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Motivational Jodie Foster Quotes And Sayings

Jodie Foster Quotes:- Jodie Foster (born November 19, 1962) is an American actress, director, and producer. She has received two Academy Awards, three British Academy Film Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, and the Cecil B. DeMille Award. For her work as a director, she has been nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award.

Inspirational Jodie Foster Quotes

“Everybody reads for me. I was never weird about that. I never minded coming in and reading. They should know if I’m the right person, and I should know if I want to do a movie.”-Jodie Foster

Inspirational Jodie Foster Quotes

“Casting is a long process for me. I take a lot of time.”-Jodie Foster


“I’m a technician. I don’t go for the get-into-the-role stuff. I read the lines and play the scenes.”-Jodie Foster


“Boys are easy. I mean, there are just a lot of bruises when they’re young. With boys, you get a lot of accidental jabs in the eye and stepping on your feet, and those tantrums they cause when they don’t want to leave the toy store.”-Jodie Foster

“I think ‘destiny’ is just a fancy word for a psychological pattern.”-Jodie Foster


“You develop a third eye where you kind of know where they are in a room at all times but no matter how vigilant you are as a parent, at some point, you’ll look around a room and can’t find them and there’s a searing pain that goes through your body.”-Jodie Foster


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“I never know what’s going to move me. I’m always surprised. And it’s always a mystery to the people who work with me.”-Jodie Foster


“Normal is not something to aspire to, it’s something to get away from.”-Jodie Foster


“I love more than anything looking at a movie scene by scene and seeing the intention behind it. It allows you to really appreciate the hand of the filmmaker.”-Jodie Foster

“Knowing what paint a painter uses or having an understanding of where he was in the history of where he came from doesn’t hurt your appreciation of the painting.”-Jodie Foster


“I love more than anything looking at a movie scene by scene and seeing the intention behind it.”-Jodie Foster


“Cruelty might be very human, and it might be cultural, but it’s not acceptable.”-Jodie Foster


“I like to nap. I do like to sleep. Sometimes I sleep in between takes.”-Jodie Foster


“Part of me longs to do a job where there’s not a gray area.”-Jodie Foster


“I think an artist’s responsibility is more complex than people realize.”-Jodie Foster


“As an actor, I’m attracted to drama; as a director, it’s humor – because it’s the story of my life, and I can’t be that serious about it. Being alone is a big theme in all my movies, both as a director and as an actress.”-Jodie Foster


Famous Jodie Foster Quotes About Family


“I want to be inspiring to myself, to my kids, my family, and my friends.”-Jodie Foster

“I’d always need a creative outlet. But sometimes, I do fantasize about what my life would be like if I weren’t famous.”-Jodie Foster


“The movies I made when I was 14 or 15, I have a hard time looking at those. Those were the awkward years. I don’t know if anybody can look at something they did when they were 14 and not wince.”-Jodie Foster


“I think every movie changes me and is life-changing, especially movies you direct.”-Jodie Foster


“Adolescence is a tough one to be a child actor.”-Jodie Foster


“I make movies about people in a spiritual crisis because it’s a way for me to spend the time, the energy, the focus, and the obsession to come to terms with my own spiritual crisis.”-Jodie Foster


“But now I really don’t want to work unless I really, really care about a project.”-Jodie Foster

“I am the luckiest filmmaker I know.”-Jodie Foster


“By the first week of shooting, you know exactly where your film is heading based on the psychology of your director.”-Jodie Foster


“I didn’t have any ambition to produce big mainstream popcorn movies.”-Jodie Foster


Best Jodie Foster Quotes About Movies


“My kids are young and my life with them is really stimulating and really full and significant.”-Jodie Foster


“I fantasize about having a manual job where I can come home at night, read a book and not feel responsible for what will happen the next day.”-Jodie Foster


“Acting, for me, is exhausting. I’m always more energized by directing. It’s more intense to direct. I can pop in and express myself, then pop out again. It’s a huge passion for me.”-Jodie Foster


“I have, in some ways, saved characters that have been marginalized by society by playing them – and having them still have dignity and still survive, still, get through it.”-Jodie Foster


“People are always surprised when I say that I’m an atheist.”-Jodie Foster


“I spent a lot of time not in school, so I didn’t have deep relationships with kids my own age.”-Jodie Foster


“I think Anna and the King is a look at Asia from the Asian perspective, reflecting the Asian experience, which is very rare.”-Jodie Foster


Jodie Foster Quotes About Life


“So, yes, there’s nothing I love more than listening to directors talk about their movies.”-Jodie Foster


“I don’t know if I see myself as really an action hero, but I like doing physical movies and I like doing movies where the writing is very lean.”-Jodie Foster


“As a kid, my mother used to take me to see really interesting arty films in Los Angeles.”-Jodie Foster


“I’d like to be Dakota Fanning when I get young.”-Jodie Foster


“I prefer to commit 100 percent to a movie and make fewer films because it takes over your life.”-Jodie Foster


“Being understood is not the most essential thing in life.”-Jodie Foster


“I’m interested in directing movies about situations that I’ve lived, so they are almost a personal essay about what I’ve come to believe in.”-Jodie Foster


“My mom was always late. It drove me crazy as a child. So I’m always on time – or early.”-Jodie Foster


“I guess I’ve played a lot of victims, but that’s what a lot of the history of women is about.”-Jodie Foster


“My definition of a friend is somebody who adores you even though they know the things you’re most ashamed of.”-Jodie Foster


“I love European movies and my kind of grew up on European films.”-Jodie Foster


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“Any actor working a long time should know how a shot is set up, where to place themselves, how to handle the lines. I’m a member of the crew, like the best boy, the electrician. What I’m good at is making eyes at the camera.”-Jodie Foster


“I read more than I do anything else, probably. I read about three books a week.”-Jodie Foster


“Otherness is a big thing for me. I’m always drawn to characters that live lives that I couldn’t lead.”-Jodie Foster


“I don’t like it when reviews aren’t about the movie. When they’re about how much money somebody made, or who they’re sleeping with, or if they got the job via some connection, or about how Fox is putting X amount of dollars into it.”-Jodie Foster


“Every movie changes you. The process of making a film changes you.”-Jodie Foster


“All the movies that I make in some ways have to be the story of my life. There are different chapters of my life.”-Jodie Foster


“I don’t find acting and directing schizophrenic in any way. I find it completely easy to move between the two.”-Jodie Foster


“It’s hard to get personal films off the ground, and it’s hard developing them.”-Jodie Foster


“I like dramas. I’ve always liked dramas. And I’m a pretty light person. I don’t consider myself a very dramatic person. But I do like doing that onscreen.”-Jodie Foster


Jodie Foster Quotes About Actors


“As I’ve said before, and I still hold to, I truly am the most boring person alive. And if there was a great investigation to be found at the end of the resume, it would be, the most boring person alive.”-Jodie Foster


“I make dark dramas, movies about people living in desperate fear who then overcome that fear and find a heroic side to themselves.”-Jodie Foster


“My earliest memories are doing commercials and TV.”-Jodie Foster


“As an actor, I’m always playing solitary characters. But as a director, I’m always making ensemble movies, which focus on lots of people’s lives and how they intertwine.”-Jodie Foster


Jodie Foster Quotes About Comedies


“Julia Roberts and Sandra Bullock do romantic comedies. I do dark dramas. I do these movies well.”-Jodie Foster


“I’m really not a clothes person. To me, that just works. It’s the thing I hate to do the most. I don’t want to be judged in that way.”-Jodie Foster


“Most actors don’t really have a director’s sensibility. They have an actor’s sensibility.”-Jodie Foster


“I don’t direct so that I can have an identity and so I can go on to CGI movies. I had a big identity as an actor, and that’s not what I’m looking for from directing. Directing is a whole different goal.”-Jodie Foster


“Every movie that I’ve had to really knock down the door for has been an enormous success for me. Not just like a financial success but a real personal success.”-Jodie Foster


“I like to be in a different place when I make a movie so that I can’t really focus on anything else, and that is your world.”-Jodie Foster


Top 5 Jodie Foster Quotes And Sayings


“There are conscious reasons and unconscious reasons why I pick something. You know, I have to be moved by the story and usually, that means it has to touch me in some kind of personal place.”-Jodie Foster


“I don’t have a burning desire to act, strangely enough. I don’t know that if I hadn’t been an actor as a young person, I don’t know that I ever would have chosen this because it’s not really my personality.”-Jodie Foster


“Acting just happens to be my skill, but I think I would probably be just as happy being a technician or entering into the film business in some other way.”-Jodie Foster


“I will always love psychology, and the basis of psychology is family.”-Jodie Foster