"I've had Susan Sarandon play my mom, and now Lesley Ann Warren has played my mom, so if I could have Debra Winger play my mom, then I would have the trifecta of my favorite actresses playing my mother."
"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."Jenna Fischer 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."Jenna Fischer on Jessica Lange
"My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it."Jenna Fischer on Mark Twain
"Men are what their mothers made them."Jenna Fischer 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."Jenna Fischer on Pablo Picasso
"I know so many amazing actors who don't get work... and then there are a bunch of real duds that work all the time. The industry is just not fair in that way."
"Sometimes acting is really cool because it forces you to exercise certain muscles in your personality that you wouldn't normally be called upon in life."
"Well, I knew I wanted to be an actor, and I didn't necessarily need or want to be famous or a celebrity actor."
"You never go into a marriage expecting to get divorced. You go into a marriage expecting it's going to last forever, and you have a lot of ways you dream about the future. You have all these expectations, and then you have to adjust those expectations, and it can be a very unnerving, confusing time."
"Well, I don't know if this is true of everyone, but I have this relationship with my parents where, despite however mature or articulate or grown-up I think I've become, as soon as I go home, I turn into this petulant 13-year-old, especially with the tone of my voice."