Quotations by Amy Adams
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Born: Tuesday, August 20, 1974
As an actress people always tease me like: if there's anything you can do to make yourself unattractive you will do it.
(Keywords: People, Will)
How I work is I work from of very character-driven place. And I trust the writers.
(Keywords: Trust, Work, Character, Writers)
I always had a larger view. I'm interested in real life - my family, my friends. I have tried never to define myself by my success, whatever that is. My happiness is way beyond roles and awards.
(Keywords: Happiness, Life, Family, Success, Awards, Friends)
I didn't get into acting to have a moment, I got into it because of people who've inspired me, like Judi Dench, Holly Hunter, and Jodie Foster.
(Keywords: People, Acting, Holly)
I do love shoes that make my legs longer. I have the upper body of someone who's 5ft 8in, so high heels help me even out the discrepancy.
(Keywords: Love, Body, Help)
I like Cinderella, I really do. She has a good work ethic. I appreciate a good, hard-working gal. And she likes shoes. The fairy tale is all about the shoe at the end, and I'm a big shoe girl.
(Keywords: Work, End, Work ethic)
I think a lot of times we don't pay enough attention to people with a positive attitude because we assume they are naive or stupid or unschooled.
(Keywords: People, Attitude, Positive, Attention)
I was the dork in high school who sang musical numbers up and down the hallways.
(Keywords: Numbers, School)
I'm one of seven kids. That'll keep your ego in check.
(Keywords: Ego, Kids)
I'm pretty Sicilian if I've been crossed. I don't seek revenge, but I never forget. And I make it hard to repair, which is not a great quality because if people held me to that standard, no one would be around me - ever.
(Keywords: Quality, People, Forget, Pretty, Revenge)
Most of the time it's the parents who recognise me. They try to tell their kids, 'Look, it's Giselle,' and I say, 'No, no, no, don't ruin this for them,' because I'm usually standing there with my hair sideways and no make-up on. And the kid is saying, 'That is not Giselle. No way. That is some worn-out girl who really needs a bath.'
(Keywords: Time, Hair, Kids, Needs, Parents, Ruin, Saying)
My job as an actress is to make things work and come up with reasons of my own and not just fill in the blanks for anybody else, you know what I mean?
(Keywords: Work, Job)
When I died my hair red the first time, I felt as if it was what nature intended. I have been accused of being a bit of a spitfire, so in that way, I absolutely live up to the stereotype. The red hair suits my personality. I was a terrible blonde!
(Keywords: Nature, Time, Being, First, Hair, Personality)