Get QuoteDark Inspirational Quotes App
All Quotes by author - Nia Vardalos
" Absolutely, I don't believe in rules. As I tell my daughter when she is mischievous, 'Well-behaved women rarely make history.' "
" America was founded on immigrants. The immigrant experience is common to all of us. "
" And (cue music swell) motherhood turned out to be the most meaningful thing I've ever done with my life. Really. "
" Because I am a character actor, I thought I would be the fourth or eighth banana on a sitcom, and that would be OK. "
" Don't settle; don't compromise. Freeze your eggs, get your sociology doctorate, worry more about war and pestilence and the incredible inequality of geographical birth than finding your soulmate. "
" Ever since I became a parent, time moves far too quickly. My vision always feels like I'm wearing giant kaleidoscope-goggles. "
" Every time I sign a contract, I donate something to charity and buy a piece of jewelry. Whether the movie gets made or not, it's a celebration. "
" I believe that if I come home from a stressful day on the set, I just have to leave it there. "
" I believe that there are moments in everyone's lives where a door flings open, and if you're terrified of what's on the other side, you must walk through it. "
" I believe that you will not get what you want unless you ask for it. "
" I consider myself a fearless idiot. "
" I couldn't get an acting job to save my life when I moved to L.A. "
" I'd been raised by my parents who taught me not to think you're better than you are. "
" I did go through a bit of a dark time during the years I was trying to be a mom. But I'm basically a very positive person. "
" I do get approached every day by people who say, 'Why don't you make more movies?' I don't really miss it when I get to go and watch my daughter in the Christmas pageant. "
" I don't card out my screenplays ever. I just have an idea I just sit down and write I don't edit. "
" I don't like it if I act anything other than the humble Winnipegger I was raised to be. "
" I don't temper how I feel. I'm Greek. I've got emotions. "
" I don't work that much because I am selective. "
" I do recommend it for all girls, and boys, out there: put on a pair of fishnet stockings and find your inner sexiness! "
" I feel that the industry can be sliced into two categories - grateful actors and non-grateful actors. I'm always so appreciative that this has happened for me - and against all odds - as a middle child from Canada. I'm very grateful. "
" If you create a fun environment, people will take liberties and grow and expand. And then you'll get your final screenplay in my favorite style, which is 'tossed away' - as if the actor just thought of it. "
" I grew up looking for myself onscreen and never could find myself. And I believe that I am supposed to be Toula to show people that it's O.K. to be different. "
" I had worked for ten years in theater; I had worked at Second City in Chicago. Then I got to Hollywood, and I was like, naively, 'Where's my pilot?' "
" I have always written from a personal place. "
" I have found that every family has a strange remedy for any situation - from 'Use Fantastic to get the scuff off your patent leather shoes!' to 'Soak an aspirin in a glass of water to get rid of a migraine.' "
" I have had the same person show up in a few cities with flowers. A lovely gentleman who gave me a picture of himself. I came home, gave it to Ian, and said, 'If I go missing, here's the guy.' "
" I have no idea how to use social media for anything other than forwarding a good fart joke. "
" I love romance. I think our skin clears up and we're nicer when you are in love. "
" I'm a private person who doesn't relish making her personal life public. "
Check our other websites: