Best Quotes from Jessalyn Gilsig

By | April 22, 2017

Motherhood has taught me the meaning of living in the moment and being at peace. Children don’t think about yesterday, and they don’t think about tomorrow. They just exist in the moment.

Jessalyn Gilsig

I think that everybody’s worked on shows where you feel like maybe a divide has happened between the talent and the crew. Those are the hardest jobs to do your best in, because as you’re performing, you’re aware that the people around you, because they haven’t been afforded the respect that they deserve, they’re not as invested.

Jessalyn Gilsig

Everybody feels good in their skin for about a minute a day, and the rest of the day, you’re just trying to navigate your way through the sea of terror.

Jessalyn Gilsig

It’s much more fun to be the person who comes into the room and lights the match. I get to be the force, the girl who always says or does something completely outrageous, and leaves everyone thinking, ‘What was that?’

Jessalyn Gilsig

I’m essentially a jeans girl, and I dress them up or down with accessories. For me, it’s ultimately about a great pair of shoes.

Jessalyn Gilsig

When you’re not playing the hero of the story, then you have to know that you’re always a foil for the good guy. I love playing that. I think that’s always an interesting place to be.

Jessalyn Gilsig

For myself, anyway, I think that recurring has been such a gift, because I’ve been able to work on a lot of shows that I’ve really had a lot of respect for before I went in, shows like ‘Friday Night Lights’ and ‘Nip/Tuck,’ for example.

Jessalyn Gilsig

Since I’ve become a mom, I’m more about comfort and simplicity. I’m essentially a jeans girl, and I dress them up or down with accessories.

Jessalyn Gilsig

For me, it’s ultimately about a great pair of shoes.

Jessalyn Gilsig

I think Forever 21 is a great way to get in on the trends without spending a lot of money.

Jessalyn Gilsig

I love painting. I went to college in fine arts, and I still do it all the time.

Jessalyn Gilsig

I sketch while I’m on set, and it’s a way for me to record all of the locations I’ve been to. I don’t keep a diary but a sketchbook.

Jessalyn Gilsig

I remember before I did ‘Boston Public,’ I couldn’t get seen for drama. Once I’d done ‘Boston Public,’ I couldn’t get seen for a comedy.

Jessalyn Gilsig

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