"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 learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."Hope Davis on Maya Angelou
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school."Hope Davis on Albert Einstein
"We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools."Hope Davis on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."Hope Davis on Mahatma Gandhi
"Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored."Hope Davis on Earl Nightingale
"But I think Hillary Clinton is one of the most amazing women of this time."
"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."
"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 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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