I was in a university prep school in Canada, and the way that particular place worked was, you chose at a very young age what you were going to do with the rest of your life. Mine was law.

I do benefits for all religions - I'd hate to blow the hereafter on a technicality.

There are really only two things I'm terrified of: water and cockroaches.

She said she was approaching forty, and I couldn't help wondering from what direction.

I was very aware that my path into the industry would probably be as an actress and not in production, that I could learn a lot that way. And I did.

I don't know so much about making it, because I think of myself as a working actor who's always got my eye on what's going to be the next job. I've been acting for 22 years, and I think there's something to be said for simply staying in the game.

When we recall the past, we usually find that it is the simplest things - not the great occasions - that in retrospect give off the greatest glow of happiness.

A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don't need it.

Everything I know about the FBI came from movies! Right? The idea of these kind of uptight, conservative guys whose ties are tied too tight.

If I have to lay an egg for my country, I'll do it.

Kids are wonderful, but I like mine barbecued.

The trees in Siberia are miles apart, that is why the dogs are so fast.

The good news is that Jesus is coming back. The bad news is that he's really pissed off.

I have seen what a laugh can do. It can transform almost unbearable tears into something bearable, even hopeful.

A James Cagney love scene is one where he lets the other guy live.

They'll always be an England, even if it's in Hollywood.

You've got to be rich to have a swing like that.

I love to go to Washington - if only to be near my money.

I have a wonderful make-up crew. They're the same people restoring the Statue of Liberty.

I don't feel old. I don't feel anything till noon. That's when it's time for my nap.

When she started to play, Steinway came down personally and rubbed his name off the piano.

I ate ants. They weren't that bad.

The only thing chicken about Israel is their soup.

I grew up with six brothers. That's how I learned to dance – waiting for the bathroom.

I've always been in the right place and time. Of course, I steered myself there.

Middle age is when your age starts to show around your middle.

I like to play in the low 70's. If it gets any hotter than that I'll stay in the bar!

I have too much money invested in sweaters.

When I got off '24,' pretty soon after that I did a movie that took place in the '70s, this movie with Jimmy Caan and Gena Rowlands, and I needed to kind of have that '70s pouffy housewife hair.

If you haven't got any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble.

You know you're getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.

People who throw kisses are hopelessly lazy.

When they asked Jack Benny to do something for the Actor's Orphanage - he shot both his parents and moved in.

You never get tired unless you stop and take time for it.

Bigamy is the only crime where two rites make a wrong.

If you watch a game, it's fun. If you play it, it's recreation. If you work at it, it's golf.

A sense of humor is good for you. Have you ever heard of a laughing hyena with heart burn?

At the age of 16, I decided to rebel and become an actress. I wasn't happy with rules and regulations.