Saoirse Ronan quotes

  • I will always have a child in me. That is what Pete [Jackson] has got, what a lot of the directors I have worked with have. It is about knowing how to have fun and that is something I always want to hold on to.
    -- Saoirse Ronan

    #Fun #Children #Knowing

  • It's too distracting to read about yourself. You want to be perfect and you want everyone to love you, and that's never going to happen.
    -- Saoirse Ronan

    #Love You #Perfect #Want

  • The majority of teenagers don't even make eye contact with people, even people of the same age.
    -- Saoirse Ronan

    #Teenager #Eye #People

  • Learning is the most important thing, no mater how you do it, or where you do it, or who you do it with.
    -- Saoirse Ronan

    #Important

  • I saw 'Clueless' probably when I was about 8 or 9 years old. And, I had certain films that I would fall asleep so it was 'Clueless' for quite a long time, and I used to just watch it every single night and knew every single line, every single quote.
    -- Saoirse Ronan

    #Fall #Clueless #Night

  • Acting is one of these things that I can't really describe - it's just like, why do you love your mum and dad? You know, you just do.
    -- Saoirse Ronan

    #Dad #Love You #Acting

  • I like books that are exciting and that make you think about things, as well. I like things that have a twist - like 'Atonement,' which I haven't read obviously, as I'm a bit young.
    -- Saoirse Ronan

    #Book #Thinking #Make You Think

  • There's no one out there like Quentin Tarantino. His films have a signature look, and they never just stick to the same kind of story.
    -- Saoirse Ronan

    #Signatures #Looks #Stories

  • The written word can be powerful and beautiful - but films transport us to another place in a way that even the most evocative words never can.
    -- Saoirse Ronan

    #Beautiful #Powerful #Way

  • If you don't have eyebrows, you don't really have a face.
    -- Saoirse Ronan

    #Eyebrows #Faces

  • That's what acting is. You're pretending to be someone else.
    -- Saoirse Ronan

    #Acting #Pretending #Pretending To Be Someone Else

  • I don't look at rushes, or I don't go to the dailies. I don't even really look at playback unless it's an action scene or a move that I need to do better, something like that.
    -- Saoirse Ronan

    #Moving #Looks #Needs

  • It's not work, it is more of a passion. It is so much fun and it is really makes you feel great at the end of the day. You feel like you are really after doing something good and you are after accomplishing something. Acting is one of these things that I can't really describe - it's just like, why do you love your mum and dad? You know, you just do.
    -- Saoirse Ronan

    #Fun #Dad #Love You

  • I don't feel isolated on a film set. In a way you do because you don't really mix with the outside world; you're just sort of working non-stop for a few months, but you've got so many people around you.
    -- Saoirse Ronan

    #People #World #Way

  • I think that when you’re an actress, you have to think about what kind of a role model you’re going to be. I hope that I’m a good role model for young girls. I’m not going to, if people still want me in their movies, I don’t want to be one of these girls who goes around partying every night and is in rehab. I don’t want to do that,
    -- Saoirse Ronan

    #Girl #Party #Night

  • Sometimes the director will want you to write about the character, sometimes he'll want you to live in the location that the character is from or something like that, but I don't usually make a lot of notes or anything like that.
    -- Saoirse Ronan

    #Writing #Character #Want

  • If I'm in the middle of a take and I start to think about what I'm doing, I just mess up and I have to stop and so I find that for me, you really need to trust your instinct.
    -- Saoirse Ronan

    #Thinking #Needs #Instinct

  • I think when you get on with the actors that you're working with, even if you do have really intimate scenes, as long as you get on well, and have a bit of a laugh while doing it, then it's fine.
    -- Saoirse Ronan

    #Thinking #Laughing #Long

  • I don't mind doing the whole red carpet thing when I have to when it comes to publicizing a movie. But besides that, I don't like those kinds of things at all. Celebrity status is not really something that appeals to me.
    -- Saoirse Ronan

    #Mind #Red #Kind

  • My whole life I try to make into a comedy, so it would be nice to see that onscreen.
    -- Saoirse Ronan

    #Nice #Trying #Would Be

  • When I was younger, I was very athletic and I always loved sports and physical things.
    -- Saoirse Ronan

    #Sports #Athletic

  • I've never really felt like I was a child actor. Just an actor who happened to be quite young.
    -- Saoirse Ronan

    #Children #Actors #Young

  • I've grown up with my parents' music tastes, listening to Fleetwood Mac and the Rolling Stones.
    -- Saoirse Ronan

    #Parent #Listening #Rolling

  • I love a lot of comedy actors and actresses like Kristen Wiig and Tina Fey and all those women who are really brilliant and funny.
    -- Saoirse Ronan

    #Fey #Actors #Actresses

  • I listen to everything. I love The Chemical Brothers.
    -- Saoirse Ronan

    #Brother #Chemicals

  • I like to get far away from myself when I'm acting.
    -- Saoirse Ronan

    #Acting #Far Away

  • I like my characters to be ones I think about long after I've finished reading the script.
    -- Saoirse Ronan

    #Reading #Character #Thinking

  • I like films where there's a relationship between two women. I always think that's lovely to watch on the screen.
    -- Saoirse Ronan

    #Thinking #Two #Lovely

  • I like books that are exciting and that make you think about things as well.
    -- Saoirse Ronan

    #Book #Thinking #Make You Think

  • I know most of the photographers in Ireland. And if I don't want my photograph taken, they will leave me alone.
    -- Saoirse Ronan

    #Taken #Leave Me Alone #Want

  • I don't think you could get anything worse than losing a child. I think if my child died, I would prefer it if I were dead.
    -- Saoirse Ronan

    #Children #Thinking #Losing

  • For me, clothes are about individuality. When I wear things that are different and it works, it makes me feel good.
    -- Saoirse Ronan

    #Clothes #Feel Good #Individuality

  • I love cleaning. I love mopping the floor. If you need your floor mopped, I'm there.
    -- Saoirse Ronan

    #Needs #Mopping #Cleaning

  • I play basketball, I surf and swim and go to the cinema and listen to music and read. I like shopping.
    -- Saoirse Ronan

    #Basketball #Play #Shopping

  • I've basically grown up with Harry Potter, as so many kids my age have. It's kind of a part of my life.
    -- Saoirse Ronan

    #Kids #Age #Potters

  • I've always wanted to act and I grew up a little on film sets when my dad was working as an actor.
    -- Saoirse Ronan

    #Dad #Actors #Littles

  • I wouldn't go down the route of having an assistant. I don't want to be like that. I want to be normal.
    -- Saoirse Ronan

    #Want #Assistants #Normal

  • I would never want to move to L.A.
    -- Saoirse Ronan

    #Moving #Want

  • I was born in New York, so I'd love to study at New York University.
    -- Saoirse Ronan

    #New York #Study #Born

  • I think if my child died I would prefer it if I were dead.
    -- Saoirse Ronan

    #Children #Thinking #My Children

  • I think I do believe in the afterlife; I have heard stories from people who I can completely trust that have seen ghosts.
    -- Saoirse Ronan

    #Believe #Thinking #Afterlife

  • I think acting is something that is within you. It's a very natural thing for me. It comes from myself, really.
    -- Saoirse Ronan

    #Thinking #Acting #Natural

  • I really want to go to college.
    -- Saoirse Ronan

    #College #Want

  • I'm Irish, so I'm messing all the time. Which means, I'm having a laugh. I'm always making jokes.
    -- Saoirse Ronan

    #Mean #Laughing #Jokes

  • Vampire teeth really aren't very efficient, are they? It looks very messy. I'm not sure it's the best way to get a pint off anyone.
    -- Saoirse Ronan

    #Vampire #Looks #Way

  • I'm a huge Wes Anderson fan. I literally love every single film. He hasn't made a bad film; I've seen every single one. They've all been brilliant, from 'Bottle Rocket' up to 'Moonrise Kingdom,' they've all been wonderful.
    -- Saoirse Ronan

    #Bottles #Kingdoms #Rockets

  • Lindsay Lohan was the 'It' girl from, like, 14. That's a lot of pressure.
    -- Saoirse Ronan

    #Girl #Pressure