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Dysfunctional

Total Quotes : 47
Bad Sometime

I don't look at her like she's a bad girl. She just misunderstood sometime, she's a little troubled, she's a little dysfunctional. She's a survivor.

- Aida Turturro

Work Capital

I was elected to come to an incredibly dysfunctional capital and make the government work better, and that's what I'm doing.

- Andrew Cuomo

Some Likely

Clearly, America's dysfunctional food culture must bear some of the blame for our excess pounds, but it's likely our walking-averse lifestyles contribute as well.

- Andrew Weil

Family Every

Every family is dysfunctional.

- Andy Garcia

Art Terms

The dichotomy between art and industry is totally dysfunctional in terms of film.

- Ann Macbeth

Most

Most families are dysfunctional.

- Art Malik

London South

As a child marooned in a post-war South London backwater with no ready cash and a bafflingly dysfunctional family, I had to glean my amusement wherever I could.

- Christopher Fowler

Allen

Woody Allen movies notwithstanding, therapy, in the early eighties, was not exactly a hot conversation starter. Nor was it a favoured activity for dysfunctional couples or suffering individuals.

- Dan Hill

Needs Making

Memory is not particularly linear - it is associative, repetitive, subjective and porous. But the writer needs to convey disorder and dysfunction without making the novel itself disorderly or dysfunctional.

- Dana Spiotta

Deal Having

Don't blame the police for having to deal aggressively due to underclass dysfunctional lifestyles brought on by failed liberal Democrat policies that keep blacks mired in a position of living life at the bottom.

- David A. Clarke, Jr.

Family Unit

I was quite able at the insignificant work I did in MI6, but absolutely dysfunctional in my domestic life. I had no experience of fatherhood. I had no example of marital bliss or the family unit.

- John le Carre

Come

People who come from dysfunctional families are not destined for a dysfunctional life.

- Bo Bennett

Father Very

I came from a dysfunctional family - very dysfunctional. And my father used to find great humor in throwing me down the stairs.

- Bob Beckel

Congress

Congress is dysfunctional.

- Bob Filner

Prestigious

I used to teach acting in a maximum security men's prison. I worked with guys with the most dysfunctional behavior problems. I probably learned more there than from my prestigious theater degree.

- Diane Farr

Utterly

Washington isn't utterly dysfunctional.

- Douglas Brunt

Start Always

Dysfunctional co-dependent relationships always appeal to me. I don't know exactly how it started. I start writing sketches of characters and little scene-lets, and then it builds.

- Elizabeth Meriwether

Learned

I've learned that a family can have little glitches without being labeled dysfunctional.

- Kathy Najimy

Like June

My parents were like June and Ward Cleaver; there was nothing dysfunctional about them.

- Kelly Ripa

Pretty Dad

My dad's a Jew, and my mom's a WASP, so that should pretty much say it all. It was a comically dysfunctional family.

- Lake Bell

Number

Dysfunctional families have sired a number of pretty good actors.

- Gene Hackman

Human Being

I tell the truth, and I expose myself as a weak, misguided, misdirected, dysfunctional human being I used to be.

- Russell Means

My Own Could

I can hardly find the words to describe the peace I felt when I was acting. My dysfunctional self could actually plug in to another self, not my own, and it felt so good.

- Thandie Newton

My Life

I want kids to have a chance to dream of becoming something like I did in my life, and when you're living in a home that's dysfunctional and unhealthy that way, you don't dream like that.

- Picabo Street

Song Some

Nobody's favorite movie is some dark, dysfunctional slasher story. Everybody's favorite song is a sentimental song. So why all of a sudden is it bad to be sentimental in books?

- Mitch Albom

Viewpoint

My viewpoint is the Senate is dysfunctional.

- Mo Brooks

Love I Love

I love books about dysfunctional families.

- Sara Shepard

Luck Always

Why do I always choose the shopping cart with the squeaky wheel? Is it my bad luck, or are all the carts dysfunctional?

- Rachel Nichols

Afford Could

In Limerick, a family that was dysfunctional was one who could afford to drink but didn't.

- Malachy McCourt

Nature Very

Any affair, by its very nature, is quite dysfunctional.

- Rebekah Brooks

Want Admit

Every family is dysfunctional, whether you want to admit it or not.

- Shailene Woodley

Through

Every friendship goes through ups and downs. Dysfunctional patterns set in; external situations cause internal friction; you grow apart and then bounce back together.

- Mariella Frostrup

Other Very

I didn't have a dysfunctional childhood or young adulthood, but I was somebody who was very much raised to do what other people told me to do as a person.

- Shelley Fabares

Private

And Louis Freeh was a completely dysfunctional FBI Director, who was actually waging his own private war against the Clinton Administration.

- Sidney Blumenthal

Book Would

If I grew up with a dysfunctional family, I would eventually start a book club.

- Martha MacIsaac

Some Costs

The U.S. has the most dysfunctional healthcare system in the industrial world, has about twice the per capita costs, and some of the worst outcomes. It's also the only privatized system.

- Noam Chomsky

Society Very

We live in a very dysfunctional society, and this is a very, very dysfunctional Administration.

- Martin Sheen

Always

I always notice the dysfunctional dynamic of human relationships because most places where you encounter it, people are trying to pretend it isn't happening.

- Sophie Hannah

Everybody

Everybody has a dysfunctional family.

- Vicki Lawrence

Think Very

I think dysfunctional people are being funneled into very corporate behaviour. Look at the Brits... no one's fighting, and it's boring.

- Robbie Williams

Very

I had a very dysfunctional family, and a very hard childhood. So I made a world out of words. And it was my salvation.

- Mary Oliver

Still Lot

We fight a lot, you know, but that's family. We may be dysfunctional but we're still family.

- Star Jones

See How

You can see how dysfunctional this Congress is.

- Pat Toomey

Family Up

I grew up in a dysfunctional family.

- Melissa Gilbert

Come Mixed

I come from a dysfunctional family, so my views of parents and parenting used to be highly mixed.

- Tamora Pierce

Career Like

I've spent a lot of my career playing heroes, like Jared in 'The Pretender,' but playing part of a dysfunctional family is more interesting.

- Michael T. Weiss

Strong Maybe

One of the things my success as an author has forced me to face is how dysfunctional... Maybe that's a strong word, but how obsessive I am.

- Michel Faber