In life, there is always that special person who shapes who you are, who helps to determine the person you become.
When you say you're 40, you can't call yourself an ingenue any more.
I like to say, jazz music is kind of like my musical equivalent of comfort food. You know, it's always where I go back to when I just want to feel sort of grounded.
I don't really believe in regret. I think you can always learn from the past, but I wouldn't want a different life.
You can't be 16 forever.
And to be honest, most actors are incredibly solipsistic.
I just did in my early twenties what most did when they were teenagers, being free and exploring and making mistakes, but I did it in France. I did it privately.
Whatever it is that gives you that confidence will vary from person to person, but I do believe that it is the key to succeeding at anything in life - career, relationships, anything.
I wish I had been more prepared, both for success and for failure, when I was younger.
John Hughes had such a huge impact on filmmaking.
Originally I considered myself a singer.
People feel like they grew up with me.
I've been called the Women's Auxiliary of the Brat Pack.
I do regret, as I described in my book, the time that I shaved off half of my eyebrows thinking that I could draw them in better - and they would grow back anyway.
You never know when you read a script how it's going to turn out because so much depends on the collaboration between people. If I'd been in some of the movies I turned down, maybe they wouldn't have been a success.
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