Kate Winslet Quotes.
my body. I accept how
I am and make the best of what I am given
I’m not the kind of person who’s going to look at the top of a mountain
and go, ‘Oh, look at that! That’s lovely. That’s lovely, that top of that mountain.’ I’m the kind of person who’s going to go, ‘Oh, my God
! That’s so lovely! Let’s go climb
When you’re 21, you think, ‘Oh God
, when I’m 36, oh
God, that’s nearly
40 and I’ll look really old
and wrinkly by then.’ And actually, I quite
like the way I look.
I think confidence
does come with time, and I’ve been really surprised by that, actually.
I’ve decided I am going to start loving my backside because I don’t know anyone who does that.
It’s really weird
’cause when you’re 21 you think, ‘Oh God, when I’m 36, oh God, that’s nearly 40, and I’ll look really old and wrinkly by then.’ And actually, I quite like the way I look.
As a woman, especially when you have children, one gets
so good at soldiering on – almost too
I love to cook
. I could never give
My husband is not a jealous
person in any way.
I never had crushes on anybody
when I was younger; I really didn’t.
Oh, I had, ‘No one will ever fancy
me!’ I had that well into my teens
. Even now I do not consider
myself to be some kind of great, sexy beauty
. I don’t mind the way I’m ageing
. No reason
just yet. I think I look my age, and that’s fine.
Let me tell you, ‘The Reader’ was not glamorous for me in terms
of the body-hair maintenance
My parents didn’t have any money.
It’s what you feel, what is in your heart that matters most
You can’t choose
who you fall
in love with, you know?
My children can’t see
many of the films that I’ve been in because I’m always either dying
is always a huge
amount of fun whether you’re a part of it or not. It’s always really exciting seeing
what films are coming and a lot of new talent
Ultimately, you just have one life. You never know unless
. And you never get anywhere
unless you ask
Acting, and the privilege
of being able to do it for a living, is so important
to me. I don’t turn
up and just hope
for the best. I really fret
about it. I do my homework
; I prepare
myself for the experience of playing a particular character.
Being told to cut
off and walk away from a child – I cannot imagine
it. I think I’d rather die.
My grandparents – both
of my mother’s parents – were actors, and they ran
Repertory Theatre Company
, through the town
of Reading, where
I come from.
The good and bad
things are what form us
as people… change
makes us grow.
I’m only 5-foot-6, but people think I’m sort
of a great big Viking woman. I’m not – I’m completely normal and average
I burp, I fart
. I’m a real woman.
So I won an Oscar. It’s amazing
. I’ve got that for the rest
of my life for a performance I am proud of. It nearly killed me. I am really proud of the film. That’s it, moving on
I’d never want to do something just for the show
Because of the person I am I won’t be knocked down
вЂ” ever. They can say I’m fat, I’m thin, I’m whatever, and I’ll never stop. I just won’t. I’ve got too much
to do. I’ve too much to be happy
I would like to one day
play a man. That is something I do know. I don’t know what kind of man. I don’t know if that would ever happen
or not. It would be the ultimate challenge
Love to me, God, this is so difficult
… To me, love is
when you meet
that person and you think, ‘This is it, this is who I’m supposed
to be with.’
It doesn’t matter how old you are, or what you do in your life, you never stop needing your mom
I like the idea of, not shocking
people, but just throwing
people off. Doing something that makes people go, ‘Whoa, whoa
, she did that next
, didn’t think she was gonna
do something like that next.’
that there is an image
of perfection that is getting thinner
and thinner. I’ve got a lovely husband and children, and I didn’t lose weight
compliment I could ever receive
about my kids – and I can say that this does happen frequently
– is when the in-flight crew
say to me, ‘Your children are wonderful. They are so well-behaved.’ Every time I am told that, I could weep
You have to forgive
me because I have a habit
of not winning things.
Life is short, and it is here to be lived
Kitchens are so important. They’re the heart of everything
No one has a right
on anyone’s life or the choices I do or don’t make.
When I was heavy, people would say to me – and it was such a backhanded compliment – they would say, ‘You’ve got such a beautiful face
,’ in the way of, like, ‘Oh, isn’t it a shame that from the neck down you’re questionable.’
I am a person. I am not a soap opera
. There is never going to be a next [tabloid
about my life because my own stuff is my own stuff.
I love the routine
. I love getting up in the morning and getting breakfast
lunches and doing the school run. Those things are really important to me. Because I think that those small but key
moments are crucial
for a kid.
I have always lived an ordinary life
, and always will. It’s who and what has to do with my job that makes it ‘unordinary.’ I cook, go to the supermarket
, pick my children up at school.
People still do fall in and out of love and can and cannot express what they feel and are very much pained because the person they love is with somebody else. That’s happening the whole world over, and I think it always has been.
when someone says
to you ‘you’re hot
‘ and all that, because I don’t think of it in that way.
My job as the actress playing Hanna Schmitz, as the actress playing any part, is to understand
the character, and to ultimately love the character. And I did love Hanna, absolutely, because I understood
her as profoundly
as I did at the end of the day
I’ll eat one cookie
, not a whole box
. But I’ll still eat the one cookie… sometimes two, or even three. But not the whole box.
I was the kid who never won the races
… I wasn’t on the list
of the high-achieving.
One of the things that I was always, and still am, is quite resourceful
I have moments when I’ll stare
at a script
and say, ‘I don’t know what I’m doing!’ But then I push
myself into that feeling
because I think panic is important.
If I had a child, I wouldn’t let them go to drama
school. At times, I was really unhappy there.
I don’t go to the gym
because I don’t have time, but I do Pilates workout
DVDs for 20 minutes
or more every day at home.
I like to do my own make-up.
Before ‘Titanic,’ yes
, I had done some things
and, yes, I had been nominated
for an Academy Award
, but I had never been sort of world-famous. And I suppose, yes, I am really famous now. But I feel embarrassed to say that because it’s just a bit daft