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" I love stories about misfits and underdogs. "
" These properties that get made into movies, some are easier than others. When they first said, 'Yeah, they're making a movie out of Lego,' I said, 'Lego what? What does that even mean?' And it's such a good concept. "
" Producing never stops. It's 24/7. "
" I have such a respect for comedy. It's a lot harder than doing drama, in my opinion; you have to have sort of an innate sense of humor. There are rules to comedy you can learn. But ultimately, it really does require a certain point of view on the world, and that really does appeal to me. "
" I had an audition for Mary Jane Watson in 'Spiderman' and ended up playing Betty Brant in that series. I auditioned for Amy Adams' role in 'Catch Me If You Can' and, you know, ended up playing the bank teller. So there were a lot of times early on where I felt like I was always sort of the bridesmaid, never the bride - never quite right. "
" It's okay to lose. Losing teaches you something. Having to try and going through the trials and tribulations to actually overcome, to get there to win, to triumph, that's what makes life interesting. "
" I grew up sort of lower working class. And I just didn't want to have the money struggles that my parents had. You know, I could just - as loving an environment I grew up in - and I grew up in a great home, a very loving home - but, you know, we had that stress. We had that stress in our life. "
" When I was in college I was accused of being a goody two-shoes. But every goody two-shoes has a bad side. "
" One predictor for divorce is contempt, which to me is just another word for disrespect. "
" 'Thank you' is often an admission that you needed something that wasn't being fulfilled or you couldn't do on your own, so you needed someone else. There is also guilt. We think, 'Well, too much time has gone by, and it doesn't matter,' but it does. It always matters. "
" I only know the lyrics to songs that I listened to between the ages of 11 and 15. "
" Klutziness is endearing. I like imperfection. "
" I didn't quite believe I was pretty for a long time. I never thought about it. "
" I think comedy has to be very fearless, or it just gets bland. "
" I suppose the best advice I ever got, frankly the advice that changed my life, came from my uncle who told me to go to drama school and study acting instead of taking a job, because he said the job would always be there. "
" I have a gay cousin who came out to my parents before he came out to his own. So I benefited from having a very open, supportive family, and I want to pass that on. "
" I try not to repeat myself too often, but it's a gamble. 'Fred Claus' had three Oscar winners in it. No business - it was a bad movie. "
" The sexism in Hollywood is not particularly overt - because the system is good at hiding it. "
" When you live in a leading lady's body, which I do, you have to constantly prove that you are funny. "
" I love improv. I do it with my co-star John Michael Higgins in both 'Pitch Perfect' films. "
" Every once in a while I play a true idiot, and they're really fun to play. "
" Honestly, I am hoping to influence young people, and Twitter's a great way to encourage them to lend their voice to the conversation. Any time you can show young people that you support gay friends and that there are gay people in the world who are lovely, happy, singing, and in love, it opens their minds. "
" I'm not a particularly shiny, happy person. I'm fairly cynical, and that's what draws me to comedy. "
" I think people respond to me as a down-to-Earth, girl-next-door person, because I am one of those people. That's something I don't have to act very hard at. "
" Sometimes I'm sexy, and sometimes I'm not. "
" I'm a physical comedian, and I don't get to show it off very often. "
" I love working with a stylist but I also love having personal relationships with designers. A stylist is great for pulling together an entire outfit, accessories included, and for shaking me out of my comfort zone. "
" I actually think that secrets are just a part of human nature and that everybody should have some. "
" I hope I'm Jessica Tandy, you know. I hope I'm onstage, and I fall over at 85 or something with everyone applauding thinking that it was a joke, you know, 'There she goes again,' and I'm just gone. I've gone to Heaven. "
" My acting gives me my self-worth. "
" You have got to have an agent. It's a business. But I think there is a way to be artful and commercial at the same time. "