Abigail Spencer has starred in many series such as Mad Men and Suits, Indie films, and blockbuster films alike. Her career started on the daytime soap opera All My Children when she was only 18 after Kathie Lee made a call to ABC TV casting.
The versatile star is an actress, writer and producer who has achieved success on both the big and small screen as she is quickly making a splash for herself in Hollywood. When she was 27, she had her first child which she claims was her own rebirth.
From these Abigail Spencer quotes, we can get a good understanding of the inner workings that helped her; failing often, being grateful, finding balance and taking on difficult chances.
10 Inspiring Abigail Spencer Quotes:
“Unless you paddle for the wave, you’ll never know if you could catch it. But once you do… Ride it as long as you can. Love as long as you can.” – Abigail Spencer
“It’s all about how can you take care of yourself when furthering your life’s goals and ambitions, and purpose and whatever you choose – family, career – to maintain a really balanced, whole, healthy outlook.” – Abigail Spencer
“I try to be really balanced.” – Abigail Spencer
“I love nothing more than a good, rich, dark chocolate. It exhilarates. It satisfies.” – Abigail Spencer
“Gratefulness is a double-edged sword. Because I think we’ve poured it into a feeling. And the batter of gratitude gets kind of stuck to the edges of the Williams Sonoma melamine mixing bowl. But gratefulness, the act of being grateful is actually… a verb. It’s an activity.” – Abigail Spencer
“I had never been a lead of a network show before. I felt like, well, that would be a really interesting challenge because that’s a whole other world and audience…I also thought that it was inspiring to see a historian hero. I mean, The teacher is the hero? The professor is the hero? I’m a big fan of teachers.” – Abigail Spencer
“I’m just overwhelmed with gratitude that Ray trusted me enough to play Amantha, because it totally deepened and shaped my work and my artistry. It made me a better human and a better actor.” – Abigail Spencer
“There were so many ups and downs. I quit acting for a year. I started a band. I was a nanny. I hosted in a restaurant. I worked a lot and I failed a lot. But the whole time I was training.” – Abigail Spencer
“When I was twenty-six, I had my son. Nowadays that’s on the younger side, but I was ten years into my career and really found joy in motherhood. It was like my own rebirth.” – Abigail Spencer
“Many roles I’ve played have been turn of the century. To be able to do that every week I thought was really challenging. And then they said her superpower is her intellect, and I was like, “I like that. I’ve got to try and do that. I don’t know if I can, but I want to try and do that.” – Abigail Spencer
Bonus Abigail Spencer Quotes:
“My father loved biographies. He loved the true tales of interesting people that were shaping our culture. I get why he dug Vanity Fair. You feel smarter, somehow, for reading it.” – Abigail Spencer