Kate Beckinsale quotes

  • If someone had told me years ago that sharing a sense of humour was so vital to partnerships, I could have avoided a lot of sex!
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Sex #Years #Partnership

  • As an actor, your motives and your own crazy psyche is really all you're responsible for in the movie.
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Crazy #Responsible #Motive

  • I'm a fan of action movies.
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Fans #Action #Action Movie

  • I think that at some point everybody turns into their mother or their father, it's just not normally from morning to afternoon.
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Mother #Morning #Father

  • Everybody likes the underdog, because everybody feels like the underdog. No matter how successful you are, you always think, No one's being nice enough to me!
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Nice #Successful #Thinking

  • If I had a child actor, I would wish for it to be in an Adam Sandler movie, because he just comes in and makes them so comfortable and is so brilliant with them and they all go home and they that they've got this special relationship.
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Children #Home #Special

  • With every project you do, you bring out a part of yourself, and it seems to be quite a good way of expanding a person.
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Way #Projects #Expanding

  • I feel like I'm really lucky.
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Lucky #Feels

  • I feel like I flunked at adolescence really badly. I found it really difficult.
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Found #Difficult #Adolescence

  • I feel like I've done a bunch of period stuff and then a bunch of romantic comedies.
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Done #Stuff #Comedy

  • I feel like my brain is more geared towards a novel than it is to a movie.
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Brain #Novel #Feels

  • I don't tend to do much with my lips. My lips are naturally very pink, so if I add any more colour, it looks like I've been smacked in the mouth!
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Add #Looks #Mouths

  • I don't have a big career plan. I just like to see how things come out, and I just try to keep going in different directions.
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Careers #Trying #Different

  • I didn't go looking to marry an American, it just kinda happened like that.
    -- Kate Beckinsale

  • I didn't feel very attractive as a child and actually I wasn't.
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Children #Attractive #Feels

  • I dropped out of Oxford, and now I only speak Russian with the woman who gives me a bikini-wax. See what Hollywood does to you?
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Oxford #Giving #Hollywood

  • As a mother, you feel much more vulnerable. And when you're vulnerable, you're a much better actress.
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Mother #Actresses #Vulnerable

  • I think I like playing the bad girl. I like complicated. I like flawed, messed up complicated. It's more interesting.
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Girl #Thinking #Interesting

  • It's wonderful to have the most important thing in the world there first thing in the morning. And especially in this business, where the opportunity to think everything is about you is there every day, now I really know that it isn't all about me.
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Morning #Thinking #Opportunity

  • I'm very blessed to have a husband who appreciates me. Women feel sexy from feeling attractive and desired. Men feel sexy from having sex. If you can strike a balance where the man is having sex a lot and the woman is feeling desired enough to have sex, then you've figured out the secret to a marriage that's alive.
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Sexy #Husband #Blessed

  • My best feature is unfortunately a private matter, although I'm told it is spectacular. But you can't really walk it down the red carpet. What can I say?
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Red #Matter #Carpet

  • I think that's why I gravitated toward slightly broader... ummm, more conceptual kinds of movies, Underworld and Van Helsing. That was as much as I could actually give. But you're actually more of an animated figure. It does go against the grain, as an actor.
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Thinking #Giving #Doe

  • I have a husband who literally worships me. And cleans the house. And blow-dries my daughter's hair.
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Daughter #Husband #Blow

  • I sort of ended up in Los Angeles by accident. And it was sort of terrible to be jostled into this position of a fame-hungry starlet. Which is so honestly not me! In fact, I could use a bit more of that because I am such a hermit! So I allowed myself to get really bothered.
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Facts #Use #Los Angeles

  • Apparently, I'm very good at firing a gun without blinking, which is unusual. That's why so many action characters have to wear sunglasses during shoot-out scenes. That's my party trick.
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Party #Character #Gun

  • No one is more enslaved than a slave who doesn't think they're enslaved.
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Thinking #Slave

  • People keep asking me about it but I don't want to be famous for being a former anorexic.
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #People #Anorexia #Asking

  • Feeling attractive didn't come until I was 29... What is it about a woman being in her late 30s that brings out the "Oh, my gosh, are you worried?" questions? Worried? What about? Thirty-eight, 39, 40, 50! Great! Still alive!
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Eight #Feelings #Alive

  • Theres such a pressure on women that we put on ourselves and everyone else puts on us to look unrealistic and everything, but you just cant compare yourself to people in magazines.
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #People #Looks #Magazines

  • I would quite like to play a big concert as Freddie Mercury. I cant sing that great and I havent yet found a use for the over large size of my teeth. I quite fancy a mustache like that and he was such a great showman.
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Play #Mustache #Teeth

  • I find American behaviour...odd
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Behaviour #Odd

  • It`s the only time my education has come in remotely handy. -on using her Russian literature studies for copying her "Van Helsing" script into Russian to acquire a Slavic accent.
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Copying #Literature #Scripts

  • I think what's dangerous about being an actor who does action movies is you think, 'Well, I can totally handle myself now.' But if my opponent didn't know the other half of the routine, I don't know how well I'd do.
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Thinking #Doe #Routine

  • I try and take lots of vitamins and I don't drink. I do smoke, though, I'd be insufferable if I didn't smoke, you'd have to push me off a balcony I'd be so boring.
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Trying #Vitamins #Boring

  • I can’t tell you how many times I’ve gone to present at the Golden Globes, come home, whipped the dress off and read to my daughter wearing gazillion-dollar earrings. That’s how it goes in my house, and I wouldn’t have it any other way,
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Daughter #Home #House

  • I am a Death Dealer, sworn to destroy those known as the Lycans. Our war has waged for centuries, unseen by human eyes.
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #War #Eye #Vampire

  • On her daughter's pet rabbit: I don't think he liked being in a cage and wouldn't stop masturbating and humping his bowl.
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Daughter #Mother #Thinking

  • My daughter comes with me everywhere. I don't leave her behind. But it is hard. I mean, I think any working mother will tell you that what kind of falls by the wayside, you know, are the hours of sleep that you wish you had, and all that. I feel incredibly lucky and blessed, but I do sometimes feel like that exorcist lady!
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Mother #Daughter #Blessed

  • I have found being a mother has made me emotionally raw in many situations. You heart is beating outside your body when you have a baby.
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Mom #Mother #Baby

  • Books have always helped me make sense of things. With any life experience, you can find someone who has documented it in a poetic way.
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Book #Way #Poetic

  • I always felt that anorexia was the form of breakdown most readily available to adolescent girls.
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Girl #Anorexia #Form

  • Given that I can't sing like Freddie Mercury, obviously I'm not going to pursue it as a career. What would be the point?
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Careers #Would Be #Mercury

  • I have to say, sushi freaks me out more than almost anything.
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Sushi #Freak

  • I think that dwelling on other people's perception of you is the road to complete madness, unfortunately. I try and resist that.
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Thinking #Dwelling #People

  • I was a very difficult child, and the time I spent reading was about the only peace I gave my mother.
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Mother #Children #Reading

  • I'm glad I've never been so successful that I couldn't stop doing one thing. I've kind of been able to just kick it along and switch around.
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Successful #Able #Kind

  • If I ever have sex with someone I might be able to develop a sense of humor.
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Sex #Might #Able

  • Job-wise, I did have a moment of panic that I should have been a doctor a few years ago, but I hate when people vomit.
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Wise #Jobs #Hate

  • Someone once said that you can make the choice between getting old and getting creepy, and I think getting old is the way to go.
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Thinking #Choices #Creepy

  • Were I not married to the director, I'm not sure I'd know anything about the 'Underworld' sequel.
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Directors #Married #Not Sure

  • I'm attracted to playing things that I find difficult, just because it's a journey that is much more interesting.
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Journey #Interesting #Difficult

  • It's a very difficult thing losing a parent, but I think there's an added complication for me, because he was so well-loved and he had this very open charm that made people feel they had a personal relationship with him.
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Thinking #People #Parent

  • At Oxford University, I studied languages so I could read the great novels as they were originally written. I took what in the United States would be a double major in Russian and French, but I have to admit that the pressure of getting through so many books spoiled reading for me.
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Reading #Book #Oxford

  • I find a lot of things kind of funny and I often say what's on my mind, and then get nine texts from all my friends going, 'What's the matter with you?' But I haven't ever made a big attempt to have any particular image. And I don't really worry about it. If it's funny, I don't care.
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Worry #Mind #Nine

  • I love my fan base because they never high-five me; they always get really shifty and hide. Adam Sandler's fan base are like, 'Hey!' and high-five him and want to hang out, but mine go behind pillars and get really freaked out.
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Pillars #Fans #Hey

  • If I get a script that's set in the jungle it goes to the bottom of the pile because I don't think the playgrounds are going to be very good there! I'm really aware of how lucky I am but I have the kind of job where I can bring my child to work.
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Jobs #Children #Thinking

  • Apparently, I get facials and manicures all the time. I read this and think, 'Oh, I wish I did that!' I don't think I've had a facial since I was 19.
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Thinking #Wish