"Well, my mom is single and we've both been single at the same time over the last ten years, so I really related to the bond between my character and Diane's."
"My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her."Amanda Peet on George Washington
"The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness. When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe. You relinquish that position to your children."Amanda Peet on Jessica Lange
"My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it."Amanda Peet on Mark Twain
"Men are what their mothers made them."Amanda Peet on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.' Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso."Amanda Peet on Pablo Picasso
"There's a very small group of elite actresses who are my age, who people want to work with. It's not easy to get a good job with good actors."
"Beauty is only skin deep. If you go after someone just because she's beautiful but don't have anything to talk about, it's going to get boring fast. You want to look beyond the surface and see if you can have fun or if you have anything in common with this person."