A magnetic personality doesn't necessarily indicate a good heart.
Doing the right thing has power.
Tanning is tricky, because a lot of people just look orange.
It's always nice when you do something and it's well received as opposed to the other way which God knows happens to everybody. When the good times come around, you take a deep breath, appreciate it, but not take it too seriously.
Traits like humility, courage, and empathy are easily overlooked - but it's immensely important to find them in your closest relationships.
It is always good to explore the stuff you don't agree with, to try and understand a different lifestyle or foreign worldview. I like to be challenged in that way, and always end up learning something I didn't know.
I just want to say, 'Go work! It doesn't matter what it is. Work begets work. Just go!'
Working with special needs children is hard.
I'm absolutely doing what I enjoy.
Fear, anxiety and neurosis: that's just in the suitcase when you're an actor.
I love to work in all sorts of different situations.
Some people's personalities are so compelling that they command attention.
I believe that no matter what you do in life, if you learn the basics through theater, it will help you in everything else - problem solving, communication, discipline, all of that stuff.
At school I was always trying to con my teachers into letting me act out book reports instead of writing them.
I don't consider myself a celebrity and I don't consider myself a star.
I grew up in Manhattan and, since my father was a playwright, all I ever wanted to be was a stage actress.
I have a bag with a toothbrush and toothpaste and all the things I might need during the day. I call the bag my trailer. Sometimes you don't have a trailer, so that's my trailer.
I've always thought that I'm sexy in my own right, but not in a way that people thought was bankable.
Just because you're not famous, doesn't mean you're not good.
The thing about death is that it's honest.
I think everyone's experience with a terminal disease is so deeply personal and unique to the person, the context in which they're living and the relationships that they have.
You have to relish the challenge of television.
For me to have the opportunity to stay with one character for, God willing, a long period of time, is really exciting.
The goal seems to me at times just to be business first.