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Awesome quotes by Bryce Dallas Howard on passion, life, perspective, failure, struggle etc.

138 Awesome Bryce Dallas Howard Quotes That Are Full Of Wisdom

Quick Facts

Famous As: Film Actress

Born On: March 2, 1981

Born In: Los Angeles, California

Coming from a family of actors and directors, Bryce Dallas Howard has made a name for herself in the entertainment industry by appearing in a host of successful movies including M. Night Shyamalan thrillers, 'Spider-Man 3', 'The Twilight Saga: Eclipse' and the 'Jurassic World' series. Despite her success, she has been very open about her battle with post-partum depression following the birth of her first child, and accepts it as a chapter in her life. Below is a collection of her speeches from her interviews on different magazines. She often talks about her struggles with depression, her self-awareness, her dreams and nightmares, her concerns about humanity and her conviction in how powerful women are.

There was definitely a learning curve in terms of being on film, but being on a set was all good.

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I felt very comfortable on a set - incredibly comfortable on a set, which is a real gift because that can be hugely intimidating.

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In the culture we live in, there's this pervasive, shared agreement that there's a certain body type to admire, and it isn't actually based on anything real or substantive.

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The clearer that division [of social media] is between it not being a reflection of reality, and being a complete make-believe world, the more we're helping ourselves.

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The work that we do is so tricky because it rests on our shoulders, but it's also collaborative and part of it is trusting the people that you're working with.

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I think my favourite memory from filming 'Jurassic World' would just be a compilation of me running through the jungle in heels, and just how absurd that really was. That that actually happened.

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I've always felt really lucky to get to work with really great filmmakers. For me, the whole objective is just to hopefully be of service to what they want.

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You go on Instagram, and it's just not a real reflection of what people do, and how much pain people are in every day. So that's my mental change.

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My dad's more three-dimensional than Opie Taylor or Richie Cunningham. He even has a temper! He's a real person. But some people are disappointed by that.

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I definitely hope that I'm improving. If I'm not, there's a problem - I'm just coasting.

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Sometimes acting, particularly in film, can feel so contained. You need to be small and not overplay things, so it's such a relief to be able to go as far as you can go with an emotion or a feeling or a speech.

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I'm a huge fan of the animated film 'The Land Before Time' and that was one of my favourite animated films when I was growing up.

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Joe Wright is incredible and I'm a huge admirer of his work in general, but specifically his aesthetics and poeticism.

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If someone down-votes you, or you don't get a like, or someone says something not cool, you project onto it the person or the people who have hurt you the most in life.

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The other thing I've been discussing with friends is: when you're born do you start at a zero, or five?

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I feel like it's a subversive thing [a certain body type to admire] which keeps women preoccupied with something that doesn't matter, and takes up a lot of space, and prevents people from what they're meant to be doing.

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I have nothing nice to say about Chris Pratt, of course. He's probably the greatest hero of our time in real life, honestly.

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The ability to play pretend is something that everyone has access to; you see little kids doing it.

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You do your best [ on auditions] and sometimes you win 'em over and sometimes you don't.

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For me personally, I don't go onto Twitter or Facebook, my hubby helps me out because sometimes I'm concerned that I'll see something that will upset me, and I don't have a way to work it out with that person.

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The Village did a lot for me, of course, because it was my first movie.

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I've never, ever, in my entire life, been upset at a casting choice.

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It's really about connecting to your own humanity and your own behaviors, and getting to a level of self-awareness so that you can have perspective and step outside of yourself and transform and become another person.

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I'm sure there's a range, but I think everyone can pretend.

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What I wasn't used to was being in front of the camera.

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Social media is a performance like any other form of entertainment, and acknowledging that is important.

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I have very vivid dreams and nightmares, and my biggest fear is of some kind of dystopian future where we're advanced in every way except in our humanity.

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That is one of the hardest things I have ever had to do in my life, running through the jungle in heels. Because also, mud was often times three feet deep, and that was full on for sure.

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What it's done for me is highlight the fact that we need to lean into the cartoon universe of social media.

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Girls can do anything, for sure. Even running in the mud in heels.

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You can't become another person if you're not self-aware.

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I'm definitely not very insecure, but I have perfectionist tendencies, and I'll want things to be a certain way.

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I have an amino acid missing that you can only get from certain kinds of eggs. So, I've been eating a few eggs.

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I'm drawn toward filmmakers who have a very distinctive voice. I really appreciate people who push themselves and, therefore, push the medium forward.

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I'm not a strong cook. I can do the crockpot; that's about it.

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As far as I'm concerned: Chris Pratt for president! He'd save us.

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My parents have been together since they were 16 years old.

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My mom always told me one of the reasons that she was really happy in her life was that, if Dad never worked again, she was confident that she could support the family.

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When I was grounded, I wouldn't be allowed to go on set. That's how much I loved it.

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Joss Whedon is a hero of mine, and what he's done for women in film and television, particularly when it comes to writing female roles that would typically go to a man, is awesome.

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Of course any kind of film process has ups and downs and days where you're stuck and have breakthroughs.

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Writing 'when you find me,' it really exposed me to a way of putting together a story I hadn't thought of.

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My first time I directed a play was 'No Exit,' a play set in a subway.

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After I did 'Orchids,' I enrolled back in film school and did a million and a half workshops and worked with great professors and people, trying to hopefully get better.

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I'm very sturdy and very proud of it.

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I did karate for years and years and years.

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It's not that I'm a serious person; I'm playful and stuff like that, but I take characters very seriously and the work very seriously.

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I'm very conventional compared to my parents.

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I will never reach the success that my dad has felt.

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I try to go with the flow and have faith that everything is going to work out.

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I've done a lot of weird, otherworldly characters, and I think I'm at my best when I'm kind of in the woods running around screaming or depressed.

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I stepped in for Nicole Kidman in 'Dogville' when she left that film.

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You can't raise kids alone, you can't heal alone... you really need a community.

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Getting to have an opportunity to tell a story that is about mental illness and how it affects one's self and one's community was really something that really meant a lot to me.

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My friends knew I was obsessed with these 'Twilight' boys because I love a dangerous love story.

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Tom Hanks is fantastic - he is one of my dad's good friends, and he's very warm and funny.

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My dad made a film called 'Willow' when he was a young filmmaker, which screened at the Cannes film festival, and people were booing afterwards.

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I'm obsessed with my parents.

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You have to see, kid by kid, what their needs are and what kind of parent you need to be for them.

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I would amputate my toes to work with Lars von Trier again.

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I'm always trying to figure out what my taste is, what my likes and dislikes are.

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Kevin Kline is an honorary Brit.

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I created a fitness club with five friends. We have weekly check-ins and a reward system - and group penalties if one of us slacks off.

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Everyone in Hollywood has a screenplay.

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I'm a little Type A, and I have this really thick binder whenever I do a movie where I make a million notes, and in between takes, I'm checking it out.

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While 'The Help' is in so many ways a celebration of these women's friendships and what they overcome, it's also very truthful and very painful, and it was intense for my mom to read that.

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It's, like, sort of a dream thing for an actor when they're told to gain weight.

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I'm a little superstitious.

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My first pregnancy, I gained 75 pounds.

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I don't know how many roles I can ask my dad to play in my life, but so far, father, best friend, role model, mentor and grandfather to my children are working out quite well.

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My greatest dream is to work with my dad someday as an actress.

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What keeps me sane the most is, honestly, the Serenity Prayer.

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Creativity is all around us, and some of the funniest, most beautiful, and touching moments happen when you least expect it.

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The thing that every parent hopes for is that the baby's healthy, I'm healthy. No matter how you feel, that's the most important thing.

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There's not a higher stake than someone having to face their own death.

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I think the success of the 'Twilight' movies, not just the books, comes down to Stephenie Meyer.

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I try to focus moment to moment on being an aware, responsible, contributive member of society. You see trash on the ground, pick it up!

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Everything about doing 'Jurassic World' was a dream come true.

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Directing 'When You Find Me' was one of the most creatively rewarding endeavors of my career.

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It is an honor for me to take part in Canon's Project Imagin8ion, partnering with a brand that is empowering young filmmakers and is at the forefront of technology.

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As a teenager, I was perpetually grounded. I was stubborn rather than rebellious.

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Actors create a fantastic lifestyle thinking they're going to be able to maintain it. Then they can't get work or have to start taking work that doesn't suit them.

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Getting on a popular, long-running show like 'Happy Days' is the actor's equivalent of winning the lottery.

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I'm always looking at my brother and sisters, thinking - do we look inbred, maybe? Maybe a tiny bit.

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Yeah, I'm a little weird. I'm definitely a little eccentric.

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As far as what is the line between human and machine? That's a great question.

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Actors are always nervous about not only hurting each other, but maybe perhaps hitting each other's face and ending one's career.

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I've admired Anthony Hopkins for so long, and when I finally got to meet him in person, I became totally immobile and speechless! I stood there looking at him and couldn't say a word.

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There's something really freeing about playing a character that isn't even, like, remotely likeable whatsoever.

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I did a play in New York at the public theater, a Shakespeare play, and M. Night Shyamalan, who is the writer/director of 'The Village,' came and saw me in the play and asked to go to lunch afterwards.

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I'm a night owl.

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When I started working, I just had my name be 'Bryce Dallas.'

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I've always been, with acting, very hesitant to get myself into situations where I would be accused of nepotism.

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I shouldn't have acted. I didn't exhibit any ability. I was one of the kids in the school play who was just mouthing words, and they weren't the actual words of the song. I was pretty lame!

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I don't have any friends who are actors through my dad.

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I want to be a good example for my son. That's the best way to parent - to be the example of what you want to see in them. That's definitely how my parents parented and how my grandparents parented. And it works.

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Ours was a loving, nurturing household, but, at the same time, my parents' goal was to make all their children self-sufficient.

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My parents would never throw the kids in first class for the flights; they'd be up front, and we'd be economy - we knew we were lucky just to be travelling.

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My dad is the most humble man on the planet.

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What I do is not go outside. My hobby is that I write, so if I'm not acting or being a mom, I'm writing.

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I'm not going to lie. I rarely wear sunblock.

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I'm not an NRA member, but that doesn't mean I didn't appreciate shooting blanks out of a machine gun.

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I'm really into sci-fi. I always have been. In addition to that, I've always had a tremendous fascination with the lure of the Apocalypse or Judgment Day or the Mayan calendar, etc., etc.

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I struggle immensely with celebrities of all kinds. I get clammy hands and turn a little purple.

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