Olivia Thirlby Quotes

I can say I love working with women. Film is a man's world and I really appreciate the opportunity to collaborate with women especially young women.

I didn't have an incredibly active social life as a teenager. I always wished it was a little bit more exciting than it was.

I think we all suffer from acute blindness at times. Life is a constant journey of trying to open your eyes. I'm just beginning my journey and my eyes aren't fully open yet.

I'm not an eye-candy kind of girl.

My hair had been dyed blonde for 'Dredd.' After 'Dredd ' I was really fried because of the blonde hair dye and so I cut it into a bob with bangs and that's how it was during 'Being Flynn.'

I've always wanted to be an action heroine. That's a chick dream getting to wear a leather bodysuit and be blonde and kick ass.

I feel naked without jewelry. If I'm having a bad hair day I pick something from my huge collection of hats.

The older I get and the longer I live in New York City the more I have the desire to go elsewhere and be surrounded by nature.

Any filmmaking any film is a collaborative process. There's always a lot of people working on things together.

Sometimes in my life I feel like a bit of a sorceress who can't totally control all their power. I'm a Libra so... Libra women are pretty magical.

I feel like it's always about embracing what it is that you think is wrong with you. It's often times your greatest 'flaw' which actually forays into what is also your greatest strength.

I love to cook. My dad's a really excellent cook and his style is: Look in the fridge and make whatever there is with whatever ingredients you have and I like cooking like that too.

I feel naked without jewelry.

I'm such a homebody. I don't party. I don't drink. That may be because I got it out all out of my system before I was 18.

The difference between film and theater is that in film an actor is sort of under a magnifying glass and everything that they do just the smallest movement is very detectible.

But I loved doing the physical stuff for 'Dredd.' I have to give a shout-out to the stunt team that I worked with.

I trained in Shakespeare and that's all comedy even when it's tragedy.