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Motivational Cate Blanchett Quotes and Sayings

Cate Blanchett Quotes:- Cate Blanchett ( born 14 May 1969) is an Australian actress and theatre director. She is the recipient of numerous accolades, including two Academy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, and three BAFTA Awards.

Time magazine named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2007, and in 2018, she was ranked among the highest-paid actresses in the world.

Inspirational Cate Blanchett Quotes

“My husband went through a phase of giving me vacuum cleaners, sewing machines, and Mixmasters. It’s ironic. He is encouraging me to develop a hobby, I think.”-Cate Blanchett

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“I think there is a long exploration in American drama of women in particular who, by force of circumstances or because they are predisposed to, choose fantasy over reality.”-Cate Blanchett


“I care about climate change because of our children. I want to safeguard their future.”-Cate Blanchett

“I cook a mean Sunday lunch. My idea of Heaven is a lunch outside on a beautifully sunny Sunday afternoon. It’s time to gather everyone together.”-Cate Blanchett


“Violence and racism are bad. Whenever they occur they are to be condemned and we should not turn a blind eye to them.”-Cate Blanchett


“I am happiest when I don’t know what’s coming next.”-Cate Blanchett


“I feel very comfortable – literally and metaphorically – in my skin.”-Cate Blanchett


“We’re constantly morphing into different outward manifestations of ourselves. That’s what I find curious about people.”-Cate Blanchett


“An actress once advised me, ‘Make sure you do your own laundry – it will keep you honest.'”-Cate Blanchett

“When a gift is difficult to give away, it becomes even rarer and precious, somehow gathering a part of the giver to the gift itself.”-Cate Blanchett


“For me, I think the bigger something is, the more difficult it is to make it nimble and fleet afoot.”-Cate Blanchett


100+ Cate Blanchett Quotes And Sayings


“I miss Brighton enormously, enormously. There is so much I miss, including rain. I miss the verdant countryside.”-Cate Blanchett


“In my career, I thought I’ve never wanted to get anywhere in particular. I just wanted to work with interesting people on interesting projects.”-Cate Blanchett


“I think Pilates is great, especially when you can do it with a trainer who keeps you on track.”-Cate Blanchett


“The more you can remove the obstacles between you and the world as a woman, the easier and simpler life becomes.”-Cate Blanchett


“People assume actors are born liars, but I’d argue the actor’s job is, to tell the truth. And I’ve realized I’m not a good liar.”-Cate Blanchett

“Every time I create a character, I don’t assume they speak like I do, even if they’re Australian.”-Cate Blanchett


“Happiness is fleeting – I think that’s the main lesson I have learned.”-Cate Blanchett


“Marriage is a risk; I think it’s a great and glorious risk, as long as you embark on the adventure in the same spirit.”-Cate Blanchett


“Don’t you find that work, if you love it, is actually really invigorating?”-Cate Blanchett


“When you’re on stage, you’re acutely aware of the reaction of a particular group of people, because it’s like a wave.”Cate Blanchett


“I’m not interested in using my father’s death as some touchpoint for why I’ve become an actor – it’s grossly opportunistic.”-Cate Blanchett


“I think our Western society is very much about, ‘Tuck your head in; make sure you’re safe. Don’t rock the boat.”-Cate Blanchett


“I think we should stop drinking bottled water. There’s no need to be drinking it if you’re living in western communities.”-Cate Blanchett


Best Notable Quotes By Cate Blanchett


“What happens a lot in the film, though not so much in the theatre, is that you get stroked and sort of massaged, like a little guinea pig.”-Cate Blanchett

“I’m not focused on what other people think of me.”-Cate Blanchett


“When you’re stretching yourself, as a role like ‘Blue Jasmine’ did for me, you risk falling flat on your face.”-Cate Blanchett


“There is not a lot of separation between work and home life.”-Cate Blanchett


“My everyday beauty routine is always rushed and pretty simple.”-Cate Blanchett


“I haven’t got many anecdotes. Maybe I should do something scandalous.”-Cate Blanchett


“Being in Australia, I was really sunning conscious. For a couple of summers there, I did the baby oil thing, and my mom said, ‘Just don’t. You’ll regret it.”-Cate Blanchett


“I want to see a connected and progressive future for Australia, where we harness our greatest natural resources: sun, wind, and brainpower.”-Cate Blanchett


“Armani makes a fantastic lip gloss called ‘Beige 100.”-Cate Blanchett


“Australia is a remarkable country with incredible technical and physical resources and a capacity to be a world leader in renewables.”-Cate Blanchett

“You know you’ve made it when you’ve been molded in miniature plastic. But you know what children do with Barbie dolls – it’s a bit scary, actually.”-Cate Blanchett


Cate Blanchett Quotes About Australia


“Look, it’s one of the great mysteries of the world, I cannot answer that question. I think I’m vaguely blonde. To be perfectly frank, I don’t know.”-Cate Blanchett


“I feel like I’ve been marinated in Australian theatre.”-Cate Blanchett


“You can’t be trying to make a film that pleases all people, you know, so it’s not a concern of mine.”-Cate Blanchett


“It’s important to travel and move and have a continual set of experiences so you’ve got more to feedback into your work. For me, it’s a natural thing.”-Cate Blanchett


“I live my life parallel with my work, and they are both equally important. I’m always amazed by how much people talk about celebrity and fame. I don’t understand the attraction.”-Cate Blanchett


“It was only when I realized how actors have the power to move people that I decided to pursue acting as a career.”-Cate Blanchett


“I think that’s what I love about my life. There’s no maniacal master plan. It’s just unfolding before me.”-Cate Blanchett


“The one thing that all great cities have in common is that they are all different.”-Cate Blanchett


“Planning cities is a necessary but risky business.”-Cate Blanchett


“I don’t consciously think of how parenthood has changed me but I’m sure it must have.”-Cate Blanchett


“There’s not a long, entrenched tradition of theatergoing in Australia.”-Cate Blanchett


“People love events – they love performances, they love music – and I think Australians are great entertainers.”-Cate Blanchett


“When you’re directing something, you absolutely have to be involved in all layers of the process.”-Cate Blanchett


Famous Cate Blanchett Quotes About Life


“Some ideas, like what you’re going to do with your life, take time to form.”-Cate Blanchett


“When something is a vocation, you don’t really make a decision about it.”-Cate Blanchett


“There are certain things in ancient practices that are not worth adhering to.”-Cate Blanchett


“When I see daughters with their fathers I wonder what that would be like, although not in a way that immobilizes me.”-Cate Blanchett


“I think at the prospect of bringing children into the world, your mortality comes very much to the forefront, absolutely.”-Cate Blanchett


“Woody Allen is a great dramatist and a great comedian.”-Cate Blanchett


“Obviously, if Woody Allen calls and says he wants you to read a script, of course, you read it.”-Cate Blanchett


“I think the atmosphere on set really comes from the material, but also the director.”-Cate Blanchett


“Playing the lead in a film where you shoot for three months away from home is not an easy thing for me when my children are in school and my husband is running a theatre company.”-Cate Blanchett


“When I emerged from drama school, I had no expectation that I would ever work in film.”-Cate Blanchett


“I’ve been mostly influenced by experiences in the theater growing up.”-Cate Blanchett


“Once you get an offer from Steven Soderbergh, you just do anything you can to make it fit.”-Cate Blanchett


Cate Blanchett Quotes About Movies


“I think my understanding of different types of love has certainly deepened.”-Cate Blanchett


“I never feel particularly comfortable holding a gun, but when you’re playing somebody who lived in the frontier southwest, guns are a part of their life. Anyone who lives on land has a gun.”-Cate Blanchett


“It took me a long time to get comfortable with the idea of being photographed by a moving or still camera.”-Cate Blanchett


“I’m a much healthier person through my relationship with my husband. I’ve become a more fulfilled person – it’s a great partnership.”-Cate Blanchett


“I’m not interested in playing characters who see the world through my prism; I think the journey of understanding any character is to see how they tick and how they differ from you.”-Cate Blanchett


“It is so interesting when you meet an actor in real life and they look completely different.”-Cate Blanchett


“Inhibition is something I notice in hamstrung actors all the time. They can be wonderful up to a point and then become very self-conscious.”-Cate Blanchett


“Like any mum, I fear some mysterious illness befalling my children.”-Cate Blanchett


“People who say, ‘There’s nothing to fear from spiders’ have clearly never been to Australia.”-Cate Blanchett


“I think it’s so easy to be judgmental of other people’s decisions.”-Cate Blanchett


“As an actor, I endeavor to find the reason in the unreasonable. Because no one thinks they are being unreasonable or unrealistic or demanding or behaving madly. We all see ourselves as being justified.”-Cate Blanchett


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“The power of the story sheds a light and great perspective on well-known facts. The power of cinema draws on that collective history.”-Cate Blanchett


“After two kids, I hit the pillow and go straight to sleep.”-Cate Blanchett


“There is so much talent in Australia.”-Cate Blanchett


“I’ve known the panic of financial struggle. I didn’t grow up with money at all, and my family has certainly known the panic of, ‘Oh, gosh, where’s the next bit of money coming from?'”-Cate Blanchett


“My father died when I was young, and after he did, my mother had it tough. Very tough.”-Cate Blanchett


“I think that what appeals to me in my work is having the opportunity to inhabit different genres and so to reach different audiences.”-Cate Blanchett


“When I have my moments of insomnia, you’ll find me on”-Cate Blanchett


“I’m not particularly needy, and I’m not particularly anxious. I don’t look for a director to tell me I’m doing a good job or that I’m great. I don’t need to be stroked. It’s more my own yardstick.”-Cate Blanchett


“Because the picture is called ‘Veronica Guerin,’ you expect a biopic. But it’s really about the last two years of her life.”-Cate Blanchett


“The great thing about not being American is that you don’t assume you know what a Southern accent sounds like, so you have to be specific.”-Cate Blanchett


“Who would want a face that hasn’t seen or lived properly, hasn’t got any wrinkles that come with age, experience, and laughter? Not me, anyway.”-Cate Blanchett


Cate Blanchett Quotes About Opportunities


“Louise Frogley is a brilliant designer. I always find her wardrobe fittings really informative and creative. Together, you kick images and ideas around.”-Cate Blanchett


“I never want to work. Even when you’re presented with these great opportunities, I think, ‘I really love being in my pajamas with the kids.”-Cate Blanchett


“I believe that a creative career is only as good as the risks that you take with it.”-Cate Blanchett


“I can be a real pessimist. You know that when you win an Oscar, and you walk offstage, and your first thought is: ‘Oh God, I’ve peaked.'”-Cate Blanchett


“You don’t ever really get to know Woody Allen.”-Cate Blanchett


“I applaud Women in Film – not only for celebrating the successes of women but for providing a safety net to mentor women and to discuss the particular issues that arise in a very male-dominated industry.”-Cate Blanchett


“You have to know how to evolve with age without trying to hang on to your younger image of yourself from the past.”-Cate Blanchett


“I want to be able to follow the example of those extraordinary British actresses who move effortlessly from film to TV to theatre roles.”-Cate Blanchett


“I admire the work of brilliant actresses such as Judi Dench, Maggie Smith and Helen Mirren, who have had such varied careers. They have never stopped working, and they are as great today as they ever were.”-Cate Blanchett


“Ageing is something that both men and women are utterly terrified about.”-Cate Blanchett


Top 25 Cate Blanchett Quotes 


“I said to Martin Scorsese, ‘When are you going to make another film with a woman at the center?”-Cate Blanchett


“Believe it or not, I’m pretty good at just doing nothing.”-Cate Blanchett


‘I’m either sitting very still or running very fast.”-Cate Blanchett


“We’ve enshrined the purity, sanctity, value, and importance of bringing children into the world, yet we don’t discuss death. There used to be an enshrined period where mourning was a necessary part of going through the process of grieving; death wasn’t considered morbid or antisocial. But that’s totally gone.”-Cate Blanchett


“I think about my father and how sad it was that he never had grandchildren.”-Cate Blanchett


“When my husband turned 40, I was obsessed. ‘Has he had his medical checkup?’ He needed to go to the doctor; he needed to go to the dentist. Any little cough, I was really on him. Then he turned 40, and I thought, ‘Maybe that’s why I’ve been so obsessed with his health!'”-Cate Blanchett


Cate Blanchett Quotes About Love


“I think if you’re going to wear a red lip, you don’t want it wearing you, so it’s about finding the right color.”-Cate Blanchett


“For ‘Blue Jasmine,’ I made a decision not to wear any makeup in the last shot of the film, as I felt like she had such a mask on – I thought it would be a good idea to leave her with nothing and become completely transparent.”-Cate Blanchett


“I think sometimes when you’re working consistently in film, and maybe this is just me, but you do feel quite dislocated from your audience.”-Cate Blanchett


“The Oscar is very beautiful, utterly mesmeric, but I don’t feel any more important because I have won one. It doesn’t mean I’m any better than anyone.”-Cate Blanchett


“The theater is a space where you cross over from everyday life because there are real people at that moment moving in front of you – you’re being invited to believe in a story and cross that bridge.”-Cate Blanchett


“You have to surrender less when you see a film than when you go and see something live.”-Cate Blanchett


“You’re always more critical of your own country. People will talk about stuff in Britain, and I’ll go: ‘Aw, it’s not that bad,’ but at home, it’s different. It’s inside you.”-Cate Blanchett


Top 10 Cate Blanchett Quotes About First Child


“I think when I was pregnant with my first child – he’s about 10 or 11 now – I first noticed changes in my skin, which can make you panic a bit. I had a bit of melasma.”-Cate Blanchett


“Suddenly, my friend’s daughters are becoming my best friends. I have so many 12-year-old girlfriends.”-Cate Blanchett


“You do not want to be in a creative organization with everybody being like-minded and stroking each other’s creative egos. You want differences of opinion… constructively.”-Cate Blanchett


“I remember thinking when I was playing Hedda Gabler, that several sequences of the play were utterly absurd.”-Cate Blanchett


“Men are boys for such a long time and really don’t start getting great roles until they’re in their mid-thirties. But then they’ve got a long time to do them, whereas, for women, it’s all about playing younger and younger and younger.”-Cate Blanchett


“I love ‘Annie Hall,’ but then I adore ‘Hannah and Her Sisters.’ Dianne Wiest is amazing in ‘Bullets Over Broadway,’ but her in ‘Hannah and Her Sisters,’ I absolutely loved it.”-Cate Blanchett


“I’m from Australia, where the film industry is potent but small.”-Cate Blanchett


“I tend to have this perverse reaction to authority and stress: I become more confident and clear when a challenge is enormous.”-Cate Blanchett