Quotes by Cobie Smulders

I love working out.
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Models need to be unionized.
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I'm a very private person.
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I got really into SoulCycle for a bit.
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I want to do a Tennessee Williams play.
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Anytime anybody jumps out at me, I scream.
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Joss Whedon is the best man on the planet.
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Wonder Woman is such an amazing character.
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I'll have pasta two out of seven meals.
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I try to take an exercise class twice a week.
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The Marvel world is a pure joy to be a part of.
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I like to challenge myself and grow as an actress.
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I felt very patriotic playing a New York City cop.
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I feel like starring in a TV show is such a fun thing.
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We have very strict rules about TV and film in my house.
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There are so many ways to work out, and it is exhausting.
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I would love to do another 'Jack Reacher' movie.
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Thankfully, gratefully, cancer did not get the best of me.
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People always let me know when their team beats the Canucks.
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The problem is my movie career is hindering my hockey schedule.
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I don't think I'll ever feel like I'm cancer-free.
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I love macaroni and cheese. I could eat it every meal of the day.
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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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Who isn't a fan of Tom Cruise? He has been in so many amazing movies.
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I really like the character of Jack Reacher - I thought he was interesting.
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I wanted to be a marine biologist my whole life until I graduated high school.
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What's more awkward than doing a shower scene? Rehearsing a shower scene.
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Secretly, or maybe not so secretly, I've always wanted to be a rock star.
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Canadians have an inherent good nature, and they are used to being made fun of.
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One of the major complaints for long-running shows is that they become mundane.
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I like to think that I'm extremely method with my tactics on getting work.
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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 usually wear a lot of really thin gold bands and small studs. Nothing too big.
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I won't say no to projects I believe in if there's a good story there.
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I still don't find myself a very confident person about my looks or my body.
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I would really love to sit with Kathryn Hepburn because I find her so interesting.
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Going to the Comic Cons and meeting people - that's a fun energy to be around.
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I had to get healthy for a period in my life, so I learned a lot about food and diet.
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I think everybody feels their pregnancy differently, and for me, I was so in work mode.
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Before I did 'How I Met Your Mother,' I was not considered a comedic actress.
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The experience of pregnancy - it depends on your situation, but it can be quite isolating.
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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've worn stilettos since I was 12, so I have abused my feet to the point of no return.
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I am learning that in life it is OK to travel in darkness, not knowing what your next move is.
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I think to be a good model, you have to enjoy having your picture taken, and I never really did.
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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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Joss Whedon, he is really hands-on, and he wants every character to have a life on and off screen.
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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 had tumors on both ovaries, and the cancer had spread into my lymph nodes and surrounding tissues.
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I remember taking a self-defence class when I was 16, and of course I don't remember any of it.
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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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One of the great things about turning 30 is figuring out how to dress comfortably and still look good.
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The great thing about being on a series for nine years is you get to see the characters grow and change.
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I played football for 12 years, but I would always trick myself into exercise, like by taking a dance class.
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I'm always looking for interesting stories, and I feel in independent film there's more opportunity.
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I actually kind of prefer working with an ensemble. It's just cool to be surrounded by such great people.
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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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I was really into 'Cocktail' when I was younger - probably the most - followed by 'Top Gun.'
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I love having my husband at home. Especially when I have to leave the country so he can take care of our children.
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My plan is to stay in New York for as long as I can and do some theater out here and just keep working creatively.
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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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I wish that we, as women, spent as much time on the well-being of our insides as we do with our looks on the outside.
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The best of me now lives on in my two little women, baby girls I was lucky enough to be able to make with my own body.
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I don't allow the stress of the unknown to affect my health, and I listen to my body when it sends me distress signals.
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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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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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I went to a cleansing retreat in the desert where I didn't eat for eight days and experienced hunger-driven hallucinations.
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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.
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Self-defence helps with your confidence, and if you ever find yourself in that type of situation, you are more physically capable.
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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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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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I just feel honored to play Wonder Woman in some incarnation. She's got such history, and she's, like, the first female superhero.
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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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It's just extremely difficult to shoot with five dogs. They're great, and the people who handle them are amazing. But they're animals.
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The real women who decide to enlist to work their way up in the ranks to become a Major in the United States Army are some freakin' tough broads.
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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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'The Avengers' happened because I'm friends with Joss Whedon, and he sort of brought me into the mix when they were looking for Maria Hill.
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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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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 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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I've been doing 'How I Met Your Mother' for so long, and it's been so great, and I just feel like it's second nature at this point.
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I'd love to shoot something in Toronto; I'd love to bring something to Canada. I'm dying to shoot something in Vancouver where I'm from.
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When you're doing a movie, it's finite - you have a trajectory of where your character's going, and you follow that. Then the storybook closes.
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I'm coming to that realization that I'm going to be seen as a mom to someone, and it makes you think about your own parents. You know, who were they?
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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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I had a daily 30 minute pushup routine. Then I boxed 3 times a week for about an hour. And then, I had the trainer come to my house an average of 1 to 2 times a week.
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I have a very flexible and easy schedule that affords me a wonderful lifestyle in Los Angeles. I'm able to be a very present mother, able to pursue other projects.
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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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I've been in 'Avengers' films, but I don't do a lot of the action parts. There are superheroes in the movie! People would much rather see them fight each other!
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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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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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I studied acting throughout high school, then modelling took over because it brought more opportunity. When I quit modelling, coming back to Vancouver, I registered at the University of Victoria.
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I'm pretty money savvy. My dad made me read 'Rich Dad Poor Dad' when I was 12 - this investing book about how to manage your money and be smart. So I'm kind of like a grandmother.
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I left 'How I Met Your Mother' and jumped right onto an episode of 'S.H.I.E.L.D.,' the TV show. I wrapped, and the next day I was on set shooting 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'
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When you're driving Tom Cruise around, and he's literally a race car driver, and you're supposed to be driving like you really know what you're doing... It's quite intimidating.
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I keep fooling people into giving me jobs, and now I'm on Broadway. It's always something I've wanted to be a part of, and I can't believe that this is the experience I'm having.
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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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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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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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Sometimes I feel like women of the world who are single moms and are working in Walmart are the strongest women out there, and that's what's really exciting to me is being all these different types of women.
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I'm not very knowledgeable when it comes to designers, but I love going to fashion shows just to see the other personalities that show up. It's such an eclectic group, and everybody is sort of like an artist.
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I saw 'Starbuck' before I ever knew I would be involved in 'Delivery Man,' but I liked it, and then a couple of months went by, and I really knew I wanted to audition for it when it became available.
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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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Since my article in 'Women's Health' came out, I have had so many conversations with women about their own battles with cancer, and it feels so empowering to open up this dialogue and learn from each other.
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They're inherently good people, every single person that I've ever worked with on an 'Avengers' film. I think they want to do good, and they want people to be happy, and they want to speak what they believe.
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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 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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