"Motherhood has completely changed me.It's just about like the most completely humbling experience that I've ever had. I think that it puts you in your place because it really forces you to address the issues that you claim to believe in, and if you can't stand up to those principles when you're raising a child, forget it."

"We are all obsessed with beauty, no matter who you are. I think most women are a little disappointed when they look in the mirror-I know I am- and this book
is my way of asking why."  

"It's not fun to see myself in the mirrror."

“I'm limited, so, I kind of know where I fit as an actress. I kind of get it now, finally, after all of these years of trying to be a dramatic actress. I kind of think that'd I'd like to continue dealing with these things in a funny, lighter vein, but also truthful and honest.”

"What celebrities are useful for is bringing attention to the public and making them more aware. They can be unbelievably effective."

"I'd like to go out authentic."

"I don't think that because I'm not married it's made my life any less. That old maid myth is garbage."

"I just have to keep going back to the core and think that we're all afraid of it and when we're afraid of it, you run to something much easier, something that looks like candy."

"I think that people who are famous tend to be underdeveloped in their humanity skills."

"I build a wall around myself. I'm hard to get to know. Any trait you have,it gets worse as you go along."

"When I was younger I had these enormous vanities about what I expected from myself. I'm glad to have a comfortable and fascinating life, but now I see it for what it is, so I can be braver and more spontaneous and say to myself "Oh, screw it, just go out there and do it.""

"I find the same thing sexy in a man now as I always have: humor. I love it when they are funny; it's to die for."  

"I had a career and I came to motherhood late and am not married and have never had a trusting relationship with a man; and trust is where the real power of love comes from."