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31 Mary Tyler Moore Quotes About Life (SUCCESS)

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Take chances, make mistakes. That's how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.
Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.
Having a dream is what keeps you alive. Overcoming the challenges makes life worth living.
Having a dream is what keeps you alive. Overcoming the challenges makes life worth living.
You can't be brave if you've only had wonderful things happen to you.
You can’t be brave if you’ve only had wonderful things happen to you.
Sometimes you have to get to know someone really well to realize you're really strangers.
Sometimes you have to get to know someone really well to realize you’re really strangers.
It's none of my business what other people think of me.
It’s none of my business what other people think of me.
I've had the fame and the joy of getting laughter - those are gifts.
I’ve had the fame and the joy of getting laughter – those are gifts.
There's one beneficial effect of going to Moscow. You come home waving the American flag with all your might.
There’s one beneficial effect of going to Moscow. You come home waving the American flag with all your might.
You truly have to make the very best of what you've got. We all do.
You truly have to make the very best of what you’ve got. We all do.
Don’t be looking for perfection. Don’t be short-tempered with yourself. And you’ll be a whole lot nicer to be around with everyone else.
Don’t be looking for perfection. Don’t be short-tempered with yourself. And you’ll be a whole lot nicer to be around with everyone else.
Behind every beautiful fur, there is a story. It is a bloody, barbaric story.
Behind every beautiful fur, there is a story. It is a bloody, barbaric story.

7 Mary Tyler Moore Quotes About Life

“I feel about my dogs now, and all the dogs I had prior to this, the way I feel about children—they are that important to me. When I have lost a dog I have gone into a mourning period that lasted for months.”

Mary Tyler Moore
But I'm very happy with my life the way it has been turning out. A little time in the country, a little time with the animals and working on behalf of them.
But I’m very happy with my life the way it has been turning out. A little time in the country, a little time with the animals and working on behalf of them.
Worrying is a necessary part of life.
Worrying is a necessary part of life.

“A human being has been given an intellect to make choices, and we know there are other food sources that do not require the killing of a creature that would protest being killed.”

Mary Tyler Moore
Three things have helped me successfully go through the ordeals of life - an understanding husband, a good analyst and millions of dollars.
Three things have helped me successfully go through the ordeals of life – an understanding husband, a good analyst and millions of dollars.
This has been a wonderful life, absolutely terrific. There are very few things that I would go back and do differently, if I had that control.
This has been a wonderful life, absolutely terrific. There are very few things that I would go back and do differently, if I had that control.
I'm an experienced woman; I've been around... Well, all right, I might not have been around, but I've been... nearby.
I’m an experienced woman; I’ve been around… Well, all right, I might not have been around, but I’ve been… nearby.

8 Mary Tyler Moore Quotes on Health and Diabetes

“Diabetes is an all-too-personal time bomb which can go off today, tomorrow, next year, or 10 years from now – a time bomb affecting millions like me and the children here today.”

Mary Tyler Moore
I've always been independent. I've always had courage. But I didn't always own my diabetes.
I’ve always been independent. I’ve always had courage. But I didn’t always own my diabetes.
Well, there are certain foods that I prefer not to eat because they're just such a jolt to the system.
Well, there are certain foods that I prefer not to eat because they’re just such a jolt to the system.
Eating sundaes is something you can't do every night.
Eating sundaes is something you can’t do every night.

“There are two kinds of cloning right now. One is therapeutic cloning which is for coming up with cures for life threatening, really, really awful diseases. Then there is reproductive cloning, which is to make a human being out of your DNA and a donor egg.”

Mary Tyler Moore
Both children and adults like me who live with type 1 diabetes need to be mathematicians, physicians, personal trainers, and dietitians all rolled into one.
Both children and adults like me who live with type 1 diabetes need to be mathematicians, physicians, personal trainers, and dietitians all rolled into one.
Chronic disease like a troublesome relative is something you can learn to manage but never quite escape.
Chronic disease like a troublesome relative is something you can learn to manage but never quite escape.
When the doctor said I had diabetes, I conjured images of languishing on a chaise longue nibbling chocolates. I have no idea why I thought this.
When the doctor said I had diabetes, I conjured images of languishing on a chaise longue nibbling chocolates. I have no idea why I thought this.

6 Mary Tyler Moore Quotes on her Career and Acting

“I knew at a very early age what I wanted to do. Some people refer to it as indulging in my instincts and artistic bent. I call it just showing off, which was what I did from about three years of age on.”

Mary Tyler Moore
I'm not an actress who can create a character. I play me.
I’m not an actress who can create a character. I play me.
The kinds of shows that seem to work now, the comedy shows, are those which require very little attention. They're superficial and I like articulate comedy.
The kinds of shows that seem to work now, the comedy shows, are those which require very little attention. They’re superficial and I like articulate comedy.

“I just like the continue doing what I’ve been doing. A melange of funny, straight drama, television, movies, a little theater here and there wouldn’t hurt. So if I can keep doing that, I’ll be a very happy person.”

Mary Tyler Moore
The only leading man I ever had a crush on was James Garner.
The only leading man I ever had a crush on was James Garner.

“My grandfather once said, having watched me one entire afternoon, prancing and leaping and cavorting, ‘This child will either end up on stage or in jail.’ Fortunately, I took the easy route.”

Mary Tyler Moore

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