Charlize Theron Quotes

I am human, and, yeah, I have very bad days... view

By: Charlize Theron

I have very talented people dress me and put my makeup on, stuff like that. But I do love that look, and I think it's maybe because I grew up on that old glamour... view

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I have been working a lot, and I like it. And you know, it's hard for me not to. I guess I've been working a lot because I get to play with brilliant people... view

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I had called her up a couple of weeks before then, because I had heard this vicious rumour that she did not like the movie. It was very upsetting for me. I am very sensitive to that, because I am portraying her life and did not want her to be unhappy... view

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I guess there are very few actors that I've worked with that I would like to work with again. You never think you'll have that chance and, if we didn't do Italian Job together, there wouldn't be another one that could be right... view

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I guess because I pay so much attention to the physical part of the character, I don't look upon it as like Charlize Theron up there. I don't think of them as like Charlize Theron films... view

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I do not think that condemning people who murder and killing them necessarily sends out the right message... view

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Hey, I'm a girl, and we like to play dress-up... view

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Countries and states which have capital punishment have a much higher rate of murder and crime than countries that do not, so that makes sense to me, and the moral question - I struggle with it morally... view

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At the end, the realization is that she had to get to a place in her life where she could drop her guard and make peace with the fact that whether she had a small amount of time, that she had to kind of live it completely through, instead of living by the rules... view

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At least I know that one film-maker in my career has had the initiative to come to me and thought of me as being capable of doing interesting and complicated work, and so I have a new-found belief that other film-makers will see me in a different way, the way that Patty did... view

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And I was victim to that very early in my career, where I would go into auditions, and I'd be wearing a big T shirt, a big baggy T shirt and loose jeans. You know, to try and show people that there was more to me than just that... view

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And I do think that earlier in my career, I did make a very conscious decision to make sure that I was doing work that wasn't necessarily given to me, and that people didn't necessarily think that I would be able to do... view

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And doing a film in that period, and having to really celebrate what they wore back then, how they sat and how they spoke. You know, what the etiquette was back then for a lady. All of those things are like putting on a wig and transforming yourself, which I love... view

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I grew up on Bette Davis movies, and Marlene Dietrich, Marilyn Monroe... view

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Something I learned very early on in my career is that there are a lot of things that you do not have any power over... view

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So I did that for a long time in my career, and I waited for parts to play myself just physically down a little bit. But I do feel like I'm at a place in my career now where I don't necessarily fret about that too much anymore... view

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I like what I do, and I'm very fortunate now to be in a very nice place. Which is that I don't have to work anymore. So the work that I do now is purely because I really want to... view

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I mean I tried to transform myself through characters throughout my career... view

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I mean, I'm new but I've always been very interested in film making process and I've been lucky enough to work with film makers in my past that have been very encouraging to let me hang around. I get so emotionally vested - that the producer part of me was natural... view

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I only worked on Men of Honor for three weeks, but I walked away with so much. Because Bob is the kind of actor who gives you the opportunity to really go there. And we really had to go there. I mean, we were both playing drunks... view

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I think in life we want to challenge ourselves... view

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I think of myself as a highly sexual creature... view

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I think today women are very scared to celebrate themselves, because then they just get labeled... view

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I'd love to get pajamas. Good, nice and warm flannel ones... view

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I'm happy for people who want to get married. It's not my thing... view

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If I don't like seeing myself on the screen, I think when I start seeing that, that's when I think I'll stop... view

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They really stay just characters to me. I look at them, and I don't see always the same person up there. And hopefully, people will see that too. Because it's very easy to bore people, and that's a killer. So hopefully that won't happen... view

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So how critics will perceive your film or your work, or whether your movie is going to make $100 million at the box office, or whether you are going to be winning any awards - well, you have no control over that... view

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There's only so much you can do, but if somebody doesn't give you a chance there is nothing you can do... view

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When they watch a movie and they know that you're in a relationship, you just kind of watch that constantly... view

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Yet there's a hunger in me still. I'm like only beginning. I feel like I still have so much to learn... view

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You always have this fear in a movie of just being somebody's woman... view

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You can never get to a place of comfort in this business. As soon as you hit that little cushy spot, somebody's gonna kick you out. So I have a constant need to do it better... view

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If they ever do my life story, whoever plays me needs lots of hair color and high heels... view

By: Charlize Theron