Jane Fonda quotes

Born
December 21, 1937 New York City, New York, U.S.

Occupation
Actress.

Jane Fonda is an American actress, writer, political activist, former fashion model and fitness guru. She is a two-time Academy Award winner, two-time BAFTA Award winner, and four-time Golden Globe Award winner. In 2014, Fonda was the recipient of the AFI Life Achievement Award.

It’s never too late – never too late to start over, never too late to be happy.
– Jane Fonda
We’re not meant to be perfect. It took me a long time to learn that.
– Jane Fonda
Our young people are assets to be cultivated and nurtured; let’s begin treating them that way.
– Jane Fonda
Emotionality is really easy for me. My father always said that Fondas can cry at a good steak.
– Jane Fonda
I was raised in the ’50s. I was taught by my father that how I looked was all that mattered, frankly.
– Jane Fonda
I’m now the elder in the position of doling out wisdom and trying to mend fences.
– Jane Fonda
A good many dramatic situations begin with screaming.
– Jane Fonda
The capacity of young people to persevere, even under the most adverse conditions, never ceases to amaze me.
– Jane Fonda
All my life I had believed that unless I was perfect I would not be loved.
– Jane Fonda
I would have given up acting in a minute. I didn’t like how it set me apart from other people.
– Jane Fonda
I am blessed beyond reason with women friends.
– Jane Fonda
I see many more men who are feminist, or at least who have learned about life in the context of feminism.
– Jane Fonda
I always had a penchant for falling in love. Every time I found myself without a mate, I fell into a state of low-sizzling panic.
– Jane Fonda
The ’60s may be idealized in the movie from a cultural point of view, but the decade was all about discord and a big generational split that was very painful.
– Jane Fonda
When you can’t remember why you’re hurt, that’s when you’re healed.
– Jane Fonda
I think feminism is about the spirit.
– Jane Fonda
I knew that I had to write my memoirs.
– Jane Fonda
Ted needs someone to be there 100% of the time. He thinks that’s love. It’s not love – it’s babysitting.
– Jane Fonda
My love life is wonderful.
– Jane Fonda
I was so devastated by my second divorce that I had a nervous breakdown.
– Jane Fonda
You don’t learn from successes; you don’t learn from awards; you don’t learn from celebrity; you only learn from wounds and scars and mistakes and failures. And that’s the truth.
– Jane Fonda
A mother who is obsessing about being thin and dieting and exercising is not going to be a very good mother.
– Jane Fonda
I was a chameleon, the woman men wanted me to be.
– Jane Fonda
Through therapy and a lot of thinking and writing my memoirs, I’ve been able to use my life as a lesson.
– Jane Fonda
My mother killed herself when I was 12. I won’t complete that relationship. But I can try to understand her.
– Jane Fonda
We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.
– Jane Fonda
I have a confidence about my life that comes from standing tall on my own two feet.
– Jane Fonda
I don’t want my wrinkles taken away – I don’t want to look like everyone else.
– Jane Fonda
When I was at the age when you were supposed to be glamorous if you were a movie star, I wasn’t.
– Jane Fonda
Real love and intimacy can be much more possible when you’re older.
– Jane Fonda
I was always a courageous woman, capable of confronting governments but not men.
– Jane Fonda
I feel like my honesty gives people the freedom to talk about things they wouldn’t otherwise.
– Jane Fonda
As I started getting older, I realized, ‘I’m so happy!’ I didn’t expect this! I wasn’t happy when I was young.
– Jane Fonda
Feminism is not just about women; it’s about letting all people lead fuller lives.
– Jane Fonda