Eva Longoria Quotes

1. I've always said I want a farmer, not a hunter. Hunters go for the kill and they move on. A farmer nurtures; he watches things grow.

2. I don't regret anything I ever do or say. I don't like to live my life being censored. I like to say what I feel, and I think people respect that because you're honest.

3. I like being small - I've known so many women with big boobs who feel overweight or end up with back problems.

4. I am honored to be here as co-chair of President Obama's re-election campaign.

5. I find it a turnoff whenever men aren't into some kind of sport. And, no, video games don't count. I dated a guy who was into video games, and I wanted to shoot myself.

6. I am treated no different than the other girls.

7. I got my degree. More importantly, I got a key to American opportunity. That's who we are - a nation that rewards ambition with opportunity. Where hard work can lead to success, no matter where you start.

8. I just came into my own sexuality at thirty. I don't think it's something you can deeply experience at 18 or any time before that.

9. I find it irresponsible to go: "She's an actress, what does she know?" That means if you're a dentist, what do you know? If you're a lawyer, what do you know? It's our profession, it's what we do. It's not who we are.

10. I was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, the youngest of four girls, including my oldest sister, Lisa, who has special needs. My mom was a special education teacher and my dad worked on the Army base. We weren't wealthy, but we were determined to succeed.

11. I think what destroys Hollywood marriages is our work schedule, not so much infidelity.

12. I'll talk about my Tony all day long.

13. I'm on the ground, I've been in swing states, I've been talking to the American people, I've been out there speaking on behalf of Obama's record, I've been in the trenches.

14. Immigration is not the top issue for Latinos. Latinos are like every other American - economy, jobs, healthcare, education.

15. I'm very literate on policy. I'm very literate on the issues, and I'm an American first. I've been involved in politics long before I was an actress. I just happen to have a platform now. I just happen to have a voice.

16. My acting is still being recognized for the fact that I wasn't nominated.

17. So, I'm the Eighth Wonder of the World. It's flattering and very, very funny.

18. In my family, there was one cardinal priority - education. College was not an option; it was mandatory. So even though we didn't have a lot of money, we made it work. I signed up for financial aid, Pell Grants, work study, anything I could.

19. To be with the same person for the rest of your life just sounds so drab.

20. There's no amount of money that would make me decide something for a career.

21. The Eva Longoria who worked at Wendy's flipping burgers - she needed a tax break. But the Eva Longoria who works on movie sets does not.

22. We know what we need to do. Let's re-elect President Obama!

23. We face a choice this election. President Obama is fighting for changes that grow the economy from the middle out and help all Americans succeed - jobs, education, health reform, the DREAM Act, equal pay for women. He is moving us forward with opportunity today for prosperity tomorrow. Mitt Romney wants to take us back to yesterday.

24. You can't have a relationship when you're shooting a 14-hour day and your husband is shooting a 14-hour day in the same city. It's a time thing and it's a together thing.

25. The best sex I have ever had was with my vibrator.

26. There's something very sexy about being submissive. Because your guard is down, you have to totally surrender to something like that.

27. God blessed me with some great, unique features-some beautiful, in my eyes, and some not so beautiful. But I think we are all created this way for a reason, so I have no desire to tamper with that.

28. I hope you all can't see my underwear through this dress!

29. The pinnacle for me was being on Oprah!

30. Everyone needs a great pair of boots.

31. There were so many times I've been cast as a character that wasn't necessarily Latin. But I say, can we put something in that ties in my culture? I've gotten a lot of praise for actually saying: "This is who I am, let's show it, let's embrace it".

32. It's shapely and has served me well.

33. There were times we didn't think we could do it.

34. I'm going to have the hottest date at the Emmys… And Teri will get lucky, because I'm easy. (Longoria has asked Hatcher to be her date to the Emmy Awards - and Hatcher accepted - Hatcher is nominated; Longoria isn't.)

35. Teri lives there…We just passed Teri's.

36. He's very specific as to what he wants in the house. I just want to decorate it!

37. I'm the experienced one. I'm the teacher, especially about love.

38. Honestly, I think shows wear out their welcome. I don't want to be on (American TV series) Seventh Heaven - on for 20 years and no one's really watching and it's hanging on by a thread.

39. How I'm the experienced one because I've been married, divorced, I've been in several long-term relationships.

40. What a great ending to a magical year! The nomination is made all the more sweet by the fact that I'm in the company of my dear friends and co-stars.

41. It's a shame that one officer conducted himself in such an inappropriate and disorderly manner. I never made any sort of racial slurs, let alone made any comments about the officer being Mexican, as a Mexican myself.

42. She could be white, black, Asian. It's very nondescript and that's the great thing about the show. It's about four women in a neighborhood. No matter what color, what race, what culture you are, you deal with the same problems in life.

43. Wait, wait, there are after-parties?

44. If they'd done that last time, we never would have had a problem.

45. It's incredibly healthy for our industry to put out real images…Often what they put out is re-arranged and touched up, and when that happens you give a false image. There's nothing wrong with being who you are.

46. Powerful, independent, modern woman. They say you usually don't make deals with a company. You make deals with people.

47. It's overwhelming… It's funny. You never put a price tag on yourself, so I didn't think it would go that high!

48. I love men, I love being in love and having romantic dates.

49. It would be nice to go out on a date with Brad Pitt but I'm not going to cry about it. There are plenty of other guys out there.

50. I do like British guys. If I had to pick one it would be Ewan McGregor. I met him once and he was gorgeous even if he is a little short. He has the most amazing charisma.

51. I hate the kissing. We don't talk about it because it's just not a comfortable thing to talk about. (On why she doesn't discuss her on-screen kisses with Tony Parker)

52. It literally did happen overnight. (on her success from "Desperate Housewives")

53. I grew up as an ugly duckling. They used to call me "prieta fea", because I was the only one of my family's four girls with dark hair, dark eyes and dark skin. Growing up I was the ugly one, because I was the odd one.

54. I love being a woman. I love the sexiness we get to exude. But the best thing about being a woman is the power we have over men.

55. I'm a fabulous date, I make sure I look good, I like hearing what a guy has to say and I make sure the evening is a real laugh. I like to laugh.

56. As soon as I read the script I knew it was pretty special. The creator of the show asked what I thought of the writing as a whole. I told him I had no idea because I'd only read my part. He laughed and told me I'd got the job. He thought my answer was completely Gabrielle.

57. My grandma has never been impressed with the TV show (Desperate Housewives). She was so angry because I was on television kissing a boy naked; she's very traditional. She said: "If I ever see you kissing that boy again…".

58. My work ethic comes from being surrounded by great women growing up - my mum and my three sisters. There were no men and they'd really focus on education and career more than falling in love, getting married and having children.

59. I used to go target shooting all the time growing up, so I'm great with a gun; we'd shoot Coke cans and anything that exploded. I grew up hunting deer and turkey. I can skin a pig and pluck a quail; you name it, I've done it. So the training was easy for me.

60. When I first saw him, he took my breath away; it was lust at first sight. (on Tony Parker)

61. When the lights are out, he's the teacher… I'm the student. (on Tony Parker)

62. I'd love to be a housewife. I'm very domesticated, much more like Bree than Gabrielle. I clean all the time, and I sewed all the curtains in my house. I love cooking and make amazing Mexican food; everybody loves my tortilla soup.

63. I think 80 is beautiful. I think my mother is beautiful, my sisters are beautiful. The obsession for plastic surgery is really out of control. I don't think that extreme kind of thing will work with me. I do a lot of anti-aging things to slow the process down, but I will never cut my face.

64. My No. 1 priority is not to stay young forever. I want to grow old. Your looks can only last so long and you can't depend on them forever.

65. I didn't really blossom until my mid teens and by that time I had to work on my personality to make people like me. I found it easy to make people laugh and I was always pretty popular.

66. I'm a late bloomer, my looks came pretty late and success happened at the age of 30. But I'm pleased about things not coming to me immediately because it makes you appreciate it when you finally get it.

67. I'm definitely no Bridget Jones. I don't believe in that whole "oh there are no decent men out there" thing. Get real girls- there are loads of gorgeous guys on every street corner.

68. I don't agree with all the boundaries we put on everything. Women are forever discounting men for all sorts of silly reasons - too old, too young, wrong haircut. Give the guy a chance and he may surprise you. I've definitely been pleasantly surprised by my choices and I've always had plenty of choice.

69. Believe me, I would shout it from the highest mountain. I married before when I was too young and eloped to Vegas. This time I'd love to have an engagement and a big wedding and do it properly. (On marrying again)

70. Surely there are more beautiful women in the world. I can name 10.

71. I'm like "Blanche" on "The Golden Girls" (1985). I have a good head on my shoulders but, once in a while, a man will come and knock the sense out of me.

72. I've always been desperate to be a pussycat. And here I am, a bona fide, show- stopping pussycat.

73. That whole T-Shirt thing was just a bit of a joke. I did it for a laugh. I never expected my picture to be on the front pages of newspapers and magazines all over the world. It was just something me and my girlfriends thought was funny. (On wearing the "I'll have your baby Brad" T-Shirt).

74. I think the biggest misconception is that everybody who is dark or of color is from somewhere else. I'm ninth-generation American. I'm more American than a lot of my Anglo friends.

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