"Can they do both? That's a huge balance, I think, with kids- trying to find the right- it's everything, you know, it's social life, it's academics, it's sports."
"I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed."Joan Cusack on Michael Jordan
"It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling."Joan Cusack on Mark Twain
"Golf is a good walk spoiled."Joan Cusack on Mark Twain
"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."Joan Cusack on Hunter S. Thompson
"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."Joan Cusack on Henry David Thoreau
"I think there's nothing better than laughing in life, so that's nice, to be thought of as someone who can make someone laugh. It's 'cause I think life is hard. You know, my dad was a really silly man. A great Irish silly man. And that's fine."
"I play- it's kind of like a slice-of-life, LA women in their forties, playing forty kind of what's their friendship like, and what's their life like and so I just play one of the four friends."
"I take parenting incredibly seriously. I want to be there for my kids and help them navigate the world, and develop skills, emotional intelligence, to enjoy life, and I'm lucky to be able to do that and have two healthy, normal boys."
"It's nice to be able to work I'd love to be able to do another TV show I could do in Chicago so I could live and work in the same place. It's hard being a parent and being in a good marriage, and it all takes a lot of work, but if you're not there you can't do any of it."
"You know, I loved math. My mom was a math teacher."