American actress Abigail Spencer turns 37 today. The ‘Suits’ star started her career with ABC daytime television soap opera ‘All My Children’. She appeared in the crime drama series Angela’s Eyes and period drama series Mad Men.
Spencer also got nominated for the Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series and Satellite Award for Best Actress for her role as Amantha Holden in the TV drama series ‘Rectify’. Spencer never shies away from speaking her mind and here are some of the most inspiring quotes by her.
On taking care of oneself
It’s all about how can you take care of yourself when furthering your life’s goals and ambitions, and purpose and whatever you choose — family, career — to maintain a really balanced, whole, healthy outlook.
On taking chances
Unless you paddle for the wave, you’ll never know if you could catch it. But once you do… Ride it as long as you can. Love as long as you can.
On the importance of travelling
Travel is the only way to get empathy for other people’s mindsets — to know their struggles and what they’re drawn to.
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On loving her work
I worked for 10 years before ‘Mad Men,’ and what was great is that when people saw my work, I was just loving working, so it wasn’t about anything else than that.
On having independent dietary choices
I definitely gravitate towards things like vegetables, chicken, brown rice, but I don’t deprive myself of anything. If I want a Sprinkles cupcake, I’m having a Sprinkles cupcake. But I’m not going to have one every day… you just have to have a sensible outlook on all of it.
On defining gratefulness
Gratefulness is a double-edged sword. Because I think we’ve poured it into a feeling. And the batter of gratitude gets kind of stuck to the edges of the Williams Sonoma melamine mixing bowl. But gratefulness, the act of being grateful is actually… a verb. It’s an activity.
Wishing Happy Birthday to the lovely lady!
Picture Credit: TVLine
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Kriti Dwivedi is an intern with SheThePeople.Tv