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A collection of quotes and thoughts by Catherine Zeta-Jones on strength, confidence, shame, love, money, movies, Hollywood, human-beings, and marriage.

64 Notable Quotes By Catherine Zeta-Jones

Quick Facts

Famous As: Actress

Born On: September 25, 1969

Born In: Swansea

Catherine Zeta-Jones is a distinguished Welsh actress. Her inclination towards showbiz was evident from a very young age when she played a role in musicals ‘Bugsy Malone,’ and ‘Annie’ as a child. In 1987, she made her stage debut with ‘42nd Street,’ as the lead. She made her screen debut with ‘1001 Nights,’ a French-Italian film. However, she gained recognition with ‘The Darling Buds of May,’ a British television series. Some of her other notable works include ‘No Reservations,’ ‘The Mask of Zorro,’ ‘Traffic,’ ‘Ocean’s Twelve,’ ‘A Little Night Music,’ ‘Traffic,’ ‘Chicago,’ ‘Entrapment,’ ‘Red 2,’ and ‘Intolerable Cruelty.' Here is list of some famous quotes and sayings by Catherine Zeta-Jones. Take a look at the most popular and insightful thoughts and quotes by Catherine Zeta-Jones.

Motherhood to me is something that I always wanted, but never quite knew how it was going to happen.

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I had - along with my singing and dancing, I was very happy to be born in the hometown of Dylan Thomas. So the government was financing dramatic groups and amateur dramatics and stuff like that.

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I have siblings. And there are certain things I know that I can push their buttons. And they know they have certain things where they can push mine.

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I didn't even think about movies where I came from. I wanted to be on the stage.

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I'm more insecure than I ever let anyone know; sometimes you protect yourself with this kind of armor that people see more than they see you.

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I eat like a horse - my mother still brings me Cadbury's chocolate from Britain; I do have a very healthy appetite - but I work out.

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We recently had an extension built, to house a closet. It's like the Tardis - I go in there and never come out.

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If I'm going to leave my family for any length of time, it had better be for a role that I haven't played before, with great people. It had better be fun.

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I'm quite a broad girl, not at all delicate. I watch what I eat to stay in shape, but I'm against diets. I eat when I'm hungry, three meals a day.

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I find this wave of super-skinny women scary. I'm not going to lie to you, I've got to drag myself down to the gym like everybody else. But I look at the red carpet sometimes and it's like a pageant.

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I don't deny myself food. I'm no saint. I love butter and cream, but I also eat lots of grains and fruits.

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I'm obsessed with hula-hooping. I do it for 20 minutes a day. I don't use the old-fashioned hollow plastic kind we had when we were kids, but I discovered a new one at Danskin that's smaller and weighted.

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I don't have a trainer. Crazy, right? But I don't need anyone to motivate me. I love exercise, even things like the elliptical and stretching.

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I do a lot of swimming, both in the ocean and in the pool.

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When you are 20, 40 looks really old. When I was nearing 30, that seemed like a major milestone.

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I love 'The War Of The Roses,' especially as my husband is in it! I've often said to him it would be great to remake that with me and him in it, because then we could really get down to some serious business.

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I don't know, 'Zorro' was just so great for me because, knowing where I came from, everyone spoke Spanish to me, like, forever after that. And I'm, like, from Wales.

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It's true, I don't like the whole cutoff-shorts-and-T-shirt look, but I think you can look fantastic in casual clothes.

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I love clothes, and yes, we go out, but it's not like I'm walking around all day in a negligee with fluffy mules.

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I do condition my hair with honey and beer. I smell like the bottom of a beer barrel for days afterwards, but it's very good for the hair.

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I love to eat an apple after a meal, just to cleanse my teeth - they always look polished afterwards.

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I rub a mixture of honey and salt all over my body to moisturise and exfoliate. You wash it off and your skin is gorgeous.

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I like 'Zorro.' I like people you can believe that don't have those stupid powers. That is the beauty of Zorro. He's just a guy working for the people, to save the people.

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I'm a terrible cook. I am not allowed to go in the kitchen anymore after I almost burned down the apartment in New York.

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I am strong-willed, which can be annoying sometimes. And from that I think people assume I have confidence and Hollywood glamour and all that stuff, when actually, in my personal life, sometimes I'm just a goofball.

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I try and stay positive; being negative isn't good for my personality. I don't just bring myself down, I bring everyone around me down. It's like a dark cloud, 'Uh oh, here we go,' and have to snap out of it.

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I may be the first actress to admit that beauty doesn't hold you back. I think beauty is a gift that you have to make the most of. I've worked hard at trying to look my best.

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I remember growing up knowing I wanted to be on the stage. I wanted to get to London as soon as possible and start auditioning for theater.

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I was really hyperactive as a kid and no one knew how or where I got all this energy.

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I find divorces repulsive. I will never get divorced, never.

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I buy shoes sometimes and use them as bookends. They're too beautiful to wear.

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I have a ballet barre in my gym. I turn the music up so loud that the walls are pulsating, and I go for it for an hour.

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I have this system. I torture my husband and everyone around me with my nerves and anxiety. Then, when I get on stage, the fear is gone. I've exhausted myself. It just dissipates.

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I get terrified the first day I'm on a film set. I get nervous walking down a red carpet. I find making speeches the most terrifying thing in the world.

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If my revelation of having bipolar II has encouraged one person to seek help, then it is worth it. There is no need to suffer silently and there is no shame in seeking help.

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To make it more familiar to me, I ended up treating my swordplay scenes like choreography. So it was, 'One and two and three and four and five, and turn and step and down and up and lunge.'

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There are a lot of women who live with pot-bellied pigs.

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In Hollywood everything is so documented. If you go for a drink with somebody, it's passed around the world so quickly.

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I'm intimidated every day I go on the stage and everyday I go on a movie set. It's terrifying and I always want to reshoot the first day or the first week, I'm so terrified.

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I'd love to do a show in Vegas with drag queens. The tackier the better.

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I love my lawyer. I have to say that of course!

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I like to feel sexy. I know my husband thinks I'm sexy. I think he is too. But I don't go out half-naked with 'sex' written across my back.

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I do think I'm lucky I met Michael. Not just Michael Douglas the actor and producer with two Oscars on the shelf, but Michael Douglas, the love of my life. I really do think it was meant to happen.

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All of a sudden I had a baby, because it went really quick. It was like, 'Oh! I have a baby!' So, it's great. I'm just having a great time with my children. They're here in New York with me.

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My stepson is a caring, considerate, worthy human being.

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I grew up in a small, strictly-Catholic fishing village on the coast of Wales. The people there have a different attitude to life than those in Hollywood - people stick together more.

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When I first met Sean Connery he was as charming and wonderful as I first anticipated. I left Rome thinking: even if I don't do this, at least I have had a day with Sean.

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After Zorro, people spoke Spanish to me for ages. I'm Welsh but that movie instantly gave me a new ethnicity.

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Words impress me. If a man can speak eloquently and beautifully to me, I just melt on the floor.

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I get a bit gloomy when it's gloomy.

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Everyone knows we get paid a lot of money, so why pretend otherwise?

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Yes, I was in love with my husband at first sight and still am. We have the most solid relationship.

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For marriage to be a success, every woman and every man should have her and his own bathroom. The end.

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Being glamorous is about strength and confidence. It's black and white - dramatic. You have to be strong.

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I used to go around looking as frumpy as possible because it was inconceivable you could be attractive as well as be smart. It wasn't until I started being myself, the way I like to turn out to meet people that I started to get any work.

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I like women who look like women. I hated grunge. No one's more feminist than me, but you don't have to look as if you don't give a - you know. You can be smart, bright, and attractive aesthetically to others - and to yourself.

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I'm not the kind of person who likes to shout out my personal issues from the rooftops, but with my bipolar becoming public, I hope fellow sufferers will know it's completely controllable. I hope I can help remove any stigma attached to it, and that those who don't have it under control will seek help with all that is available to treat it.

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In Wales it's brilliant. I go to the pub and see everybody who I went to school with. And everybody goes 'So what you doing now?' And I go, 'Oh, I'm doing a film with Antonio Banderas and Anthony Hopkins.' And they go, 'Ooh, good.' And that's it.

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I think, especially in our business we meet a lot of people, and sometimes you spend so much time being nice to strangers, and so, you know, keeping a clear head and just being nice to each other. And that's all the advice I can give.

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I was like any new bride, who said, 'I'm going to cook for my man.' In fact, once I started a small kitchen fire in a pan. Smoke was pouring from the pan, and I got really scared. Right next to our stove is a small fire extinguisher. You know, easy access.

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I allow myself to not feel the need to be some sort of wonder woman. You can't do everything at once and tear your hair out when you miss your baby using a potty for the first time, although my son was obviously very sad that his mum was not there on his big day.

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The smartest thing I did was to stop going online. I'm the sort of person who will just look for the negative - Michael really can't understand it, but that's just the way I am. And with my bipolar thing, that's poison. So I just stopped. Cold turkey. And it's so liberating.

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There are people who expect me to look the way I do on-screen, where I have a great director of photography and fantastic lighting. I'm sorry to disappoint people, but I don't look like that all the time - no actress does.

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I think that the more success you have as an actor, I think, the greatest advantage of being successful as an actor or being in this business is that you have the chance to pick and choose, or you have people coming to you with a much more different variety of roles.

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