Elizabeth Scripturient (the delinquent, ecumenical (hermionesviolin) wrote,
Elizabeth Scripturient (the delinquent, ecumenical

from the Rosie O'Donnell interview in The Advocate (Jan. 21, 2003)

All I know is that children are a blessing, always. And our job is to make them walk through life "with the grace of having once been cherished." That's a line I stole from Anne Rice. I realized, that is what we need to do to our children---chreish them. Chlidren, to me, are the biggest lesson and gift you can get about yourself.
I like that quote, giving children the gift of "the grace of having once been cherished." That's definitely one of the wonderful gifts my parents have given me. [Incidentally, anyone know where that quote is from exactly? Google turned up nothing.]

And i love the directness of her first meeting with Madonna:
She came into A League of Their Own, and everybody was so nervous when she arrived. I had seen Truth or Dare two days before---totally by chance. The first thing I said to her was: "My mother died when I was a kid, and I too am named after her. And on her gravestone is my name, and I saw your movie yesterday." And that was it. And there was no bullshit from that moment on.
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