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54 Jennifer Garner Quotes On Happiness And Believe

My mother is a big believer in being responsible for your own happiness. She always talked about finding joy in small moments and insisted that we stop and take in the beauty of an ordinary day. When I stop the car to make my kids really see a sunset, I hear my mother’s voice and smile.

Beauty comes from a life well lived. If you’ve lived well, your smile lines are in the right places, and your frown lines aren’t too bad, what more do you need?

I do think about aging. I have those moments of panic and vanity, but life keeps getting better, so you can’t worry about it too much.

I wish I was one of those cute pregnant girls who wear skinny jeans throughout their pregnancies. But I just gain weight.

I can definitely benefit from a self-tan, although I cannot say that I am the best at applying it. I’m just not gifted at those kinds of things! But bronzer for sure. Also, just using blush that has that kind of a sun-kissed color as opposed to a bright pink. I would rather have it be really sheer and just right where the sun would hit you.

I am usually part of any disaster at a wedding if I’m a bridesmaid, which I’ve been lucky enough to be several times.

I miss West Virginia very much.

It’s about getting the kids up and fed, getting one to school, getting the other down for a nap, going to the grocery store, picking one up from school, getting the other one down for another nap, cooking dinner… I live my life at these two extremes. I’m either a full-time stay-at-home mom or a full-time actress.

My mom grew up in poverty in Oklahoma – like Dust Bowl, nine people in one room kind of place – and the way she got out of poverty was through education. My dad grew up without a dad, with very little and he also made his way out through education.

Why does everyone think they need to be a star? It’s ridiculous. The celebrity culture is so silly, and the fact that people grow up thinking that it’s something to aspire to just seems wrong. I don’t mean to bash my life. I love my life; I just think it’s not the only way to go.

Women should take care of each other, not tear each other down.

I do like having my ears pierced, because there’s a lot more choice in pierced earrings than there is with clip-ons, and they’re a lot more comfortable to wear – Sometimes I completely forget I’ve got them in and end up going to sleep wearing them.

My big sister Melissa, is such a stud and my little sister Suzanna, has always had a perfect body and big blue eyes. We were a force.

I want flowers; I don’t want to text. What does that make me? What kind of dinosaur am I?

My parents started with very little and were the only ones in their families to graduate from college. As parents, they focused on education, but did not stop at academics – they made sure that we knew music, saw art and theatre and traveled – even though it meant budgeting like crazy.

No matter what, it is very tricky and difficult just to be a good parent at all. I have a lot of help. And for that I’m very grateful.

The outside world can be very tough.

We do a lot of crafting at our house. I don’t even know how it got started because if you ask me, ‘Are you crafty?’ I would say, ‘No…’ but it’s something that we just do

I know I live a charmed, beautiful life and nobody wants to hear a celebrity whine. The last thing I want to do is complain; I love what I do and I know every job comes with a downside.

But I’ll never be one of those women who feel that they always have to wear earrings and aren’t properly dressed without them.

I’m a peace-maker, I can fit into a lot of situations. I’m pretty easygoing. I have a lot of patience.

You can do a lot with Scotch tape. Almost anything! I love that you can hem a dress, and its an instant remedy in a fashion crises.

I’m so thrilled to get to raise my kids in the environment that they are in. I think it’s easy just to imagine that all these kids are spoiled and entitled. Part of what makes me be strong with my kids is the fact that I’m surrounded by other really firm strong moms.

I rebelled by not getting straight A’s and not following the path that my elder sister did. She was valedictorian and is very exemplary in her way. I look a lot like her, so I just had to do the opposite. Not that I got bad grades, but I was all about performance and just finding any way that I could to be involved in any kind of production.

I’m still conflict-averse. I don’t like to argue

I certainly never expected to be in front of a camera one day of my life.

I just try work out at least twice a week if I can.

When Jen Aniston and Brad Pitt broke up, I was dying to see something that said they were getting back together.

I’m a pretty hard worker.

The one thing I really lucked out on is that all through my teenage years, when my sister was a lifeguard and everyone I knew was out in the sun all day – I was in the theater. Everyone called me Casper because I never had a tan, and everyone else was tan all the time. I think that was the luckiest thing of my life.

There’s an internal battle. I need to work, I need to work, I need to work and I need to be home with my kids and the kids win.

I have a great deal of respect for any women that will enter the world of little boys of sports

I usually don’t wear makeup, and if I do, it’s later in the day if I have to get my act together for work for some reason.

I would roll up pennies to take the subway to work in Times Square. I was broke, but I was happy.

I knew we were going to marry someday, but I was absolutely surprised when he actually proposed. And surprised he had bought a ring. I ran around the yard screaming.

I love being physical and acting at the same time

And you can’t hide in a comedy scene either. You have to give in to the scene and commit.

I was a ballet dancer and that kind of bled i

nto musical theater. I was constantly in rehearsal for one thing or another.

Well, you can’t be trying to achieve success of any kind in this business without accepting that there’s going to be a flip side to it.

I don’t have this fantasy about marriage anymore. Everyone says it takes hard work. Well, it kind of does – and I’m much more pragmatic about romance than I used to be.

I think that it’s not as crazily different, my job, from anyone else’s, as people let themselves believe. I think people get wrapped up in their own idea of what it is, but it’s really not that.

I’m still really close with everyone at home and their parents – and their brothers and sisters. I was so, so, so lucky to grow up as part of a community and I don’t take that for granted. I try very hard to stay part of it.

And now, I still really don’t care that much but now I have music playing all the time at home, which is a first for me. Whatever. Everything from Ani DiFranco to Dave Matthews to Jack Johnson and Norah Jones.

To become a classical ballerina, you have to move to New York when you’re 12 or 11 and that becomes your life. I just wanted to be good in my company in Charleston and I wanted it to always be part of my life.

I think that baseball games are like soap operas. If you watch five in a row, you know enough to get hooked.

The rule with marriage is the less you talk about it the better, as far as I can tell.

I do all my own stunts!

I remember, my mom didn’t have any help, so if she needed to be somewhere after school, we’d just go down to the neighbors’ and she’d give us a snack and make sure we did our homework. There weren’t any latchkey kids.

I hoped, hoped, that maybe I’d be lucky enough to do something on Broadway, in the chorus.

I love the feeling of being on a team, rehearsing together, sharing a dressing room – I love that so much. Jennifer Garner

I feel lucky, though, because even when ‘Alias’ was popular, I was still sent scripts against type. I’ve never felt like the world only sees me one way. But yes, it’s been really fun to be bad.

I wasn’t a woman who stayed tiny like I thought I would. I definitely gave myself the freedom to eat what I wanted.

I wasn’t a woman who stayed tiny like I thought I would. I definitely gave myself the freedom to eat what I wanted.

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