"Chocolate is the first luxury. It has so many things wrapped up in it: Deliciusness in the moment, childhood memories, and that grin-inducing feeling of getting a reward for being good."
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."Mariska Hargitay on Edmund Burke
"It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come."Mariska Hargitay on Dalai Lama
"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed."Mariska Hargitay on Albert Einstein
"Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart."Mariska Hargitay on Anne Frank
"When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion."Mariska Hargitay on Abraham Lincoln
"When I was in my early 20s, I had my hair permed. Bad idea! It turned into total frizz. My advice to women is, if you have nice hair already, don't get a perm, leave your hair alone!"
"Everything has combined to make my life in New York an amazing experience. I told my manager a few years ago that I wanted to move here and try acting in the theater."
"I am grateful that I didn't let fear get the best of me. It only holds you back from possibilities and greatness."
"You've got to kick fear to the side, because the payoff is huge."
"You know how you wake up in the morning and sometimes you look gorgeous and other times you look like you got hit by a mack truck? I realized that my mack truck is food. If I have no sugar, yeast or wine, I have no undereye bags and my skin is perfect."