Julia Roberts Quotes
I enjoy hats. And when one has filthy hair, that is a good accessory.
I'm too tall to be a girl, I never had enough dresses to be a lady, I wouldn't call myself a woman. I'd say I'm somewhere between a chick and a broad.
My real hair color is kind of a dark blonde. Now I just have mood hair.
(From 1998 interview) "I've sort of grown into my cuteness."
"We all need to take a deep breath and think about being a Bush daughter and having that cross to bear. I'd go out and have a couple of drinks, too" - about President George W. Bush
's daughters being caught with alcohol as minors.
"It doesn't bring out the Einstein moment that you hoped it would."-- Julia Roberts, on forgetting to include the real-life Erin Brockovich-Ellis
in her Academy Award acceptance speech.
You know I'm like a total geek, right? First of all, I sit on the set and knit. It's a very social hobby, as opposed to reading at work - I can chat with people and still be fully engaged.
"He's embarrassing, he's not my president. He will never be my president" - talking about President George W. Bush
I'm just an ordinary person who has an extraordinary job.
"I get dressed up like a doll, a nice man puts lipstick on my lips and I say words - it's deeply satisfying" - on the essence of her job
On why she will never do a nude scene: "I just don't feel that my algebra teacher should ever know what my butt looks like."
You can be true to the character all you want, but you've go to go home with yourself.
"The first time I felt I was famous was when I went to the movies with my mom. I had gone to the loo, and someone in the bathroom said in a very loud voice, 'Girl in stall No. 1, were you in Mystic Pizza
? I paused and I said, yeah that was me." - (People Magazine 8/22/99)
I think it's dangerous to talk in the big generalities of sexism and ageism and face lift-isms. You really have to speak only from your own experience. And my experience so far has been ridiculously nice. Yeah, do the boys get paid more? Yes. But do we all get paid too much? Yes. I'm confused at what I'm supposed to complain about.
I wouldn't do nudity in films. To act with my clothes on is a performance. To act with my clothes off is a documentary.
It's heaven truly... we were rehearsing one day, and we had just moved into the theater and it was dark out here, and I was on stage, and all of the sudden, I hear, 'Mama!' And Hazel had come in and in the dark just to hear this little voice, and it's incredibly amazing.
I think one of the smartest things I ever did for my career was not working for two years in the early 90s. I was being offered a lot of different movies but I just didn't see the point of any of them. People would say to me "How can you just be passing on all those things?" And my response was "Tell me a movie you've seen in the past year that I should have made."
I'm just a girl from a little town in Georgia who had this giant, absurd dream. [On her success.] (People Magazine)