Meryl Streep Quotes About Imagine, Time, Character, Trends, Home

Meryl Streep Quotes About Imagine, Time, Character, Trends, Home

Meryl Streep Quotes

Meryl Streep Quotes:

It’s a good thing to imagine yourself doing something you think you can’t. I do that every day because, basically, if I had it my way, I’d just stay home and think about what I’m having for supper.

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I think your self emerges more clearly over time.

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The interesting thing about being a mother is that everyone wants pets, but no one but me cleans the kitty litter.

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I’m a pain in the ass to all of the costume designers with whom I work because I have very strong feelings about the subject.

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Integrate what you believe in every single area of your life. Take your heart to work and ask the most and best of everybody else, too.

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Instant gratification is not soon enough.

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I think the most liberating thing I did early on was to free myself from any concern with my looks as they pertained to my work.

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Service is the only thing that’s important about love. Everybody is worried about ‘losing yourself’ – all this narcissism. Duty. We can’t stand that idea now either… But duty might be a suit of armor you put on to fight for your love.

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Having been let out of the barn once, I know I wouldn’t be happy if I were home all the time.

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Don’t give up or give in in the face of patronising ridicule, amused disdain, or being ignored.

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Expensive clothes are a waste of money.

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All that attention to the perfect lighting, the perfect this, the perfect that, I find terribly annoying.

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For me, clothes are kind of character; I don’t follow fashion or understand trends.

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I didn’t have any confidence in my beauty when I was young. I felt like a character actress, and I still do.

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Personality is immediately apparent, from birth, and I don’t think it really changes.

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My family really does come first. It always did and always will.

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I’m curious about other people. That’s the essence of my acting. I’m interested in what it would be like to be you.

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You can’t suppress the things that make us human. It’s pointless to try.

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You can’t get spoiled if you do your own ironing.

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I want to feel my life while I’m in it.

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What does it take to be the first female anything? It takes grit, and it takes grace.

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You just have to keep on doing what you do. It’s the lesson I get from my husband; he just says, Keep going. Start by starting.

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All an actor has is their blind faith that they are who they say they are today, in any scene.

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I am a humanist. I am for nice, easy balance.

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You can’t strategize falling in love, can you? It’s never worked. People love you the most and set you up, and it doesn’t work because you can’t predict these things. You fall in love serially.

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I think you have to listen to the people who are deeply unhappy. You have to find the source of it and not overreact to the craziness in it.

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Hillary Clinton has taken some fire over 40 years of her fight for families and children. How does she do it? That’s what I want to know. Where does she get her grit and her grace? Where do any of our female firsts, our pathbreakers, where do they find that strength?

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Grace, respect, reserve, and empathetic listening are qualities sorely missing from the public discourse now.

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My job is usually to express emotion as freely as possible.

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I’m thrilled when I get nominated. I don’t count how many and I don’t remember how many I’ve had. I just know it’s a lot.

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I have a very good life – I’m lucky enough not to be deprived.

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I was offered, within one year, three different witch roles. It was almost like the world was saying – or the studios were saying – ‘We don’t know what to do with you.’

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I couldn’t care less about fashion. If I had taken any clothes home, they would have remained in my closet for the rest of their existence.

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Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they’re men.

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How you first meet the public is how the industry sees you. You can’t argue with them. That’s their perception.

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I can’t stand most things that I see.

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Men should look at the world as if something is wrong when their voices predominate. They should feel it.

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I’m older. There’s some sort of seniority. As a matter of fact, the seniority ebbs as you get older.

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We are who we’re going to be when we’re very old, and when we’re very old we are who we were when we were 8.

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America doesn’t reward people of my age, either in day-to-day life or for their performances.

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I always feel like I can’t do it, that I can’t go through with a movie. But then I do go through with it after all.

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You win an Oscar, it can double the audience that you had before.

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I have a very busy life, and not many people who have a career and four kids go out a lot to the movies.

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There are improbable things suspended in space, like the earth.

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I have a pretty good idea of what I am not good at and have it front and centre of my consciousness every minute I am doing it.

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I’m really interested in the collaborative thing. It’s what makes it scary because you never know what it’s going to end up like. But you hope. You put yourself in the hands of the best people you can find, and you’re completely dependent on the kindness of strangers and their commitment. It’s like this mutual delusion.

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I didn’t really like opera. I liked cheerleading and boys and, later, smoking. So my opera career was cut short when I was 15. My dad got sick, and we couldn’t afford the lessons, so I stopped and became a cheerleader and wrecked my voice.

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I know what I do and what it means to me and where its sources lie, and that’s mine. It still is mine.

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There’s no road map on how to raise a family: it’s always an enormous negotiation.

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People at agencies and studios, including the parent boards, might look around the table at the decision-making level and feel something is wrong if half their participants are not women. Because our tastes are different, what we value is different. Not better, different.

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Who is Meryl Streep?

Mary Louise “Meryl” Streep is an actress and singer from the United States. Streep is known for her versatility and accents, and is frequently referred to as the “best actress of her generation.” She has a total of 21 Academy Award nominations, with three wins, and a total of 32 Golden Globe nominations, with nine wins.