Rose McIver quotes

  • The reason I feel like I act is because you get to live a million different lives in one. I don't have to go about my life.
    -- Rose McIver

    #Different #Reason #Feels

  • I'm never much of a goal-setter. Whenever I've tried to make big, solid plans, they don't happen. I'm more into whatever the circumstances are that present themselves, making wise decisions around that.
    -- Rose McIver

    #Wise #Goal #Decision

  • I've always wanted to be an actor that explores different genres and different characters.
    -- Rose McIver

    #Character #Different #Actors

  • I think listening to people is helpful.
    -- Rose McIver

    #Thinking #People #Listening

  • I am inspired by working professionals who find lots of time for family and friends. It is easy to get caught up in a career, and I personally aspire to maintain strong connections with the people who matter most to me.
    -- Rose McIver

    #Strong #Careers #People

  • I always find time to read novels and poetry as well as scripts; I like to enjoy different kinds of storytelling. I spend time at the beach and with my loved ones. I like traveling to unfamiliar places to challenge my perspectives and glean wisdom from other ways of life.
    -- Rose McIver

    #Beach #Perspective #Challenges

  • I really struggled moving from New Zealand to the United States. I still have very strong ties to my home, and it took me a couple of years to feel settled in Los Angeles. Fortunately, I have a great group of friends and found the places where I enjoy spending my time. Finding beaches to get to made me feel much more plugged into the environment here.
    -- Rose McIver

    #Beach #Strong #Couple

  • I make time to exercise at least four times a week. I mix up running, yoga, barre classes, and rock-climbing to get a full workout. I also follow my mum and dad's nutritional advice and eat a variety of colors on my plate. Plenty of fruit and vegetables.
    -- Rose McIver

    #Running #Workout #Dad

  • I think having healthy relationships makes me feel much more confident and available to do good work as an actor.
    -- Rose McIver

    #Thinking #Healthy #Actors

  • It is so important to remember that, while I love my job, there are other fantastic avenues to explore in my life.
    -- Rose McIver

    #Jobs #Important #Remember

  • Sometimes I can inhabit a feisty, vicious character. Sometimes I can inhabit a painfully shy British girl, or whatever it might be. I'm able to step into these other parts of myself. I feel like, as long as I keep doing that in my career, and I keep tapping into different parts of the human condition, that's all I ask for.
    -- Rose McIver

    #Girl #Character #Careers

  • For me, I've just always known that women were more than capable of being able to direct.
    -- Rose McIver

    #Able #Direct #Known

  • I think you can't really reach the emotionally intense stuff without having built a genuine light, playful, connected energy, to begin with.
    -- Rose McIver

    #Thinking #Light #Energy

  • I don't know what another actor is going to give me, on the day, and I don't want to be so hard and fast in my technique that I'm not open to what's coming.
    -- Rose McIver

    #Giving #Technique #Actors

  • I know that I don't have a perfect performance that I bring to set. I bring ideas to set, and I'm more than willing for those to be affected and be malleable, based on what the other person gives me.
    -- Rose McIver

    #Ideas #Giving #Perfect

  • Nobody acts purely selfishly.
    -- Rose McIver

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  • As an actor, I was taught, from an early age, that secrets are the most powerful thing that you can have on screen, and that what you withhold is as important as what you share.
    -- Rose McIver

    #Powerful #Secret #Important

  • It's great to do theater and have the live response and know what that can bring to a performance. I like to juggle as many mediums as I can.
    -- Rose McIver

    #Theater #Mediums #Response

  • Exercise is great for endorphins, and I come from a very outdoorsy upbringing, so that means a lot to me.
    -- Rose McIver

    #Mean #Exercise #Endorphins