Best Quotes from Christine Baranski

The older I get the more I try not to waste my time on negative energy.

Christine Baranski

It’s the thing that you do well that brings you to prominence. The very thing that brings you to success can also be like a curse, because then people think that’s all you can do.

Christine Baranski

You can only do the work to the very best of your ability.

Christine Baranski

I’m a nice, happily married wife and mom and I live in Connecticut.

Christine Baranski

You are always damned by things that you do well as an actor.

Christine Baranski

Usually, it gets worse and worse as they downsize your character; mine just kept getting better.

Christine Baranski

If I never do another movie, I will have had the privilege of working on one of the big Hollywood movies with top people, creating a world that can only be described as totally cinematic.

Christine Baranski

Ron Howard is as good a person as you could want to work with on film. He never lost his cool. He’s the most easygoing, lovely man, but he’s got this enormous intelligence and a wonderful humanity.

Christine Baranski

I got into Julliard on almost a full scholarship.

Christine Baranski

The sibilant s is the most difficult sound to correct.

Christine Baranski

I do enjoy film. The more I do it the more I learn.

Christine Baranski

I never say I have a preference for one medium as opposed to another.

Christine Baranski

I always say God should have given women one extra decade at least, especially if you want a family. You’re trying to pack a lot in.

Christine Baranski

It was considered that you were stepping down by doing television. I almost turned Cybill down because I so wanted to remain a theater actress.

Christine Baranski

In the early ’90s, New York was a pretty depressing place.

Christine Baranski

I’m sad to say that stardom is a commodity in our culture.

Christine Baranski

Mike Nichols asked if I would do The Birdcage. Mike and I are dear friends but he had never offered me a feature role in a movie. My television career opened other doors for me.

Christine Baranski

You make a choice whether or not to turn that TV on. We didn’t even have a television in the house.

Christine Baranski

I adore clothes, I adore drinking. I just don’t have the time or the inclination to totally indulge in it.

Christine Baranski

Really, can anyone drink several martinis at lunch?

Christine Baranski

I wish I didn’t have to live up to anything.

Christine Baranski

Why would I lose sleep when I really need valuable sleep just to recuperate and come back and do my job?

Christine Baranski

Bambi has a profound effect on children because it’s about losing your mother.

Christine Baranski

Lawrence of Arabia is the ultimate movie, deeply cinematic.

Christine Baranski

Audrey Hepburn’s face was made for the camera.

Christine Baranski

I often close my eyes because I can’t tolerate violence.

Christine Baranski

You have to hold your bloody own or you’re lost.

Christine Baranski

Acting is like a high wire act. Your margin for error is very slim.

Christine Baranski

It’s a great time to be an actress at this point in my life.

Christine Baranski

Jim Carrey is a consummate actor and professional. He comes on set, knows his lines and knows his moves.

Christine Baranski

I think people think Jim Carrey’s just wild and crazy. He really is very disciplined. It is true of Eddie Murphy and Robin Williams as well.

Christine Baranski

It is really hard to do comedy; it takes a lot of energy and focus. It’s rather like music: It’s a lot of hitting notes precisely.

Christine Baranski