"I feel very blessed to have two wonderful, healthy children who keep me completely grounded, sane and throw up on my shoes just before I go to an awards show just so I know to keep it real."
"To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him."Reese Witherspoon on Buddha
"A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone."Reese Witherspoon on Billy Graham
"We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves."Reese Witherspoon on Henry Ward Beecher
"I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection."Reese Witherspoon on Sigmund Freud
"Even as kids reach adolescence, they need more than ever for us to watch over them. Adolescence is not about letting go. It's about hanging on during a very bumpy ride."Reese Witherspoon on Ron Taffel
"We each own one car, and we have a reasonable house. It's a lovely place to be, but it's not extravagant."
"But with the right kind of coaching and determination you can accomplish anything and the biggest accomplishment that I feel I got from the film was overcoming that fear."
"I love to cook comfort food. I'll make fish and vegetables or meat and vegetables and potatoes or rice. The ritual of it is fun for me, and the creativity of it."
"It's funny that it all becomes about clothes. It's bizarre. You work your butt off and then you win an award and it's all about your dress. You can't get away from it."
"I think women are natural caretakers. They take care of everybody. They take care of their husbands and their kids and their dogs, and don't spend a lot of time just getting back and taking time out."