"Kids are brought into show business because they are cute and see truth and they're very bright. But there's a sense of doing it because you want the adults to be approving of you. You want to make them happy."
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."Anna Chlumsky on Mark Twain
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax."Anna Chlumsky on Albert Einstein
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."Anna Chlumsky on Colin Powell
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."Anna Chlumsky on Dale Carnegie
"If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."Anna Chlumsky on Abraham Lincoln
"Keep in mind that there are computers, that do touch things up. Like when I got a hold of the poster for 'Gold Diggers,' I said: 'Hey, wait a minute! Those aren't my teeth!'"
"I don't let it bother me too much if someone doesn't like me. I just figure there's no accounting for taste. It's not me, it's my acting. It's like if someone doesn't like someone's food, they just don't like my acting."
"I really don't like to do back-to-back movies. I concentrate on things at home. My family and school life are important to me. I try to do one movie a year."
"From the very start of all of this, my mom has read the scripts first. And if she liked something, she let me read it. She told our agent what kinds of parts that we would want."
"I had no idea of the size of my bank account as a teen, and I didn't care to know. That was my mom's job, I figured that I would just find out when I turned 18. If you can't trust your mom, then who can you trust?"
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