Quotes by Jennifer Garner

Elektra is larger than life and wears her sexuality on her sleeve. So I was wearing clothes that were 100 per cent sexy. And just giving in to that.
– Jennifer Garner
I knew we were going to marry someday, but I was absolutely surprised when he actually proposed. And surprised he had bought a ring. I ran around the yard screaming.
– Jennifer Garner
I would roll up pennies to take the subway to work in Times Square. I was broke, but I was happy.
– Jennifer Garner
I've often said to J.J. Abrams, the creator of the show, 'I don't know why you cast me in this role. I don't know why you thought I could do it. I know I was good in Dude, Where's My Car?, but seriously... I can't thank you enough!
– Jennifer Garner
My big sister Melissa, is such a stud and my little sister Suzanna, has always had a perfect body and big blue eyes. We were a force.
– Jennifer Garner
Well, you can't be trying to achieve success of any kind in this business without accepting that there's going to be a flip side to it.
– Jennifer Garner
We all have a responsibility to volunteer somewhere and I'm lucky that I get the education and get taken to places to see what's out there and see what's happening and to then be a part of it in hopefully an impactful way.
– Jennifer Garner
There's an internal battle. I need to work, I need to work, I need to work and I need to be home with my kids and the kids win.
– Jennifer Garner
The rule with marriage is the less you talk about it the better, as far as I can tell.
– Jennifer Garner
My sisters both are working mothers. I understand that my being an actress as well as being at home isn't some heroic thing. That doesn't mean it isn't confusing or difficult - especially that question of how you find a balance.
– Jennifer Garner
My parents started with very little and were the only ones in their families to graduate from college. As parents, they focused on education, but did not stop at academics - they made sure that we knew music, saw art and theatre and traveled - even though it meant budgeting like crazy.
– Jennifer Garner
My parents came from a poor background and worked their way up because of education. They saw it as a way to succeed. So they cared about me getting straight A grades when I was growing up.
– Jennifer Garner
My mother is a big believer in being responsible for your own happiness. She always talked about finding joy in small moments and insisted that we stop and take in the beauty of an ordinary day. When I stop the car to make my kids really see a sunset, I hear my mother's voice and smile.
– Jennifer Garner
My mom was really vigorous about making sure that we saw things and that we questioned things. Education was so important to both of my parents.
– Jennifer Garner
My mom has always said that the one thing she wishes she had done differently is have a job. She felt like the single-mindedness made her a little nuts sometimes, and she could have used an outlet for herself when we were little.
– Jennifer Garner
My mom grew up in poverty in Oklahoma - like Dust Bowl, nine people in one room kind of place - and the way she got out of poverty was through education. My dad grew up without a dad, with very little and he also made his way out through education.
– Jennifer Garner
It's about getting the kids up and fed, getting one to school, getting the other down for a nap, going to the grocery store, picking one up from school, getting the other one down for another nap, cooking dinner... I live my life at these two extremes. I'm either a full-time stay-at-home mom or a full-time actress.
– Jennifer Garner
In my teens, I was never part of the cool crowd.
– Jennifer Garner
I'm still really close with everyone at home and their parents - and their brothers and sisters. I was so, so, so lucky to grow up as part of a community and I don't take that for granted. I try very hard to stay part of it.
– Jennifer Garner
I'm privileged, because I have a lot of freedom. I want to use it to make as warm and normal a life as I can for our daughters.
– Jennifer Garner