Debra Winger – I happen to be interested…

I happen to be interested in watching a face age. I like faces of women…


“I happen to be interested in watching a face age. I like faces of women aging so it makes me personally quite sad. That’s a beautiful gift from God. If people don’t want to see that anymore then I won’t be in anymore movies.”
-Debra Winger

Debra Winger – I always loved working as…

I always loved working as an actress, but I didn’t understand why I couldn’t just…


“I always loved working as an actress, but I didn’t understand why I couldn’t just opt out of being famous. And then I realized you can, and I think I did. And eventually, I came to understand that you can do that and also keep working.”
-Debra Winger

Debra Winger – I had a very insightful…

I had a very insightful friend who warned me back when I stopped reading scripts…


“I had a very insightful friend who warned me back when I stopped reading scripts, ‘It’s easier to change directions while you’re still moving.’ If you stop, it’s harder to get started again. I still don’t think I made the wrong decision, but he was right.”
-Debra Winger

Debra Winger – When I was younger I…

When I was younger I probably didn’t understand something basic about tact, but I think…


“When I was younger I probably didn’t understand something basic about tact, but I think it kept faint-hearted people at arm’s distance and that’s not such a bad thing, because life is short and I know the kind of people I want to work with.”
-Debra Winger

Debra Winger – I was never afraid of…

I was never afraid of failure after that because, I think, coming that close to…


“I was never afraid of failure after that because, I think, coming that close to death you get kissed. With the years, the actual experience of course fades, but the flavor of it doesn’t. I just had a real sense of what choice do I have but to live fully?”
-Debra Winger