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" My parents, stupidly, always let me go downtown. This was pre-pager, even. It made me adventurous. I think it makes you tough. "
" I think when you're just counting on your voice, you actually need double the energy. I find myself acting out the scenes and being very physical while I'm recording because I think you can tell when someone is just sitting on a stool. "
" I enjoy the old-fashioned idea of, like, 'His Girl Friday' and 'Bringing Up Baby', those old movies. "
" It's my job as a supporting actor - which I usually am - to support the film: to make 1, 2, or 3 on the call sheet look good. "
" Sometimes I think to get to the emotional level of a scene, you don't necessarily have to have experienced the exact thing that person has experienced, but whatever you have in your life that has gotten you to that place is usually enough. "
" I imagined my fantasy co-author would look like Miranda Kerr, but have the intellect and comedic timing of Liz Lemon. "
" There are a lot of perks when you're an actor. Free food at work was my second favorite in the beginning, but my first was the weird stuff. Like seeing celebrities in no makeup and finding out what they ate. "
" Any time you learn something new about your character, that's really exciting. "
" I love watching Edie Falco; she's so layered, and her work is so great. "
" Men are awesome, but they're pretty easy to figure out; women are way more complicated, and way more interesting. "
" The truth is, if I was maybe better or funnier or prettier, wouldn't I have starred in a movie? I can see it objectively as a businesswoman - if no one's buying your product, then there's not a desire for it. "
" Sometimes when you're given hurdles, it makes you more creative in the end. "
" I found the structure of writing a screenplay harder than the structure of writing an essay. But it was definitely challenging to force myself to sit and write. I'm not used to having to force myself to work. "
" 'Reluctantly Healthy' is so completely different than what I do for a living. It's really what I wanted it to be, which is learning to be healthy. "
" I just try not to look at any role as a comedic role or a dramatic role. I just try to stay in the movie I'm in. "
" You've heard the phrase 'There are no small roles, just small actors?' Well, I kind of disagree. There are small roles, but when you get a lot of them in a row, you can become a pretty successful actress, and that's what I've done. "
" I feel like everything does happen for a reason, and I can totally look back on my career and the decisions I've made and how it sort of worked itself out. "
" I feel like I have a healthy self-esteem. "
" I am an actress - I am paid to verbalize other people's words, not create my own. "
" I took ballet dancing forever, and there was a natural transition into acting. "
" I remember my choir teacher in high school told me, 'When in doubt, sing loud.' I'm a terrible singer, but I always auditioned for the musicals, and would get cast in them because I really would just put it all out there. That was really good advice, and I think it works for everything, not just acting. "
" I've been really fortunate to do so many comedies and then so many dramatic roles and then television and movies and stuff like that. "
" It's so cheap to just release a movie. You can do it by yourself if you have to. Put in on the Internet if you have to. "
" I firmly believe that everyone should have to work in the food service industry at least once in their lives. "
" When you do a movie, you don't know when it's going to come out. In a year, you forget about it. "
" I would have played any character in an Alexander Payne movie. "
" I really believe waiting tables, and service industry jobs in general, make you a better person. "
" I'd been dating my husband for about a year, and I'd already kissed George Clooney, Ashton Kutcher and Gerard Butler. Awesome year, right? "
" I definitely felt awkward and I didn't fit in. Other than that, I'm learning that everyone felt that way: even the popular girls. "
" I had Madonna parties; I dressed like Madonna, and I had all of her records because we had records back then. I knew all of her lyrics; I was obsessed with her movies and the whole thing. "
" It's bad enough when people are comparing your movie to just other random movies, but when you have another 'Carrie' to compare it to, it's rough. "