"People really do make the assumption that I had some weirdo Hollywood upbringing, but my parents are incredibly down-to-earth people who worked really hard to raise us in a way that was health."
"To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear."Zoe Kazan on Buddha
"The wish for healing has always been half of health."Zoe Kazan on Lucius Annaeus Seneca
"A healthy attitude is contagious but don't wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier."Zoe Kazan on Tom Stoppard
"Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul."Zoe Kazan on John Muir
"'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes."Zoe Kazan on Henry David Thoreau
"My hero is Michelle Williams, who I grew close to when we did 'Meek's Cutoff.' She's an extraordinary actor and mom."
"I don't have a lot of patience for boring arthouse movies."
"I think movies have much more magic than the theater. Theater can be a magical experience, but movies thrust their subjectivity on you in a more profound way."
"I grew up in L.A., and I don't think I've seen L.A. onscreen in a way that felt real to me. There are definitely movies, but they are few and far between."
"I find playwriting really painful. I love it, or I wouldn't do it, but I don't love the theater as much as I love movies."