"When my dad needed a shirt ironed, he would yell downstairs to my mother, who would drop everything and iron his shirt."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."Hope Davis on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."Hope Davis on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."Hope Davis on Eminem
"I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much."Hope Davis on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."Hope Davis on Friedrich Nietzsche
"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."
"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."
"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."