"Who can I trust? You have to invest in somebody and chances are you're probably going to invest in somebody who's going to deceive you. I've been conned a couple of times, but now I'm a little more savvy."
"Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none."Maggie Gyllenhaal on William Shakespeare
"For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth."Maggie Gyllenhaal on Bo Bennett
"The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool."Maggie Gyllenhaal on Stephen King
"Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult tasks."Maggie Gyllenhaal on Isaac Watts
"Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement."Maggie Gyllenhaal on Golda Meir
"I think sex is very interesting for most people, but I'm interested in sex as a way of communication, I'm not that interested in the fantasy version of a sex scene."
"Ten years ago, it was really difficult for a young actress to walk onto a set and disagree with the director and having that be OK and have a conversation about it and everyone be cool with it."
"A play is much easier to maintain your personal life with because if you're rehearsing, you're working like from 11 to 6 or 11 to 5 and you get to have your whole morning and your whole evening. When you're doing the play, you have all day."
"I don't see that many movies lately that are actually about something, that are trying to challenge something about the way that people interact."