"Learning about the way people process information and their emotions is hugely helpful to my work."
"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."Ellen Pompeo on Maya Angelou
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school."Ellen Pompeo on Albert Einstein
"We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools."Ellen Pompeo on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."Ellen Pompeo on Mahatma Gandhi
"Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored."Ellen Pompeo on Earl Nightingale
"Brains don't really smell, but what's amazing about the brain is that it's almost like scrambled eggs or soft tofu, almost like a gel. The brain controls so much of what we do, but you could put your finger right through it."
"There's a remarkable amount of sexism on TV. When male characters are flawed, they're interesting, deep and complex. But when female characters are flawed, they're just a mess. It's good to put more flawed but interesting female characters out there because it promotes equality."
"We're teaching young girls that this is what they should be focusing on: rich and famous girls who are rich and famous for nothing."
"I was never a person who was introduced to junk food."
"Happiness is not that easy to achieve, but having a handsome husband, a beautiful baby, and a great job helps."