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I have to say that my dad's face is very malleable. He's barely got any cartilage in his face. I think I maybe inherited that Play-Doh-like physicality from him.

Claire Danes in Face, Think, Say

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I have to say that my dad's face is very malleable. He's barely got any cartilage in his face. I think I maybe inherited that Play-Doh-like physicality from him.

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Narciso Rodriguez was my first fashion big brother. He made my wedding dress, which was wonderful.

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I think I would make a lousy stay-at-home mom. It just wouldn't suit me.

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I've always had a really active imagination. Lots of kids have imaginary friends. Mine just took on a rather demonic form.

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I have a huge, active imagination, and I think I'm really scared of being alone; because if I'm left to my own devices, I'll just turn into a madwoman.

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I've always very earnestly tried to do my best, so I just have to trust that and forgive myself for being fallible.

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I like marriage. I feel very secure. It helps when you are in love with the person you are married to.

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Growing up in New York with artist parents - a very liberal environment, where we were always encouraged to challenge the status quo - I think for a long time I confused jingoism with patriotism. And that is a mistake.

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Growing up in New York City, I was always encouraged to question authority, and I think I confused patriotism with jingoism.

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People in the CIA, they marry each other. They're like actors! We have to travel without much warning to far-flung places, and it's very hard to communicate what our experiences are like to those in the outside world.

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Every three seconds in the developing world, a child dies needlessly due to lack of basic health care and other things we all take for granted.

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Growing up, I wanted desperately to please, to be a good girl.

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There was a solid year and a half, perhaps two years, after making 'Temple Grandin,' when I didn't do anything. I just didn't have much patience for roles that were silly, or light, or inconsequential.

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It's funny with jeans now, because if they don't feel like a pair of sweatpants, I don't have patience for them anymore! I think I'm becoming increasingly lazy.

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I took three years off. I differentiated myself from the industry. Found my identity - sort of... I haven't graduated yet. I'm not legitimately educated yet, but maybe one day.

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