"You always fear when you're making a movie that has a moral to the story that people are going to reject the idea of being taught a lesson."
"A nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people."Christina Ricci on John F. Kennedy
"Pick the day. Enjoy it - to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come... The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present - and I don't want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future."Christina Ricci on Audrey Hepburn
"I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death."Christina Ricci on Thomas Paine
"We fear violence less than our own feelings. Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict."Christina Ricci on Jim Morrison
"What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it."Christina Ricci on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"My sister and I shared a bedroom our entire lives and I believe she discovered the Beatles when she was about 11 and I'm four years younger. So from the age of 7 until 17 we had nothing but Beatles paraphernalia in our room, even those little stuffed Beatles that went on stands that are dressed as the Sgt. Pepper band."
"I love the solitude of being on a plane and finally getting to read an entire book and being left alone."
"I want a Mini-Cooper because it's fuel efficient, emissions efficient and all that stuff. It's small and better for the environment. I think that will be my next car."
"I've never been to a race car race before."
"Unless it's a specific accent, or something about physicality you have to change, I am generally not such a conscious actor."