Kirsten Dunst Quotes

My mom raise me so wonderfully. She gave me self esteem and made me appreciate my flaws as well as my strengths.

And sometimes you need your knight in shining armour

I wanted to get an angel wings tatooed on my back as a guardian thing.

I can't wait to have kids one day. I want to have kids and a farm with lots of animals on a lake.

I don't want to be 'box-office girl ' but I don't want to be 'that indie girl' either.

I mean look at Antichrist. He's not making films to be liked by everyone so why is this so surprising coming from Lars von Trier?

I like people more undone than made up. Patricia Arquette is the ultimate. She's not anorexic or perfectly tan she's not trying to be anything but what she is and that's the most sexy thing.

I attract a different kind of boy when my hair's red. I get more quality men - like a more thoughtful nerdy dude.

I know kids are supposed to go through these awkward stages but I just never even thought about that. I was too busy worrying about getting my education while I was working.

I really wanted the MTV Award the most It was a golden popcorn container and it looks really neat.

You know how people say awards don't mean anything? Hello! I think the energy around them makes everyone cuckoo.

Most people ask me questions based on a previous interview. That's not an interview. It's like they're just saying my quotes back to me.

The more I see and know about life the more ideas I have and the more I want to make art.

I'm a good assistant. That's why I don't have an assistant because I'm so on it that no one can be as on it as me. I know that.

It's always nice when people appreciate your work because it means you've affected them which is great. And so that feels good.

My grandmother lives with my mother in a gorgeous house in the San Fernando Valley. I am afforded these luxuries and I'm very young.

When I was younger I always did movies that teenagers would watch not adults. I did 'Crazy/Beautiful' or comedies like 'Bring It On.'

I don't gossip about myself.

I want to play an action hero. I'm ready for roles that totally aren't me.

In movies I hope women aren't always portrayed as sex symbols. People like Drew Barrymore are paving the way for girls my age. Hopefully I can pave the way for young actresses too.

Everybody smokes! Models actresses everyone! Don't they realize that it's gross? I understand it's an addiction but it still pains me to see my friends do it.

Being an actress doesn't make you popular in school.

I didn't go to Cirque Lodge for alcohol abuse or drug abuse

A singer is someone who puts out an album. That's a very generous description.

Boys frustrate me. I hate all their indirect messages I hate game playing. Do you like me or don't you? Just tell me so I can get over you.

I just don't want to be the damsel in distress. I'll scream on the balcony but you've got to let me do a little action here.

What are you going to do if it's the end of the world? You better go out having fun instead of stressing about it.

I've never been a major smoker but I think America's view on weed is ridiculous. I mean - are you kidding me? If everyone smoked weed the world would be a better place.

If everyone smoked weed the world would be a better place

When you get older you feel better about yourself. You're not worried what other people think about you in general. You just get more comfortable in your skin.

I feel very lucky that I don't have to rely on a man to give me financial security. That's a big deal.

I built my entire career off of teen comedies. I was in 'Bring It On'.

I'm the kind of person who buys a new thing wears it so much and then is totally sick of it.

I'm not someone who is scared of doing things out of the box.

If I'd trusted myself and listened to myself all the times that I ignored myself I would have been fine. But everyone has to learn their lesson and now I've got it.

It's weird doing red carpets; it's uncomfortable. But you can have a sense of humor about it.

I'd like to be taller. I'd like my baby fat to leave.

So many teen films are overproduced and people are going to burnout on the subject.

I just want to be a good friend to people that's all.

I liked the girly cartoons. I was very much a girly-girl.

You know that feeling when you wake up in the morning and you're excited for the day? That's one of my main goals in life.

The hardest job an actor can do is all this pretend all this screaming and being scared for your life.

Rare are the people who can capture a human being.

When you're in a depressed state having something really bad happen gives you kind of a life again.

The real secret to total gorgeousness is to believe in yourself.

But the real secret to total gorgeousness is to believe in yourself have self confindence and try to be secure in your decisions and thoughts.

You can never control who you fall in love with even when you're in the most sad confused time of your life. You don't fall in love with people because they're fun. It just happens.

I can't watch my movies and get into them because as soon as I see myself I get taken out of the film.

I was a very imaginative and theatrical child and wasn't afraid of being in front of a camera.

I hate red-carpet photographs!

I never read comics as a kid. I guess I was lazy and watched cartoons instead.

I really think the key to a film is the chemistry of people.

I don't find I'm manic at all. I'm very chill.

I get to do all these crazy things in the movies. I'm a pretty chilled out person actually... a very mellow person.

I don't live in the spotlight and I don't live my life in front of the paparazzi. I live very comfortably and quietly as possible.

I started when I was three years old doing commercials and Modeling in New York I liked it so much that I kept doing it.

Lars von Trier is not not somebody who is known for conducting a normal press conference ever!

Confidence is very sexy. You could be not cute at all and have such confidence.

I've never had a teenage rebellion; I'm not that type of person. I always work out my problems in a conscientious way.

I try not to do scenes a certain way because then I become conscious of it and it dosen't come off as realistic. I try to make it so that I'm not really aware of what I'm doing.

I think vegetarians - for a lot of them - it's about a lack of commitment to life and relationships. There are some who just like the fact that they're controlling something in their life.

When you have a beanpole body everything looks cute. Like Alexa Chung. I like her style but she's really tall and skinny so everything looks good on her.

I'm never going to say anything about who I'm dating unless I'm married or engaged.

I think it's best to date someone who doesn't do what you do.

I'm happiest when I'm just hanging out with my friends... it really doesn't matter what we do.

I'd like to grow up and be beautiful. I know it doesn't matter but it doesn't hurt.

I would love to play Marlene Dietrich in a movie. My dad's from Germany and so I feel like that would be a really interesting person to play.

I think most human beings go through some sort of depression in their life. And if they don't I think that's weird.

I think you either get along with Lars [von Trier] or you really don't and I really got along with him. I wasn't scared because I talked to Bryce Dallas Howard about Lars.

I like to think that death gives life meaning. I like that philosophy.

I love to produce and I've directed two short films.

My mother told me that when I was born a wave of feeling came over her. She just knew that I was destined to be an actress.

Everybody has a mean streak in them don't they?

If I saw 'Virgin Suicides' or 'Eternal Sunshine ' I'm so proud to be in those movies. They are such great movies. I felt so free on those sets.

I think every woman goes through a relationship where she is with a guy that is really not right for her. You get lost in it.

New York vintage is too expensive!

I feel like everyone directs their own career according to their taste what they migrate to emotionally and what kind of artists they want to work with.

You can never get enough of 'Jeopardy.'

It's nice when the movie is not on your shoulders too. It's fun to do a smaller part sometimes.

I used to feel like I had to be the best at what I did but I realized I don't have to be the best. It's so freeing. I've never been this happy.

When you feel good is when you're not afraid to feel the worst.

Obviously Iâ??m a feminist. Itâ??s ridiculous that anyone would think other of me.

I love my snaggle fangs. They give me character and character is sexy.

My favourite food at the moment is Pasta â??with tons of shaved Parmesan on the side. Not crumbly but like the hunks you know what I meanwhen you get the thin slices.

You lose like five pounds immediately and your face is glowing and gorgeous!

I think for everyone it's good to have your own personal work on a character and a film before you even start rehearsing to have an inner life.

The filmmaker is really important to me: it could be their first film; it's not just about their reputation but I have to really believe in them.

I would always rather do a mediocre script with a great filmmaker than a great script with a mediocre filmmaker.

To be in someone's favorite film is just - that's what you want. You want to be in great films that are memorable.

I think everyone wants for their kids the good things that they had.

I have gotten so many tickets. I hope I don't get my license revoked.

I've seen 'karma' slap people in the face. You have to be good to people. It really does come around.

Everyone goes through a hard time in their life.

I would have loved to have been in a Hitchcock movie.

I'm always looking for that movie that feels like it's hitting me where I need it.

It's hard to get lost in a scene to get into a character when everyone's standing around you on the set.

I've always been someone who is pretty hard on herself. But I've lightened up a lot.

I'm very mature for my age but I'm also innocent in a lot of ways.

I don't think roles help you resolve your issues. I just think they're good markers.

I love what I do and I dont want to stop - This is all Ive ever wanted.

It's interesting to watch people go through it in something like this. I mean what other [then Melancholia] films do they portray depression in?

I've learned to do a movie and then not be in that place for a long time.

When I'm working I always listen to music to zone everyone else out.

I've been an REM fan since I was a little girl. I would jump around to 'Stand' in the mirror.

When I'm an old lady I'm going to have my pick of the young men. They'll be like 'She's Miss Mary Jane!' The young boys will think I'm a hot old lady.

It's such a private thing - 'my process' - I can just say that the work that I do is like therapy between me and the character.

A lot of people my age they grew up with me onscreen. I think that's helped keep a certain amount of longevity. When you grow up with a person you feel like you know them.

A lot of moms give their kids line reads. My mom wasn't put in that position because I always had an acting teacher helping with the feelings rather than how to say something.

I love my snaggle fangs. They give me character and character is sexy. People comment but the only person who ever told me to fix them was my mom ... I just went my own way like daughters do.

Why would I cry over a boy? I would never waste my tears on a boy. Why waste your tears on someone who makes you cry?

I'm not someone who feels the pressure of someone else's expectations. That's a very young way to feel.

I think you see in people's eyes what they've been through. Anything in their lives shows up in their eyes.

I'm not someone who plays a part for the press junket.

I'm not a very 'this is planned out' person when I get to set. 'This is how I'm going to do it' - I'm never like that.

What actor do you really take seriously who becomes a singer? It's kind of ridiculous. I can't think of anybody.

If you're successful at a young age no matter the profession there has to come a time when you reevaluate everything what it means to you. 'Is this what I want to do for the rest of my life?'

You really can't explain how you do the things you do. I can't anyway. I love certain actors but sometimes they say the stupidest things about technique. I don't want to say something stupid.

I was allowed to have an imagination rather than a need to be entertained all the time by television or computers or anything like that. So I think it's helpful to try and give your kids.