Inspirational Quotes from Cobie Smulders

I am learning that in life it is OK to travel in darkness, not knowing what your next move is.

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Just do your best. I find that if I set that goal for myself and no one else, I feel good.

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I’m very simplistic. I like jewelry that is small, that is a statement piece but with a delicate statement.

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A stay-at-home mom is a working mom. Being a stay-at-home mom is a job.

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I love macaroni and cheese. I could eat it every meal of the day.

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There are two kinds of people in crisis situations – those who fight and those who freeze. I’m a freezer, and that’s just going by the couple of surprise birthday parties I’ve had thrown for me.

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The hardest thing is getting fake hit. You really have to sell it. Somebody comes at you and stops a couple inches from your face. You have to react like it’s painful. In my training, those were the days I was more sore, doing gut punches or getting thrown against walls. You’re moving your body in a way that’s not natural.

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We’re lucky to live in a country where we have freedom of speech, and I don’t know what the other Avengers are up to, personally, but I know they’re all really good people.

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Just when your ovaries should be brimming with youthful follicles, cancerous cells overtook mine, threatening to end my fertility and potentially my life.

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I was on a strict diet to stay in shape for ‘Jack Reacher,’ but each day on set in New Orleans, catering dropped off delicious food at my trailer.

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There’s something cool about traveling when you’re young. There’s a sense of camaraderie. You learn more about yourself.

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‘The Avengers’ made it more believable that I could have been a major in the U.S. Army.

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Wonder Woman is such an amazing character.

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I like to challenge myself and grow as an actress.

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The quality of television is becoming so good from an actor standpoint, where you get to do these amazing scenes with amazing directors and cinematography.

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I would really love to sit with Kathryn Hepburn because I find her so interesting.

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What’s more awkward than doing a shower scene? Rehearsing a shower scene.

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One of the great things about turning 30 is figuring out how to dress comfortably and still look good.

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I’ve worn stilettos since I was 12, so I have abused my feet to the point of no return.

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In my early twenties, I had no idea who I was. And I think that’s one reason you should try different relationships. I’ve had good and bad ones, but I took away things from them that helped me become who I am.

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Before I did ‘How I Met Your Mother,’ I was not considered a comedic actress.

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Kindness is something that I feel is leaving us a little bit – people are getting more self-involved.

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I wanted to be a marine biologist my whole life until I graduated high school. And even now, I’m still like, ‘Maybe I’ll just quit the biz and go to Santa Cruz and study marine biology and have my own research center in the Bahamas.’ Yeah, I’m sure it would be just that smooth.

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I’m a big fan of a lot of graphic novels – ‘Fables,’ ‘Y: The Last Man’ and ‘The Walking Dead,’ which I like a lot more.

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I do Pilates because it’s important for me to have a healthy back when I’m 70 so I’m not hunched over and in pain. That’s more important to me than being thin.

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When I want to relax, I plop down on my couch and watch some great movie, usually a British drama – anything with Colin Firth.

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Secretly, or maybe not so secretly, I’ve always wanted to be a rock star.

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There’s something that feels more organic about watching a stunt that’s done by you. There’s also a feeling of accomplishment doing it yourself.

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Models need to be unionized.

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I have so many single girlfriends who fit themselves into the mold of what they think a guy’s looking for. But being comfortable around men is about being comfortable with yourself. They gravitate toward confidence. Really, that is what they want to be around.

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I’ve really been enjoying The Bar Method because I’m not a sweaty mess when we get to my favorite part of class – the end.

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I know my body’s limits. I’ve never enjoyed Spin classes, where they’re like, ‘Push it further!’ I’m like, ‘No. If I pull something, I can’t work tomorrow.’ That’s why I gave up Bikram yoga.

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When I got the script for ‘Winter Soldier,’ I was so excited to see that my character finally gets to punch somebody! So I took tae kwon do three times a week. I wanted to feel like I could hold my own in a roomful of superheroes.

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I seek out things that terrify me, like an improv class. I’m terrified of sharks, but I scuba dive. I’m not good at auditioning, but I force myself to do it all the time. I’ve never met anybody who is fearless, but the more you push against your own boundaries, the easier it becomes to push.

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There are so many ways to work out, and it is exhausting.

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I’m not going to be very picky. If something comes to me and I want to do it, I’ll do it.

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I’m just looking for really good projects with varying characters – ones I haven’t done before – so I can continue to grow as an actress.

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I like to challenge myself. Whether that’s on television or film or on stage, that’s what I’m going to go for.

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I want to do a Tennessee Williams play.

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I’ve never been the person who’s like, ‘I’ve got to get a four-pack of abs!’ And I’m not the type to go to the gym and run on the treadmill for 45 minutes and then lift weights.

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I try to take an exercise class twice a week.

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My usual day: a green smoothie for breakfast – if I want to get fancy, it’s eggs on arugula – fruit for a snack, a salad with protein for lunch, and fish and quinoa for dinner.

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I’ll have pasta two out of seven meals.

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Canadians have an inherent good nature, and they are used to being made fun of.

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The problem is my movie career is hindering my hockey schedule.

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There’s sacrifice involved. Either you’re going to work a lot and not get to spend time with your kid, or you’re going to spend a ton of time with your kid, and you’re sacrificing your career.

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I live a life where I have a huge support system, and I’ve been very lucky.

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I come from Canada, and maternity leave is six months to a year, and they also have paternity leave, and I think that there’s something to that. There’s also something to making a more comfortable environment for women to breast feed or to bring their kids into work and to have more nurseries in these office buildings.

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I really like the character of Jack Reacher – I thought he was interesting.

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Who isn’t a fan of Tom Cruise? He has been in so many amazing movies.

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I was really into ‘Cocktail’ when I was younger – probably the most – followed by ‘Top Gun.’

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I didn’t really discover ‘Risky Business’ until later in life because I was so young when it came out.

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