Find the famous quotes collection by South African and American actress and film producer Charlize Theron.

Charlize Theron quotes and sayings

  • I don’t think you can create anything interesting from a comfort zone. You have to work from a place of fear and failure.
  • I think, like many women, I was judgmental toward women as they aged…
  • I don’t believe in charmed lives. I think that tragedy is part of the lesson you learn to lift yourself up, to pick yourself up and to move on.
  • I don’t want to live in a world with blinders on.
  • When a person lives a very happy life they become beautiful.
  • What I know in my heart is that women and girls on the ground are powerful and that they are leaders.
  • I never take that for granted, but I’m always very aware that I’m one person and I can’t wear everything.
  • One thing can make many other things happen.
  • I love being a woman and I love being feminine.
  • Get on my Harley and act like a guy.
  • Of course you want your son, your children, to be proud of you.
  • I know what I’m capable of wearing in one lifetime and what I really need.
  • You have to discipline yourself and not carry the character with you. You need to switch it off and take time to re-energize.
  • You can live vicariously through the characters you play.
  • You are only as great as the opportunities that are given to you.
  • My job as an actor, and the part of my job that I love is the transforming-and-becoming aspect of it, and so it doesn’t become about me anymore.
  • I make a real effort to try and live in the real world and not just the dream world.
  • I’ve never been the kind of actress that just likes to show up and say my lines. I’m fascinated by what the crew does.
  • The idea of stuff just hanging in my closet and not being used – there’s a little bit of the African in me that gets bothered by that [somewhat].
  • I’ve tried most of my career to transform myself towards characters.
  • I really love having an awareness.
  • I think more than anything, people just want to be understood.
  • I can be a really good mother because I’m happy.
  • I am human, and, yeah, I have very bad days.
  • Hey, I’m a girl, and we like to play dress-up.
  • My whole concept in life is if you’re not using it, you should give it to somebody else so they can use it.
  • You choose the life you want for yourself, and then you just shut up and go about it. That’s how I’ve lived my life.
  • There’s nothing I despise more than people trying to be something that they’re not.
  • You always have this fear in a movie of just being somebody’s woman.