"You’ve got to get comfortable with fear; nothing’s worth doing unless you’re a little bit scared. People call women the weaker sex - it’s crazy. You have to stand up to that and be ready for things to be hard and for things to be serious."
"My greatest joy? You know, that’s a hard thing to measure. You know, when I feel like I’m up against something big and I need to live up to it. Like, if I find myself on a job that I really love. There’s really nothing that beats that. You’d literally sign your name in blood, do anything. That makes me very, very, very happy."
It’s not easy for people to understand my discomfort with the spotlight, they say, ‘Why would you become an actor if you feel that way?’. People don’t know what to do with those feelings, they feel you’re ungrateful, and that does kind of kill me.
Judging a person does not define who they are. It defines who you are.
"All I try to do in the press is to be honest about something that I really care about.”
I think that it’s awful when people misinterpret my being uncomfortable as ‘I don’t want to be here.’ It’s really the opposite — I’m too concerned. I absolutely love it so much. I don’t expect to seem cool to everyone; nor do I want to be. I think that’s the opposite of the definition of cool. So I don’t care at all. It’s like, “you absolutely despise me and you don’t even know me.”
"I do things very impulsively; I don’t really like to plan thing at all. If I am passionate about something, then I will do it.”
“You should have the opportunity to be more than one person with different people - because you have that within you.