” I didn’t worry about leaving the fast lane – I was just so consumed with my baby that it seemed like the right thing to do. I never felt like I left New York, though. If you’ve lived in a place and loved it, you never feel like you left it. “


” You don’t forget the movies, but you forget the details of them. “


” My cousin, Rip Torn, persuaded me not to change my name. You shouldn’t change what you are in the search for success. “


” There’s a real danger in trying to stay king of the mountain. You stop taking risks, you stop being as creative, because you’re trying to maintain a position. Apart from anything else that really takes the fun out of it. “


” When I started out in independent films in the early ’70s, we did everything for the love of art. It wasn’t about money and stardom. That was what we were reacting against. You’d die before you’d be bought. “


” You know, I don’t know what the future will bring, but I’m ready for whatever comes! “


” Fame sweeps you away. I had to go home every six months to remember who I am. “


” It’s a whole other way of working when you work in films: You know exactly the arc of your character. “



All 8 Sissy Spacek Quotes about You in picture


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