Quotations by Naomi Watts

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Born: Saturday, September 28, 1968
Profession: Actress
Nationality: English


I always love being in the company of women. It's all about good conversation and great wine.
- Naomi Watts
(Keywords: Love, Women, Being, Company, Conversation, Wine)

I find myself gravitating towards drama. It interests me. In the books I read, the paintings I like, it's always the darker stuff.
- Naomi Watts
(Keywords: Books, Drama)

I had gotten to a place where I truly believed everything I was called: 'not sexy,' 'not funny,' 'too intense,' desperate.' All those labels they gave me, I took them because there wasn't a trace of my true self left.
- Naomi Watts
(Keywords: Funny, Self)

I'm a tomboy now. I always wanted to fit in with my brother's group, so I climbed trees and played with lead soldiers. But I'm a woman's woman. I never understood women who don't have woman friends.
- Naomi Watts
(Keywords: Women, Brother, Friends, Now, Soldiers, Trees, Woman)

I'm not this dark, twisted person. Yes, I have my demons and this is my way of exorcising them. It gets them out - and better out than in.
- Naomi Watts

If I have to produce movies, direct movies, whatever to change the way Hollywood treats older women, I'll do it. If I have to bend the rules, I will. If I have to break them, I will.
- Naomi Watts
(Keywords: Change, Movies, Women, Hollywood, Rules, Will)

It was total naivety that got me to Hollywood. I thought it was going to happen straight away. I told myself 'give it 5 years, there's no way I'll be here after that if it doesn't happen'. Cut to ten years later!
- Naomi Watts
(Keywords: Thought, Hollywood, Years)

It's always nerve-racking to take off your clothes on film. But doing it with a woman felt safer than with a man. You know you can say, 'Don't grab me there: That's where my cellulite is'!
- Naomi Watts
(Keywords: Clothes, Film, Man, Woman)

Mum put me in drama classes when I was about 14. I'd been going on about it for some time, so maybe it was a way to shut me up.
- Naomi Watts
(Keywords: Time, Drama)

Oh, I'm definitely a wild child.
- Naomi Watts

On set is where I feel comfortable. The red carpet stuff, talking about the film, explaining your own life, it doesn't come naturally. It's all necessary stuff I suppose but it's not my strength.
- Naomi Watts
(Keywords: Life, Strength, Film, Talking)

Pain is such an important thing in life. I think that as an artist you have to experience suffering.
- Naomi Watts
(Keywords: Experience, Life, Artist, Pain, Suffering)

That's one of the lucky things about getting the success later on. I know how I want to dress, I know what kind of house I want to live in, I just know more about myself, and that's true about the roles I want to play and what parts of myself I want to express. You're just more in touch with yourself.
- Naomi Watts
(Keywords: Success, Dress, Play, Want)

The biggest place I look for validation is from my mother. That's the little girl in me that will never grow up.
- Naomi Watts
(Keywords: Mother, Will)

There was a time I was very much blaming the way I felt on L.A, that it was a vacuum of creativity, of humor or anything organic, and I was really angry at the place. But then today I feel completely different - I love L.A.!
- Naomi Watts
(Keywords: Humor, Love, Time, Creativity, Today)

There's a lot of skeletons in my closet, but I know what they're wearing. I'm not gonna act all ashamed of it.
- Naomi Watts
(Keywords: Act)

There's a set of rules out there somewhere that says it all ends by 40. I hope to be able to defy that because I truly love my work.
- Naomi Watts
(Keywords: Love, Work, Hope, Rules)

We're so afraid of death in our culture, but I think if we understand it better, then we'll appreciate the life we have more.
- Naomi Watts
(Keywords: Death, Life, Culture)

Whatever is said about roles drying up, I intend to keep working. Certainly now the roles couldn't be more interesting - playing mothers, divorcees. I think it's going to be exciting to play a mother of teenagers. The longer your life, the deeper it gets.
- Naomi Watts
(Keywords: Life, Mother, Mothers, Now, Play, Teenagers)

When I had dark hair I definitely felt that I was more anonymous.
- Naomi Watts
(Keywords: Hair)

You have to make peace with yourself. The key is to find the harmony in what you have.
- Naomi Watts
(Keywords: Peace, Harmony, Key)

You won't find me in a romantic comedy. Those movies don't speak to me. People don't come to talk to me about those scripts, because they probably think I'm this dark, twisted, miserable person.
- Naomi Watts
(Keywords: Movies, People, Comedy, Romantic, Talk)







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