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Angelina Jolie Quotes


Angelina Jolie quotes: actress, filmmaker, and humanitarian Angelina Jolie talks about living free, making mistakes, having an impact, and much more.

“I will do the best I can with this life, to be of use.”

“Make bold choices and make mistakes.  It’s all those things that add up to the person you become.”

“If you’re going to spend two years of your life on something, it has to matter to you; you have to be passionate about it.”

“I like someone who is a little crazy but coming from a good place.  I think scars are sexy because it means you made a mistake that led to a mess.”

“People say that you’re going the wrong way when it’s simply a way of your own.”

“I find flaws attractive.  I find scars attractive.”

“I’ve realized that being happy is a choice.  You never want to rub anybody the wrong way or not be fun to be around, but you have to be happy.  When I get logical and I don’t trust my instincts – that’s when I get in trouble.”

“Just start off with the same goals in mind.  If you have the same values, same goals, then you’ll be on track for the same future.”

“We have a choice about how we take what happens to us in our life and whether or not we allow it to turn us.  We can become consumed by hate and darkness, or we’re able to regain our humanity somehow, or come to terms with things and learn something about ourselves.”

“If every choice you make comes from an honest place, you’re solid, and nothing anybody can say about you can rock you or change your opinion.”

“I do believe in the old saying, ‘What does not kill you makes you stronger.’  Our experiences, good and bad, make us who we are.  By overcoming difficulties, we gain strength and maturity.”

“Anything that feels good couldn’t possibly be bad.”

“I never felt settled or calm.  You can’t really commit to life when you feel that.”

“If you don’t get out of the box you’ve been raised in, you won’t understand how much bigger the world is.”

“Life comes with many challenges.  The ones that should not scare us are the ones we can take on and take control of.”

“Without pain, there would be no suffering.  Without suffering, we would never learn from our mistakes.  To make it right, pain and suffering is the key to all windows; without it, there is no way of life.”

“We come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.”

“I’ve been reckless, but I’m not a rebel without a cause.”

“What nourishes me also destroys me.”

“You think, ‘What if I make a mistake today?  I’ll regret it.’  I don’t believe in regret, I feel everything leads us to where we are and we have to just jump forward, mean well, commit, and just see what happens.”

“It is a joy to be an artist, but it doesn’t mean very much unless that work is somehow useful in some way and contributes to others.”

“If you ask people what they’ve always wanted to do, most people haven’t done it.  That breaks my heart.”

“If I think more about death than some other people, it is probably because I love life more than they do.”

“The truth is I love being alive.  And I love feeling free.  So if I can’t have those things then I feel like a caged animal and I’d rather not be in a cage.  I’d rather be dead.  And it’s real simple.  And I think it’s not that uncommon.”

“When I met survivors of war and famine and rape, I learned what life is like for most people in this world and how fortunate I was, I realized how sheltered I have been.  And I was determined never to be that way again.”

“I’m not somebody that thinks about destiny and fate, but I don’t walk away from it when something unfolds.”

“The mind wants to forget because it weighs so much on the heart and soul.  I am tired of crying and feeling so helpless.  I want to breathe again – just for a little while.”

“If I make a fool of myself, who cares?  I’m not frightened by anyone’s perception of me.”

“I don’t see the point of doing an interview unless you’re going to share the things you learn in life and the mistakes you make.  So to admit that I’m extremely human and have done some dark things I don’t think makes me unusual or unusually dark.  I think it actually is the right thing to do, and I’d like to think it’s the nice thing to do.”

“I don’t believe in guilt, I believe in living on impulse as long as you never intentionally hurt another person, and don’t judge people in your life.  I think you should live completely free.”

“If being sane is thinking there’s something wrong with being different?  I’d rather be completely f*cking mental.”

“Anytime I feel lost, I pull out a map and stare.  I stare until I have reminded myself that life is a giant adventure, so much to do, to see.”

“Wherever I am I always find myself looking out the window, wishing I was somewhere else.”

“When other little girls wanted to be ballet dancers I kind of wanted to be a vampire.”

“Barefoot or first thing in the morning, I feel beautiful.  I didn’t always feel that way, but I feel that way now.  When somebody loves you, and when you make somebody else happy, when your presence seems to make them happy, you suddenly feel like the most beautiful person in the world.”

“When you work as a humanitarian, you are conscious that politics have to be considered.  Because if you really want to make an extreme change, then you have a responsibility.”

“I used to think I was unstable because I had this thirst for something.  I could never figure out what it was.  I couldn’t sleep at night, and I always wanted to be somewhere else.  I always saw myself, wherever I was in life, staring out the window.”

“I’m with a man who’s evolved enough to look at my body and see it as more beautiful because of the journey it has taken.”

“I need someone physically stronger than me.  I am always on top.  It’s really unfortunate.  I am begging for the man that can put me on the bottom.  Or the woman.  Anybody that can take me down.”

“I’ve never lived my life in the opinion of others.  I believe I’m a good person.  I believe I’m a good mom.  But that’s for my kids to decide, not for the world.”

“Family is what grounds you.”

“There’s nothing I have to hide or defend.  I’m gonna live my life.  And there are times when people wanna try to attack me, and I don’t know why, but they will.  And that’s okay.”

“I never woke up and thought, ‘I really want to live a bold life.'”

“I want to be outspoken.  I want to say my opinions and I hope they’re taken in the right way.  I don’t want to stop being free.  And I won’t.”

“It’s hard to be clear about who you are when you are carrying around a bunch of baggage from the past.  I’ve learned to let go and move more quickly into the next place.”

“We’re all just big kids.  That’s all we are.  We are artistes.  We grew up wanting to be part of the fantasy of the fairy tales and the stories.”

“I have so much in my life. I want to be of value to the world.”

“Save one-third, live on one-third, and give away one-third.”

“Love one person, take care of them until you die.  You know, raise kids.  Have a good life.  Be a good friend.  And try to be completely who you are.  And figure out what you personally love.  And go after it with everything you’ve got no matter how much it takes.”

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