We had to decide: Do we want to do Saturday Night or go to our Senior Prom? We opted for Saturday Night Live.— Mary-Kate Olsen
The most charming Mary-Kate Olsen quotes that are free to learn and impress others
How can you be organized when you're in Times Square?
Australia is so cool that it's hard to even know where to start describing it.
The beaches are beautiful; so is the weather. Not too crowded. Great food, great music, really nice people. It must be a lot like Los Angeles was many years ago.
I learned how to play the drums. When we were in pre-production, when we were still in LA, I had a couple of drum lessons and then some in Toronto. I got the one beat down and that was it.
I think everything happens for a reason, so there is no such thing as fail.
I think the hardest part to get to is that point of asking for help or reaching out to other people and being honest with yourself.
The way I see it, you have to take every chance you get because there may not be another one. You have to learn from your mistakes because nobody's perfect. You have to laugh, love & live every day as if it's your last.
There are just some really beautiful people in the world.
When you're walking down the street, or you're at a restaurant, someone catches your eye because they have their own look. It goes way beyond what they're wearing - into their mannerisms, the way they smile, or just the way they hold themselves.
I would love to be able to swim in the ocean in Malibu.
But that is asking for a bikini shot. That's inviting something that I don't want to happen. I don't need to be on a 'Who's Skinny, Who's Fat, Who's Looking Healthy, Who's Not Eating?' list.
Our career is a dream. I mean, we get to act, travel around the world, and meet cool people. What's not to love!
I wear weird things sometimes. I like to drink coffee. Neither of those things have anything to do with who I am.
There was a photo of me with weird sunglasses on and a green sweatshirt, some striped thing, with tights and cowboy boots...I just saw that photo and thought, 'God, I look crazy.'
It's weird to be called a celebrity or talk about it.
I don't talk about being a celebrity in my business meetings. I don't talk about it with my friends. It's not a part of my life. It's a media perception of who I am.
The best part was the food. There are some great Italian restaurants we go to whenever we are in Toronto, so the eating was a definite highlight.
I get extra time to take the test because of my ADD.
Everybody's brains works differently and I just need longer for things to register.
I made the decision to take acting seriously after high school.
I think one day I want to be on the other side of the camera-maybe directing.
Any time that we have time to take off, we love being home.
I am a really bad test taker. I can get straight As in school, but I get nervous on test.
I want to go to culinary school because I love cooking.
One day I'd love to open up a restaurant or cafe.
I love to play games. I really like football, and I also like to ride horses.
Our ultimate goal is to stay in business.
We are not here with a specific plan. That's kind of how our entire career has evolved. We will figure things out as we go along.
I feel like when I carry a bigger bag it looks like it's a huge bag because I'm really tiny. But I do think it's important to have the space that you need, because we throw everything in our bags at all times. I think every woman does.
We did many of our own stunts. We had our hands full. In fact, the roles were physically demanding.
I would never wish my upbringing on anyone... but I wouldn't take it back for the world.
We get along really well, but TV and film aren't reality.
We're best friends, but we do have our fights!
Me and Ashley feel like we're totally different.
All I really need is my bed and my art around me.
Our parents got to be kids. Now it's our turn.
We've read scripts, and I think right now we are just focusing in on school.
Just as we have had great working lives, we have also had good personal lives.
For instance, we have made school our number one priority. We have been in school our entire lives with kids our own age. We guess that's pretty regular.
We've played producers almost our entire lives in everything else we've created.
But when working on a feature and even dealing with something like Warner Bros. or another production company, or other details that you can worry about - we definitely learned a lot.
We played soccer a lot with our friends and at school.
We weren't on an official team or anything, but we'd definitely be up for it in gym or in after-school pickup games where we live.
When we were growing up, our mother taught us never to have your belly button exposed.
If they're going to write a story they're going to write the story whether it's true or not.
We will probably always be in business together.
We kinda look at this as the second or third chapter of our lives.
After college, most people figure out what they want to do with their lives. But we already know what we want to do in the future and that is to continue to further our business goals.
We have been roommates our entire lives. We just bought a place together.
Well that's what I generally do with books - I read them.
I think we have the same goals in mind.
We are not planning on just all of a sudden taking a film and separating. Hopefully one day she can direct me in something, or I will direct her. Or we'll produce a movie under our company's name.
We were never thrown into the situation in the middle of our lives, but grew up doing it. This is all we know, and some people who were thrown into it don't really know what to do or how to react and this is just kind of natural for us.
We were always surrounded by people who knew us very well and cared about us.
Now that im older i'm more aware of things that make me feel complete as a person. I'm trying to concentrate on those things as opposed to things that make feel empty
We've always been fans of a good mystery;
we think all kids are, and there weren't any good mysteries out there these days for kids, so that's why we decided to do them.
I am the cute one! She's just my sister.
I like to go to parties where I know everyone.
How are you going to have fun with people you don't know?
I find it's better to focus on what's in front of you and to keep putting one foot in front of the other.