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Cynthia Nixon quotes on love, life, fun, acting, happiness, relationships, etc.

60 Top Cynthia Nixon Quotes

Quick Facts

Famous As: Actress

Born On: April 9, 1966

Born In: New York City

The Primetime Emmy Award winning actress Cynthia Nixon was born and raised in New York. She received her early exposure to the industry owing to her mother and started acting while she was in the middle school. Her most popular and internationally recognized role came in 1998 when she was casted as Miranda Hobbes in the hugely successful series ‘Sex and the City’. She also appeared in the subsequent films based on the series and furthered her acting career with role in some major motion pictures such as ‘James White’ and ‘Amadeus’. She also had a glorious career as a theatre actress and she is also an active social worker and a politician. An open lesbian, she has raised her voice for the LGBTQ rights and many other social causes. Known as an eloquent speaker, we have compiled the best of her quotes on love, life, fun, acting, happiness, relationships and gays/lesbians taken from her speeches, articles and interviews.

I didn't have chemo.

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My mother has battled breast cancer three times.

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I am always looking for a great play and a great part to do.

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I'm a very big public school advocate.

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I'm fairly out of the loop when it comes to pop culture.

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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The recognition factor is so much higher when I'm a redhead, so when I'm a blonde I can pass under the radar a lot more easily.

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I am not a redhead, I'm a blonde.

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I'd do a show about garbagemen if it was good!

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I'm not adopting a baby.

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I'm so not a financial person.

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We've all seen the mom who devotes all her time and attention to her child and is so hungry for adult interaction that as soon as she's around another adult, she's not paying attention anymore.

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

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

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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.

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

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I don't really want to get married to get married pretend.

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

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I don't define myself. I'm just a woman in love with another woman.

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

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

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I am definitely as happy as I've ever been. Happier, I would say, than I've ever been.

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

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There are a lot of myths about gay people.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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I've always been wary of marriage.

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I'm just a woman in love with another woman.

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Most child actors, once they hit 18, once they hit 21, that's it. Even teenage kids often don't make the transition.

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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.

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

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

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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.

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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?'

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I am heat obsessed. I crave the heat in my bedroom.

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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.

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

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

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I don't have Steve. There is no having the Steve.

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A couple of hanging glands have nothing to do with making someone a man.

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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.

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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.

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I have a lot of shoes.

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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.

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I love spicy food.

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My private life is private.

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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.

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I love a warm bath at the end of a day.

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

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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.

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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.'

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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In terms of sexual orientation I don't really feel I've changed. I don't feel there was a hidden part of my sexuality that I wasn't aware of. I'd been with men all my life, and I'd never fallen in love with a woman. But when I did, it didn't seem so strange.

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