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" My parents said marrying was an optimistic thing to do in pessimistic times. "
" Not everything has to be a couples' event. "
" If you fall off a horse, you get back up. I am not a quitter. "
" Believe it or not, I'm a big fan of patchouli oil. I know it's not a universally liked fragrance. I usually combine it with other essential oils - I have many mixtures I like. "
" It never occurred to me that some people were seen as wrong or even different. "
" I used to play hooky from school so I could watch cooking shows. "
" I actually think the subject of young divorce is pretty funny; I'd like to write a movie about it. "
" Mick Jagger has been an idol of mine since I was 10 years old. Through his music, he has taught me so much about rock n' roll, but also about the blues and about the experience of live music, going to several Rolling Stones shows, growing up. "
" I remember walking into drugstores when I was younger and seeing all the hair color boxes on the shelves and just being so in awe. Having the control to dye your hair and change your look is such a part of self-expression. "
" I do not tweeze my eyebrows. I've been letting them grow out for years. I try to fill them in wherever nature has abandoned me. "
" When you choose to be an actor, you are going against the odds. "
" When I kiss a girl for a part, people think it's sexy. But if two guys kiss, suddenly there's a backlash. It's a double standard. "
" I was a tomboy and I didn't have a bunch of brothers but I always wanted them and so I sort of adopted a few of my great friends to be my brother. "
" So many people have said that to me, that what they really like about Alex is what she brings out in Marissa, and what this situation brings out in her, a hint of happiness and another side to her character. "
" I'm opening up my heart to the idea of dating. It's funny - my friends would always come to me for romantic advice. I know nothing, and things have changed since I was dating in high school! I'm really trying hard to spend this time working on myself. "
" All actors should experience public failure. "
" It's not actually OK to just be apathetic about anything. "
" I went through a phase when I was 13 where I would only fall in love with people over the age of 19 or 20. I never had a real relationship with any of these people, but it was definitely the guy I wanted to hang out with and wanted to go on trips with. I would be like, 'But, Daddy, he's a musician!'. "
" I actually happened to be in Haiti right before the earthquake in 2010. I was there already with the organization I work with now, Artists for Peace and Justice, visiting the primary school that I had adopted, the Academy for Peace and Justice in Port-au-Prince. I came back, and within days, the earthquake happened. "
" You're going to change as you grow older, and that messes up a lot of relationships. "
" Seeing the energy of 'SNL' made me want to be a part of it. If that was a job, I thought, that was the job I wanted. That was my plan. Comedy. "
" Obviously, local elections are where you can make the most difference, but it's great when everyone starts talking about what they believe in. "
" If a woman feels anchored to a man's plans, she may start to resent him for the fun she's worried she's missing. "
" If I have to draw attention away from some hormone-induced acne on my chin, I put on a lot of mascara. "
" I have very high standards for every part of life - my work, my relationships, food, love. I can't just pretend. "
" Power tends to get confused with repression. "
" Weakness is something we don't like to admit we have. We hold it against people, until we experience it, and then we feel more compassion for it. "
" Documentaries are a powerful and effective way of bridging the gap between worlds, breaking through to new audiences that wouldn't otherwise be engaged - in essence, not preaching to the choir. "
" I went to a very progressive elementary school where I was heavily educated in civil rights. I remember learning about Harvey Milk when I was in sixth or seventh grade and being so inspired. "
" Cleanses and products don't make you look more beautiful. They certainly help, but if you reach contentment, you're set. My makeup artist, Melanie Iglesias, couldn't figure out why my skin looks so good. I think it's because I'm happy! "
" A lot of people assume that women of a certain age who are not unattractive have no excuse for not having a perfect life. But you can have emotional baggage that is dragging you down like cement blocks tied to your feet. "