Patty Duke Quotes, Sayings, Remarks, Thoughts and Speeches

Patty Duke Quotes and Sayings

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    Actors take risks all the time. We put ourselves on the line. It is creative to be able to interpret someone's words and breathe life into them. Patty Duke | Refcard PDF
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    For the first time, I lived alone... in a luxury apartment on Sunset Strip. For a few days I loved the idea, but I got lonely and restless. Patty Duke | Refcard PDF
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    Human beings have speculated about the relationship between inspiration and insanity for centuries. Patty Duke | Refcard PDF
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    I believe that all the important people in my life prior to 1982 were victimized by my illness. Patty Duke | Refcard PDF
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    I can't even remember how many times I tried to kill myself. Patty Duke | Refcard PDF
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    I can't tell you what I had for breakfast, but I can sing every single word of rock and roll. Patty Duke | Refcard PDF
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    I had been very close to Anne Bancroft when we worked together in The Miracle Worker. Patty Duke | Refcard PDF
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    I have a picture of myself in my mind as I walk around every day, until I look in the mirror-and then I'm stunned. Patty Duke | Refcard PDF
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    I have been afraid all my life that I am going to die. All my life it has been stuffed in my imagination. Patty Duke | Refcard PDF
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    I have two books that were published quite some time ago. I start to read about three sentences. I have to close it. I am so self-conscious. Who did I think I was? Patty Duke | Refcard PDF
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    I joke around a lot about the manic times because they're funny. We manics do outrageous things and it is part of our colorful nature. Patty Duke | Refcard PDF
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    I kind of like the position of being the fair-haired savior of my mother. Patty Duke | Refcard PDF
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    I knew from a very young age that there was something very wrong with me. Patty Duke | Refcard PDF
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    I never did quite fit the glamour mode. It is life with my husband and family that is my high now. Patty Duke | Refcard PDF
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    I still have highs and lows, just like any other person. What's missing is the lack of control over the super highs, which became destructive, and the super lows, which are immediately destructive. Patty Duke | Refcard PDF
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    I tell people to monitor their self-pity. Self-pity is very unattractive. Patty Duke | Refcard PDF
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    I think my real depressions started when I was about 16 and doing The Patty Duke Show. I would go to bed at about 10 o'clock on a Friday night and not get up again until 6:30 Monday morning. Patty Duke | Refcard PDF
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    I'm going to be 58, and I'm a woman. In this business, that seems to be a bigger crime than being mentally ill. Patty Duke | Refcard PDF
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    I'm living out a childhood fantasy. Our house is in a historic district of a small town that I used to read about in storybooks. Patty Duke | Refcard PDF
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    I'm not sure I want all my neuroses cleared up. Patty Duke | Refcard PDF
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    I've come to believe that whoever I am didn't start on December 14, 1946, and isn't going to end on whatever that mysterious date is in the future. Patty Duke | Refcard PDF
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    If I have any message for others, it is to go for help early and not to be a resistant patient. Patty Duke | Refcard PDF
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    It's toughest to forgive ourselves. So it's probably best to start with other people. It's almost like peeling an onion. Layer by layer, forgiving others, you really do get to the point where you can forgive yourself. Patty Duke | Refcard PDF
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    My recovery from manic depression has been an evolution, not a sudden miracle. Patty Duke | Refcard PDF
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    No matter what your laundry list of requirements in choosing a mate, there has to be an element of good luck and good fortune and good timing. Patty Duke | Refcard PDF
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    Reality is hard. It is no walk in the park, this thing called Life. Patty Duke | Refcard PDF
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    Sometimes it is the simplest, seemingly most inane, most practical stuff that matters the most to someone. Patty Duke | Refcard PDF
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    The doctors must tell you that one of the risks of surgery is that you might die. This poor doctor was talking to an actress. It was very dramatic to me. To him, it was just a thing he had to say. Patty Duke | Refcard PDF
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    The Eleanor Roosevelt Award that I received for women's rights activities is one I treasure. Patty Duke | Refcard PDF
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    The mania started with insomnia and not eating and being driven, driven to find an apartment, driven to see everybody, driven to do New York, driven to never shut up. Patty Duke | Refcard PDF
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    The panic attacks - I still have them. They started when I was around 8. They always have to do with my death. Patty Duke | Refcard PDF
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    We have developed this unbelievable ability to deny. We have to. If we didn't, we'd go crazy. Patty Duke | Refcard PDF
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    When I don't know what the music is going to be for a scene, I imagine some sort of orchestration going on and damned if they don't usually come up with a similar kind of thing. Patty Duke | Refcard PDF
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    When I'm 80 and sitting in a rocking chair listening to the Rolling Stones, there is absolutely no way I'm going to feel old or forget my younger days. Patty Duke | Refcard PDF
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    You can have manic-depression without having an ounce of creativity. Patty Duke | Refcard PDF






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