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By Anonym 13 Sep

Claire Danes

I could truly have gone through life thinking that women were these venomous creatures. Turns out, they're not.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Claire Danes

My character was kidnapped by the Terminator and I was kidnapped by the Terminator production.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Claire Danes

It's very difficult to judge yourself. Extreme self-doubt is only attractive when it's fictionalized. Which is why people love the movies. They are so reassuring.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Claire Danes

I really have never been concerned about being beautiful on-screen. That's just not my jam.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Claire Danes

I guess I stopped acting when I was 18 and didn't pick it up again until I was 21. That wasn't the plan, though. When I first started at Yale, the plan was to do a movie each summer.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Claire Danes

It was a challenge for me to play somebody who was so quiet and receding and depressed because she's also on screen all the time, and she has to remain compelling and entertaining. I was really nervous that people were not going to stay with me while I was just staying behind that bloody counter.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Claire Danes

Relationships are a constant negotiation and balance.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Claire Danes

My husband and I have watched a lot of Hitchcock movies in bulk, and there's a lot to be gained from that, from focusing strictly on an artists canon.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Claire Danes

Anybody who knows how to make a good movie, knows that it's a collaborative undertaking. To deny that its really dangerous.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Claire Danes

It just seems like the most successful, iconic love stories are not so easy or escapist. I think the ones that stay with us and resonate are full of conflict, discord and misunderstandings 'cause that's what makes drama happen or tension even if it's a comedy.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Claire Danes

It's my job to find the cornel of truth and then exaggerate, exaggerate, exaggerate until it's of an appropriate scale.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Claire Danes

Any story is better with a little love in it, right?

By Anonym 13 Sep

Claire Danes

In a way, that's really reassuring. I'm not just a very limited person to not have figured it out at this point. But it's also intimidating. Well, how long is it going to take before you can have a good time?

By Anonym 15 Sep

Claire Danes

Voice over can be tricky. It can be dangerous because it's over-used or inappropriately used.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Claire Danes

Television lets audiences deeply connect with characters.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Claire Danes

With acting there are a lot more choices, With this, I either stick it or I don't. There's something really unforgiving about that.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Claire Danes

I hadn't been free from adult responsibilities since I was 12, and I needed to experience that. I really needed to just be a kid again.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Claire Danes

Growing up, I wanted desperately to please, to be a good girl.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Claire Danes

I've never dated (casually). Ever. It's kind of weird. I did have a boyfriend in junior high who was a kleptomaniac. We'd leave stores and he'd come out with something for me.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Claire Danes

Once you get over that peak of puberty, you hit a nice stride.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Claire Danes

I played a girl. There's really nothing controversial about her. She's just fine. She has to be fine in order to make Sarah Jessica's character pop, I say I just play a white girl in that movie.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Claire Danes

I like marriage. I feel very secure. It helps when you are in love with the person you are married to.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Claire Danes

I'm just always learning lines. I've learned to flag the really crucial scenes, and I start figuring them out and committing them to memory as soon as I get them.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Claire Danes

I like reading novels because it provides insight into human behavior.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Claire Danes

I love love and falling in love, but it can get pretty flat real fast.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Claire Danes

I actually haven't been approached a whole lot for television, believe it or not.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Claire Danes

Growing up in New York with artist parents - a very liberal environment, where we were always encouraged to challenge the status quo - I think for a long time I confused jingoism with patriotism. And that is a mistake.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Claire Danes

Every three seconds in the developing world, a child dies needlessly due to lack of basic health care and other things we all take for granted.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Claire Danes

My go-to gifts are scarves from my friend Matin Maulawizada's nonprofit organization, Afghan Hands, which supports disenfranchised women in Afghanistan. In exchange for their beautiful embroidery, the women are given financial aid and classes in math and literacy. The scarves are all stunning and one of a kind.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Claire Danes

I think people who make movies and have invested a lot of money in them, get frightened that if they challenge an audience they are going to repel them. And I think the opposite it's really true. It takes confidence and courage to know that and then commit to it.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Claire Danes

My skin is a bit sensitive, so Cetaphil is my standby. I also use toner and a light layer of moisturizer—I use a lot of Kiehl's and other natural brands.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Claire Danes

Tel Aviv is the most party time place in the world.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Claire Danes

If you do something that you're not genuinely passionate about, it is a little soul-crushing. Just not worth it.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Claire Danes

I was a serious kid to an absurd degree. I was overwhelmed with responsibility. You know, trying to play grown up. I overdid it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Claire Danes

I don't think I have ever been as inspired by any character that I have played. I was deeply moved by Temple's courage and her resourcefulness.. She is really pioneering in both the world of autism and animal rights. She has encouraged an incredibly positive change in the world.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Claire Danes

Most people assume that autistic people are not capable of empathy.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Claire Danes

The big question is always, 'Eyes or lips?' I tend to go with the eyes because I've got a lot more material to work with now - and it saves me from reapplying lipstick! I'm a pretty low-maintenance person and it's too excessive to exaggerate both the eyes and lips.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Claire Danes

Acting is the greatest answer to my loneliness that I have found.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Claire Danes

I think I would make a lousy stay-at-home mom. It just wouldn't suit me.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Claire Danes

I discovered Orson Welles in college; my freshman English professor screened 'Citizen Kane' for us, and I wound up writing a 20-page term paper on it.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Claire Danes

I was told that my going to college wouldn't be good for my career. I think that's nonsense. It's good to empower yourself by cutting yourself off from this business every once in a while.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Claire Danes

You know, let a few years go by until I hit my midlife crisis. Then that can be documented on film.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Claire Danes

I'm so impressed by Jennifer Lawrence and Carey Mulligan. They have this exquisite taste. They are very gifted in their ability to make great choices.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Claire Danes

I fantasized about being a psychology major when I first started school, and I took a handful of Psych 101 classes.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Claire Danes

I started working when I was very young. I got an agent when I was 12, and fortunately was employed consistently from that point on. So I didn't really go to a conventional high school. I was tutored on sets and things.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Claire Danes

I think people of my generation are really worrying about thier zits and getting that date for Friday night. I think that's their reality. I don't' know if they're worrying too hard about their future.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Claire Danes

There was a solid year and a half, perhaps two years, after making 'Temple Grandin,' when I didn't do anything. I just didn't have much patience for roles that were silly, or light, or inconsequential.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Claire Danes

I have to expose myself and then accept the judgment that audiences and critics will have. And that's okay. I appreciate the elliptical nature of it. Sometimes people are more in the mood to be nice to me than others, and that's great.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Claire Danes

As a young performer, I didn't know that you can have a great time playing someone in terrible crisis. The more you know it's not real, the deeper you can go into it. And the easier it is to let it go when it's done.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Claire Danes

When I was 18 I went to college for two years and didn't work for a year which was essential for me, because my identity had been so influenced by my being an actor and I think I just needed to discover what it was to be myself, divorced from all that responsibility.