Cate Blanchett quotes

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“I don't understand a way to work other than bold-facedly running towards failure.”

— Cate Blanchett

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“If you know you are going to fail, then fail gloriously.”

— Cate Blanchett

 quotes - Some ideas, like what you're going to do with your life, take time to form. Share

“Some ideas, like what you're going to do with your life, take time to form.”

— Cate Blanchett

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“I'm scared of actors with a scheme.”

— Cate Blanchett

“If you age with somebody, you go through so many roles - you're lovers, friends, enemies, colleagues, strangers; you're brother and sister. That's what intimacy is, if you're with your soulmate.”

— Cate Blanchett

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

— Cate Blanchett

“If I had my way, if I was lucky enough, if I could be on the brink my entire life - that great sense of expectation and excitement without the disappointment - that would be the perfect state.”

— Cate Blanchett

“Things present themselves to you, and it's how you choose to deal with them that reveals who you are. We all say a lot of things, don't we, about who we are and how we think. But in the end it's your actions, how you respond to circumstance that reveals your character.”

— Cate Blanchett

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

— Cate Blanchett

“I'm so misunderstood!”

— 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'm one of those strange beasts who really likes a corset.”

— Cate Blanchett

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

— Cate Blanchett

“When something is a vocation, you don't really make a decision about it.”

— 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

“There's an expression in Australia that's called 'Go Bush,' which means to get out of the city and relax. I try and 'go bush' to places where there's no cell reception. But, I don't get to do that often, so for the most part, it's just a state of mind.”

— 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

“When you're a performer, of course you want an audience, but it's very, very different from courting fame.”

— Cate Blanchett

“It's not the normal way to look at things but I experienced death at a really young age and because of that it's been part of my mental landscape that death is really very possible.”

— Cate Blanchett

“I have the embarrassing thing where often if you're watching a film, you kind of go through the emotions and the thought stages that your character went through, but you sort of do it with Tourette's. So I end up often crying when I'm crying, and looking angry when I'm looking angry, so it's pretty ugly.”

— Cate Blanchett

“All cities do face similar, significant trends in the future... most importantly global warming and climate change.”

— Cate Blanchett

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

— Cate Blanchett

“Don't you find that work, if you love it, is actually really invigorating?”

— Cate Blanchett

“I'm not focused on what other people think of me.”

— Cate Blanchett

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

— 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

“Every director works differently.”

— Cate Blanchett

“I think it's always good to take on things that at first seem bigger than you. Then you just try and surmount them.”

— Cate Blanchett

“Look, I live in the modern world as much as anyone else.”

— Cate Blanchett

“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