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    I didn't want to go down any scarier path of low self-esteem than I was already on the track for. So during my second year of college I was like, 'I'm over it! I have to go see what this other thing called life is about!
    — Anna Chlumsky
    tags: college  path  year 
     
    I guess it's nice to know I still resonate in people's minds.
    — Anna Chlumsky
    tags: mind 
     
    I don't have a Twitter account.
    — Anna Chlumsky
    But here's the thing: I had this great job, and I would still feel terribly depressed. I would just be like, 'This isn't the sweet spot. I thought this would be it, and I don't feel happy.
    — Anna Chlumsky
    tags: thoughts  job 
     
    Even on the worst days I am without a doubt still happier doing this than I am doing anything else. On acting.
    — Anna Chlumsky
    tags: doubt 
     
    A lot of movies treat kids like idiots.
    — Anna Chlumsky
    tags: movie  kids  idiot 
     
    I don't let it bother me too much if someone doesn't like me. I just figure there's no accounting for taste. It's not me, it's my acting. It's like if someone doesn't like someone's food, they just don't like my acting.
    — Anna Chlumsky
    tags: food 
     
    I love... anything in black and white. Just put it on the TV, I'll watch.
    — Anna Chlumsky
    tags: black 
     
    Show business got really tainted for me.
    — Anna Chlumsky
    tags: business 
     
    People look to you to replace a part in their lives that they can't get back. You can't get the past back, you can't do it. We've all tried.
    — Anna Chlumsky
    tags: people  live  past 
     
    I was an international studies major.
    — Anna Chlumsky
    Kids are brought into show business because they are cute and see truth and they're very bright. But there's a sense of doing it because you want the adults to be approving of you. You want to make them happy.
    — Anna Chlumsky
    tags: truth  adult  cute  business  kids 
     
    The big difference with the recognition is that when I go on an audition, I don't feel like they're testing my abilities as much as they're just seeing if it's a fit. So that's nice.
    — Anna Chlumsky
    tags: seeing 
     
    In order to satirize adequately, I think you need to bring people down to Earth and be like, 'Yeah, these people drink coffee and have tummy troubles and they go to the bathroom like anybody else, and they all have relationship problems, if they even have relationships.
    — Anna Chlumsky
    Supposedly I haven't changed.
    — Anna Chlumsky
    I watched 'My Girl' as an adult pretty recently, and it's a good movie.
    — Anna Chlumsky
    tags: adult  girls  movie 
     
    I've been poked fun of throughout my career by fellow actors for my notes that I take. I have spiral notebooks that I carry with me on every project I do, and I take notes just so that if I have to relive a scene, if I have to go back, I know what I did.
    — Anna Chlumsky
    tags: fun  career 
     
    It was easy for me to leave acting for school, because I wasn't really in it as an adolescent for fulfilling reasons.
    — Anna Chlumsky
    tags: school 
     
    You can ask any set decorator on any set where I've had to be in an office, I always kind of claim it - I put Post-its everywhere, and I kind of make it look lived-in.
    — Anna Chlumsky
    When I graduated from college I thought I was over with show business and was pursuing other things.
    — Anna Chlumsky
    First, I was a fact checker for Zagat and then I was an editorial assistant for HarperCollins publishing house.
    — Anna Chlumsky
    tags: facts 
     
    I pray every night. I just talk to God and I can go to sleep. I don't worry anymore.
    — Anna Chlumsky
    tags: sleep  night  worries  god  pray 
     
    I only surround myself with people who are intellectually stimulating.
    — Anna Chlumsky
    tags: people 
     
    It was more like having unwanted attention as a child - if you'd walk around, people would recognize you, and it would be in a weird, almost making-fun-type manner.
    — Anna Chlumsky
    People have good and bad days.
    — Anna Chlumsky
    tags: people  bad 
     
    Kids are truthful by nature.
    — Anna Chlumsky
    tags: nature  kids 
     
    I'm interested in current affairs and social policy as a whole, but I don't watch politics for sport.
    — Anna Chlumsky
    tags: politics 
     
    There were a lot of signs being thrown at me. A lot of angels I was meeting, inspiring me to get back into show business.
    — Anna Chlumsky
    Kissing Macaulay Culkin was like kissing a brother. It was really no big deal.
    — Anna Chlumsky
    tags: kissing 
     
    Some people are really good at their jobs, some people are really bad.
    — Anna Chlumsky
    tags: people  job  bad 
     
    I really don't like to do back-to-back movies. I concentrate on things at home. My family and school life are important to me. I try to do one movie a year.
    — Anna Chlumsky
    tags: movie  school  year 
     
    Right now I'm just thinking about school and trying to get those grades and keep them up! In case I become a Norma Desmond when I grow up, I can have something to fall back on!
    — Anna Chlumsky
    tags: right  thinking  school 
     
    I had no idea of the size of my bank account as a teen, and I didn't care to know. That was my mom's job, I figured that I would just find out when I turned 18. If you can't trust your mom, then who can you trust?
    — Anna Chlumsky
    tags: trust  job  care  teen  ideas 
     
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