"I've been lucky. I've made films that I really like. It's been a combination of what comes to me and what I choose. I've gone after lots of things that I didn't get, pet projects that everybody ends up chasing after. Really, you're lucky if you get anything."
"No matter how much cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens."Hope Davis on Abraham Lincoln
"I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals."Hope Davis on Winston Churchill
"Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea."Hope Davis on Robert A. Heinlein
"Time spent with cats is never wasted."Hope Davis on Sigmund Freud
"A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself."Hope Davis on Josh Billings
"But I think Hillary Clinton is one of the most amazing women of this time."
"Every summer my husband and I pack our suitcases, load our kids into the car, and drive from tense, crowded New York City to my family's cottage in Maine. It's on an island, with stretches of sea and sandy beaches, rocky coasts, and pine trees. We barbecue, swim, lie around, and try to do nothing."
"When my dad needed a shirt ironed, he would yell downstairs to my mother, who would drop everything and iron his shirt."
"I was never the ingenue, so hopefully that'll make it easier to age and still work. I know a lot of actors who are really dissatisfied with where they're at even though some of them are huge stars and I feel like, 'Oh, my God, you're at the top.' Something interesting will come. It always does. I have faith."
"I've seen a lot of the United States, having stayed in so many different cities and towns for work. It's such a strange and fascinating country, and instead of learning about it through a textbook, I would rather discover its history and traditions and institutions through fiction and nonfiction writers."