"Every summer my husband and I pack our suitcases, load our kids into the car, and drive from tense, crowded New York City to my family's cottage in Maine. It's on an island, with stretches of sea and sandy beaches, rocky coasts, and pine trees. We barbecue, swim, lie around, and try to do nothing."
"If GM had kept up with technology like the computer industry has, we would all be driving $25 cars that got 1,000 MPG."Hope Davis on Bill Gates
"There was a time in my life when I thought I had everything - millions of dollars, mansions, cars, nice clothes, beautiful women, and every other materialistic thing you can imagine. Now I struggle for peace."Hope Davis on Richard Pryor
"Car designers are just going to have to come up with an automobile that outlasts the payments."Hope Davis on Erma Bombeck
"I hooked up my accelerator pedal in my car to my brake lights. I hit the gas, people behind me stop, and I'm gone."Hope Davis on Steven Wright
"I replaced the headlights in my car with strobe lights, so it looks like I'm the only one moving."Hope Davis on Steven Wright
"But I think Hillary Clinton is one of the most amazing women of this time."
"When my dad needed a shirt ironed, he would yell downstairs to my mother, who would drop everything and iron his shirt."
"I was never the ingenue, so hopefully that'll make it easier to age and still work. I know a lot of actors who are really dissatisfied with where they're at even though some of them are huge stars and I feel like, 'Oh, my God, you're at the top.' Something interesting will come. It always does. I have faith."
"I've seen a lot of the United States, having stayed in so many different cities and towns for work. It's such a strange and fascinating country, and instead of learning about it through a textbook, I would rather discover its history and traditions and institutions through fiction and nonfiction writers."
"I've been lucky. I've made films that I really like. It's been a combination of what comes to me and what I choose. I've gone after lots of things that I didn't get, pet projects that everybody ends up chasing after. Really, you're lucky if you get anything."
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