Meryl Streep Quotes

Meryl Streep Quotes: Sometimes with my children, I remember exactly how I felt as the child in this situation, not just how it feels to be me.
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Meryl Streep Quote: The career I chose was a drama major in college, at Yale, when I played a 90-year-old woman. One of my most celebrated roles. Then I played a really fat person. I played a lot of different things. That's how I thought I loved to wrangle my talent, my need to express myself. I like to do it that way.
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Quotes about Meryl Streep: That is the simple secret. Always take your heart to work.
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Quote about Meryl Streep: Everything that truly makes us happy is quite simple: love, sex, and food! Everything else - power, influence, strength - all those things can overpower what's important in life. But as long as you have food and shelter over your head, if the necessities are taken care of, what makes us happy on top of that is very simple.
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Meryl Streep Sayings: I have a lot of people to thank and I'm going to be one of those people that tries to mention a lot of names, because I know just two seconds ago my mother and father went completely berserk and I'd like to give some other mothers and fathers that same opportunity.
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Meryl Streep Saying: On every film, the clothes are half the battle in creating the character. I have a great deal of opinion about how my people are presented. We show a great deal by what we put on our bodies.
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Sayings about 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.
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Saying about Meryl Streep: I think the best role models for women are people who are fruitfully and confidently themselves, who bring light into the world.
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Meryl Streep Quotes: I get nervous the more time I have to think about something so I deliberately don't give myself too much time between jobs. I take a big break and then I start working again usually.
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Meryl Streep Quote: The best thing about acting is when you're playing a scene and you actually become your character and lose yourself in that moment. That's when you know you've been succeeded at what you've worked very hard to accomplish in your profession. Those are the truly thrilling moments.
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Quotes about Meryl Streep: That's my way in the very beginning - how to enter it [a role]. Very quickly in the process, I don't think about voice being separate from the way you hold your head or the way you sit or the way you put on lipstick. It's all a piece of a person, and it's all driven by conviction.
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Quote about Meryl Streep: I never look a gift horse in the mouth. And I've been really, really lucky. My career has been given to me by the people I've worked with. The actors, the directors, the cinematographers, the writers, all of whom gave me the opportunity to work in the way that I have and I'm really grateful.
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Meryl Streep Sayings: Most of the great practitioners of the art of acting know exactly what they're doing; even in the best, most successful moments, when they let go of the awareness of what they are doing, they still, somewhere deep inside their body, know what they're doing. There is a craft.
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Meryl Streep Saying: Show business has been really, really good to me because I can work and take a lot of time off, and I'm extremely undisciplined person.
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Sayings about Meryl Streep: This act of empathy, that women go through from the time we're little girls - we read all of literature, all of history, it's really about boys, most of it. But I can feel more like Peter Pan than Tinker Bell, or like Wendy. I wanted to be Tom Sawyer, not Becky. And we're so used to that act of empathizing with the protagonist of a male-driven plot. I mean, that's what we've done all our lives. You read history, you read great literature, Shakespeare, it's all fellas, you know?
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Saying about Meryl Streep: I would like Martin Scorsese to be interested in a female character once in a while, but I don't know if I'll live that long.
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Meryl Streep Quotes: A man has always been seen as someone who works hard and has a full-time occupation. I think women should have the same opportunity and not have any stigma attached to them if they choose to pursue their careers.
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Meryl Streep Quote: She [ Anne Hathaway] is just a delicious talent. I think she can delight us for years and years in lots and lots of different things.Her own personality is so appealing and fresh and open and warm. I think she can have a unique career.
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