Jenna Fischer quotes

  • I went to a little liberal-arts college in Missouri called Truman State University.
    -- Jenna Fischer

    #Art #College #Littles

  • I still get nervous when I have a lot of makeup on, a big hairdo, and a dress.
    -- Jenna Fischer

    #Makeup #Dresses #Nervous

  • I spent my whole adolescence, when you just want to be accepted, looking much younger than everyone else.
    -- Jenna Fischer

    #Want #Accepted #Adolescence

  • Cause it's really hard, it's hard to be an actor.
    -- Jenna Fischer

    #Actors #Causes

  • As the lead of a movie, you really set the tone off-camera as well, and that's a really big responsibility.
    -- Jenna Fischer

    #Responsibility #Cameras #Tone

  • Sometimes acting is really cool because it forces you to exercise certain muscles in your personality that you wouldn't normally be called upon in life.
    -- Jenna Fischer

    #Exercise #Personality #Acting

  • I don't have real big aspirations to be a movie star. I would love to be on a long-running hit TV show. You end up playing a defining role.
    -- Jenna Fischer

    #Running #Stars #Real

  • I don't have any type of sketch-comedy or stand-up background.
    -- Jenna Fischer

    #Comedy #Type #Backgrounds

  • I didn't want to go to college. I wanted to move to Los Angeles right out of high school.
    -- Jenna Fischer

    #Moving #School #College

  • I also love horror movies; I like me a big Peter Berg action movie. I'm a movie lover in general.
    -- Jenna Fischer

    #Action #Lovers #Horror

  • I studied theater in college, and I really wanted to be an actress and play a lot of different roles. Then I made landing on a television comedy my main focus.
    -- Jenna Fischer

    #College #Play #Focus

  • I think that there is a tragic misfit at the core of me, and I've just done a lot of work on myself. I love a good self-help book; I've read a ton of them. I love self-help seminars and therapy and all that.
    -- Jenna Fischer

    #Book #Thinking #Self

  • I'm a very thoughtful, forward-thinking, planner kind of person. I love Excel spreadsheets and five-year-plans, and I love to review every year how my New Year's resolutions went.
    -- Jenna Fischer

    #New Year #Thoughtful #Thinking

  • You never go into a marriage expecting to get divorced. You go into a marriage expecting it's going to last forever, and you have a lot of ways you dream about the future. You have all these expectations, and then you have to adjust those expectations, and it can be a very unnerving, confusing time.
    -- Jenna Fischer

    #Dream #Expectations #Forever

  • I know so many amazing actors who don't get work... and then there are a bunch of real duds that work all the time. The industry is just not fair in that way.
    -- Jenna Fischer

    #Real #Actors #Way

  • I had this crazy job, though, when I first got to Los Angeles... I answered this ad in the back of the newspaper to be a telephone psychic, and I did that for two days.
    -- Jenna Fischer

    #Jobs #Crazy #Psychics

  • Yeah, you know I don't ever see myself doing a super-gritty, hard-core drama.
    -- Jenna Fischer

    #Drama #Yeah #Hard Core

  • When I'm writing my blog, I think of myself at 13 years old, back in St. Louis, daydreaming about Hollywood.
    -- Jenna Fischer

    #Writing #Thinking #Years

  • Well, I knew I wanted to be an actor, and I didn't necessarily need or want to be famous or a celebrity actor.
    -- Jenna Fischer

    #Needs #Actors #Want

  • Tilda Swinton is a great example of a person who completely disappears into a role.
    -- Jenna Fischer

    #Example #Roles #Disappear

  • The Farrelly brothers make movies the way you imagine a movie set would be when you're a kid - fun all the time.
    -- Jenna Fischer

    #Brother #Fun #Kids

  • I had a teacher who said something great. That was, 'Go out and collect your nos. Once you get fifty nos then you can start wondering when you can get a yes.' He said, 'It is not your job to get the job; its your job to do a consistent body of work. So, every time you go in there, just go in there and be consistent, and eventually it will get noticed and someone will hire you.'
    -- Jenna Fischer

    #Teacher #Jobs #Body

  • Even in college I tended to get cast in the comedies more. It was what I liked doing.
    -- Jenna Fischer

    #College #Comedy #Casts

  • My cat, Andy, has been my best buddy since I was 18, and he doesn't care if I'm on a TV show or if I'm red-carpet ready. He just likes it when I'm there.
    -- Jenna Fischer

    #Cat #Tv Shows #Pet

  • I get really excited about jewelry.
    -- Jenna Fischer

    #Jewelry #Excited #Get Real

  • I loved the domesticity of my life as a struggling actor. When I wasn't going to auditions, I could do things like cook dishes from scratch and take them to parties or be really thoughtful about birthdays and anniversaries.
    -- Jenna Fischer

    #Anniversary #Party #Struggle

  • I'm not prepared for a zombie apocalypse. I need more bottled water, a shotgun, and stronger abs. I have plenty of canner food.
    -- Jenna Fischer

    #Women #Water #Zombie

  • I'm a believer in the parent first, friend second philosophy, and trying to find that balance.
    -- Jenna Fischer

    #Philosophy #Parent #Balance

  • Sometimes doing a movie for a short period of time is better than committing eight months to a television show.
    -- Jenna Fischer

    #Eight #Television #Months

  • I'm not one to air my dirty laundry for the whole world.
    -- Jenna Fischer

    #Dirty #Naughty #Air