Olympia Dukakis Quotes & Sayings

18 most famous Olympia Dukakis quotes and sayings. These are the first 10 quotes we have for her. She's an 86 year old American actress born on Jun 20, 1931.

“When my children were born, I didn't have them baptized because I felt baptism was about erasing Original Sin - something the Church said children got from their mother - and I absolutely refused to believe women carry Original Sin.”
“I talk to women's groups all over the country and see women struggling with this. The fear of not being accepted, of being different, of not having a man, all make it hard for a woman to do what she really believes is right for her.”
Olympia Dukakis Quotes
“You don't stay married for thirty-nine years because of sex or even because of love, but because your partner is a real friend to you, because they respect and regard you.”
Olympia Dukakis Quotes
“I think we have to be careful about what we label as a prerequisite for spirituality. I don't think you have to know a lot to have a spiritual life, but knowing gives life richness.”
Olympia Dukakis Quotes
“I think it's because most of us talk one way and live another. There are a few people who truly, truly walk the talk.”
Olympia Dukakis Quotes
“God is not something I think about but something I experience as an energy, a Presence. I do find it easier to pray to a female Presence or an androgynous Presence.”
“Most of us are not real eager to grow, myself included. We try to be happy by staying in the status quo. But if we're not willing to be honest with ourselves about what we feel, we don't evolve.”
Olympia Dukakis Quotes
“When I was a kid, I'd kneel down at the side of my bed every night before I went to sleep, and my mother and I would say a Greek prayer to the Virgin Mary.”
Olympia Dukakis Quotes
“My husband is a fall-away Catholic, but with a vengeance. He's actually more of a feminist than I am.”
“The rest of us are still trying to find ways to live in the world with spirit-ual values. Myself included. We've learned certain skills, we've learned to prevail somewhat, but we've not made it over the mountain.”

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