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99 Top Lily Collins Quotes

Famous As: Actress Best Known for Her Films: 'The Blind Side', 'Rules Don't Apply' and 'To the Bone'
Born On: March 18, 1989
Born In: Guildford, England
Age: 34 Years

Having been active in the entertainment industry since she was three years old, Lily Collins is one of the most versatile and busiest actresses of present time. She is also an accomplished model and has inspired countless young girls with her sense of style. The daughter of music legend Phil Collins, she was predominantly raised by her mother, Jill Tavelman, and shares great relationships with both of them. She had spent her early childhood in the English countryside before moving to Los Angeles with her mother. Well-aware of the rare opportunity her fame has granted her, she uses her platform to inspire others. Here is a collection of top quotes by Lily Collins on love, family, women, self-esteem, bullying, confidence and character.

I still think there is a huge emphasis on how women look, whether it's fitting a certain mold to play a certain type of character, or the idea that we might have insecurities based on the standards we see in the media.

I still think there is a huge emphasis on how women look, whether it's fitting a certain mold to play a certain type of character, or the idea that we might have insecurities based on the standards we see in the media.

Lily Collins
I think it's just important to not judge people based on their physicality because it's really about personality and people's hearts and souls. That's what drew me to Audrey Hepburn who is kind of like my icon.

I think it's just important to not judge people based on their physicality because it's really about personality and people's hearts and souls. That's what drew me to Audrey Hepburn who is kind of like my icon.

Lily Collins
Great movie stars like Audrey Hepburn and Elizabeth Taylor who were capable of saying so much without saying anything at all merely by carrying themselves in a classic fashion that's timeless yet relatable.

Great movie stars like Audrey Hepburn and Elizabeth Taylor who were capable of saying so much without saying anything at all merely by carrying themselves in a classic fashion that's timeless yet relatable.

Lily Collins
I think it's a scary sign of the times that pop culture and social media is so involved [in presidential election ], where it feels like a reality show. I have hope that the right decision will be made.

I think it's a scary sign of the times that pop culture and social media is so involved [in presidential election ], where it feels like a reality show. I have hope that the right decision will be made.

Lily Collins
[My book is] a collection of letters and essays about what it takes to be a young woman today. Mostly the taboo things that girls don't want to talk about, but once we do we realize we're not alone.

[My book is] a collection of letters and essays about what it takes to be a young woman today. Mostly the taboo things that girls don't want to talk about, but once we do we realize we're not alone.

Lily Collins
I think the big thing is the fairy tale. It's taking old folk fairy tales and retelling them in modern day. I think it's just taking you out of everyday life, and everyone loves a good fairy tale.

I think the big thing is the fairy tale. It's taking old folk fairy tales and retelling them in modern day. I think it's just taking you out of everyday life, and everyone loves a good fairy tale.

Lily Collins
I had some difficult times when I first moved to Los Angeles when people would tell me I was saying things wrong. I felt different although my mum kept reminding me it was OK to be different.

I had some difficult times when I first moved to Los Angeles when people would tell me I was saying things wrong. I felt different although my mum kept reminding me it was OK to be different.

Lily Collins
Never once does Snow White herself look in the mirror so she isn't aware of her beauty or what apparently that does to people. It's really just the queen and the prince that talk about it.

Never once does Snow White herself look in the mirror so she isn't aware of her beauty or what apparently that does to people. It's really just the queen and the prince that talk about it.

Lily Collins
I was actually the one who decided to move to LA. Mom and I were driving on Sunset Boulevard during one of our trips back to see her family, and I said, 'Can we just stay?' So we did.

I was actually the one who decided to move to LA. Mom and I were driving on Sunset Boulevard during one of our trips back to see her family, and I said, 'Can we just stay?' So we did.

Lily Collins
I think I've been brought up very well by both my parents. I am very cautious and I think I'm now fit for the world I'm in. They're very much behind my modelling and very supportive.

I think I've been brought up very well by both my parents. I am very cautious and I think I'm now fit for the world I'm in. They're very much behind my modelling and very supportive.

Lily Collins
I love hats, I'm such a fan of hats. You don't wear a fascinator everywhere you go, but there are ways to incorporate old Hollywood nuances into your looks today but also edge it up.

I love hats, I'm such a fan of hats. You don't wear a fascinator everywhere you go, but there are ways to incorporate old Hollywood nuances into your looks today but also edge it up.

Lily Collins
I love baking, it's the most calming thing for me. It's therapeutic, it makes the house smell good, and I get to take the goods to my friends. I do it for other people.

I love baking, it's the most calming thing for me. It's therapeutic, it makes the house smell good, and I get to take the goods to my friends. I do it for other people.

Lily Collins
In the '30s, every day was an event. And, as much as I love that idea, I think nowadays it's nice to have the differentiation of when you dress up and when you don't.

In the '30s, every day was an event. And, as much as I love that idea, I think nowadays it's nice to have the differentiation of when you dress up and when you don't.

Lily Collins
I don't really have a favorite song. Music is such a big part of who I am, and speaks to so many different emotions inside me, that I don't have an all-time favorite.

I don't really have a favorite song. Music is such a big part of who I am, and speaks to so many different emotions inside me, that I don't have an all-time favorite.

Lily Collins
In the end when you accept yourself for who you are and you work with what you've got, you couldn't be more beautiful because you're confident and everyone notices.

In the end when you accept yourself for who you are and you work with what you've got, you couldn't be more beautiful because you're confident and everyone notices.

Lily Collins
At a party recently I was introduced to Meryl Streep, and it took me a second to get my head around it. You know, that I'm meeting these people now. I'm doing it.

At a party recently I was introduced to Meryl Streep, and it took me a second to get my head around it. You know, that I'm meeting these people now. I'm doing it.

Lily Collins
My mom brought me up on old Hollywood. I had been living in Los Angeles. Respecting old movies and growing up with people that were icons that I got to speak to.

My mom brought me up on old Hollywood. I had been living in Los Angeles. Respecting old movies and growing up with people that were icons that I got to speak to.

Lily Collins
There's this common perception that having a famous last name is all you need. A surname may get you a meeting, but if there's no talent you won't get the part.

There's this common perception that having a famous last name is all you need. A surname may get you a meeting, but if there's no talent you won't get the part.

Lily Collins
I'm a huge fan of the series of books by Cassandra Clare, The Mortal Instruments. I'm a fan myself, so to be cast as the lead heroine is completely incredible.

I'm a huge fan of the series of books by Cassandra Clare, The Mortal Instruments. I'm a fan myself, so to be cast as the lead heroine is completely incredible.

Lily Collins
Starting at 16 years old I was in boardrooms of older executives pitching talk shows. I wanted to be the youngest talk show host for a really long time.

Starting at 16 years old I was in boardrooms of older executives pitching talk shows. I wanted to be the youngest talk show host for a really long time.

Lily Collins
I don't know if this is too weird to say, but this is completely surreal for me. Bizarre. The cover of 'Teen Vogue' has been on my bucket list forever.

I don't know if this is too weird to say, but this is completely surreal for me. Bizarre. The cover of 'Teen Vogue' has been on my bucket list forever.

Lily Collins
Decisions are the endless uncertainties of life that we'll not know if they're right until the very end, so do the best you can and hope its right.

Decisions are the endless uncertainties of life that we'll not know if they're right until the very end, so do the best you can and hope its right.

Lily Collins
When your whole being is attracted to someone else's whole being, then I think that is someone you were meant to be connected with at some point.

When your whole being is attracted to someone else's whole being, then I think that is someone you were meant to be connected with at some point.

Lily Collins
It was interesting to portray a character that was so far removed from today's world, but was also at the forefront of feminism at that time.

It was interesting to portray a character that was so far removed from today's world, but was also at the forefront of feminism at that time.

Lily Collins
I wanted to watch the women interacting with [Warren Beatty], which takes he chose, and how the actresses were reacting in scenes with him.

I wanted to watch the women interacting with [Warren Beatty], which takes he chose, and how the actresses were reacting in scenes with him.

Lily Collins
Big brows weren’t the look in L.A., where I grew up. But my mom instilled in me that it’s the quirky things that make you beautiful.

Big brows weren’t the look in L.A., where I grew up. But my mom instilled in me that it’s the quirky things that make you beautiful.

Lily Collins
When it comes to the work, I'm excited to see what people think. When it comes to the private life, that's when I don't pay attention.

When it comes to the work, I'm excited to see what people think. When it comes to the private life, that's when I don't pay attention.

Lily Collins
To look into that persons eyes and find yourself so completely lost in another world, a world full of absolute comfort and happiness.

To look into that persons eyes and find yourself so completely lost in another world, a world full of absolute comfort and happiness.

Lily Collins
I’m a huge fan of the books myself, so to know that I got to play Clary – who’s a literary heroine to me – was a huge honour.

I’m a huge fan of the books myself, so to know that I got to play Clary – who’s a literary heroine to me – was a huge honour.

Lily Collins
It's really important to stand up for yourself and not always agree with what people say if indeed you don't feel that that's true

It's really important to stand up for yourself and not always agree with what people say if indeed you don't feel that that's true

Lily Collins