Angelina Jolie

Born: June 4, 1975

Occupation: Actress

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I bought original, real guns of the type we used in 'Tomb Raider' for security. Brad and I are not against having a gun in the house, and we do have one. And yes, I'd be able to use it if I had to ......

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I make it a point not to buy certain magazines, not because I am against tabloids or things like that, but I want to fill my mind with valid issues in the world.

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Some people go shopping - I cut myself.

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Now they can do all these magic things with computers. So you think you get to do something in a movie and you find out you don't get to really do it.

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I used to think I was unstable, because I had this thirst for something. I could never figure out what it was. I couldn’t sleep at night, and I always wanted to be somewhere else. I have a window tattooed,...

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Usually all my tattoos came at good times. A tattoo is something permanent when you've made a self-discovery, or something you've come to a conclusion about.

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I’m still having trouble convincing Pax that underwear and pants go together – underwear is not pants!

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People say that you're going the wrong way when it's simply a way of your own.

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It's just such a freeing thing to set these great challenges for yourself, to travel, to learn more about the world, to just go out there and get crazy and get free and get strong.

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In Africa, we were around thousands of people who have seen a lot of poverty, but they were fun at the end of the day.

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Nothing would mean anything if I didn't live a life of use to others.

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I am a strong believer that without justice, there is no peace. No lasting peace, anyway.

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I'm with a man who's evolved enough to look at my body and see it as more beautiful because of the journey it has taken.

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Artists raise their kids differently. We communicate to the point where we probably annoy our children. We have art around the house, we have books, we go to plays, we talk. Our focus is art and painting...

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I'm drawn to kids that are already born. I think some people are meant to do certain things, and I believe I'm meant to find my children in the world somewhere and not necessarily have them genetically.

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When I was growing up I wanted to adopt, because I was aware there were kids that didn't have parents. It's not a humanitarian thing, because I don't see it as a sacrifice. It's a gift. We're all lucky...

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We cannot close ourselves off to information and ignore the fact that millions of people are out there suffering. I honestly want to help. I don't believe I feel differently from other people. I think...

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Every character is a part of you and a part of the character that you are going to evolve into that you are not yet.

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There doesn't need to be a God for me. There's something in people that's spiritual, that's godlike. I don't feel like doing things just because people say things, but I also don't really know if it's...

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You know, more children die under the age of five when the parents are not educated.

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~Sometimes, when I want to take on the world, I try to remember that it's just as important to sit down and ask my son how he's feeling or talk to him about life.~

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In countries where people have to flee their homes because of persecution and violence, political solutions must be found, peace and tolerance restored, so that refugees can return home. In my experience,...

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Refugees have done more for my heart and my spirit than I can ever express in words.

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I am working for a better United Nations. Nothing is perfect. You should never rely on only one source, but rather rely on those you believe in the most.

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I like the feeling of being dominated

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I'm hopeful that increased awareness of the issues in Africa will bring about a new wave of progress and activism among young people everywhere.

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I realized that very young - that a life where you don't live to your full potential, or you don't experiment, or you're afraid, or you hesitate, or there are things you know you should do but you just...

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I just started to see the world as it really is and it completely shocked me and changed my opinion on everything.. on life and my values and certainly my own sense of self.

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I wish I could find people who just would fight me and break through to me and hold me down and scream their life into my face.

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First thing in the morning, we're really tired, and we look at each other and we wonder, 'Are we ever going to get sleep?' And yet, it doesn't matter if you don't get sleep. It's an honor to take care...

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I do not feel any less of a woman. I feel empowered that I made a strong choice that in no way diminishes my femininity.

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Life comes with many challenges. The ones that should not scare us are the ones we can take on and take control of.

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It's better to have nobody, than to have someone who is half there, or doesn't want to be there

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Over 20 million children of conflict are out of school. Education is often forgotten.

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No matter what you have gone through in your youth, it is about who you choose to be in life. You can define your own destiny. You can be stronger than a very difficult past and overcome it.

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Be brave, be bold, be free.

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Children should be allowed to express themselves in whatever way they wish without anybody judging them because it is an important part of their growth... Society always has something to learn when it...

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Family is what grounds you.

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We come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly... Only after we have lost everything, are we free to do anything... Throw things out there and not...

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Love one person, take care of them until you die. You know, raise kids. Have a good life. Be a good friend. And try to be completely who you are. And figure out what you personally love. And like go after...

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I need someone physically stronger than me.... I am always on top. It's really unfortunate. I am begging for the man that can put me on the bottom. Or the woman. Anybody that can take me down.

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They say it's better than sex. It's so much better. It's amazing.

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Barefoot or first thing in the morning, I feel beautiful. I didn't always feel that way, but I feel that way now. When somebody loves you, and when you make somebody else happy, when your presence seems...

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Like every mother, my wish - every birthday - is for my children to stay healthy (and) for my family to remain healthy.

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I think it is funny that we were freer about sexuality in the 4th century B.C. It is a little disconcerting.

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I see myself as mom first. I'm so lucky to have that role in life. The world can like me, hate me or fall apart around me and at least I wake up with my kids and I'm happy.

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It is not enough to defend our values at home, in our newspapers and in our institutions. We also have to defend them in the refugee camps of the Middle East, and the ruined ghost towns of Syria.

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Make bold choices and make mistakes. It's all those things that add up to the person you become.

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... the one that has the worst effect for me was pot. I felt silly and giggly - I hate feeling like that.

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Apart from my children, spending time with refugees was the greatest gift... the greatest life lesson I could ever receive.

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Save one-third, live on one-third, and give away one-third

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I don't see myself as beautiful, because I can see a lot of flaws.

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I find flaws attractive. I find scars attractive.

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If being sane is thinking there's something wrong with being different, I'd rather be completely #$%^&^& mental.

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A word of advice, don't point your #$%^&^& finger at crazy people

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It's been a lifetime ambition of mine to play an 007 villain.

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What's risky is living your life and never trying for anything and never doing something brave and never getting yourself scared.

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I think I should learn French and be a better cook - basic, really good life stuff.

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It's hard to be clear about who you are when you are carrying around a bunch of baggage from the past. I've learned to let go and move more quickly into the next place.

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For any woman reading this, I hope it helps you to know you have options. I want to encourage every woman, especially if you have a family history of breast or ovarian cancer, to seek out the information...

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If you become aware of a public self, you're in danger of becoming a very artificial person.

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A Single journey can change the course of a life.

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Every day we choose who we are by how we define ourselves.

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If every choice you make comes from an honest place, you’re solid and nothing anybody can say about you can rock you or change your opinion. It doesn’t shake me because I know why I do the things I...

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Nature is about balance. All the world comes in pairs - Yin and Yang, right and wrong, men and women; whats pleasure without pain?

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Never send a boy to do a woman's job.

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Happy endings are just stories that haven't finished yet.

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Im extremely honest, and I pride myself on it. I dont try to be shocking. Im playful, and I know when something Im saying is maybe shocking, but its just the truth, I never wanted to be scary to people...

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I actually feel that women in my position, when we have all at our disposal to help us, shouldn't complain. Consider all the people who really struggle and don't have the financial means, don't have the...

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And I didn't know what that meant for a long time. It was only when I began to travel and look and live beyond my home that I understand my responsibility to others.

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Anytime I feel lost, I pull out a map and stare. I stare until I have reminded myself that life is a giant adventure, so much to do, to see.

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The sun doesn't lose its beauty when covered by the clouds. The same way your beauty doesn't fade when being covered by Hijab

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If anybody comes into my home and tries to hurt my kids, I've no problem shooting them,

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I can tell my children that they don't need to fear they will lose me to breast cancer,

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The cost of testing for BRCA1 and BRCA2, at more than $3,000 in the United States, remains an obstacle for many women.

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I felt beautiful when I was in Cambodia for Tomb Raider. I was sweaty, and my hair was matted and all over the place. And I was happy and hot and accomplishing a lot and running around, and I could feel...

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There was a time when I was really going to give up acting-- right after Foxfire. I was trying to find characters with a certain strength and things going on, but I was always disappointed. Wallace was...

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It is wonderful to hear of the relief efforts that are finally coming to New Orleans and the rest of the region, but as well all know, it is simply not going to be enough.

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I think every teenager is a hero. When we are young we feel so much pain. Go to school is like going to war, people let you down all the time. Sometimes it's very, very difficult to stay strong, but you...

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People will always say all sorts of stuff. Let them. I'm enjoying my life

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You'd think, 'What if I make a mistake today, I'll regret it'. I don’t believe in regret, I feel everything leads us to where we are and we have to just jump forward, mean well, commit and just see what...

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It's all or nothing with my makeup. If I get dressed up, I'll go to an extreme. I'll wear foundation, bright blue or bright red lipstick with one of my weird purple wigs.

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Anything that feels good couldn't possibly be bad.

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I don't believe in guilt, I believe in living on impulse as long as you never intentionally hurt another person, and don't judge people in your life. I think you should live completely free.

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Without pain, there would be no suffering, without suffering we would never learn from our mistakes. To make it right, pain and suffering is the key to all windows, without it, there is no way of life.

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Sometimes I think my husband is so amazing that I don't know why he's with me. I don't know whether I'm good enough. But if I make him happy, then I'm everything I want to be.

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I like someone who is a little crazy but coming from a good place. I think scars are sexy because it means you made a mistake that led to a mess.

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When I get logical, and I don't trust my instincts - that's when I get in trouble.

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I've realized that being happy is a choice. You never want to rub anybody the wrong way or not be fun to be around, but you have to be happy. When I get logical and I don't trust my instincts - Thats when...

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I need more sex, OK? Before I die I wanna taste everyone in the world.

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To be intimate with a married man, when my own father cheated on my mother, is not something I could forgive. I could not look at myself in the morning if I did that. I wouldn't be attracted to a man who...

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If I make a fool of myself, who cares? I'm not frightened by anyone's perception of me.

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All women do have a different sense of sexuality, or sense of fun, or sense of like what's sexy or cool or tough.

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When other little girls wanted to be ballet dancers I kind of wanted to be a vampire.

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The truth is I love being alive. And I love feeling free. So if I can't have those things then I feel like a caged animal and I'd rather not be in a cage. I'd rather be dead. And it's real simple. And...

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I didn't really want to live, so anything that was an investment in time made me angry... but also I just felt sad. When the hopelessness is hurting you, it's the fixtures and fittings that finish you...

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Where ever I am I always find myself looking out the window wishing I was somewhere else.

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I always play women I would date.

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I've been reckless, but I'm not a rebel without a cause.

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I'm happy being myself, which I've never been before. I always hid in other people, or tried to find myself through the characters, or live out their lives, but I didn't have those things in mine.

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Oh, God, I struggle with low self-esteem all the time! I think everyone does. I have so much wrong with me, it's unbelievable!

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There's something about death that is comforting. The thought that you could die tomorrow frees you to appreciate your life now.

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I think all women go through periods where we hate this about ourselves, we don't like that. It's great to get to a place where you dismiss anything you're worried about. I find flaws attractive. I find...

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I don't see myself as beautiful, because I can see a lot of flaws. People have really odd opinions. They tell me I'm skinny, as if that's supposed to make me happy.

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If you ask people what they've always wanted to do, most people haven't done it. That breaks my heart.

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What nourishes me also destroys me.

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I love to put on lotion. Sometimes I'll watch TV and go into a lotion trance for an hour. I try to find brands that don't taste bad in case anyone wants to taste me.

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I like everything. Boyish girls, girlish boys, the heavy and the skinny. Which is a problem when I'm walking down the street.

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Everyone got kind of crazy with me mentioning I was in love with a woman.

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If I think more about death than some other people, it is probably because I love life more than they do.

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I grew up as this very carefree, happy kid then things turned darker for me. Maybe it was because I saw that the world wasn't as happy a place as I had hoped it would be for me.

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I'm odd looking. Sometimes I think I look like a funny muppet.

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I never felt settled or calm. You can't really commit to life when you feel that.

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I've told Billy if I ever caught him cheating, I wouldn't kill him because I love his children and they need a dad. But I would beat him up. I know where all of his sports injuries are.

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I never like being touched, ever. People used to say I held my breath when they were hugging me. I still do.

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I don't think the money people in Hollywood have ever thought I was normal, but I am dedicated to my work and that's what counts.

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I'm getting a wrinkle above my eyebrow because I just can't stop lifting it, and I love that you know.

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I do have tatoos, and I do wear leather, but there are other sides of me, that my film express.

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I like to hide behind the characters I play. Despite the public perception, I am a very private person who has a hard time with the fame thing.

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And my dad, you're a great actor but you're a better father.

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Once you have six children, you're committed.

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Therapy? I don't need that. The roles that I choose are my therapy.

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I seem to be getting a lot of things pushed my way that are strong women. It's like people see Hackers and they send me offers to play tough women with guns, the kind who wear no bra and a little tank...

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If I didn't have my films as an outlet for all the different sides of me, I would probably be locked up.

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If you have enough people sitting around telling you you're wonderful, then you start believing you're fabulous, then someone tells you you stink and you believe that too!

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They're right to think that about me, because I'm the person most likely to sleep with my female fans, I genuinely love other women. And I think they know that.

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First and foremost comes my family and my life with Brad. We have so much joy in raising our children and teaching them about the world that nothing really compares to that.

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I am deeply grateful to the citizens of Sarajevo and the Sarajevo Canton assembly for bestowing upon me this incredible honor of citizenship. I am so proud to now be a part of such an extraordinary part...

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I'm just glad I was able to return to some of that innocence and beauty I had as a child when I started my own family, and my children brought me back some of that spirit.

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There's people constantly asking you for something on set, so the multi-tasking of motherhood transfers very well to being a director. And I think you're compassionate.

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I'd go from film to film and almost detach from one world and jump in another. I was living as these people and not having a self. I didn't know who I was. And things just get really dark.

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I'd like to believe that the people that have supported me in my work or identified with me in films, the people that feel they know me, they do and they don't have misconceptions - they understand. I...

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Just start off with the same goals in mind. If you have the same values, same goals then you'll be on track for the same future.

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Figure out who you are separate from your family, and the man or woman you're in a relationship with. Find who you are in this world and what you need to feel good alone. I think that's the most important...

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There is no shame in being a survivor of sexual violence. The shame is on the aggressor.

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No, no, no, I've just grown up too much to be hurt by what people's opinion of my love life is.

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I've realized that being happy is a choice.

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If every choice you make comes from an honest place, you're solid, and nothing anybody can say about you can rock you or change your opinion

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I believe the only people that should be around a child and raising a child are people who absolutely, 100 percent love that child

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But we survived, and we're a good family. I just don't want to dedicate one more tear, or watch my mother cry one more time.

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The great thing about having a bunch of kids is that they just remind you that you're the person who takes them to go poop. That's who you are!

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The center of my life is my kids, I woke up at 3 in the morning with four kids with jet lag and two babies. I put myself together for a few hours and go out. And then I go home. This is my job.

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What's going to be funny is when they think Mom and Dad are a little bit cool, because right now, we're not cool Mom and Dad.

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With my family, I'm trying to raise them to have respect for all people and make friends around the world and feel at home with the world and really live a truly global [life] because I think it's what...

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Most nights, someone ends up in our bed. The kids do knock before entering. We've at least got that part down because mommy and daddy need some space.

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I take my kids to school and if I go to work they visit me on set, I come home. I have dinner with my family. I have breakfast with my family. I have a very solid, a very warm home. I'm fortunate.

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I want to take time to understand life. I want to travel. I want to be a better person, a better Mom. I want to do something good with my life.

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The only way to have a life is to commit to it like crazy.

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The mind wants to forget because it weighs so much on the heart and soul. I am tired of crying and feeling so helpless. I want to breathe again -just for a little while.

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I want to be outspoken. I want to say my opinions and I hope they’re taken in the right way. I don’t want to stop being free. And I won’t.

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To actually feel like you've done something good with your life and you're useful to others is what I was always wanting, and was always looking for.

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If you don't get out of the box you've been raised in, you won't understand how much bigger the world is.

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