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Collection of quotes by Penelope Cruz on movies, life, love, will, addiction, lessons, sufferings, ambition, and relationships.

50 Meaningful Quotes By Penelope Cruz That Give You Reasons To Love Her All The More

Famous As: Actress
Born On: April 28, 1974
Born In: Alcobendas, Spain
Penelope Cruz is a famous Spanish actress. She was signed by an agent at the age of 15, and she marked her television debut at the age of 16. She gained recognition with movies like ‘All the Pretty Horses,’ ‘Blow,’ ‘Captain Corelli’s Mandolin,’ and ‘Vanilla Sky,’ where she played the lead. She bagged in an ‘Academy Award’ for ‘Best Supporting Actress' for ‘Vicky Cristina Barcelona,’ where she played the role of Marie Elena, a volatile painter. She is the first Spanish actress to be inducted on the ‘Hollywood Walk of Fame,’ besides being the first Spanish actress to have received an ‘Academy Award.’ Here is a corpus of quotes by Penelope Cruz.

I try to look at the whole thing and say 'yes' to the projects that I cannot stop thinking about. If I read a script and the subject stays with me - then that's when I want to go to work.

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I think superstition has a lot to do with fear: the less, the better.

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I think most actors . . . We are insecure, in general. I think to be an actor, you need to have an ego, but then, our ego is our worst enemy.

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I think magic is very related to happiness. So it is not there all the time, but there are beautiful moments of magic in everyone's life.

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I think it will be better when I get involved with someone again, because I made this time for me. I haven't really been single for a while, and I think it's been good for me, to lose the fear to be like this.

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I still feel like I have so much to learn. I love that feeling, that next time I go to set, I will be terrified again. I don't want it to be any other way.

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I spend so much time living by myself - mostly in hotels - and I pick up cats when I'm feeling particularly lonely.

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I really like the Caribbean. Anyplace in the Caribbean. I get there, and I feel like a monkey - the perfect state.

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I realized that when two people function well together at work, it doesn't matter if they hadn't seen each other for years. What they had before was still intact.

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I never want to lie about my age. If I look around at the actresses I admire, they are all women who have not fought growing older, but embraced it and been proud of it - women like Sophia Loren or Audrey Hepburn.

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I never grew up dreaming about a wedding - I don't think about things like that. I don't know how to explain it. All I care about is to be happy.

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I love the Italian culture, it's a beautiful culture. I love the language, the Italian people, their music, their attitudes... I just love it! Sometimes, I think I'm an Italian trapped in a Spanish woman's body.

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I love New York, but being there the whole year, it gets a little crazy with the speed and rhythm of things.

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I love learning on the set. But, directing is not something I want to do.

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I love ballet and I love dancing...... It's a little boring for me to go to the gym because I'm used to the dancing discipline - It's really hard, but much more fun.

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I like roles that people don't recognize me in.

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I just try not to label myself in any way. I just have an allergy to labels in general. I can tell you that I am surrounded by very strong women and that I really appreciate that, but I'd rather not label myself.

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I have stepped off the relationship scene to come to terms with myself. I have spent most of my adult life being 'someone's girlfriend', and now I am happy being single.

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I have seen water availability change drastically in my own lifetime. Around the world, millions of people are already living in a true water crisis.

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I have had a very singular kind of life since I started working so young, so I am very used to traveling, working, taking time for myself.

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I have food every day on the table, I have a family, friends, health - all the things without which it wouldn't matter how many roles I get to play.

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I have a strong personality, and I say what I think.

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I have a little bit of an addiction to work. So I'm always hiding in the bathroom with my Blackberry to work when I'm on holiday.

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I had things with numbers - because I love numbers - but it's not something I'm proud of. I'm proud that I was able to send them away, because you're much more present.

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I had a very curly perm in the '80s, thanks to the 'Way You Make Me Feel' Michael Jackson video. I liked the girl in it.

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I don't think I am beautiful. I can look good and I can look ugly.

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I don't know why, but women in a hair salon share their deepest secrets.

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I don't know if I believe in marriage. I believe in family, love and children.

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I don't do Twitter, Facebook; none of that. My email I do from my Blackberry or my iPhone.

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I can cook a little bit. I can cook a few Spanish dishes. But, in movies, it looks like I cook much better than I cook.

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I can cook a few things. I always save the same recipes to impress my friends, and I always do two or three things, so they think I can cook. But I don't know how to do anything else.

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I came to New York to study ballet and English.

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I am living for every day and trying to have less fear, less worry. But I have always worried about everything; it's in my nature. It's the thing that makes me suffer the most.

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I am a big fan of photography, more of being behind the camera - so when I get the opportunity to work with such great photographers, I always try and learn from their technique.

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I always feel scared and insecure on a film set. I don't know any other way.

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He can have my body, but he will never have my soul. never!

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Every relationship ends, until maybe you find one that lasts forever.

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Especially when you are advertising a product, I talk to the photographer and we create a character - it always gives you more freedom because it makes it less about yourself.

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Calcutta is like another world. People there are very special and grateful.

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Being actors we are dealing with the beauty and complexity of human confusion, no? And we are always trying to get answers.

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Awards are great, as you get to meet up with friends and colleagues from your industry - a sort of reunion.

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As an actress, I really love people like Anna Magnani and Debra Winger. I also think there is nobody better than Meryl Streep.

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As a kid, I had a lot of energy; but the ballet lessons made me calm - this pleased my mother.

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All those cliches, those things you hear about having a baby and motherhood - all of them are true. And all of them are the most beautiful things you will ever experience.

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Age holds absolutely no fear for me. There is so much enjoyment ahead.

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Ever since I was a little girl, I've worried too much. It always bothers me because sometimes you end up worrying more about the worry and you are not resolving things that are right there in front of you. I have been like that all my life, and it's hard to change.

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For 'Vicky Cristina Barcelona,' for example, Woody Allen is one of the greatest American directors, and we really had a very good working relationship. We understand each other really well. He gave me one of the best opportunities somebody has ever given me in my career.

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I am amazed about how everyone wants to know about my love life. They whisper to me, 'Tell me the truth? Is it true?' Who cares? Because we have this job, we are to say to everybody what we do, or with whom we sleep? It's a bit absurd, but that's why everybody lies so much.

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I feel like I've been very lucky with the directors. The characters I've been offered, especially lately, have given me the opportunity to play all of these different women. I always wanted that, and it's something that you cannot do by yourself. If you want to play a diversity of characters, somebody else has to have the imagination to give you a role completely out of the box. We depend on somebody else's trust, and these directors are giving me their trust, and I am grateful for that.

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I really think insecurity is something that comes with being an actor - I don't know actors who aren't insecure. I do think I kind of lie to myself - there is a percentage of ego involved. And I don't say that's a bad thing - it's good to know that it's there whether we like it or not. But ego is like a lion that we have to keep under control.

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