” I always loved playing the sidekick, and that’s what I expected – I didn’t think I was pretty enough or diva enough to play the lead. “


” Some of the best actors think they’re terrible, that’s what keeps you connected to a vulnerability that makes it possible for people to empathize with you. “


” There’s not millions of dollars riding behind something – so I think a lot of people took chances on me and cast me in roles in Chicago that I never would have gotten cast in possibly if I had come to New York right away. I got to be the not-your-typical-choice for a role. “


” If I’ve gotten to a point where people want to see something because I’m in it, I’m grateful and humbled. But having an awareness of that doesn’t help me do what I need to do, I think. “


” I think it’s the hardest thing to remind yourself you have to do it the way you would do it. Because no one else is going to do it that way. If you don’t do it, then no one else will – and the world won’t see it. “


” I loved being in Cambridge. I think about it often. It was this great little capsule of time to me. “


” I think the job of art and drama is to hold a mirror up to those things and say, ‘What do you think about it?’ “



All 7 Jessie Mueller Quotes about Think in picture


I always loved playing the sidekick, and that
Some of the best actors think they
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I loved being in Cambridge. I think about it often. It was this great little capsule of time to me.
I think the job of art and drama is to hold a mirror up to those things and say,

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