"I want to exude strength and intelligence."
"The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits."Portia de Rossi on Albert Einstein
"It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer."Portia de Rossi on Albert Einstein
"Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking."Portia de Rossi on Albert Einstein
"Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them."Portia de Rossi on Albert Einstein
"We should take care not to make the intellect our god it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality."Portia de Rossi on Albert Einstein
"I was very sexual from a very young age."
"I saw Ellen and my knees were weak. It was amazing. And it was very hard for me to get her out of my mind after that. Then when I saw her that night, we started talking, and that's that."
"The most important thing for me was to never, ever, ever deny it. But I didn't really have the courage to talk about it. I was thinking, The people who need to know I'm gay know."
"You live with the fear people might find out. Then you actually have the courage to tell people and they go, I don't think you are gay. It's enough to drive you crazy."
"My feelings for Ellen overrode all of my fear about being out as a lesbian. I had to be with her, and I just figured I'd deal with the other stuff later."