Penelope Cruz Quotes About Diet, Food, Recognize, Experience, Roles

Penelope Cruz Quotes About Diet, Food, Recognize, Experience, Roles

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I love Spanish food. My diet is the Mediterranean diet, which is good food. I eat well.

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

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In my house every Sunday, everybody was cleaning the house. There was always music, and everybody was dancing, sometimes naked, around the house. Not hippie, but very free.

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My ambition is to be happy.

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

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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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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 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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Madrid is what I call home, but also the States.

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The most important lesson I’ve learned in this business is how to say no. I have said no to a lot of temptations, and I am glad I did.

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There was a point where I was making four movies a year. I was always on a set. I had no stories to tell. I was feeling empty. My life was just luggage and hotels and from set to set, from character to character. And one day, I said, ‘And where is mine?’ You know? And the moment I started to feel that fear, I stopped and I slowed down.

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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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Johnny Depp is so special that he is like a Martian. In fact, that’s what I call him, Martian.

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I was raised Catholic, but then I discovered Buddhism, and I used to have a boyfriend who was a Scientologist, and they are all good religions that help people. As far as I’m concerned, you can have all three religions at once and it’s okay!

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I learned English kind of late. I remember when I got my first opportunity to work in America, I didn’t speak a lot of English, so I only really knew my lines for the movie I was doing.

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You cannot live your life looking at yourself from someone else’s point of view.

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When I was 16, I got ‘Jamon, Jamon.’ Of course, I had to lie about my age. And I had to lie to my parents about the content of the script.

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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 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 breastfed my son for 13 months, and I plan to do at least the same with my daughter. That’s an amazing thing for babies, but it’s also really good for the mother because it regulates your body again after pregnancy.

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I remember playing with some friends and being aware that I was acting as I was playing with them – I would think of a character and pretend to be someone else. My parents also took me to ballet school, and there I think I was able to start communicating those feelings or emotions – I danced for so many years.

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I love Salma Hayek; we’ve been friends for a really long time. I admire how she has come such a long way and always remained grounded and who she is. She never compromises to follow her vision, and she is loyal. Such qualities only mark the great stars.

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In Spain, actresses work until they are old. That’s my plan.

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One thing that I am proud of: I am really capable of laughing at myself.

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When I start a movie, the first day, I feel like a duck.

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My first fear was about the devil, when I was around fire, something I saw in a movie. I think it’s about pain, in whichever form it comes. I had a lot of energy as a child – sometimes too much – and I didn’t know how to channel it. It was making me suffer. It was bigger than myself, and I was very young.

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I only drive in movies. I know that’s very weird to hear for an American. I have a weird relationship with it. I know how to drive, but I never went to take the test.

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There are so many designers that I love, and I’m so lucky that I get to work with so many of them and sometimes spend time with them. As an actress, you get to go to these events and wear their things – it’s fun, but it is what it is. I don’t put a lot of time into it, but I respect what they do.

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I am not somebody who likes to give advice, or anything like that, unless it’s my closest friends or family.

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I came to Los Angeles for the first time in 1994. I spoke no English. I only knew how to say two sentences: ‘How are you?’ and ‘I want to work with Johnny Depp.’

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

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The most difficult thing in the world is to start a career known only for your looks, and then to try to become a serious actress. No one will take you seriously once you are known as the pretty woman.

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The discipline that ballet requires is obsessive. And only the ones who dedicate their whole lives are able to make it. Your toenails fall off and you peel them away and then you’re asked to dance again and keep smiling. I wanted to become a professional ballet dancer.

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I want to be remembered as somebody that tried to respect her integrity as an artist and as a person. And I don’t want to be in any box. I don’t want to be one thing.

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

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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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Making a living out of acting sounded like science-fiction when I was growing up. I didn’t know anyone around me who lived from anything related to art.

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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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My first fear was about the devil, when I was around fire, something I saw in a movie. I think it’s about pain, in whichever form it comes.

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It doesn’t happen every day, but many nights my dreams are like a movie. I don’t see normal movement – I see things in very complicated shots. That’s why I do remember many of them.

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I always knew I wanted a family because of the way I grew up. Family has always been the most important thing.

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I want to have babies one day but not right now. When I do it I want to do it really well. I want it to be my best project in life.

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

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When I read a script, I try not to judge the characters. I try to have an open mind and really see what it makes me feel.

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There’s so much more I want to do. I refuse to get to 50 and wait at home for the phone to ring.

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I’m strong and opinionated. Those qualities brought me a lot of problems since I was a little girl in school, saying ‘I don’t agree’ and fighting with the children. It’s part of my curiosity for life.

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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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Who is Penelope Cruz?

Penélope Cruz Sánchez is a model and actress from Spain. She was signed by an agent at the age of 15 and made her acting debut on television at the age of 16, followed by her feature film debut in Jamón Jamón the following year.

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