Friday, December 7, 2012

Fran Drescher Quotes

1. You know I think that going into therapy is a very positive thing, and talking about it is really helpful, because the more you talk the more your fears fade, because you get it out.

2. And remember, it's also very funny, because side by side with grief lies joy.

3. Being famous gets me good concert tickets, good tables in restaurants, good seats at sporting events and that's really about it.

4. Every time you go to the doctor and get a good report, the odds keep staking more in your favour.

5. I choose the places I go to carefully and wisely. I'll rarely go to a shopping mall anymore.

6. I don't go to places where I'm going to get mobbed.

7. I had my moments when I got very frightened that I would not recover.

8. I did a terrible television pilot that was so badly written and dumb that it became a turning point for me and I decided that I would never accept a job just because I needed the money.

9. I like to cook, walk on the beach, go to concerts and look at fine art.

10. I have been dairy free for several years, and I started because I felt it was going to reduce my allergies, which it did, and help me lose weight, which it did.

11. I have very eclectic taste in music, but when it comes to going to concerts, I like going to rock concerts.

12. I like writing better. Because I don't have to wear makeup, I don't have to be thin, and I don't have to remember lines.

13. I started as a teenager going up on commercials.

14. I told her I wanted a plastic surgeon to sew me up, and I wanted her to freeze my ovaries, so I could harvest the eggs and have a biological child through a surrogate.

15. I'm very involved in the writing on every level.

16. I was popular. I wasn't the most popular. But I definitely held my own.

17. I've gone very far, far away, but my character keeps me close to home.

18. I've lived three lifetimes in my short time.

19. I've lived, laughed, lost, and loved again the whole Shakespearian thing.

20. It was a small provincial place with great people and I had a happy childhood growing up in Queens.

21. If we don't empower ourselves with knowledge, then we're gonna be led down a garden path.

22. If I go to a concert or sporting event I usually go in a VIP entrance. And leave the same way.

23. Life is precious and there's not a lot of room for anger.

24. My clothes are predominately black and my home is predominantly white.

25. Once you wake up and smell the coffee, it's hard to go back to sleep.

26. People lived in the same apartments for years. You'd meet a group of kids in kindergarten, and you'd still be with them in high school. No one ever left the neighborhood.

27. Since my illness, I've felt the presence of my angels.

28. Though I'm not religious in the classical sense I did partake in Passover.

29. Well, every time I get ready to do a job I want to lose weight.

30. Well I could have been just a writer. I had been a hair dresser. I could have stuck with that.

31. Well, my favorite color I guess I would say yellow.

32. It took me a long time to recover, so my close friends and my family stayed with me. I was in a place in my life were I was really ready to reach out.

33. Think peace.

34. I'm very committed to changing legislation to broaden the scope of women's health care but, at the same time, I want to live my life to the fullest.

35. (upon constantly being asked if her voice is real) Who would make this up?

36. I was always loving, involved with charities and family, and I had a rich life before. Now, I have a purpose. I got sick maybe for this reason.

37. I have no idea why this decision was made, and I have much regret that the audience that supported us all these years will be shortchanged.

38. And it was hard for me to see who I was. And I could not believe the way I changed. My hips were swollen, and green and discoloured. I had a red horizontal gash across my pubic bone from the incision.

39. I had stage one uterine cancer, and after my surgery it was considered 95 per cent non-recurring.

40. We had to do a radical hysterectomy.

41. I did do acupuncture, which helped me a lot to reduce the internal inflammation.

42. You know, I felt very vulnerable.

43. I had uterine cancer, which is the most under-funded and under-researched of all the female cancers.

44. The thing about Fran Fine is she'll always be the flashy girl from Flushing.

45. Surgery is half the race, but you have to go for the follow-up or do yourself a major disservice.

46. I definitely have a Queens identity, and that's what I'm preserving in this show.

47. I made an audio tape of my book, which I think is really excellent, although it's an abridged version of the book.

48. Writing Cancer Schmancer was very cathartic and painful.

49. I read for the part of Elizabeth, the virgin queen. I thought they said they were looking for a virgin from Queens. Whatever, the only virgin in my house is the olive oil.

50. I don't like when they interview me and they don't have a tape recorder, and they just take written notes. It's a surefire indication that I am going to be mis-quoted.

51. The accent is mine!

52. However, since the anthrax scare, the studio has prohibited all fan mail and I no longer receive it for the time being.

53. I had to do something with this voice. And don't expect that to change!

54. I love Pom's, there are wonderful little doggies.

55. I have a hang-up thinking I have to be everyone's caretaker and no-one can deal except me.

56. I definitely do support The American Cancer Foundation, as well as a myriad of other cancer groups and hospitals.

57. But ultimately I think that you need to go to either New York for theater or Los Angeles for television and movies.

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