Lucy Liu quotes

 quotes - You can't look back; you have to keep looking forward. Share

“You can't look back; you have to keep looking forward.”

— Lucy Liu

 quotes - I think you just have to appreciate who you are and hopefully they can see what a superhero is about. Share

“I think you just have to appreciate who you are and hopefully they can see what a superhero is about.”

— Lucy Liu

 quotes - I always admired Wonder Woman and the Incredible Hulk - but I don't know if I'd be a very convincing hulk. Share

“I always admired Wonder Woman and the Incredible Hulk - but I don't know if I'd be a very convincing hulk.”

— Lucy Liu

 quotes - It's like kill or be killed, that's my thing basically. Share

“It's like kill or be killed, that's my thing basically.”

— Lucy Liu

“Everything I buy is vintage and smells funny. Maybe that's why I don't have a boyfriend.”

— Lucy Liu

“I've definitely become much more aware of physical stunts.”

— Lucy Liu

“Women who wear kimonos, when the fight, they have to keep their knees together, and when they use a sword, they have to move the sleeves otherwise it gets caught.”

— Lucy Liu

“When you work with chains or any kind of weapons, or just when you're using hand-to-hand combat, you are going to get hurt.”

— Lucy Liu

“You have to look out for becoming trapped in a place where people want to see you all the time doing one thing.”

— Lucy Liu

“Working on the Samurai sword is very different because your body position has to be very still. It's a much quieter was of fighting.”

— Lucy Liu

“Once you embody the language, the character comes really naturally, especially when you put the costume on.”

— Lucy Liu

“Being Asian in this business is something you have to consider, because sometimes people aren't as open. They'll say, I can't see you with a Caucasian person.”

— Lucy Liu

“It's so much fun playing Ling, but I have this fear that people are going to run away from me in terror on the streets. They think I'm going to bite their heads off or something.”

— Lucy Liu

“The neck is kind of what's sexy in Japan, so you have to have the kimono a little bit back. It was just a whole different way of appealing to what was sexy.”

— Lucy Liu

“Men, when they fight in movies, it's a very different style. Harrison Ford was so cool when he had the whip, and Bruce Lee was such an artist that you couldn't take your eyes off of him.”

— Lucy Liu

“I try to distinguish my characters from each other.”

— Lucy Liu

“I've never really thought about competing with cartoons. If it ever gets to that point, then just shoot me.”

— Lucy Liu

“If you see the Sopranos, you're not going to be speaking in the Shakespearean English.”

— Lucy Liu

“Japanimation is a whole different art form.”

— Lucy Liu

“Nobody really tells me what's going on, and I find out via the trades myself.”

— Lucy Liu

“They were concerned about the racial issue. They thought it was not a safe issue to go Asian, unfortunately.”

— Lucy Liu

“Women like to watch women fight because it makes them feel sort of empowered physically and mentally. They feel kind of jazzed and excited by it.”

— Lucy Liu

“People use location as a language in films, and Quentin uses action as a language in his films. There's really not a lot of violence. It's more of an emotional beat than it is a physical beat.”

— Lucy Liu

“Since we didn't use guns, we wanted to make sure we could earn the ability to win the audience over by making it believable. A lot of what you do when you work out in that mode is use your mental energy.”

— Lucy Liu

“You respect all of these people that you know in the business as actors. And they sort of turn around and say, we really like your work. It's a nice acknowledgment.”

— Lucy Liu