Greta Gerwig quotes

  • I didn't know the city at all, but I was so happy to be in New York I cried. I was so excited.
    -- Greta Gerwig

    #New York #Cities #Excited

  • I like things that look like mistakes.
    -- Greta Gerwig

    #Mistake #Looks

  • Getting bad reviews or doing something thats not great is also really good for you as an actor. It also makes me feel as an actor that Ive earned my stripes a bit.
    -- Greta Gerwig

    #Stripes #Actors #Reviews

  • We would go down to Riverside, California, which is very poor now, but that's where my grandfather grew up. He grew up during the Depression in Riverside.
    -- Greta Gerwig

    #California #Grandfather #Poor

  • I think as an actress, I prefer having a character on the page. It allows you to be more invested in actually creating a whole person. It's easier when you're not trying to come up with your next line on the spot.
    -- Greta Gerwig

    #Character #Thinking #Creating

  • I live in New York, and I love New York as well, but I think Los Angeles is a place where if you have the right person with you, there are all these little worlds that you would never guess by just looking at the exterior of what the city is.
    -- Greta Gerwig

    #New York #Thinking #Cities

  • The economy is rough. I think that affects everyone from big filmmakers to tiny filmmakers.
    -- Greta Gerwig

    #Thinking #Tiny #Economy

  • I've never had a plan, I've always done things from instinct.
    -- Greta Gerwig

    #Done #Instinct #Plans

  • I'm not really capable of memorizing stuff without moving around, that's how I do it.
    -- Greta Gerwig

    #Moving #Stuff #Capable

  • I had dreams, but I didn't have the sense that they would necessarily work out. They seemed very far-fetched.
    -- Greta Gerwig

    #Dream #Work Out #I Had A Dream

  • I’m not saying that everyone needs to be celibate, but you don’t need a romance to complete a story about a woman
    -- Greta Gerwig

    #Romance #Needs #Stories

  • You don't need love and sex in films
    -- Greta Gerwig

    #Sex #Needs #Film

  • When I did plays in high school and college, I never remember memorizing my lines, but once I had blocking, I had all my lines memorized. Once I had movement associated with words, it was fine. Before I had blocking, it was just text on a page. Once it became embodied, it was much easier.
    -- Greta Gerwig

    #Block #School #College