Lili Taylor quotes

  • I haven't gotten stuck with something because I just keep going, and I keep doing different things.
    -- Lili Taylor

    #Different #Stuck #Keep Going

  • It's been very important for me to follow my gut or my heart, or whichever organ you want to go by.
    -- Lili Taylor

    #Heart #Important #Want

  • It's tricky to say 'never,' but I will never have plastic surgery.
    -- Lili Taylor

    #Plastic #Plastic Surgery #Tricky

  • I love Central Park. I spend a lot of time in there. I try and get in there whenever I can.
    -- Lili Taylor

    #Central Park #Trying #Parks

  • To do work that's not going to be fulfilling doesn't make sense.
    -- Lili Taylor

    #Make Sense #Fulfilling

  • I see my job as an actor to be as good a channel as I can be. Acting is a gift, and I have respect for it.
    -- Lili Taylor

    #Respect #Jobs #Acting

  • I do believe there's good in all of us, even if it's layered over so thickly.
    -- Lili Taylor

    #Believe

  • I tried to do the commercial thing. But I don't want to keep shoving Twinkies down everyone's throat. People are hungry for something of more substance.
    -- Lili Taylor

    #People #Substance #Want

  • I felt that the biological clock was some myth to keep me from doing what I wanted to do. And so I rebelled against it in the '90s. I thought it was a backlasher, some sort of faulty data. But it's real. I'm glad I woke up before my body was just like 'uh-uh.
    -- Lili Taylor

    #Real #Data #Body

  • You can rest a lot in an hour or have a whole day and not do it properly. One way I get a quality recharge is to connect with nature. To experience something that's bigger than me.
    -- Lili Taylor

    #Quality #Way #Hours

  • We need art. We've been telling stories since the beginning. As human beings, we need it for our survival.
    -- Lili Taylor

    #Art #Survival #Needs

  • There's been a slow death in a way. On the positive side, there are films getting into the Academy Awards that wouldn't have, but on the negative side, financiers are now dominant and making all the decisions. I can't count the ways a director's vision is compromised.
    -- Lili Taylor

    #Awards #Decision #Vision

  • Two things I'm trying to work on are openness and flexibility.
    -- Lili Taylor

    #Two #Trying #Openness

  • If someone puts up $100 million on a movie, they're gonna be concerned about whether they'll get it back. So they're not gonna make a movie about three girls, you know?
    -- Lili Taylor

    #Girl #Three #Concerned

  • Cannes is a very strange place. I tried to show up as best I could and to try not to be cynical.
    -- Lili Taylor

    #Cynical #Trying #Strange

  • The world is full of guys. Be a man. Don't be a guy
    -- Lili Taylor

    #Men #Guy #World

  • When it's working, what acting is really about is getting into the essence of a moment in a creative, joyous way - through whatever frees you up.
    -- Lili Taylor

    #Essence #Creative #Acting

  • I guess the characters I play may be at the more destructive edge of the spectrum, more damaged or whatever, but I find a lot of female roles uninteresting.
    -- Lili Taylor

    #Character #Play #Female

  • As a woman, a lot of stories haven't been told and we've got a lot of catching up to do.
    -- Lili Taylor

    #Stories #Catching Up #Catching

  • I like to play smart, three-dimensional women. I also like to play roles where the women are a little crazy. I just have a feel for crazy people.
    -- Lili Taylor

    #Crazy #Smart #Play

  • Being famous gives you a lot of illusions of false self, of self-importance, a grandiosity, it becomes difficult to stay humble and real. You see so many people who don't succeed.
    -- Lili Taylor

    #Real #Humble #Self