Andie MacDowell quotes

Born
April 21, 1958, Gaffney, South Carolina, U.S.

Occupation
Actress, fashion model.

Andie MacDowell is an American actress and fashion model.

I think sometimes we seem to obsess on negativity.
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I always say that kindness is the greatest beauty that you can have.
– Andie MacDowell
My biggest regret is rolling in regret. It is best to pick yourself up, dust yourself off and move on.
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I’m really addicted to water. I carry a bottle of water everywhere I go. I know people think I’m a nut.
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I think role models exist, but they usually don’t get the light because people like scandal.
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I wish there was a news channel that really told you what was going on in the world, not just sensationalized news.
– Andie MacDowell
I feel really good about the things I’ve accomplished in my life, and I don’t want to look younger.
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I love the idea of living a life that is completely humble and quiet.
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I’m actually a pretty clean-cut person.
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When you are authentic, you create a certain energy… people want to be around you because you are unique.
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I think sometimes I intimidate people. I’ve been told that. But I feel I’m the least intimidating person possible.
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I was six when my parents divorced, and that was tough for me.
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I never ‘shunned’ L.A., like people say. And I do think you can raise children well there, but it’s definitely harder.
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I hate auditions.
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I’ve had some really big hits with ‘Groundhog Day‘ and ‘Michael,’ ‘Multiplicity,’ ‘Four Weddings and a Funeral.’
– Andie MacDowell
It kind of cracks me up when people say I’m hot because I just think that that’s a term that I don’t have to deal with anymore.
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Every woman goes through a lot of agony before she decides in favour of her own happiness or that of her children.
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We can sit around and go, okay, is there really a plan, does somebody really know what’s happening, is it all planned out, because sometimes it just seems too remarkable to me the things that have happened to me.
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Sexiness comes with maturity.
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There is a comfortable feeling in small towns. It is salubrious.
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Because of technology today, we expect kids to stay in touch with us too much. I think that’s unnatural. We really do have to give kids their freedom and allow them to go off and become adults.
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I love being an advocate for women as we get older so that we can feel comfortable with ourselves. It’s all about being healthy for me now.
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I don’t think that youth should be glorified.
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I tried to do things independently with each child.
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I eat an enormous amount of fruits and vegetables.
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Where I live, the majority of men are married to women their own age.
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During my 40s, I thought I couldn’t wear red lipstick. I thought it was just too much and I couldn’t do it anymore. I don’t know why. But now, I’m going to wear red lipstick for as long as I want.
– Andie MacDowell
I think there is sexy. And then there’s tacky sexy. When you’re young, you can get away with tacky sexy. I mean, it’s not even tacky when you’re young. But when you get older, it’s just tacky.
– Andie MacDowell
I love learning, and I think that curiosity is a wonderful gift.
– Andie MacDowell
Do I really need to prove anything to anybody? I don’t feel that I have to prove anything. The only thing that I have to prove is to myself, that I have value.
– Andie MacDowell
I’ve already made a substantial commitment to wildlife by putting my land in the easement. It won’t be developed. It will remain there in perpetuity – will be there for the wildlife.
– Andie MacDowell
As an actor, you don’t know what is going to come next.
– Andie MacDowell
I lived in Paris when I was 20 and 21, and actually knew people that worked for the government there, that talked about terrorism in the country 20 years ago.
– Andie MacDowell
I’m the kind of person that just goes in and does my job.
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I don’t know that anyone comes from a truly functional family.
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I’ve always been a very active person.
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I exercise every day. It’s what makes me happy.
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You can’t be perfect at everything.
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Some women are naturally thin. But there needs to be an appreciation for a variety of types of women because we don’t all come in one package. We’re not pre-destined to all be a size six.
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I always think I look better after a yoga class. It’s the same as a massage. We look so amazing after a massage because we’re relaxed.
– Andie MacDowell
In 1984, I starred in ‘Greystoke: The Legend Of Tarzan,’ my first movie. My lines ended up being dubbed by Glenn Close, supposedly because my accent was ‘too southern’. It was completely humiliating at the time. I became a laughing stock. I’m amazed that I managed to pick myself up and dust myself off.
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I think women have an innate ability to be intuitive with people that they truly love, but they have to trust that inner voice, and I think it is there. I think we are more intuitive than men.
– Andie MacDowell
I remember tap-dancing and singing in front of the TV when I was a kid, telling my dad to stop watching Ed Sullivan or Milton Berle and watch me.
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I think hidden underneath a lot of teachers are very sexy women.
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My favourite thing is to be somebody else, no longer be me.
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There’s a deep piece of me that wants to be very personal and not share everything with everybody and not put it out there.
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I’m just human, and I have great relationships with the people that work for me.
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I need some downtime before I go to sleep.
– Andie MacDowell