"We were probably the last people in the country to get a VCR and we didn't have cable. There wasn't any admiration of glamour, no, 'I want to look like them or have that lifestyle', because everyone in my town had the same lifestyle. So I didn't think, 'Ooh, a movie star's birthday!' I just thought, 'What?'"
"God gave us the gift of life it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well."Christina Hendricks on Voltaire
"The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate."Christina Hendricks on Oprah Winfrey
"My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me."Christina Hendricks on Jim Valvano
"I think, at a child's birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity."Christina Hendricks on Eleanor Roosevelt
"The greatest gift that you can give to others is the gift of unconditional love and acceptance."Christina Hendricks on Brian Tracy
"I thought, well, you might see curves there, but that's just a bone - so even if I lose weight that's not going to change anything. That's how I look. That's my shape. Do the math."
"I'm an ambassador for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and one of the children, his wish was to go to the Emmys, so he's going to be my date, along with my husband, and my dad and his girlfriend. So we're going to have a really fun night and it's going to be really exciting. I'm really excited for him to experience that."
"I met a lot of young girls modelling and they were like, 'Oh, I'm running around town and people are taking my picture', while I was saving receipts and learning how to be self-employed."
"I have women coming up to me and saying: 'I love your character! She's so empowered. She takes control she gets what she wants.' That's another side of her. And I respect that in Joan. She says and does things that I would never allow myself to do."