"I think the real heroic teachers are the ones who work with kids, like my mom and my sister do."
"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."David Duchovny 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."David Duchovny on Jessica Lange
"My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it."David Duchovny on Mark Twain
"Men are what their mothers made them."David Duchovny 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."David Duchovny on Pablo Picasso
"In this age of media and Internet access, we are much more talkative than ever before."
"I think Polanski's an amazing director."
"I drive an electric car."
"One of the scary things is that, when you're a kid, you look at your dad as the man who has no fear. When you're an adult, you realize your father had fear, and that you have it, too."
"I'm turning into a stricter dad."