Amanda Peet quotes

  • If I had to give up cheese or chocolate, I'd give up chocolate in a heartbeat.
    -- Amanda Peet

    #Giving Up #Cheesy #Chocolate

  • I certainly don't believe in love at first sight. I definitely believe in a lot of chemistry and lust at first sight. I think that love is something that takes work.
    -- Amanda Peet

    #Believe #Love Is #Thinking

  • Beauty is only skin deep. If you go after someone just because she's beautiful but don't have anything to talk about, it's going to get boring fast. You want to look beyond the surface and see if you can have fun or if you have anything in common with this person.
    -- Amanda Peet

    #Beauty #Beautiful #Fun

  • Nancy has her vision and she's a formidable force to be reckoned with, and that's similar to most of the male directors I've worked with. The only difference is probably inbetween scenes, gossiping with Diane Keaton, Frances McDormand and Nancy Meyers about who's had Botox and who hasn't.
    -- Amanda Peet

    #Differences #Vision #Directors

  • There's a very small group of elite actresses who are my age, who people want to work with. It's not easy to get a good job with good actors.
    -- Amanda Peet

    #Jobs #People #Age

  • I think once I was in high school - I had boyfriends and stuff like that, but I think when I was younger, I went through a period where I looked like a boy, and people thought I was a boy.
    -- Amanda Peet

    #School #Boys #Thinking

  • I try to be really hippie about things. I'm uptight in all the ways that are really important, but the things my husband and family can benefit from my uptightness, I'm completely lacking.
    -- Amanda Peet

    #Husband #Hippie #Important

  • If there were some recipe that would make all of our children really sane and civic-minded and hugely intelligent, I think we'd probably all do it. But I don't know that there is a recipe for creating that.
    -- Amanda Peet

    #Children #Intelligent #Thinking

  • Someone with a figure like Jennifer Aniston has a trainer, a cook spinning out some version of the latest diet, and probably a stop at the tanning salon.
    -- Amanda Peet

    #Spinning #Tanning #Figures

  • Well, my mom is single and we've both been single at the same time over the last ten years, so I really related to the bond between my character and Diane's.
    -- Amanda Peet

    #Mom #Character #Years

  • ~One surprise of motherhood for me was how little control I have. I thought it would be a blissful romance with me at the helm, cuddling this little creature. It's been bittersweet and humbling to let her lead and to not try to be perfect myself.~
    -- Amanda Peet

    #Parenting #Motherhood #Cuddling

  • You have to put your own oxygen mask before you put on others... It's a good metaphor for parenting
    -- Amanda Peet

    #Motherhood #Oxygen #Metaphor

  • If you're not willing to sound stupid you don't deserve to be in love.
    -- Amanda Peet

    #Stupid #Sound #Willing

  • Whenever I was with Kevin Pollak, I had to leave the room.
    -- Amanda Peet

    #Kevin #Rooms

  • He can't even be at a casual read and not be creating the whole thing in his mind. I remember feeling very awed about how much he still seems to be so in love with it, and so dedicated to making everything really real and really spontaneous.
    -- Amanda Peet

    #Fear #Real #Creating

  • I think when you're a bigger star you get many good scripts sent to you, and you have to choose which one you're going to gravitate toward, but I just try to gravitate toward the best-written one that's been thrown my way after a lot of girls have passed on it.
    -- Amanda Peet

    #Girl #Stars #Thinking

  • I love getting dressed up and having someone do my make-up and feeling pretty.
    -- Amanda Peet

    #Feelings #Feeling Pretty #Dressed Up

  • I think getting drunk is the key to flying comfortably. A couple of bloody marys or several glasses of champagne, and suddenly it's like you're on a roller coaster.
    -- Amanda Peet

    #Couple #Airplane #Thinking

  • As an actor, my main focus is finding good writing and attacking a good role.
    -- Amanda Peet

    #Writing #Focus #Roles

  • I don't clean, I don't make the bed. I spend my salary. I worry a lot. I just don't worry about socks on the floor.
    -- Amanda Peet

    #Worry #Bed #Salary

  • I think children should be vaccinated because that affects the health of all the other children.
    -- Amanda Peet

    #Children #Thinking #Should

  • I would do a musical, but I can't sing.
    -- Amanda Peet

    #Musical

  • I'd love to work with Joan Cusack again - I'm obsessed with Joan Cusack.
    -- Amanda Peet

    #Obsessed

  • If you take 'Cheers' and 'Seinfeld' and watch the early shows, they're kind of awkward. It took a while for the writers and everything to gel.
    -- Amanda Peet

    #Cheer #Awkward #Watches

  • The thing I noticed about Jack was when we did a reading of the script, just to warm up.
    -- Amanda Peet

    #Reading #Scripts

  • There aren't many roles that are interesting if you're a 40-year-old woman, unless you're Julia Roberts or Cate Blanchett.
    -- Amanda Peet

    #Years #Interesting #Roles

  • I usually try on at least 20 pairs of jeans before I find something that looks good on me. And even then, I have a trustworthy friend tell me if my butt looks big!
    -- Amanda Peet

    #Jeans #Trying #Looks