50 Julia Robert Quotes About Acting & Life

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The famous Julia Roberts is an A-list actress in Hollywood for over three decades and she is still at the top of her game and she is also a producer.

She regularly plays characters of attractive powerful women. Her acting career took off when the audiences fell for her in ‘Pretty Woman’. She has been featured in People Magazine’s 50 Most Beautiful People in the world eight times.

Here’s our collection of the best Julia Robert quotes:


50 Julia Robert Quotes About Acting & Life

1. “I try to call my mother, Betty, with more regularity because I think, What if Hazel didn’t call me for two weeks? I’m able to see her mothering now from a different vantage point.” – Julia Robert

2. “I never really did years of movie-after-movie-after-movie but when you’ve got three toddlers in the house you’re performing all day long, anyway, with puppet shows and stories – I act around the clock.” – Julia Robert

3. “I am an actor and of course I respond very positively to flattery.” – Julia Robert

4. “I believe that two people are connected at the heart, and it doesn’t matter what you do, or who you are or where you live; there are no boundaries or barriers if two people are destined to be together.” – Julia Robert

5. “Something that’s such a joy in my life every day – cooking – is this incredible, horrific danger to women around the world.” – Julia Robert

6. “You know it’s love when all you want is that person to be happy, even if you’re not part of their happiness.” – Julia Robert

7. “I could have been a dental hygienist with nothing bad ever appearing in print about me, but that’s not how I’ve chosen to lead my life. I knew that you put yourself under a microscope the more famous you become.” – Julia Robert

8. “Let’s get a couple of things straight. It hasn’t been years and years since I made a movie. I’m not coming back from the dead – I’ve just had two kids! I have no intention of retiring, but I do think it’s impossible to do movie after movie because there aren’t that many good films made.” – Julia Robert

9. “I just have a great life. I know great people. I’ve had great relationships – all different kinds of relationships. I am so lucky to be on the little golden path that led me to all this.” – Julia Robert


10th of 50 Julia Robert Quotes

10. “It’s unfortunate that we live in such a panicked, dysmorphic society where women don’t even give themselves a chance to see what they’ll look like as older persons. I want to have some idea of what I’ll look like before I start cleaning the slates.” – Julia Robert


11. “I enjoy hats. And when one has filthy hair, that is a good accessory.” – Julia Robert

12. “Usually the triumph of my day is, you know, everybody making it to the potty.” – Julia Robert

13. “I just want to make a point that it’s not just great teachers that sometimes shape your life. Sometimes it’s the absence of great teachers that shapes your life and being ignored can be just as good for a person as being lauded.” – Julia Robert

14. “Republican comes in the dictionary just after reptile and just above repugnant.” – Julia Robert

15. “I do think that I am fundamentally the same relatively simple person I’ve always been. I just have this flashy, wacky job [actress] that confuses people into thinking that I’m somehow ultra fascinating.” – Julia Robert

16. “When I was a child I had a crush on Abraham Lincoln. Why I would choose to reveal this, I know not.” – Julia Robert

17. “How lucky we are that we love each other so much that we burst into three pieces.” – Julia Robert

18. “A fever is an expression of inner rage.” – Julia Robert

19. “Why is it so weird that somebody didn’t recognize me?… The fact is that whenever I meet somebody, I say, ‘Nice to meet you. I’m Julia.” – Julia Robert


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20. “I couldn’t be an ingenue today, because the business has changed. I remember when you could dress for a premiere just by putting on a cute top. Now you have to be perfect and fabulous in every way, or you’re ridiculed.” – Julia Robert


21. “My real hair color is kind of a dark blonde. Now I just have mood hair.” – Julia Robert

22. “True love doesn’t come to you it has to be inside you.” – Julia Robert

23. “I certainly take work as a joyous responsibility.” – Julia Robert

24. “I’m just an ordinary person who has an extraordinary job.” – Julia Robert

25. “I wouldn’t do nudity in films. For me, personally… To act with my clothes on is a performance; to act with my clothes off is a documentary.” – Julia Robert

26. “Light and funny has a more compelling quality when you’re younger. But I haven’t abandoned the genre: I love falling down; I love Lucille Ball. It’s just that a lot of those stories revolve around problems that I can’t convincingly portray at this age.” – Julia Robert

27. “We all need to take a deep breath and think about being a Bush daughter and having that cross to bear. I’d go out and have a couple of drinks too.” – Julia Robert

28. “If you love someone, you say it, right then, out loud. Otherwise, the moment just passes you by.” – Julia Robert

29. “I love romantic comedies. I like to watch them and I like to be in them. It’s something that’s increasingly difficult to find that spark of originality that makes if different than the ones that come before.” – Julia Robert


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30. “I tried Botox one time and was permanently surprised for a couple of months. It was not a cute look for me. My feeling is, I have three children who should know what emotion I’m feeling at the exact moment I’m feeling it… that is critical.” – Julia Robert


31. “My boyfriend keeps telling me I’ve got to own things. So, first I bought this car. And then he told me I oughta get a house. ‘Why a house?’ ‘Well, you gotta have a place to park the car.” – Julia Robert

32. “Your face tells a story and it shouldn’t be a story about your drive to the doctor’s office.” – Julia Robert

33. “I did get to keep the wedding dresses from ‘Runaway Bride’. They’re all boxed up in my garage. I’ve never opened them. It’ll be fun one day when Hazel is taller. She can play dress-up with her friends.” – Julia Robert

34. “I think less is more when it comes to kissing in the movies.” – Julia Robert

35. “Loving what you do is the secret to everything.” – Julia Robert

36. “Going to the theater is such a joyous experience. My dad would take my sister and me to plays when we were very young, like six or seven years old.” – Julia Robert

37. “Seeing Shakespeare in the Park, for me, it’s just this side of feeling like you’ve witnessed some kind of magic. It’s this spell that you’re under, to be part of that!” – Julia Robert

38. “The older you get, the more fragile you understand life to be. I think that’s good motivation for getting out of bed joyfully each day.” – Julia Robert

39. “The key to beauty is always to be looking at someone who loves you, really.” – Julia Robert


40th of 50 Julia Robert Quotes

40. “You can be true to the character all you want but you’ve got to go home with yourself.” – Julia Robert


41. “I’ve sort of grown into my cuteness.” – Julia Robert

42. “The movie says, You can lose your job and your way and still rescue yourself. ‘Larry Crowne’ creates a self-excavated utopia, and I love that idea, that message.” – Julia Robert

43. “Don’t forget I’m just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to love her.” – Julia Robert

44. “I would just like to say this about all the married people working together on the set: it was just a joy. That is the great joy to go to work with people that you love, whether they be people that you are in love with or people that you just love and be creative and artistic and make things that you want to send out into the world and make people feel good. It was a great environment to work in for me.” – Julia Robert

45. “Love is not love, without a violin-playing goat.” – Julia Robert

46. “Making movies is not rocket science. It’s about relationships and communication and strangers coming together to see if they can get along harmoniously, productively, and creatively. That’s a challenge. When it works, it’s fantastic and will lift you up. When it doesn’t work, it’s almost just as fascinating.” – Julia Robert

47. “When you end up happily married, even the failed relationships have worked beautifully to get you there.” – Julia Robert

48. “I think enough cannot be said for what you can discover through literature. So I think that was probably my most valued characteristic as a teenager.” – Julia Robert

49. “You know that place between sleep and awake? The place where you still remember dreaming? That’s where I’ll always love you… Peter Pan. That’s where I’ll be waiting.” – Julia Robert

50. “I went out in my goddamn underwear too!” – Julia Robert



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Zisilia Alvsa
Zisilia Alvsa
Zisilia Alvsa is a writer for Wealthy Gorilla. Friends often call her Zii. She is a girl from Jakarta, Indonesia who currently lives in Bali. Zii loves photography and travelling.


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