Expensive clothes are a waste of money.
You can't get spoiled if you do your own ironing.
There are improbable things suspended in space, like the earth.
There are wonderfully talented actresses. It's a really rich field. There isn't as rich a field of material.
There's no road map on how to raise a family: it's always an enormous negotiation.
We are who we're going to be when we're very old, and when we're very old we are who we were when we were 8.
Acting is not about being someone different. It's finding the similarity in what is apparently different, then finding myself in there.
All an actor has is their blind faith that they are who they say they are today, in any scene.
All that attention to the perfect lighting, the perfect this, the perfect that, I find terribly annoying.
America doesn't reward people of my age, either in day-to-day life or for their performances.
Chris Cooper is one of my favorite actors in the world. I've seen him in most everything he's done.
Enough people write about me every day without even interviewing me.
Every single decision I make about what material I do, what I'm putting out in the world, is because of my children.
Everything we say signifies; everything counts, that we put out into the world. It impacts on kids, it impacts on the zeitgeist of the time.
You just have to keep on doing what you do. It's the lesson I get from my husband; he just says, Keep going. Start by starting.
You win an Oscar, it can double the audience that you had before.
I like who I am now. Other people may not. I'm comfortable. I feel freer now. I don't want growing older to matter to me.
I once read that in any good marriage, one partner is the gardener and the other is the garden. We take it in turns to be either.
Hillary Clinton is so smart... People reserve a special venom for her.
I am thrilled and honored to be nominated, and also aghast that anybody could imagine that I could surpass the unsurpassable Katharine Hepburn in any category whatsoever. But it's lovely to even be mentioned in the same sentence.
who is my hero of all time.
loving women of a certain age in movies and in life.
One True Thing.
I love Chinese movies and don't get enough of them in the United States and that's why people hold film festivals to make others aware of films in other countries.
27 Wagons Full of Cotton.