Donna Rice Quotes

23 Donna Rice quotes:

"Returning to South Carolina meant getting a normal job in a normal town with normal people and marrying a normal person. I wanted the glamour and opportunity of the world."
"A month after the scandal broke, I tried to go back to work at the pharmaceutical company after a leave of absence. But because of all the publicity and resulting pressure and stress, I finally resigned."
"After graduating in the summer of 1980, I knew I wanted my life to count."
"Although I'd first seen Senator Hart in Aspen, Colorado, at a New Year's Day party in 1987, we hadn't talked."
"At an awkward time in junior high, when I got braces, my mom encouraged me to take a modeling class so I'd learn to walk properly and wear makeup."
"At thirteen I began modeling, doing my first television commercial in ninth grade for Pizza Hut."
"Before the group left, Gary asked for my phone number, and the next day he called to ask me to dinner that night. I had no idea he was married, but I found out that night."
"But even after the first week, when Hart got out of the presidential race because of the Washington Post's threat to reveal a long-term relationship Hart had apparently been having with a prominent Washington woman, the media continued to embellish my past."
"I couldn't go to South Carolina because the media had staked out my parents' house, so they encouraged me through long-distance phone calls."
"I had gained so much confidence through my college achievements that I wanted to tackle the world."
"I stared at the television in shock, watching as my private life was revealed to the world."
"I was always an overachiever."
"I'd gone through a lot of guys in the past year, trying to get over my old boyfriend, but Gary was the one who swept me off my feet."
"I'm stronger knowing that while Donna Rice could be sold, she could not be bought."
"I've had to recover not only from a single well-publicized incident, but several years of press aftermath."
"In my case, I learned that although God loves us, he doesn't grant us immunity from the consequences of our choices."
"It was hard to turn down the money since I didn't have a job, but I didn't want to exploit my notoriety because I knew the way I'd been living was wrong."
"My family didn't like my being in New York without a steady job and encouraged me to come home, but that was the last thing I wanted to do."
"Over the next few years, as I worked through my depression and the shock related to the scandal, I still struggled with relationships."
"Pornography changes the attitudes and lifestyles of those who consume it, no matter how old a person is."

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