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A collection of quotes by Sarah Jessica Parker on sex, acting, work, strong, ethics, women, great, opinion, men, romantic, mistakes, life and forgive.

74 Mind-Blowing Quotes By Sarah Jessica Parker

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Sarah Jessica Parker is an acclaimed actress popular for her role in ‘Sex and the City’ series. She was born in an economically modest family. She was a born entertainer and started bringing paychecks at an early age with her dancing and singing gigs. This helped her debut on the Broadway with ‘The Innocents’. She played various prominent roles which paved her path to the big screen where she debuted with ‘Rich Kids’. She also became popular on television with one of her early notable roles in the ‘Footloose’. These successful roles bought her various offers and she became a star both on the big and small screen. This led to the most notable work of her life - the ‘Sex and the City’ television series. She was in a lead role in the series and turned it into a huge success and managed to carry the legacy in the following seasons. It was also adapted into a film, which proved a blockbuster and was followed up with a successful sequel. This movie is believed to have transformed Sarah into a style icon. Take a look at the famous quotations and sayings by the popular actor which have been excerpted from her movies, work, thoughts, dialogues, interviews, tweets and life. Go through the quotes by Sarah Jessica Parker which will motivate you to have an optimistic approach to life.

I don’t judge others. I say if you feel good with what you’re doing, let your freak flag fly.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

When it comes to life and love, why do we believe our worst reviews?

- Sarah Jessica Parker

So many roads. So many detours. So many choices. So many mistakes.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

Friends are readily disappointed by the size of my closet. And I thought it was big!

- Sarah Jessica Parker

Read the editorial page of your local paper. It introduces you to opinion and can be terrifically provocative and perhaps a great motivating force for you to get involved in your community, regardless of your political ideology.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

If I didn't have kids, I would be at the theater or the ballet every single night of my life.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

I love the opportunity to wear something really special and go to a wonderful event at some great cultural institution.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

Just because you donate sperm does not make you a father. I don’t have a father. I would never give him the credit or acknowledge him as my father.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

I'm a bitter-ender. It's potentially my fatal flaw that I do not give up on something. I will not rest. I work and work and work until I can no longer and someone has to remove me from the premises.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

I'm aware of people's association with me and fashion and I certainly take that role on for some occasions, but it doesn't dominate my thoughts all the time.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

I expect I should be more calloused by now, but I am so sensitive about not ever living up to anybody's worst idea about an actor who is well-known.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

I never wanted to be a celebrity; I never wanted to be famous. And in my daily life, I work really hard to not trade on it in any way.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

I have a lot of responsibilities outside myself. I have a large family. I want to know I can always be helpful.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

It's not like it's hard to be decent and respectful and well-behaved. I do wait in line, and I do take the subway, and I do do my own grocery shopping, and I do take the kids to school.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

Maybe our mistakes are what make our fate.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

I'm less Pollyanna now. That's probably healthy.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

I wouldn't know how to be on Facebook if my life depended on it.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

Men who are too good looking are never good in bed because they never had to be.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

I have a fantastic husband. Here's the honeymoon part: I still think he's the funniest, wittiest, most clever man I've ever known.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

My son doesn't know how flawed I am, how flawed we are. He still likes us so much, and that's so incredible to be around.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

I think growing up in a big family taught me a lot of problem solving and how to share and compromise, and that's been helpful in my marriage.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

People always assume that I'm some sort of party girl, and that's such a misconception because I like staying home.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

People should dress the way they want. Any rules for age or shape are silly.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

If you're in a series, you can't quit, you can't work in the theatre and you can't do a movie when you like.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

If you have a child, you're improvising with rules all day long, and some of them are total lies.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

Graham Norton makes me laugh. I love him. I'm not kidding. I watch him on BBC America every week. He's so fast.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

It was very flattering when Manolo Blahnik named a shoe after me.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

I believe in God, but in my own unconventional way. We're not affiliated with any organisation, and I have no religious education of any kind, but I definitely have my own kind of ideas about it.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

There are occasions that I love to be fashionable and enjoy, you know? But the work day of a mother doesn't include a hair making team or any consideration of your shoe.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

I love Jennifer Hudson! She is so lovely on screen. She is so buoyant and youthful off screen as much as on.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

I just wasn't one of those girls who dreamt of her wedding day and the birth of her first child.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

My mother was a master juggler. If you ask her, she'll say she was a wreck. There's plenty of screaming that went on in the house, but I think it was necessary just to be heard. There were eight children!

- Sarah Jessica Parker

I wanted a family, but before I had a family, I was a career person. I've tried to marry those two things, and sometimes it is successful, and sometimes it is not.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

I cringe inside when anybody gives me something. I don't know why. I just get embarrassed.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

What I've learned about being a parent is how much you sort of secretly learn from everyone else and how valuable it is.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

I don't know how an actress is supposed to observe and create new stuff if she hasn't been on the streets, brushing up against humanity. You have to have a life.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

Most of my friends in New York are single women or gay men.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

I don't believe in email. I'm an old-fashioned girl. I prefer calling and hanging up.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

In a relationship, when does the art of compromise become compromising?

- Sarah Jessica Parker

To be in a couple, do you have to put your single self on a shelf?

- Sarah Jessica Parker

I write about sex, not love. What do I know about love?

- Sarah Jessica Parker

If two people have only one thought between them, something is very wrong.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

Do we need distance to get close?

- Sarah Jessica Parker

Balls are to men what purses are to women.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

Can you make a mistake and miss your fate?

- Sarah Jessica Parker

My dream was to be a working actress that would be working in theater.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

I still like getting dressed up and having the opportunity to borrow beautiful dresses, but as a mother - and as somebody who's schedule isn't always my own - I don't shop a lot, or think about clothes a lot.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

The beautiful thing about New York is, you have to expose yourself to other people the minute you step outside the door. There is no choice. And I love that.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

You can't live in New York City and be the most important person in town; you just can't. There are too many other important people here.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

I do wait in line, and I do take the subway, and I do my own grocery shopping, and I do take the kids to school. But it almost doesn't matter to a certain segment of the populace.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

We all live in a time where we're supposed to have choices and how do we wrangle that and how do we make the best choices for ourselves and our families. It has nothing to do with feminism.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

One of the things that's great about New York is that it is not a one-industry town. It has education, academia, the service industry, arts, publishing, theater, politics, fashion, finance, as well as movie-making.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

I love, love, love being an actor - it's still the hardest and scariest thing I do, outside of parenting. But I've always been someone who likes a busy day.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

We didn't have a lot when I was growing up, and it's the best thing that happened to me because I appreciate everything. I developed a strong work ethic, and I don't take anything for granted.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

So we strive for perfection in the areas in which we can control, and that isn't necessarily what provides contentment and joy for ourselves and, more importantly, for our children.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

And if you are a parent, introduce your children to their neighborhood library. It will give them a real sense of independence to have their own library card and enjoy borrowing books.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

When I go to a premiere I like to borrow lovely clothes and shoes from designers. It's like the library: if you return them in good condition, you get to borrow more. I'm very lucky.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

I tell my friends married life is boring, but that's just a fun thing to say to make single people feel better.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

When real people fall down in life, they get right back up and keep walking.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

I like my money right where I can see it... hanging in my closet.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

Can you really forgive if you can't forget?

- Sarah Jessica Parker

When men attempt bold gestures, generally it's considered romantic. When women do it, it's often considered desperate or psycho.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

Every once in awhile, a girl has to indulge herself.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

Follow your instincts and do not let other people's opinion of you become your opinion of yourself.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

You can't be friends with a squirrel! A squirrel is just a rat with a cuter outfit.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

I don't judge others. I say if you feel good with what you're doing, let your freak flag fly.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

It's like the riddle of the Sphinx... why are there so many great unmarried women, and no great unmarried men?

- Sarah Jessica Parker

I developed a really strong work ethic, and I don't take anything for granted.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

A squirrel is just a rat with a cuter outfit!

- Sarah Jessica Parker

I love Matthew Broderick. Call me crazy, but I love him. We can only be in the marriage we are. We're very devoted to our family and our lives. I love our life. I love that he's the father of my children, and it's because of him that there's this whole other world that I love.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

My job requires me to put on a little dress and run around the streets of New York in heels. But I also had the financial means to hire a yoga teacher to come to my house while my sitter watched the newborn. For 95 percent of the world, that's not realistic.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

As a woman, I have an inherent need to be all things to all people, to make certain everybody's taken care of. I know I can't sustain that level all the time, so I'm finding the proper balance and it's made me infinitely happier.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

I'm very, very concerned about the Bush presidency. I'm worried about the kinds of cuts in domestic programs that mean something to a lot of people, including members of my family, who depend on certain things from the government.

- Sarah Jessica Parker

I remember when I came home from the hospital after having my son, I wore a Narciso Rodriguez black coat. Then, I was using this fragrance that I had created. I walk by that coat, and it still smells like that fragrance. It takes you right there.

- Sarah Jessica Parker