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By Anonym 14 Sep

Gillian Anderson

Just remember, you can do anything you set your mind to, but it takes action, perseverance, and facing your fears.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Gillian Anderson

I tend to be very skeptical and judgmental. I'm not really a conspiracy theorist, but I'm more likely to believe the people that speak about a conspiracy, or are convinced of conspiracies in the government, than the people who have 100 percent faith in the people who are running America.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Gillian Anderson

I wouldn't say I'm normal. But I'm relatively stable. When I think of normal, I think of mediocrity, and mediocrity scares the f--- out of me.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Gillian Anderson

Layers are not difficult for me. You have the luxury of takes, so if you feel like, say, you did not take in the fact that your aunt is across the way in one take, you do it again and try to add that piece.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Gillian Anderson

You know, it's a big version of an episode, which I think is necessary at this point because we're drawing in people who not only people who have seen the show before and are devoted to it, but people who have never seen it before.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Gillian Anderson

So much of this world is based on illusion, temporaries, and disposability that I think it's essential that our closest relationships reflect what is real.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Gillian Anderson

Sometimes I read a script and it's obvious from early on that it's one where the suspension of disbelief has to develop strongly from page one. Some are more reality-based.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Gillian Anderson

Education is key. We have to keep girls in school and give them the same opportunities that boys have. They need access to vocational training and mentorship, as well. It's an issue of gender equality, which is fortunately a hot topic right now, but we need to keep at it and not rest on our laurels.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Gillian Anderson

Unfortunately, the belief that women are a minority is endemic in most cultures around the world. Obviously some take it to the extreme where violence against women is legal and supported and in other cultures it is more subversive and easy to dismiss as "progress.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Gillian Anderson

It is not a matter of being fearless. The fear is sometimes constant, but it's about moving forward regardless of the fear. Courage means feeling the fear and doing it anyway.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Gillian Anderson

I used to take myself very seriously, now it's all just funny. You gotta laugh at yourself. You know, most of the time when something's a big deal for us, it's only become a big deal in the space between our ears.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Gillian Anderson

By moving to London I removed myself from the madness of the entertainment industry. I love the city and the culture, and it was an opportunity to bring my children up in a more sane environment.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Gillian Anderson

Self-esteem should have nothing to do with what you look like – if you exude genuine confidence, people will be swept into it. You have to be able to hold yourself.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Gillian Anderson

Sometimes I struggle to watch stuff that I've done and sometimes I don't, and I'm sure that my judgment is based on whether I feel like I accomplished what I set out to accomplish.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Gillian Anderson

I didn't pay as much attention in school as I would have liked to.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Gillian Anderson

My whole belief system is that our paths are drawn for us. I believe in reincarnation. I believe we're here to learn and grow. We choose how we come into this life based on what it is we have to learn. Some people have harder lessons than others.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Gillian Anderson

I will only take something or agree to do something that I feel like I understand, and inherent in understanding is empathy.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Gillian Anderson

Thinking man's crumpet? Well, it's more flattering than being a lobotomised man's crumpet, I suppose.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Gillian Anderson

If I chose to have a nanny, I'd be able to pay to have a nanny - a lot of women don't have that opportunity. I don't feel like I'm a working single mom, because I have that option that a lot of people don't have.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Gillian Anderson

I was a good liar as a child.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Gillian Anderson

When I'm inside the character, I feel like I'm a different person, and then when you see that character on screen and I see that it's me, I find that disappointing.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Gillian Anderson

I've got huge tubs full of stuff that I can sell on eBay. If there are people out there that are interested, I want them to come my way and buy my jackets and hats and scripts that are signed by everybody.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Gillian Anderson

I hope everyone that is reading this is having a really good day. And if you are not, just know that in every new minute that passes you have an opportunity to change that.

By Anonym 20 Sep

Gillian Anderson

You can change your outlook, your attitude, your responses to life, your actions, and your reactions. When you practice acceptance, answers exist right alongside the problems you've been fixating on; you just haven't known where to look for them.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Gillian Anderson

I love it when women come up to me and tell me I'm a positive influence on their lives and the lives of their young daughters. That's a great feeling.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Gillian Anderson

The first time, where Fox Mulder and Scully met, she stands up for herself. She stands right there and gives it to him and that was extremely attractive.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Gillian Anderson

There's a big part of me that would love to be a secret agent. But if I showed up to do an investigation and interrogate someone now, they wouldn't be able to take me seriously. I've ruined that for myself.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Gillian Anderson

I have a real problem with stillness. With just stopping and being quiet.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Gillian Anderson

People come in and out of our lives to teach us. And we teach other people. It's part of the process. They come in and they go out. Some stay for longer than others.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Gillian Anderson

Sometimes, I genuinely enjoy having conversations with journalists; enjoying the few moments of intimacy with a stranger is fascinating to me. But once in a while that backfires and you're suddenly reading something that has a bent on it that you didn't feel was in the least bit a part of the conversation that you thought you were having. Then you get overly protective and say very little and then you come out of the hole again.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Gillian Anderson

I mean the whole thing about meditation and yoga is about connecting to the higher part of yourself, and then seeing that every living thing is connected in some way.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Gillian Anderson

You know, one day you look at the person and you see something more than you did the night before. Like a switch has been flicked somewhere. And the person who was just a friend is... suddenly the only person you can ever imagine yourself with.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Gillian Anderson

I think we're tremendously different than the series, if they were to tune in to the series after seeing the movie they might be disappointed. That there was, you know, that they might have some kind of adverse reaction.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Gillian Anderson

Right now the topic of female empowerment is at the forefront of conversation and it's important we take advantage of the trend while there is added pressure to adjust long-standing beliefs, prejudices, and cultural discrimination.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Gillian Anderson

In my case, I was born to parents who were very young, and I don't think they were entirely ready to have a child. My dad was going to college and working two or three jobs at the same time, and my mum was working and going to school.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Gillian Anderson

After I did nine years of a television series, I didn't want to do anything really that involved going to a set and being in front of a camera for quite a while. And when I did start to want to do things, I wanted to focus more on film.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Gillian Anderson

Every now and then we'd meet up and reminisce about the characters. At the beginning, shortly after we started shooting, someone sent me some clips put together on youtube. It was the first time I'd seen something like that. "The intimate moments of Mulder and Scully.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Gillian Anderson

In retrospect, I think that I've been given quite a few scripts over the years that had dark elements to them but most of them took place in the countryside with a haunted house. I think I've probably had that script about six to 10 times over the past few years. Or it was something to do with the supernatural.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Gillian Anderson

[on her role as Special Agent Dana Scully on The X-Files (1993)] I am more spontaneous than my character.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Gillian Anderson

There are so many shocking things. Is it more shocking that there are children sold into slavery in every city in the world and right under our noses or that there are villages in Nepal where there are no children left because they have all been kidnapped for sex trafficking, or that there are generations of slaves in some countries where indentured slavery passes from generation to generation and that kids grow into adults not knowing that another world - another life - exists?

By Anonym 14 Sep

Gillian Anderson

It's a proven fact that when you raise the status of girls and women in a country, that country does much better economically.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Gillian Anderson

When I finished the series, I wasn't going to do television again. I never wanted to do television to begin with, and I was so exhausted by the process that I was wary of being in front of the camera again.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Gillian Anderson

People generally treat me like I'm very intelligent and really, I'm much less intelligent than she is. Scully is insanely intelligent.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Gillian Anderson

I hope everyone that is reading this is having a really good day

By Anonym 13 Sep

Gillian Anderson

Having been Scully for such a long time, I have to prove myself in other roles.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Gillian Anderson

People always ask if I was really voted Most Bizarre Girl in high school. But that one's actually true. I was living in Michigan in a very conservative town and had a nose-ring and a shaved head and did kind of strange things.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Gillian Anderson

I truly beleive that we can overcome any hurdle that lies before us.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Gillian Anderson

Let's stop being so damn judgemental & crucifying everyone who doesn't fit into our boxed-in perceptions of what is right.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Gillian Anderson

I'm a massive fan of Sunshine. Oh my God, I love that film.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Gillian Anderson

Be of service. Whether you make yourself available to a friend or co-worker, or you make time every month to do volunteer work, there is nothing that harvests more of a feeling of empowerment than being of service to someone in need.