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Motivational Penelope Cruz Quotes and Sayings

Penelope Cruz Quotes:- Penelope Cruz (born 28 April 1974) is a Spanish actress and model. Signed by an agent at the age of 15, she made her acting debut at 16 on television.

Inspirational Penelope Cruz Quotes

“You can always keep learning with acting because the school is life and yourself and your friends and your relationships. I’m fascinated by it! It’s infinito!”-Penelope Cruz

Inspirational Penelope Cruz Quotes


“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.”-Penelope Cruz


“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.”-“-Penelope Cruz


“When I start a movie, the first day, I feel like a duck.”-Penelope Cruz


“My ambition is to be happy.”-Penelope Cruz

“I like roles that people don’t recognize me in.”-Penelope Cruz


“I don’t know why, but women in a hair salon share their deepest secrets.”-Penelope Cruz


“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.”-Penelope Cruz


“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.”-Penelope Cruz


Famous Penelope Cruz Quotes About Event


“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.”-Penelope Cruz


“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.”-Penelope Cruz

“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.”-Penelope Cruz


“In Spain, actresses work until they are old. That’s my plan.”-Penelope Cruz


“I have a strong personality, and I say what I think.”-Penelope Cruz


“Sometimes you will do a close-up for a scene in the morning where you are totally distraught, then shoot the rest of that scene seven hours later. How do you hang on to that feeling all day without burning up, without going so far that you have nothing left to give when the cameras roll again?”-Penelope Cruz


Best Penelope Cruz Quotes About Actors


“As an actress, I really love people like Anna Magnani and Debra Winger. I also think there is nobody better than Meryl Streep.”-Penelope Cruz


“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.”-Penelope Cruz


“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.”-Penelope Cruz

“I really like the Caribbean. Anyplace in the Caribbean. I get there, and I feel like a monkey – the perfect state.”-Penelope Cruz


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


“I don’t know if I believe in marriage. I believe in family, love, and children.”-Penelope Cruz


“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.”-Penelope Cruz


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


“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.”-Penelope Cruz


“I love New York, but being there the whole year, it gets a little crazy with the speed and rhythm of things.”-Penelope Cruz

“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.”-Penelope Cruz


Motivational Quotes by Penelope Cruz


“I came to New York to study ballet and English.”-Penelope Cruz


“Maybe I’ll make one movie a year, maybe two, but it’s not going to be more than that because I have other priorities now.”-Penelope Cruz


“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.”-Penelope Cruz


“One thing that I am proud of: I am really capable of laughing at myself.”-Penelope Cruz


“There’s so much more I want to do. I refuse to get to 50 and wait at home for the phone to ring. In Spain, actresses work until they are old. That’s my plan.”-Penelope Cruz


“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.”-Penelope Cruz

“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.”-Penelope Cruz


“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.”-Penelope Cruz


Penelope Cruz Quotes About English


“I won’t go to places where you’re going to find more attention. I go to the opposite.”-Penelope Cruz


“Even if you were aware of children and felt compassion when you have your own, it multiplies. It breaks your heart to know that there are so many children in the world suffering so much.”-Penelope Cruz


“I want my son – and my kids, if I have more – to grow up in a way that is as anonymous as possible. The fact that his father and I have chosen to do the work that we do doesn’t give anybody the right to invade our privacy.”-Penelope Cruz


“Especially when you are advertising a product, I talk to the photographer and we create a character – it always gives you more freedom because it makes it less about yourself.”-Penelope Cruz


“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.”-Penelope Cruz


“It’s great working with my sister because we are very close as a family – my brother, my sister and myself. We have a great relationship.”-Penelope Cruz


“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.”-Penelope Cruz


“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.”-Penelope Cruz


Top Penelope Cruz Quotes And Sayings


“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.”-Penelope Cruz


“Unfortunately, I am very aware of editing and I look at the monitor too much. Sometimes the monitor can become your worst enemy because you can, consciously or unconsciously, start editing yourself.”-Penelope Cruz


“I am someone who worries a lot. I’m always worrying ‘what if?’ Now I’m a mum – there will be worries for the rest of my life, but they’re not about me anymore.”-Penelope Cruz


“I used to dance for seventeen years -classical ballet, which was very disciplined. I like yoga and Pilates, but I don’t have the discipline to go to the gym.”-Penelope Cruz


“In my everyday life, I just wear jeans, t-shirts, and trainers – if I can go barefoot, that’s even better. But for the events I have a stylist, and in two hours we have selected a whole outfit.”-Penelope Cruz


“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.”-Penelope Cruz


“There is a part of your brain that has to stop when you’re acting. You have to be in the moment and dare to fly. Words can’t be on your mind.”-Penelope Cruz


“I don’t play comedy as comedy. That would be the biggest trap. I think about the characters and their situations. Then you don’t have to worry where the laugh is going to be. But comedy is harder than drama.”-Penelope Cruz


“As a kid, I had a lot of energy; but the ballet lessons made me calm – this pleased my mother.”-Penelope Cruz


Penelope Cruz Quotes About Energy


“Ever since I was a little girl, I’ve worried too much. It always bothers me because sometimes you end up worrying more about the worry and you are not resolving things that are right there in front of you. I have been like that all my life, and it’s hard to change.”-Penelope Cruz


“I’ve worked myself to exhaustion before. I was so young, and I thought I could do everything; it was just too much for my body and my mind.”-Penelope Cruz


“I have had a very singular kind of life since I started working so young, so I am very used to traveling, working, taking time for myself.”-Penelope Cruz


“I always feel scared and insecure on a film set. I don’t know any other way.”-Penelope Cruz


“I was 11 when I first said I wanted to become an actress, and everyone looked at me as if I had said I wanted to go to the moon.”-Penelope Cruz


“I was very superstitious when I was a teenager, and I had to fight against that because it made me feel anxious.”-Penelope Cruz


“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.”-Penelope Cruz


“Calcutta is like another world. People, there are very special and grateful.”-Penelope Cruz


“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.”-Penelope Cruz


Penelope Cruz Quotes About Hollywood’s


“The thing that really makes me happy is the real work and rehearsing and creating the character and the process of making the movie. Hollywood’s not real.”-Penelope Cruz


“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.”-Penelope Cruz


“It’s a good thing to be old. Because when you get older, that means you haven’t died yet, right? And when I do get older, I want to have the grace to be proud of it, not to lie about it or try to fight it.”-Penelope Cruz


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


“Madrid is what I call home, but also the States.”-Penelope Cruz


“I really dislike it when the media asks young actresses, normally when they’re about 23, how they feel about aging. There are other things to worry about.”-Penelope Cruz


“I always knew I wanted a family because of the way I grew up. The family has always been the most important thing.”-Penelope Cruz


“My parents owned a hair salon, so I learned a few tricks there. I can cut people’s hair – if they let me.”-Penelope Cruz


“I don’t do twitter, Facebook; none of that. My email I do from my Blackberry or my iPhone.”-Penelope Cruz


“My favorite actress is Meryl Streep. Oh, and Anna Magnani.”-Penelope Cruz


“I have fear, always, on the set. Insecurity to the point where the first week I always think I could be fired. I think that’s a fear most actors have.”-Penelope Cruz


Latest Penelope Cruz Quotes About Industry


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


“I never felt, ‘Oh, I think I look good.’ I always tend to be more on the insecure side. And I thought that has always been a way to protect myself. Because I don’t trust the good feelings that can come from that.”-Penelope Cruz


“I try to eat healthily, but I love fried food and bad things. Give me a plate of bread, some oil and salt and I’m happy. But you can’t eat like this all the time.”-Penelope Cruz


“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.”-Penelope Cruz


“I have been hearing gossip and lies since I began working. When I was 17, I used to get very angry because I opened a magazine and I saw myself in a picture on a motorcycle, and the headline was, ‘I’m getting married next month.'”-Penelope Cruz


“I love Spanish food. My diet is the Mediterranean diet, which is good food. I eat well.”-Penelope Cruz


“I love ballet, and it’s a little boring for me to go to the gym because I’m used to the dancing discipline – it’s really hard but much more fun.”-Penelope Cruz


“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.”-Penelope Cruz