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A collection of notable quotes by Anna Faris on relationship, life, family, time, work, job etc.

56 Quotes By Anna Faris That Give A Rare Insight Into Her Persona

Quick Facts

Famous As: Actress

Born On: November 29, 1976

Born In: Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Anna Faris, one of the most talented comic actresses of her generation, says that she wanted to do serious dramatic film; but ended up doing comedies. However, she is not sorry for that because she actually loves doing comedies. She goes on to add that the best thing she gained from her profession is an ability to laugh at herself. Concurrently, she warns that people may think them stupid and one should be ready to accept that.  In her interviews as well as in ‘Unqualified’, her memoire, she has spoken not only about her profession; but also about matters important to her heart, giving a rare insight into her persona. Let us look at some of her notable quotes on relationship, life, family, time, work, job etc.  

I feel like all comedy does require a lack of vanity, but multi-cam, especially.

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I don't really like to go out to clubs or anything. It's just not my style. I'd much rather go to a dive bar or a local place.

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I'm not a very good lover. I'm so nervous about my sexuality.

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Hollywood studio executives don't recognize the value of female performers as much as male performers.

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My wedding will be a great party where I can get drunk and have a good time.

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My mom actually didn't let me read any women's magazines growing up. She also didn't let me see Pretty Woman. She thought that I was going to want to be a hooker. So, instead, I just got cast in Scary Movie.

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I try not to read newspapers when I have a movie coming out, but I guess I'm not immune to public opinion. I'm hurt by it.

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I did come to realize that getting your first job is hard, but it's not nearly as hard as getting your seventh job. That is hard. That's when you really have to prove it to people.

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I don't know what I'm doing as a parent at all.

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I grew out my armpit hair for the summer. It turns out my natural hair colour isn't blonde.

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I know I looked skinnier in The House Bunny, but thanks to my diet of beer and doughnuts, I'm back to my fightin' weight!'

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If you don't believe in a line, then you come off as the loser.

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The eyes are the nipples of the face.

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Especially in the world of comedy, it feels like you have to be proactive, in terms of pitching and trying to sell and being a part of the creation of the stuff that you do.

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Instead of the mahi mahi, may I just get the one mahi because I’m not that hungry.

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I like the idea of sort of playing quieter roles, which would be refreshing for a minute. It is exhausting being really loud and obnoxious.

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I don't think anybody really wants to know their limits.

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I used to sort of consider myself a feminist, an environmentalist, and I still have some of that in me, but I've done so many offensive comedies, I'm now worn down to a little nub of... nub of an activist.

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I feel, for the most part, especially in comedy, you make your own work, and maybe that's true across the board.

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I am very rewarded and challenged in front of the camera.

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After I had my baby, I reprioritized my life in general. I really wanted to play characters that gave me a different kind of fulfillment. That is a difficult thing to find, especially as an actress.

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I've been through heartbreak and uncertainty and giddy crushes and everything. We all have.

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I give the worst possible relationship advice to people. I am not ashamed.

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When I travel, it makes me wish I looked completely polished all the time. I don't. I live in sweats.

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It's weird to get gifted things as an actress because it usually happens when you've made a movie, and you can finally afford something, and then these fashion labels give it to you for free.

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I do love giving advice, but I try not to forget how flawed I am as well. And how many mistakes I've made.

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As a working mom, you're running around all the time, and you're trying to figure out what can my kid eat that's healthy because, I guess, I'm 'supposed to do that.'

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I would love to have more actress friends, but I just don't.

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I love to cook really fattening things, like steak and pasta and potatoes.

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Motherhood is like a big sleeping bag of guilt.

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There are times when I think, 'Do I have the energy to be upset?' and the answer is 'no.'

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I loved working with Eva Longoria.

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I've been acting since I was 9, but in college I entered the drama program, and I didn't excel at it at all, kind of for the first time.

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I love being a part of a romantic comedy. I've done a lot of comedies but haven't always had a ton of romance in them.

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There's definitely a loneliness and, like, an internal element to being a performer.

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There was a time when I was willing to marry any cute boy that looked at me.

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I feel really grateful that I am in comedy, and I love doing it.

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My comedy does not come from a place of deep cynicism, and I tend to play characters who are naive in some way.

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You have to be willing to accept the idea that people may think you're stupid.

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I know a lot of actors talk about the importance of wardrobe, and it always seems like it's kind of a cop-out, maybe, because it seems like a minor detail to some people. But I think it's hugely important.

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I never really thought I wanted to become a movie star.

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I really love comedy and weirdly enough, I love how my journey has ended up. I get to laugh all day long.

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Hollywood studio executives don't recognize the value of female performers as much as male performers.

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I never imagined being able to make money from acting - and now I can.

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The hardest thing in my industry is longevity, getting your next job. It's hard to get the first job, but it's so much harder to get the sixth or seventh as a woman.

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I was never the class clown or anything like that. When I was growing up and doing theatre in Seattle I was always doing very dramatic work. Now I can't get a dramatic role to save my life!

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I'm not a very good lover. I'm so nervous about my sexuality.

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Yeah, I do like scary movies, especially the ones that don't take themselves too seriously.

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I try to keep my head on straight and take nothing for granted.

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I can't stand confrontation, which maybe is a character flaw. But having said that, I do feel like when I do get upset - which is rare, as my husband and family would say - I have a hard time letting go.

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I don't really like to go out to clubs or anything. It's just not my style. I'd much rather go to a dive bar or a local place.

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Life is too short to be in relationships where you feel this isn't fully right.

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You know, right now, they say - I don't know who says this, but somebody told me - there's three male roles to every female role. And I guess I'd work on evening that up. Making great roles for women. It's just such a huge challenge

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I take pride in how great my relationship is with Chris, but having said that, of course, in this crazy world where he's off doing movies and I'm in L.A. raising our child, of course I'm going to feel vulnerable, like any normal human would.

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One of the things that comedy has given me over the years is a really good ability to laugh at myself and to not take things that don't really matter too seriously. I feel like very little offends me anymore. I'm really grateful for that because I think I was a pretty uptight little kid.

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Years ago, I was thinking about this type of character and what happens when you've lived in this sort of strange, surreal world where it's parties all the time and then you don't get to live there anymore. What do you do with the rest of your life?

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