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Jennifer Lawrence Quotes

Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence quotes: quotes from one of the world’s wealthiest actresses, Jennifer Shrader Lawrence.

“I do have big ambitions, but I think we all do.  I just want to keep working hard and being happy.”

“I’m a big believer in accepting yourself the way you are and not really worrying about it.”

“Success doesn’t mean you’re allowed to work less and treat people like sh*t.”

“Be strong.  Don’t be a follower, and always do the right thing.  If you have a choice between the right thing and the wrong thing, the right way is always the less stressful.”

“You have a choice.  You don’t have to be a person who spreads negativity and lies for a living.  You can do something good.  You can be good.”

“A powerful woman is someone who exudes confidence and can be tough but fair and kind.  And also knows how to get what she wants.”

“Even as far back as when I started acting at 14, I know I’ve never considered failure.”

“In real life, bad things happen and they’re not funny, and then bad things happen and they can be funny.  When you’re unhappy you don’t go an entire time without laughing.  You don’t go your whole life without laughing.  It’s just life.”

“I dress like an old woman in my real life. If you’re having conversations with people, you don’t want them to remember you as the girl with the tits.  You want them to pay attention to what you’re saying.”

“Being inappropriate comes easy to me.”

“Things can happen to you, but they don’t have to happen to your soul.”

“Seeing what is wrong and how it could be made right propels us into action, but in that action we often leave other people behind and don’t give ourselves enough time to be present, or to stop and reflect.  Leaders have to get comfortable with pausing in that uncomfortable gap.”

“Everyone’s brain works in a different way.  I didn’t feel smart in school; I just didn’t get it.  I thought I was an idiot.  Until I got out.”

“Acting, films, scripts, is literally the only thing I’m 100% confident in.  I know what I’m doing.  I just understand it, and I love it.  When I’m on set, that’s when I feel the most at home and in control.”

“I like when things are hard; I’m very competitive.  If something seems difficult or impossible, it interests me.”

“I wanted to be a doctor when I was little, so I’m okay with blood and guts.”

“I don’t know if this is why everything has worked so well and I’m not sure I’d recommend this kind of thinking to anyone else, but I’ve always known I’d be successful in acting.  I have certainly worked for it.”

“And when I’m on set, I’m just thinking about the script and of working.  I think I’ve stayed focused on the work so much that I haven’t really noticed my life start to change except for I’ve gotten busier.”

“There are actresses who build themselves, and then there are actresses who are built by others.  I want to build myself.”

“I really would not call myself a fashion icon.  I would call myself somebody who gets dressed by professionals.  It’s like, ‘Dance, monkey, dance,’ right on the red carpet.  I would call me more of a monkey.”

“I just kind of opened up and said, ‘I feel like a rag doll.  I have hair and makeup people coming to my house every day and putting me in new, uncomfortable, weird dresses and expensive shoes, and I just shut down and raise my arms up for them to get the dress on, and pout my lips when they need to put the lipstick on.'”

“It’s beautiful when you watch something good happen to somebody when it’s well deserved.”

“I’m a horrible dancer!  I’m like a dad at prom.  I look like Gumby getting electrocuted.”

“Teenagers only have to focus on themselves – its not until we get older that we realize that other people exist.”

“I think that people are built the way that they’re built.  There’s that Kate Moss quote that’s like, ‘Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels,’ and I can name a lot of things that taste better than skinny feels: bread, potatoes… a Philly cheesesteak and fries.”

“I’m excited to be seen as sexy.  But not slutty.”

“It’s better to look strong and healthy.”

“‘Don’t worry about the b*tches’ – that could be a good motto, because you come across people like that throughout your life.”

“I am just a normal girl and a human being, and I haven’t been in this long enough to feel like this is my new normal.”

“As hard as it is and as tired as I am, I force myself to get dinner at least once a week with my girlfriends, or have a sleepover.  Otherwise my life is just work.”

“I have an amazing group of friends who are not in the business, who I trust… because I don’t feel any different.  So I surround myself with people who don’t fake-laugh at my jokes.”

“You can say, ‘This invasion of privacy is part of my job and this is going to be a reality of my life,’ but what you don’t expect is how your body and how your emotions are going to react to it.  Nobody wants to help us because it seems like, you know, ‘Shut up, millionaires!'”

“I’m still the same and I don’t feel any different but when the elevator doors open and everybody gasps, it’s an alienating feeling.”

“If I don’t have anything to do all day, I might not even put my pants on.”

“I like the financial security because I know how hard it is for so many people who struggle to earn a living.  I’m grateful I don’t have to worry about money and I can live very freely and do something I love and get paid very well to do it.  I tell my friends to slap me if they ever think I’m getting full of myself.”

“It doesn’t matter how much money I make, unfairness in prices really fires me up.  Like shopping in LA… and a T-shirt costs $150.”

“I was raised to have value for money, to have respect for money, even though you have a lot of it.”

“I’m very, very thirsty for knowledge.  Just because I’m good at something and have found success doesn’t mean I’m done.  I’m not even close to being done.  I don’t know if I ever will be done learning.”

Knowledge is honestly everything.  It’s not just books and staying behind a desk and having a diploma.  There’s also traveling and knowledge about people, and what I do, and scripts and books.”

“I really love acting.  I really do.  I really just think of myself like a working woman.  And I just go from set to set and work.  You have to promote a movie; you have to work.  People are going to have opinions and it’s weirdly very easy to kind of block out the world because you have your own.”

“I’m doing what I love, and then I get months and months of rest.  I have a lot of money for a 21 year old.  I can’t stand it when actors complain.”

“In a short amount of time, I’ve lived so much, had so many experiences, and met so many different types of people, and even lived in so many countries.  If I had been in school, I’d be learning about the world from books.”

“Ten years ago I would have never imagined that I’d be here.  So in 10 years from now, I might be running a rodeo.”

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