Mariska Hargitay Quotes

Mariska hargitay Quotes On Age

I’ve got no problems with my age. I rejoice in the knowledge I have accrued and savor the greatest moments, because I know how fast it goes.

Losing my mother at such an early age is the scar of my soul. But I feel like it ultimately made me into the person I am today; I understand the journey of life. I had to go through what I did to be here.

To me, the definition of sexy – at any age – is strength and confidence.

Mariska hargitay Quotes On Children

We’re all connected. Helping another woman is helping yourself, your mother, your sister, your children.

Having a child changes everything. All of a sudden you have so much to lose, so much to live for.

Mariska hargitay Quotes On Healing

If I can play a little part in the world’s healing, and making it a better place than when I came, then I just thank God for that chance.

It’s a life’s journey of finding ourselves, finding our power, and living for yourself, not for everyone else.

Healing takes time,

Healing takes time, and asking for help is a courageous step.

Just having someone make you laugh so hard that it hurts is so healing to me.

Mariska hargitay Quotes On Mom

These days we don’t have to fit into something other people think we are. We’ve leveled the playing field, life is inclusive. I’m a mom, sex detective, wife, fearless, gentle — we can now, with grace, be all of what we are.

I wasn’t at all trying to be skinny, My Mom is Jayne Mansfield, I’m allowed to have curves.

I want to be a fun mom. Not a gasping for air mom.

I think because I became a mom later in life, everything in life means more.

Mariska hargitay Quotes On Mother

Losing my mother at such an early age is the scar of my soul. But I feel like it ultimately made me into the person I am today; I understand the journey of life. I had to go through what I did to be here.

Fifty years ago my Mother stood on this stage accepting this award; She was fortunate enough to have my Dad with her. Fifty years later, I’m fortunate enough to have my Dad with me. I love you, Dad.

We’re all connected. Helping another woman is helping yourself, your mother, your sister, your children.

People who overcome

People who overcome their fears every day, without fanfare, without recognition. Quiet, everyday courage, that’s what I admire most.

Surviving and thriving in the wake of my mothers loss, I learned to believe in God. He has a plan, if you pay attention to the signs. I am inspired by the absolute proof of miracles.

Mariska hargitay Quotes On Quitting

The only reason I have the career I have is that I didn’t quit.

The message I got from my father was that life is hard, but you just don’t quit. I am grateful that I didn’t let fear get the best of me. It only holds you back from possibilities and greatness. You’ve got to kick fear to the side, because the payoff is huge.

As an actress, there were so many months, years even, when I didn’t get work, when I wanted to quit.

I was lucky enough to have a father who said, ‘Don’t quit.’ So I just kept going.

Mariska hargitay Quotes On Soul

Losing my mother at such

Losing my mother at such an early age is the scar of my soul. But I feel like it ultimately made me into the person I am today; I understand the journey of life. I had to go through what I did to be here.

You make sacrifices to become a mother, but you really find yourself and your soul.

The experience of being cared for is profound, and it nourishes the soul as much as the food does the body.

It wasn't really that hard

It wasn’t really that hard to act when you see somebody holding a gun to your partner. It’s also believing the circumstances and I believed it.

They say that the average lifespan of an SVU detective is 4 years. People can’t do it longer than that because it’s so difficult.

Kids who drink alcohol, fairly regularly before they’re 14 have a 48% chance… of becoming alcoholics.

No one can take away your pain, so don’t let anyone take away your happiness.

I don’t have to be an expert. I just have to care.

No one can tell you who you are and what you are made of, only you yourself know what you are made of, and only you yourself can do the work to become who you want to be.

If I can play a little part in the world’s healing, and making it a better place than when I came, then I just thank God for that chance.

We're all connected. Helping

We’re all connected. Helping another woman is helping yourself, your mother, your sister, your children.

People who overcome their fears every day, without fanfare, without recognition. Quiet, everyday courage, that’s what I admire most.

Being sexy is just one part of being a woman and an actress. But if the part calls for sexy…

Just smiling at someone walking down the street can make the person’s day. It’s all about paying it forward.

Sexual assault and domestic violence are difficult things to talk about. Talk about them anyway.

Humor is about perspective, and hanging out with people who see life through a similar lens is so important.

In life you have two choices. You can laugh or you can cry. You have to laugh, you have to.

But trust can take you a long way. And my faith takes me a long way. And I think that our pains, our vulnerabilities, and our insecurities can fuel us to be better. To try harder. To dig deeper.