Melissa Benoist quotes

  • I really wished he hadn't made me hate to read the Bible. Having it shoved down my throat all my life had made me bitter toward reading it. I believed it, but my dad had used it to his benefit too many times and ignored the parts in there that would point out his wrongs. Like judging Beau without even knowing him. That was in the Bible too.

  • I read everything I could find: books and online. Sometimes bigger revelations came to me through finer details or something that you wouldn't pick up just by surface reading.

  • There is no kind of experience in which a Christian has a right to refuse to praise God, for 'all things work together for good to them that love God.'

  • It is emphatically the case that life could not arise spontaneously in a primeval soup from its kind.

  • I think you kind of have to put yourself out there.

  • Is there a short-eared koobish, then?' Mmmyes ...' said J.Lo. 'But it is technically not really a koobish. Is more alike a kind of singing pumpkin.' We had conversations like these all the time, where I just eventually gave up.

  • Let me get this straight," I say. "You're practically ordering me to die. What kind of guidance counselor are you?

  • It's not the kind of tuna that I eat.

  • Generally, I play the kind of ethereal, fragile-on-the-outside-but-hard-and-damaged-on-the-inside type.

  • I never consciously set out to be an actor. I just kind of did whatever acting I could do.