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Mario Bello quotes on love, marriage, acting, struggle, romance etc.

34 Awesome Maria Bello Quotes

Quick Facts

Famous As: Actress

Born On: April 18, 1967

Born In: Norristown

A political science student, Maria Bello immersed herself into acting and theatre even as she was studying about the world. Her intense passion paved the way for her future career as she slowly landed roles in movies and TV series. With a couple of hits under her belt, Maria honed her skills, acted in award-winning movies and earned the appreciation of many tough critics. Apart from her decades of experience in Hollywood, Bello’s entrepreneurial spirit and humanitarian beliefs have shaped her life and opinions. She actively works with NGOs and shares her take on the crises affecting the world today. Her free-spirited and zestful attitude towards life, as encapsulated in her book, inspired many other middle-aged women. You can take a look at quotes on love, marriage, acting, struggle, age, and romance that have been compiled from her interviews, book, articles, and public conferences.

I just want to use all of myself, for the rest of my life, in every facet of my life, as long as I live.

Maria Bello

I'm a girl who loves fashion. I'm such a Cinderella - I love to put on a great dress and heels. It's fun!

Maria Bello

There's usually not a lot of rehearsal when you do films.

Maria Bello

I never liked the whole idea of [creating your own] background, if it's not pertinent, where the character lived as a child, and who I was and how I was. That never helped me in any way, so I don't even do that.

Maria Bello

I'm interested in people who have lived, who are searching and questioning.

Maria Bello

People tend to think when you're on dramatic films, that it's all so heavy, but it's really not when you're working with great actors.

Maria Bello

I feel like, in a way, after doing it for so many years, you learn a certain concentration and how to turn it on and off.

Maria Bello

You can be feminine and strong, at the same time. You can be a bad-ass and, at the same time, have a vulnerableness when you're hysterically crying, like most of us girls.

Maria Bello

I just have a gut feeling about something, if I really want to do it, if I'm excited about it, if I want to explore it. And that goes across all different sorts of genres.

Maria Bello

I'm not afraid to play my age. I never was. I've never been an ingenue. I like getting older.

Maria Bello

Life goes so fast, and there is so much to do. But the moments that have enriched my life the most came when I slowed down and connected with the people I care about.

Maria Bello

I think a lot of people are in relationships because they've been in them for a long time and they don't know how to end them.

Maria Bello

Acting and emotionally expressing myself, seeing the world and being a mom are just all very exciting to me. I'm a real curious person.

Maria Bello

I think my work as an actress is less about a director and more about a person. You feel you can trust them instinctively. I met my best friends that way, I knew in a second.

Maria Bello

You serve the best by doing what you love the most.

Maria Bello

I'm interested in people who have lived, who are searching and questioning.

Maria Bello

I'm not afraid to play my age. I never was. I've never been an ingenue. I like getting older.

Maria Bello

When I do Pilates, or when I do work out, I feel better all day. Yet I still struggle to keep it on my schedule.

Maria Bello

I was really conflicted. I had always planned to help the world. Instead, I was going to become an actress? That seemed like such a selfish thing to do.

Maria Bello

At first I didn't know if I wanted to do TV again. I can get bored quickly.

Maria Bello

When you fall head over heels for someone, you're not falling in love with who they are as a person; you're falling in love with your idea of love.

Maria Bello

There is always one person on the set who has a lot of anxiety, an actor who is really intense and has to stay in character and holds himself away from the rest of us.

Maria Bello

I want to do more action adventures and more romantic comedies.

Maria Bello

So many actors wear wigs nowadays. Besides, if someone is hiring me because of how I wear my hair, I don't want to work with them anyway.

Maria Bello

I'm a girl who loves fashion. I'm such a Cinderella - I love to put on a great dress and heels. It's fun!

Maria Bello

I always wanted the fairy tale, but now I want someone who is a great partner.

Maria Bello

I remember listening to 'Maniac' and running around and thinking I'm going to be somebody someday.

Maria Bello

My biggest dream since I was a kid was to be the woman sneaking on the pirate ship dressed like a man, who was this great sword fighter, and the captain fell in love with her.

Maria Bello

My mother told me when I was a kid that each time we get to what feels like the edge of a cliff, we have two choices: to turn around and run, or to jump. I have learned over time to jump - and though it is scary, I know somewhere inside me that I will be caught.

Maria Bello

I don't think you understand what levels or what fears until you have a child of your own. I mean, I've never loved someone so much and I've never been so afraid in my life. And the truth is I would kill someone, whoever tried to hurt him. I would. I have no doubt about it.

Maria Bello

People are kinda still a bit puritanical, perhaps. People don't expect a woman to feel so open, in a way, about her sexuality onscreen, and they probably find it fascinating. I think more actors are doing it and being open to that and not being afraid of it, so it's becoming less of a thing.

Maria Bello

When I had my son, it was the worst day and the best day of my life because I realized that I will never love someone so much, but I will never be able to keep him from the lessons that he's meant to learn, in this lifetime.

Maria Bello

Since I first started acting, I never separated a character's sexuality from what they eat for breakfast. I just think it's sort of silly. If I can be a part of helping to overcome that puritanical thing in our culture, so be it. I'm happy about it.

Maria Bello

I was always anti-marriage. I didn't understand monogamy. I couldn't figure out how that could last. And then I met Bryn and I started to understand the beauty of constancy and history and change and going on the roller coaster with someone - of having a partner in life.

Maria Bello