Maggie Q quotes

  • We rarely grow when we're happy, we grow when we hurt.
    -- Maggie Q

    #Hurt #Grows

  • The United Nations four or five years ago put out a study that said the meat industry, meat-eating, growing meat for food is the No. 1 killer of our planet - not No. 2 or No. 3: No 1. You know what's No. 2? Transportation. Everyone thinks that No. 1 is transportation, and goes out and buys a hybrid car. Screw the hybrid cars. Don't eat hamburgers.
    -- Maggie Q

    #Thinking #Years #Car

  • I weirdly feel very natural, in the physicality that comes my way, whether it's guns, cars or whatever. For some reason, it's second nature to me.
    -- Maggie Q

    #Gun #Car #Way

  • I'm bringing what I've always wanted: film quality work on television. That's the way it should be.
    -- Maggie Q

    #Quality #Television #Way

  • I'm not a vampire movie fan, per se. That's not to say that I haven't enjoyed movies with vampires in them.
    -- Maggie Q

    #Vampire #Fans #Vampire Movie

  • I've gotten used to the point where I'm so used to being sweaty! I like to wear less makeup and be tougher!
    -- Maggie Q

    #Makeup #Used

  • My goal when I make my show is to make a show for women. I don't make a show for men.
    -- Maggie Q

    #Men #Goal #Shows

  • The 1970s 'Wonder Woman' was sort of a kitsch thing. It was a very specific time for that, and it's hard to modernize something like that.
    -- Maggie Q

    #Wonder Woman #Kitsch #Wonder

  • The student will try to defy the master. Always.
    -- Maggie Q

    #Trying #Students #Masters

  • I love shooting guns. Not at people or animals, but I love shooting blanks!
    -- Maggie Q

    #Animal #Gun #People

  • I like PETA as a group for many reasons, but one of the reasons that I admire them is that they say and do the things that other groups won't do.
    -- Maggie Q

    #Groups #Reason #Peta

  • Here's my goal: I want to make a seriously dark show, and not on a network that has ever done that.
    -- Maggie Q

    #Dark #Goal #Done

  • When people go through tragic circumstances, it's not that there is no love there, but it's so hard to deal with and sometimes the gap starts to happen.
    -- Maggie Q

    #People #Gaps #Sometimes

  • Our choices are going to determine the future for our children, our children's children, and their children. I take that responsibility very seriously.
    -- Maggie Q

    #Children #Responsibility #Choices

  • It's just cool for a girl to be able to do her own thing. I do a lot of movies, and I'm very lucky, and I'm not complaining. But in movies, alongside big action men, we've always got to take a step back and let the men shine.
    -- Maggie Q

    #Girl #Men #Shining

  • Sometimes you're famous before you're good.
    -- Maggie Q

    #Sometimes

  • As women, I think it helps that we are complex creatures by nature so just being a woman helps to understand a woman's journey.
    -- Maggie Q

    #Journey #Thinking #Just Being

  • My manager's biggest dream is for me to be on Letterman. She says, 'Oh, Maggie, will you promise me you'll be on 'Letterman?” What can I say? I just tell her I can't promise, but I'll try my best.
    -- Maggie Q

    #Dream #Promise #Trying

  • When you come to America, it's a very serious thing. It's not like you arrive and they say, 'Hey, come on! Do movies!' I can't just be hopping around. I have to focus and be still and make sure that I put the time and effort in. Because if I don't, I could lose it like that.
    -- Maggie Q

    #America #Focus #Effort

  • There is nothing cooler than having lines like, 'Batman, the fate of the world is upon us.' Who gets to say that? And who gets to say that in a deep, earnest, amazingly sexy way?
    -- Maggie Q

    #Sexy #Fate #World

  • There was a time where I thought I could only date vegans. I was wrong because I was missing the fact that somebody should be right for me first, instead of just having similar values.
    -- Maggie Q

    #Missing #Firsts #Facts

  • I'm not a wushu champion. I was an athlete when I was a kid. I was a swimmer and a runner, but all this action stuff is such a challenge. It really, really is.
    -- Maggie Q

    #Athlete #Kids #Challenges

  • The CW is a very fashion-oriented network and they like their stars to look a certain way. I like that, but at the same time, I need Nikita to be toned down a bit. You can't draw too much attention to Nikita because she's an assassin.
    -- Maggie Q

    #Fashion #Stars #Needs

  • I'm just totally into being strong. There's something about wanting to get a jar or whatever out of a high cupboard, or moving a sofa over because my dog's bone rolled under it, and not having to call anyone for help. There's comfort in that.
    -- Maggie Q

    #Dog #Strong #Moving

  • I enjoy privacy. I think it's nice to have a little mystery. I think because of technology a lot of the mystery is gone in life, and I'd like to preserve some of that.
    -- Maggie Q

    #Nice #Technology #Thinking

  • I don't work out and be healthy and want a strong body because I want to look good in a bikini. I do all of those things for me and for my health. I'm not going on the cover of 'Maxim' and 'FHM' because that's not me.
    -- Maggie Q

    #Strong #Work Out #Healthy

  • I don't do anything but sleep, when I'm not working. I have no life. I'm no fun. All I want to do is sleep and get ready for the next day. It's awesome.
    -- Maggie Q

    #Fun #Sleep #Want

  • Audiences are so much more sophisticated than they've ever been. They expect a lot more. I don't think because it's an hour of your Thursday night rather than an hour and a half of your weekend that you should be gypped at all in quality.
    -- Maggie Q

    #Weekend #Night #Thinking

  • You should see me during an action film. I look like an abuse victim.
    -- Maggie Q

    #Abuse #Looks #Action

  • Facebook? I have no clue about it. MySpace, none of that. I'm the worst.
    -- Maggie Q

    #Clue #Worst

  • Not only do I not want to be stereotyped as this Asian girl who fights - gee, what a wonder - but also I have more to offer than that.
    -- Maggie Q

    #Girl #Fighting #Asian

  • I don't know how people box for a living. I don't know how they can just hurt people for a living and be OK with it.
    -- Maggie Q

    #Hurt #People #Boxes

  • I don't think you can be successful in television without appealing to women. I don't think it's possible. I think that men like women. It doesn't really matter what they do - they love anything. But women don't necessarily like every woman, so I think that's a challenge to get the female audience to not only relate to you but also like you.
    -- Maggie Q

    #Successful #Men #Thinking