Meryl Streep quotes

 quotes - You just have to keep on doing what you do. It's the lesson I get from my husband; he just says, Keep going. Start by starting. Share

“You just have to keep on doing what you do. It's the lesson I get from my husband; he just says, Keep going. Start by starting.”

— Meryl Streep

 quotes - You can't get spoiled if you do your own ironing. Share

“You can't get spoiled if you do your own ironing.”

— Meryl Streep

 quotes - I want to feel my life while I'm in it. Share

“I want to feel my life while I'm in it.”

— Meryl Streep

 quotes - There's no road map on how to raise a family: it's always an enormous negotiation. Share

“There's no road map on how to raise a family: it's always an enormous negotiation.”

— Meryl Streep

“Acting is not about being someone different. It's finding the similarity in what is apparently different, then finding myself in there.”

— Meryl Streep

“Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.”

— Meryl Streep

“Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials.”

— Meryl Streep

“The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy.”

— Meryl Streep

“Integrate what you believe in every single area of your life. Take your heart to work and ask the most and best of everybody else, too.”

— Meryl Streep

“Everything we say signifies; everything counts, that we put out into the world. It impacts on kids, it impacts on the zeitgeist of the time.”

— Meryl Streep

“Some people are filled by compassion and a desire to do good, and some simply don't think anything's going to make a difference.”

— Meryl Streep

“I can't stand most things that I see.”

— Meryl Streep

“Personality is immediately apparent, from birth, and I don't think it really changes.”

— Meryl Streep

“For me, clothes are kind of character; I don't follow fashion or understand trends.”

— Meryl Streep

“The interesting thing about being a mother is that everyone wants pets, but no one but me cleans the kitty litter.”

— Meryl Streep

“Expensive clothes are a waste of money.”

— Meryl Streep

“It's bizarre that the produce manager is more important to my children's health than the pediatrician.”

— Meryl Streep

“Instant gratification is not soon enough.”

— Meryl Streep

“My family really does come first. It always did and always will.”

— Meryl Streep

“All that attention to the perfect lighting, the perfect this, the perfect that, I find terribly annoying.”

— Meryl Streep

“I have a very good life - I'm lucky enough not to be deprived.”

— Meryl Streep

“I need to go where people are serious about acting.”

— Meryl Streep

“If I am not confident that I can portray the character perfectly on screen, I won't even try.”

— Meryl Streep

“I'm curious about other people. That's the essence of my acting. I'm interested in what it would be like to be you.”

— Meryl Streep

“I'm a pain in the ass to all of the costume designers with whom I work because I have very strong feelings about the subject.”

— Meryl Streep

“The progression of roles you take strings together a portrait of an actor, but it's a completely random process.”

— Meryl Streep

“People say, When you have children, everything changes. But maybe things are awakened that were already there.”

— Meryl Streep

“The work is the most fun; it seems illicit how much fun it is.”

— Meryl Streep

“I don't know why I don't watch a lot of movies; I can barely keep up with the things my friends are in. There isn't enough time in life.”

— Meryl Streep

“I had this sort of idolatry for certain actors who preceded me, people who inspired me, so I'm honored to be that way for young actors.”

— Meryl Streep
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