.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Life Is #Very Happy #Private Life

  • A couple of hanging glands have nothing to do with making someone a man.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Couple #Men #Glands

  • Even though I'm over 35, I feel like so much more of a leading lady than I did when I was 30.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Feels

  • I am always looking for a great play and a great part to do.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Play

  • I am definitely as happy as I've ever been. Happier, I would say, than I've ever been.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

  • I have a lot of shoes.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Shoes

  • I am heat obsessed. I crave the heat in my bedroom.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Heat #Bedroom #Obsessed

  • I had a lumpectomy. It wasn't that bad. Six and a half weeks of radiation.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Half #Radiation #Six

  • I don't really want to get married to get married pretend.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Want #Married

  • I don't have Steve. There is no having the Steve.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

  • I don't define myself. I'm just a woman in love with another woman.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

  • I am not a redhead, I'm a blonde.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Blonde

  • I used to just take every job that seemed relatively appealing. But now I take a job and it's in the trades the next day - it feels like people are watching and waiting to see what you do, and when you do take a job, attention is noted.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Jobs #People #Waiting

  • Some friends of mine who are actors feel directing shuts them down and kills all their impulses, but the worst thing for me is if I feel a director hasn't noticed.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Directors #Actors #Down And

  • Women are half the population and they know how to take care of themselves, if they are only given access to health care.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Population #Half #Care

  • The idea of making access to safe abortions harder and more expensive and more difficult, having to travel across state lines - that puts women's health and lives in jeopardy, which is something I think no one wants.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Thinking #Ideas #Abortion

  • I'm a very big public school advocate.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #School #Bigs #Public School

  • Unlike me, a lot of child actors are very short, which is why they work. So when they're 15 they can play 11 or when they're 18 they can play 14. They look young for so long, they have abilities a much younger kid wouldn't have.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Children #Kids #Play

  • I'd do a show about garbagemen if it was good!
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Shows

  • I think TV is the only place left where you can have a midsize something.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Thinking #Tvs

  • I'm a total theater junkie - whether I'm working on a stage or sitting in a seat. I am always looking for a great play and a great part to do.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Play #Sitting #Theater

  • Abortion is a hard thing for Hollywood to deal with because it is so controversial and you don't want to alienate half your audience by sending one message or the other.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Abortion #Hollywood #Half

  • Abortion is a right I feel must not go away, and I feel like people aren't mobilizing so much because it's so complicated and it's difficult to understand.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #People #Abortion #Going Away

  • As I said in the Times and will say again here, I do, however, believe that most members of our community — as well as the majority of heterosexuals — cannot and do not choose the gender of the persons with whom they seek to have intimate relationships because, unlike me, they are only attracted to one sex.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Sex #Believe #Community

  • Talk with your doctor, make healthy lifestyle choices and most importantly, know your body - as that can make all the difference in the world.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Doctors #Differences #Choices

  • I think women still want to be married. But I don't think they'll do anything to get married anymore
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Thinking #Want #Married

  • There are no available men in their thirties in New York. Giuliani had them removed along with the homeless.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #New York #Men #Homeless

  • I understand that if I really need my hair to be nice, now I hire someone to do it, and I understand that putting on a pair of heels really makes a difference.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Nice #Hair #Differences

  • Gay people who want to marry have no desire to redefine marriage in any way. When women got the right to vote, it did not redefine voting.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Gay #People #Voting

  • I believe we all have different ways we came to the gay community and we can't and shouldn't be pigeon-holed into one cultural narrative which can be uninclusive and disempowering.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Believe #Gay #Community

  • What I do for exercise sort of depends on what's happening in the rest of my life.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Exercise

  • I think my least healthy habit is running around too much. And I think I'm getting better about it as I'm getting older.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Running #Thinking #Healthy

  • And for me, it is a choice. I understand that for many people its not, but for me its a choice, and you dont get to define my gayness for me. A certain section of our community is very concerned that it not be seen as a choice, because if its a choice, then we could opt out. I say it doesnt matter if we flew here or we swam here, it matters that we are here and we are one group and let us stop trying to make a litmus test for who is considered gay and who is not.
    -- Cynthia Nixon

    #Gay #People #Choices