Tanning is tricky, because a lot of people just look orange.
Doing the right thing has power.
A magnetic personality doesn't necessarily indicate a good heart.
Working with special needs children is hard.
I'm very hard on my bags because I tend to carry a lot of stuff with me.
Traits like humility, courage, and empathy are easily overlooked - but it's immensely important to find them in your closest relationships.
Some people's personalities are so compelling that they command attention.
I can scarcely stand to have a manicure. I have to have them because you don't want to look like a disgusting human being - it's self-care and it has to happen, but I get very restless.
I think the way we talk about cancer has really evolved. I remember the way my grandmother used to talk about it, like a death sentence, no-one would even mention the word.
When your life is being threatened there's an instinctive urge to fight. You fight for the time you have, for your relationships.
What I find so interesting about people is the choices they make, and how that effects their behavior, their sense of self and their relationships.
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.
I enjoy learning about different periods and people, and then taking what's universal about the human condition and seeing where it matches up. No matter where you are, certain things unite everybody.
You know when someone's over-flattering you in a way. You smile but you can't believe it.
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.
I crave a cone of silence every once in while.
I hope that anyone I worked with wouldn't exploit our relationship.
I am very aware that playwrights, particularly good ones, have a intention for everything they write. Language and punctuation is used specifically, and most of the time actors can find wonderful clues about character in the rhythm and cadence of the language used.
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.
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.