Ruby Wax quotes

  • Being a mother is hard and it wasn't a subject I ever studied.
    -- Ruby Wax

    #Mother #Being A Mother #Subjects

  • Why, when you have a mental disease, is it always considered an act of imagination? Why is it that every organ in your body can get sick and you get sympathy except the brain?
    -- Ruby Wax

    #Sick #Imagination #Brain

  • People who say ... they're perfectly fine [are] more insane than the rest of us.
    -- Ruby Wax

    #Motivation #Inspiration #People

  • For me mindfulness is like building a house, so the next time the tsunami that is depression comes I'll have a structure in place to resist it.
    -- Ruby Wax

    #House #Mindfulness #Next

  • [With depression] you get a real sense of shame, because your friends go, 'Oh come on, show me the lump, show me the x-rays,' and of course you've got nothing to show.
    -- Ruby Wax

    #Motivation #Real #Inspiration

  • My whole career has been an act of revenge.
    -- Ruby Wax

    #Revenge #Careers

  • Mum used to hide love letters from my boyfriends and put me down. Now I understand that she was a Polish immigrant forced to settle in Chicago. She was jealous of the freedom life gave me.
    -- Ruby Wax

    #Jealous #My Boyfriend #Letters

  • Only if you're kind to yourself, can you be kind to others.
    -- Ruby Wax

    #Be Kind #Kind #Be Kind To Others

  • I always ask the booksellers to look at me and recommend a book; 9 out of 10, they get it right; it’s usually a book about someone dysfunctional. To me bookstores are like brothels of imagination, each book is luring me over going, 'Read me, read me'.
    -- Ruby Wax

    #Book #Imagination #Looks

  • Thoughts aren't fact, so don't take them seriously
    -- Ruby Wax

    #Facts

  • My ultimate fantasy is to entice a man to my bedroom, put a gun to his head and say, 'Make babies or die'.
    -- Ruby Wax

    #Baby #Men #Gun

  • By the time dessert arrives I am usually so drunk, I can't remember what I'm serving.
    -- Ruby Wax

    #Drunk #Remember #Dessert

  • College athletes used to get a degree in bringing your pencil.
    -- Ruby Wax

    #Graduation #Athlete #College

  • How come every other organ in your body can get sick and you get sympathy, except the brain?
    -- Ruby Wax

    #Sick #Brain #Body

  • Like any working mother I find it hard to have a social life. But my kids are so well adjusted. There isn't a brat bone in their body so I haven't done anything that bad.
    -- Ruby Wax

    #Mother #Kids #Hard Life

  • What once made you safe now drives you insane.
    -- Ruby Wax

    #Insane #Safe #Made

  • I don't combine proteins and carbohydrates.
    -- Ruby Wax

    #Carbohydrates #Protein

  • I am lucky to have good Polish skin that doesn't wrinkle so I might be around for a few years yet.
    -- Ruby Wax

    #Years #Wrinkles #Skins

  • I never weigh myself, but the brutal truth of television is that they don't employ old people or fat people.
    -- Ruby Wax

    #People #Television #Fats

  • I can't do anything too serious like Saddam Hussein, but I would like to do Bill Clinton. That'd be fun.
    -- Ruby Wax

    #Fun #Hussein #Bills

  • You shouldn't run away from your problems, you need to aim straight for the heart of the beast.
    -- Ruby Wax

    #Running #Heart #Needs

  • I'm a misplaced American, but don't know where I was misplaced
    -- Ruby Wax

    #Funny #Witty #Humorous

  • Depressions are very cyclical, they happen once every five years. When I was on TV, yes I was effervescent, you can't fake it. It [depression] comes like the pox.
    -- Ruby Wax

    #Years #Fake #Pox

  • You have to be great friends and make each other laugh. We laugh a lot and neither is jealous of the other.
    -- Ruby Wax

    #Friends #Jealous #Laughing

  • Some interviewees you make friends with and some you don't.
    -- Ruby Wax

    #Friends

  • I knew nothing about football, then someone showed me a film of Petit and I realised how interesting the game could be. He is divine. When I met him I could barely speak, he was so gorgeous. Women will love that show.
    -- Ruby Wax

    #Football #Women #Games

  • I have to keep reminding myself that I am their mother. Sometimes we are sitting at home and I feel like we are waiting for our mom to come home.
    -- Ruby Wax

    #Mom #Mother #Home