"My friends and I would get up early and take our horses through the national forest. My mom was very free. It was always 'Out of the house!' There was no watching television on weekends."
"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."Anna Torv 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."Anna Torv on Jessica Lange
"My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it."Anna Torv on Mark Twain
"Men are what their mothers made them."Anna Torv 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."Anna Torv on Pablo Picasso
"Shakespeare is all big themes, like the most amazing love, or the most scary war."
"I'm terrible at practical jokes. I do them too well, so they're not funny. I end up saying, 'Oh, no, I'm joking, I'm joking.'"
"Everybody's funny if you love them."
"In film, you can have sad endings."
"With science fiction there's endless possibilities."