Motivational Quotes from Christine Lahti

I don’t want to fight aging; I want to take good care of myself, but plastic surgery and all that? I’m not interested.

Christine Lahti

I’m more proud of quitting smoking than of anything else I’ve done in my life, including winning an Oscar.

Christine Lahti

A friend of mine described it this way: When they were born it was like a meteor landed in our house and blew everything apart. We had to just put all the pieces back.

Christine Lahti

Competition is very good… as long as its healthy. It’s what makes one strive to be better.

Christine Lahti

I would take up any small job on the sets, just so that I could hang around with the hope of getting noticed.

Christine Lahti

After doing so many different roles, if you don’t stretch yourself, there’s no excitement left.

Christine Lahti

And that’s why I chose on purpose not to have a death scene. We’ve seen them in a million movies and it’s too much like cranking the tears out. I didn’t want that scene.

Christine Lahti

I am an actress and acting is my passion… period!

Christine Lahti

I demanded two weeks of rehearsal because to me as an actor, that’s the most important time.

Christine Lahti

I like to take up something that is challenging. I like to stretch myself.

Christine Lahti

I loved the stage and then grew to love the camera.

Christine Lahti

I most often land up taking up the roles that I most detest.

Christine Lahti

I think all industries are sexist in nature and I don’t think the film industry is any different.

Christine Lahti

I wanted to be an actress. In college I was a serious feminist and very political. I was determined to get one thing out of my career and that was respect. I didn’t want money. I didn’t care about fame.

Christine Lahti

I was a fighter and very determined. There was no way I was going to back out without winning.

Christine Lahti

It was not really a career choice that I had to make. It was something I knew right from the beginning. I had to be an actress… period.

Christine Lahti

Its only when you are a great actor and are recognised for your good work that you become famous. Unless you are in the news for the wrong reasons!

Christine Lahti

My heart’s in really great shape thanks to spinning classes.

Christine Lahti

Sure I faced the troubles and challenges that most actors and actresses face until they get noticed, but I was always confident of myself and my capabilities.

Christine Lahti

Television really does offer still great parts for women, cable in particular.

Christine Lahti

The crossover wasn’t happening. TV actors were TV actors, and film and stage actors were a whole different thing. And now there’s just a lot of crossover.

Christine Lahti

Theatre is more exciting in the sense that you can actually see the audience in the eye. You know there are no takes and retakes. You have one chance to do your job… and you better do it well!

Christine Lahti

When I was first starting out, if you were acting on television, it was a real stigma.

Christine Lahti

When I’m not working, my time is really about my children.

Christine Lahti