"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."
"Sometimes I think my husband is so amazing that I don't know why he's with me. I don't know whether I'm good enough. But if I make him happy, then I'm everything I want to be."Mariska Hargitay on Angelina Jolie
"If you tell people where to go, but not how to get there, you'll be amazed at the results."Mariska Hargitay on George S. Patton
"It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit."Mariska Hargitay on Harry S. Truman
"If you set goals and go after them with all the determination you can muster, your gifts will take you places that will amaze you."Mariska Hargitay on Les Brown
"Nobody in life gets exactly what they thought they were going to get. But if you work really hard and you're kind, amazing things will happen."Mariska Hargitay on Conan O'Brien
"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!"
"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."
"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."