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Maggie Q quotes

It's just cool for a girl to be able to do her own thing. I do a lot of movies, and I'm very lucky, and I'm not complaining. But in movies, alongside big action men, we've always got to take a step back and let the men shine.

I don't know how people box for a living. I don't know how they can just hurt people for a living and be OK with it.

We rarely grow when we're happy, we grow when we hurt.

I enjoy privacy. I think it's nice to have a little mystery. I think because of technology a lot of the mystery is gone in life, and I'd like to preserve some of that.

I'm just totally into being strong. There's something about wanting to get a jar or whatever out of a high cupboard, or moving a sofa over because my dog's bone rolled under it, and not having to call anyone for help. There's comfort in that.

As women, I think it helps that we are complex creatures by nature so just being a woman helps to understand a woman's journey.

Facebook? I have no clue about it. MySpace, none of that. I'm the worst.

Here's my goal: I want to make a seriously dark show, and not on a network that has ever done that.

I like PETA as a group for many reasons, but one of the reasons that I admire them is that they say and do the things that other groups won't do.

I love shooting guns. Not at people or animals, but I love shooting blanks!

I mean, if we try to 'fluff up' 'Nikita?' We're done. If we try to 'fluff' 'Nikita,' I don't want to be involved and I don't want to watch the show.

I weirdly feel very natural, in the physicality that comes my way, whether it's guns, cars or whatever. For some reason, it's second nature to me.

I'm bringing what I've always wanted: film quality work on television. That's the way it should be.

I'm not a vampire movie fan, per se. That's not to say that I haven't enjoyed movies with vampires in them.

I've gotten used to the point where I'm so used to being sweaty! I like to wear less makeup and be tougher!

My goal when I make my show is to make a show for women. I don't make a show for men.

Not only do I not want to be stereotyped as this Asian girl who fights - gee, what a wonder - but also I have more to offer than that.

Sometimes you're famous before you're good.

The 1970s 'Wonder Woman' was sort of a kitsch thing. It was a very specific time for that, and it's hard to modernize something like that.

The student will try to defy the master. Always.