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An agent said he didn't know what to do with me,
by Allison Janney

An agent said he didn't know what to do with me,
I wouldn't be able to play any parts but lesbians and aliens.
- Allison Janney

I have the power of my height.
Growing up, it was a total drawback.
There was nothing good about it at all.
- Allison Janney

Someone said I wasn't attractive enough.
People say those things, but they make you stronger.
Then you can win an Emmy and think, ha,
ha, ha.
- Allison Janney

It's a great way to start the day, hearing you've been nominated for an Emmy.
It's just thrilling.
- Allison Janney

 

It is a very difficult job, being the servant of two masters.
- Allison Janney

I grew up with brothers.
I love men.
Of course it's hard to be a woman in a man's world.
- Allison Janney

One out of forty American men wears women's clothing.
We've had more than forty presidents.
One of these guys has been dancing around the Oval Office in a prom dress.
- Allison Janney

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Everyone couldn't be happier and more terrified.
- Allison Janney

Most Republicans call the show 'The Left Wing.'
- Allison Janney

I'm afraid of flying.
- Allison Janney

Great drama is all about conflict, and what's a better
conflict than Republican-Democrat?
- Allison Janney

I am lucky enough to have Aaron Sorkin write what I have to say.
- Allison Janney

I like people trying to do two things at once.
- Allison Janney

I can tell when men are threatened by my height.
- Allison Janney

If I could stomach the awful part of being a veterinarian,
which involves sticking your hand up animals' behinds,
I would be a vet.
- Allison Janney

I'd like to make really important movies,
like American Beauty.
I was really proud to be a part of that movie.
- Allison Janney

I can access emotions very easily.
- Allison Janney

Oh, well, in Los Angeles everybody is an actor,
or a producer, or a writer, or a director,
or an agent, or...
So everybody understands the hours.
- Julie Benz

My dad heard of a studio on the radio,
and it was advertised as a place for kids to meet kids,
and it was actually a studio, and that's where I met my manager and agent.
- Mila Kunis

When I was starting out, young actresses had the studio system to protect them.
Now you have a host of sharks, from your agent to your
publicist to your lawyer.
- Francesca Annis

I knew what book we had to write, it was clear in my head;
it was journals and poetry.
So I passed on their offer.
I told my agent this is our vision, and no one's done it this way.
- Kenny Loggins

An experienced reader uses the poem as an agent of inquiry.
This makes poetry very exciting, unstable,
and interactive.
- John Barton

My money goes to my agent, then to my accountant and from him to the tax man.
- Glenda Jackson

All I ever promised was that I was sure I could develop
a new pharmacological agent which might answer a physiological question.
Any utility would be implicit in that answer.
- James W. Black

We're all very sensitive that Jim has the shortest history with the band.
He wants to be somewhat of a free agent.
I'm just going to let time dictate how Jim's future evolves.
- Thurston Moore

After that I got an agent and went on like a million auditions.
You win some, you lose some.
- Kel Mitchell

Sam Wood, the director, made most of his money as a real estate agent;
there was nothing of the temperamental artist about him.
- Gloria Swanson

It is flagrantly dishonest for an advertising agent
to urge consumers to buy a product which he would not
allow his own wife to buy.
- David Ogilvy

An ambassador is not simply an agent;
he is also a spectacle.
- Walter Bagehot

An FBI agent ought to be able to surf the net and look
for sites that instruct people how to make bombs.
- John Ashcroft

I dropped the script in the fireplace,
called my agent and said, they can jail me,
sue me, but I'm never acting again, unless I can do something worthwhile.
- Piper Laurie

It's kind of interesting to be a director who is all
of a sudden being an actor playing an agent.
This is my whole world!
- Mark Rydell

After I've sent my revised draft to my agent and editor,
they suggest more improvement sand again,
this revision phase can take anywhere from a few hours to a few months.
- Margaret Haddix

I will begin with this confession: whatever I have
done in the course of my life,
whether it be good or evil, has been done freely;
I am a free agent.
- Giacomo Casanova

I tell my agent that I want to read everything.
- Jena Malone

I'll admit that it's not easy to get an agent,
but becoming successful in anything requires perseverance.
- Nicholas Sparks

I wanted to do everything.
I wanted to be a pilot.
I wanted to be a secret agent.
I wanted to be a fireman and a doctor,
all that.
So I related that through movies and stuff.
- Josh Holloway

What we wanted from an agent depended on what he brought in.
- Markus Wolf

My brother Jeff is now my agent at Advantage International in Washington,
D.C.
- Tracy Austin

My agent said, 'You aren't good enough for movies.'
I said,
'You're fired.'
- Sally Field

A telescope will magnify a star a thousand times,
but a good press agent can do even better.
- Fred Allen

I like to act.
I work for scale.
I don't have an acting agent.
I'm in the book.
- John Sayles

My agent set up a meeting with George Lucas.
They were casting in England.
- David Prowse

A man is truly free, even here in this embodied state,
if he knows that God is the true agent and he by himself
is powerless to do anything.
- Ramakrishna

I went to find myself and save myself by being an agent.
- Victoria Principal

I've been in the industry from the age of 9,
so I have an agent.
That's how you get auditions.
- Christopher Parker

My agent said to me five years ago, 'Hugh,
I can see one day you...
if I had to plan a goal for you, it's for you to have
the kind of career that Sinatra had.'
- Hugh Jackman

If you were my agent and I was making $10 million a
movie and made four movies a year,
that means you have a salary of $4 million.
- Peter Stormare

The booking agent had the audacity to take 10 percent,
so we wound up with about $100 a week apiece.
- Gregg Allman

Because hypocrisy stinks in the nostrils one is likely
to rate it as a more powerful agent for destruction than it is.
- Rebecca West

When I left 20th Century-Fox to freelance,
my agent believed that getting big money was the way
to establish real importance in our industry.
- Loretta Young

Blanche is written with a terrible authority,
the authority that comes from artistic necessity when
the writer is compelled to write by his demon,
rather than by his agent or promoter.
- Paul Bailey

I had a head start in acting.
Because of my parents, I had a SAG card,
an agent and a recognizable name.
But I knew if I screwed up, people would never forget.
I'd be dead.
- Mary Crosby

Every child was taught from his cradle that money was Mammon,
the chief agent of the flesh and the devil.
- Rebecca H. Davis

Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining
power in an intellectual agent.
It implies thought and choice and power.
- John Adams

Caution is the confidential agent of selfishness.
- Woodrow Wilson

I got in touch with my agent and told him I wanted
to start going out on things again.
- Tina Yothers

My agent and I put out my proposal one Thursday afternoon in August,
1998.
Publishers started bidding immediately,
and that process progressed for a few days.
- Laura Hillenbrand

I was a prosecutor and an FBI agent for many,
many years.
- Louis Freeh

A typical agent in New York gets 400 query letters a month.
Of those, they might ask to read 3-4 manuscripts,
and of those, they might ask to represent 1.
- Nicholas Sparks

I wasn't really interested in doing television.
I don't have that much ambition.
My agent, Eileen Feldman, has all the ambition for me.
- Meg Tilly

My agent said that I was one of the top three busiest people in the country.
- Casey Kasem

But then one day the Lord put us together through our
agent and it's been a wonderful match.
- Tim LaHaye

My agent was ambitious for me.
But going out and chasing it? No, I'd rather work in
my vegetable garden or play with my kid.
I guess I'm kind of boring.
- Kathleen Quinlan

The key factor is whether the agent is a member of
the Association of Authors' Representatives,
which screens its members and requires them to uphold a Canon of Ethics.
- Richard Curtis

I'm a free agent.
I haven't allowed any promoters to have exclusive options on my fight.
I don't need a promoter.
- Sugar Ray Leonard

Your relationship with an agent has got to be mutually beneficial.
If you can't help their careers, then they're not going to be interested.
- David Steinberg

As an actress, you're already disregarded for a lot
of the parts by the people who are setting up those shows.
You don't need your agent to be doing the same.
- Tia Carrere

Dick Moss, my agent.
Dick became my agent in 1979 when I signed my contract with the Houston Astros.
- Nolan Ryan

And I have a really great agent and I know it's almost
an oxymoron to say you have a smart agent.
But she is and she has a beautiful aesthetic and she has guided me.
- Patricia Clarkson

Being a star is an agent's dream, not an actor's.
- Robert Duvall


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