I have been afraid all my life that I am going to die. All my life it has been stuffed in my imagination.
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Patty Duke Quotes
I'm not sure I want all my neuroses cleared up.
I have two books that were published quite some time ago. I start to read...
I knew from a very young age that there was something very wrong with me.
I can't even remember how many times I tried to kill myself.
Sometimes it is the simplest, seemingly most inane, most practical stuff that matters the most...
I still have highs and lows, just like any other person. What's missing is the...
I have a picture of myself in my mind as I walk around every day,...
I tell people to monitor their self-pity. Self-pity is very unattractive.
You can have manic-depression without having an ounce of creativity.
I kind of like the position of being the fair-haired savior of my mother.
We have developed this unbelievable ability to deny. We have to. If we didn't, we'd...
I'm living out a childhood fantasy. Our house is in a historic district of a...
Reality is hard. It is no walk in the park, this thing called Life.
Actors take risks all the time. We put ourselves on the line. It is creative...
The Eleanor Roosevelt Award that I received for women's rights activities is one I treasure.
My recovery from manic depression has been an evolution, not a sudden miracle.
I joke around a lot about the manic times because they're funny. We manics do...
I believe that all the important people in my life prior to 1982 were victimized...
Human beings have speculated about the relationship between inspiration and insanity for centuries.
It's toughest to forgive ourselves. So it's probably best to start with other people. It's...