Carrie Fisher - Quotes

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Everything is negotiable. Whether or not the negotiation is easy is another thing.

Everything is negotiable. Whether or not the negotiation is easy is another thing.

Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die. ---->>>

I don't want to be thought of as a survivor because you have to continue getting involved in difficult situations to show off that particular gift, and I'm not interested in doing that anymore. ---->>>

No, as it turns out, I really like being congratulated on my weight loss. I like it so much, it's tragic. ---->>>

I am a spy in the house of me. I report back from the front lines of the battle that is me. I am somewhat nonplused by the event that is my life. ---->>>

You can't find true affection in Hollywood because everyone does the fake affection so well. ---->>>

I enjoy taking jobs that make fun of me - or me as Princess Leia, or me as the writer, or whatever, as some idea. ---->>>

I don't think Christmas is necessarily about things. It's about being good to one another, it's about the Christian ethic, it's about kindness.

I don't think Christmas is necessarily about things. It's about being good to one another, it's about the Christian ethic, it's about kindness.

I'm fine, but I'm bipolar. I'm on seven medications, and I take medication three times a day. This constantly puts me in touch with the illness I have. I'm never quite allowed to be free of that for a day. It's like being a diabetic. ---->>>

Certainly there are people who like me, but then there are those who don't know me who gossip about me. You can't believe the things I've heard. ---->>>

I am mentally ill. I can say that. I am not ashamed of that. I survived that, I'm still surviving it, but bring it on. Better me than you. ---->>>

Instant gratification takes too long.

Instant gratification takes too long.

One of the great things to pretend is that you're not only alright, you're in great shape. Now to have that come true - I've actually gone on stage depressed and that's worked its magic on me, 'cause if I can convince you that I'm alright, then maybe I can convince me. ---->>>

I have two moods. One is Roy, rollicking Roy, the wild ride of a mood. And Pam, sediment Pam, who stands on the shore and sobs... Sometimes the tide is in, sometimes it's out. ---->>>

I really love the internet. They say chat-rooms are the trailer park of the internet but I find it amazing.

I really love the internet. They say chat-rooms are the trailer park of the internet but I find it amazing.

I went to a doctor and told him I felt normal on acid, that I was a light bulb in a world of moths. That is what the manic state is like. ---->>>

I have a chemical imbalance that, in its most extreme state, will lead me to a mental hospital. ---->>>

I'm very sane about how crazy I am. ---->>>

Mistakes are a drag, because you get in the area of regret and self-pity. ---->>>

The world of manic depression is a world of bad judgment calls. ---->>>

I don't want to be a victim. ---->>>

I think of my body as a side effect of my mind. ---->>>

People see me and they squeal like tropical birds or seals stranded on the beach. ---->>>

You can't find any true closeness in Hollywood, because everybody does the fake closeness so well. ---->>>

So when I was 24, someone suggested to me that I was bipolar, and I thought that was ridiculous. I just thought he was trying to get out of treating me. But he was also responding to the chaotic nature of my life.

So when I was 24, someone suggested to me that I was bipolar, and I thought that was ridiculous. I just thought he was trying to get out of treating me. But he was also responding to the chaotic nature of my life.

I always wrote. I wrote from when I was 12. That was therapeutic for me in those days. I wrote things to get them out of feeling them, and onto paper. So writing in a way saved me, kept me company. I did the traditional thing with falling in love with words, reading books and underlining lines I liked and words I didn't know. ---->>>

Anything you can do in excess for the wrong reasons is exciting to me. ---->>>

If anything, my mother taught me how to sur-thrive. That's my word for it. ---->>>

I was street smart, but unfortunately the street was Rodeo Drive. ---->>>

My mother's career was over at 40 but she was still trying to be everyone's buddy, always smiling for the cameras. ---->>>

Now I say I'm a diarist with an explanation I'll get back to you on. Someday I may try and write in memoir form. ---->>>

I did the traditional thing with falling in love with words, reading books and underlining lines I liked and words I didn't know. It was something I always did. ---->>>

I found out when I did the Oprah Winfrey show that there was a cookie jar of me. So she gave it to me. I had no idea prior to that that it even existed. ---->>>

There were days I could barely struggle into a size 46 or 48, months of larges and XXLs, and endless rounds of leggings with the elastic at the waist stretched to its limit and beyond - topped with the fashion equivalent of a tea cozy. And always black, because I was in mourning for my slimmer self. ---->>>

Mothers are great. They outlast everything. But when they're bad, they're the worst thing that can happen. ---->>>

The manic end of is a lot of fun.

The manic end of is a lot of fun.

He's a very strange guy, my father. I can't get mad at him because he's so adorable. ---->>>

I am a very discreet human when it comes to other people. ---->>>

I am truly a product of Hollywood in-breeding. When two celebrities mate, someone like me is the result. ---->>>

I'll never be known for my work with boundaries. ---->>>

As you get older, the pickings get slimmer, but the people don't. ---->>>

Females get hired along procreative lines. After 40, we're kind of cooked. ---->>>

I started out doing my mother's nightclub act, and I had stage fright. ---->>>

I think that the truth is a really stern taskmistress.

I think that the truth is a really stern taskmistress.

I was born into big celebrity. It could only diminish. ---->>>

Leia follows me like a vague smell. ---->>>

There is no point at which you can say, 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.' ---->>>

Two of the saddest words in the English language are, 'What party?' And L.A. is the 'What party?' capital of the world. ---->>>

I have a mess in my head sometimes, and there's something very satisfying about putting it into words. Certainly it's not something that you're in charge of, necessarily, but writing about it, putting it into your words, can be a very powerful experience. ---->>>

I was born on October 21, 1956 in Burbank, California. My father, Eddie Fisher, was a famous singer. My mother, Debbie Reynolds, was a movie star. Her best-known role was in 'Singin' In The Rain.' ---->>>

In the Fifties, my parents were known as 'America's sweethearts'. Their pictures graced the covers of all the newspapers. They were the Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston of their day. ---->>>

I like performing. I like partnering with an audience. ---->>>

Acting engenders and harbours qualities that are best left way behind in adolescence. ---->>>

Drugs made me feel more normal. ---->>>

I spent a year in a 12-step program, really committed, because I could not believe what had happened - that I might have killed myself. ---->>>

Kevin Smith is a very challenging conversationalist and Jay has many great stories. ---->>>

People are still asking me if I knew Star Wars was going to be that big of a hit. Yes, we all knew. The only one who didn't know was George. ---->>>

My father was a joyous, joyous spirit, he really was. He was a hedonist, that was just - he enjoyed life, thrust up to the elbows with it. He was a terrible father. I don't know that he was parented that well. ---->>>

My parents had this incredibly vital relationship with an audience, like muscle with blood. This was the main competition I had for my parents' attention: an audience. ---->>>

There's a line I have that our family was designed more for public than for private. But there are definitely some things that are only mine. I am someone who dreams at night, and you don't know what I'm dreaming.

There's a line I have that our family was designed more for public than for private. But there are definitely some things that are only mine. I am someone who dreams at night, and you don't know what I'm dreaming.

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 10-21, 1956
Birthplace: in Beverly Hills, California, The United States
Die: 2016-12-27
Occupation: Actress

Carrie Frances Fisher (October 21, 1956 – December 27, 2016) was an American actress, writer and humorist who is best known for playing Princess Leia in the Star Wars film series. Her other film roles included Shampoo (1975), The Blues Brothers (1980), Hannah and Her Sisters (1986), The 'Burbs (1989), and When Harry Met Sally (wikipedia)