Ellen Burstyn Quotes

Ellen Burstyn Quotes On Love

“What a lovely surprise to finally discover how unlonely being alone can be.” – Ellen Burstyn

Ellen Burstyn Quotes On Life

When you recognize

“When you recognize what your talents are, a happy life is developing them to the greatest extent you can.” – Ellen Burstyn

“I’ve lived most of my life in Manhattan, but as close as Brooklyn is to Manhattan, there are people who live there who have been to Manhattan maybe once or twice.” – Ellen Burstyn

Ellen Burstyn Quotes On Feelings

“She goes from one addiction to another. All are ways for her to not feel her feelings.” – Ellen Burstyn

Ellen Burstyn Quotes On Mother

“I always wanted to play Joan of Arc. I’ve always wanted to do that. Now I’m thinking, ‘Maybe there’s a story in Joan of Arc’s mother!’ If I don’t hurry up, her grandmother!” – Ellen Burstyn

The interesting thing about

“The interesting thing about doing a play is to find a way to make it fresh and do it as though you were doing it for the first time.” – Ellen Burstyn

“They pulled Resurrection out of the theatres, so it was running in New York and I was nominated for the Oscar and there was no ad in the newspapers to say it was running. So it was literally killed.” – Ellen Burstyn

“Everything gets old if you do it often enough.” – Ellen Burstyn

I did my famous cabbage

“I did my famous cabbage soup diet, so I was able to do it.” – Ellen Burstyn

Well my taste wasn't

“Well my taste wasn’t very good when I first started out. But later, when I began to appreciate the art of acting, I would say the actress I most admire is Vanessa Redgrave.” – Ellen Burstyn

“To me, it’s a very moral film. If my son were a teenager now, I would drag him to see it.” – Ellen Burstyn

It's been awhile.

“It’s been awhile. My Oscar is getting kind of tarnished. I looked at it a couple of years ago and thought I really needed a new one.” – Ellen Burstyn

“Regret is a toxin that I try not to allow in my body.” – Ellen Burstyn