'Chasing Amy' was an amazing role, but then after that, I went and did 'Big Daddy' and you're the girlfriend or you're the best friend. I wasn't getting the Nicole Kidman roles.— Joey Lauren Adams
The most gorgeous Joey Lauren Adams quotes that will activate your inner potential
May all your troubles last as long as your New Year's resolutions.
Most people play a fair game of golf - if you watch them.
Stay with me; I want to be alone
It just gets frustrating playing the girlfriend, It's just this awful feeling, sitting in your house, waiting for a script to come. I like to be more proactive.
I want to feel passion, I want to feel pain.
I want to weep at the sound of your name. Come make me laugh, come make me cry... just make me feel alive.
A psychiatrist is a fellow who asks you a lot of expensive questions your wife asks for nothing.
If you break 100, watch your golf. If you break 80, watch your business.
The toughest thing about homework is getting mom and pop to agree on the same answer.
A genius is one who can do anything except make a living.
A teacher is a person who used to think he liked children.
In life, it's not who you know that's important, it's how your wife found out.
I am one of the few actresses who isn't recognized by the way she looks.
I'm recognized by the way I talk.
Definition of an independent film is torture with less money and time.
My life isn't that dramatic. My dad really loves me, he just can't talk on the phone. He's too crippled and shy, and that's almost harder. He's there and he loves me, and I try and try and try, it's just impossible to have a relationship.
There were days that I literally had no reason to get out of bed. It just was so destructive for me.
Education is wonderful - it helps you worry about things all over the world.
A bonus: You don't have to diet to direct.
I was never one of those people who thought, 'What I really want to do is direct.' It never occurred to me.
For women in their 30s, it's so hard to get good parts.
Bankruptcy is a legal proceeding in which you put your money in your pants pocket and give your coat to your creditors.
No one was jumping up and saying, 'Yeah, let me give you money.
' I had never held a camera in my hand - a home video camera, nothing. I had not directed.
I like decorative, functional things that I feel comfortable in.
I don't think I was fully satisfied acting.
You know, the girlfriend role or the best friend role, and that wasn't enough for me.
The most popular labor-saving device today is still a husband with money.
My relationship with my father is pretty non-existent.
The last person they expected to connect with a screenplay was the comedic, blonde actress with the funny voice.
I think, ultimately, looking back now, acting wasn't satisfying me 100%.
It's not like you can wake up and realize, 'Oh, I want intimacy,' and then it happens that day.