"Are you joining the Army? Good, it'll make a woman of you."
"People generally treat me like I'm very intelligent and really, I'm much less intelligent than she is. Scully is insanely intelligent."
, on her "X Files" character
"My muse is a tiny, fairy-like creature from Gnardgnanesh: a country that only exists if you wish it to. He's about 4 inches tall, greenish, and resembles a little twig."
"I wouldn't mind being in an American film for a laugh, but I certainly don't want to be in Thingy Blah Blah 3, if you know what I mean."
"I felt that I didn't want to be in show business anymore. I felt that I wanted to be a farmer. I was milking cows and shoveling terrible stuff and working all day. By the end of the day, all I wanted was my tap shoesI thought, 'What am I doing? I better get back where I belong on the stage where we work at night and can sleep late!"
US dancer, actor
"Some men are so macho they'll get you pregnant just to kill a rabbit."
US representative (IL)
"I'll have pie a la mode with ice cream."
US baseball (Braves) shortstop
, ordering dessert