"It's been a difficult thing because some great opportunities have come and I've just been holding my breath and praying... I'm basically gambling hoping something will come along this season and if not, I don't know what the future holds."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."Charisma Carpenter on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."Charisma Carpenter on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."Charisma Carpenter on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."Charisma Carpenter on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."Charisma Carpenter on William Shakespeare
"I had my heart set on becoming an English teacher, but stumbled into acting after meeting a theatrical agent in my dad's restaurant in San Diego."
"When you gain 50 pounds during pregnancy like I did, you fear that you'll never get back in shape."
"This is funny because I just had a job over the summer for VH1, a project I did called Strange Frequency where I got to play a Goth rock band singer."
"I think essentially the meaning of life is probably the journey and not really any one thing or an outcome or a result. I think it's kinda the process and I think that if you can find happiness in the process then maybe that's it."
"I am a single mom and I'm the breadwinner and I have to work and I have to do these things and that's just the way it is. I don't think my son even knows any different."