Mackenzie Phillips Quotes

You never know what someone is dealing with behind closed doors. You only know what you see or what you think you see.

I want to live for my truth, my reality, what is important to me and what I’m passionate about. I love acting, and I love being able to tell a story, but working with another human being who is struggling with the same thing that I’ve struggled with, and guiding them towards hope and redemption – it’s you know it’s a triumph, it’s a story of the triumph of the human spirit.

The weight is off my shoulders. I don’t live in the past anymore. I look forward, instead of back.

There’s a fine line between genius and insanity, as we all know.

By the time I turned 18, I moved into a little chalet of my own and felt very grown-up.

There are hundreds of thousands of kids walking around with a sleeping monster inside them.

I became fascinated with the concept of speak no, see no, hear no evil. And – and the actual depiction of three wise monkeys. And I began collecting it over the years. And I kind of figured that I might be the – the fourth monkey, the feel no evil monkey.

I have purpose. My life has meaning. I am engaged in a profession that I’m passionate about. I have some place to go every day. I’m expected. There’s always a task at hand. I have beautiful relationships in my life. I have a beautiful home, I go to meetings. I work with others. I stay busy.

If I stay in action, I won’t live in fear.

I am so saddened by the loss of our dear friend, Bonnie Franklin. She was just full of light and love. Bonnie will be very much missed by all the people she touched with her love.

If one can create a purposeful, meaningful life then there’s no room for drugs or alcohol. It’s not on the list anymore.

I’ve always turned my anger inwards towards self-destruction.

My mother went to a school called ‘The Club of the Three Wise Monkeys’. And my grandmother, my father’s mother, had a gold charm for her made with the speak no, see no, hear no evil monkeys. And I was fascinated by that charm. I’d sit in my mother’s lap and play with it all the time.