Best Quotes from Christina Ricci

We all have insecurities, and the thing that makes them crippling is that we all have the ability to blow them up into such huge issues in our minds, that we might as well have a facial deformity. It keeps us from really going out there and living our lives, and forgetting about hating yourself and just experiencing the world around you.

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This is my costume. I’m a homicidal maniac. They look just like everyone else.

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Any obsession is dangerous.

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My dream role would probably be a psycho killer, because the whole thing I love about movies is that you get to do things you could never do in real life, and that would be my way of vicariously experiencing being a psycho killer. Also, it’s incredibly romantic.

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I knew I would never be cast as the pretty girl.

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I’ve never been to a race car race before.

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We have so much pride in welcoming these passengers onto the plane, and they have so much pride in travel. It’s something that I definitely always remember, when I’m playing a scene on the plane, just to imbue everything with that sense of excitement.

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It’s fun to be sarcastic, but now I’m able to express myself in a way that’s much more sincere.

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I don’t think I’m an outsider at all.

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Naturally, my body language changes given whatever environment I’m in.

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Naturally, my body language changes given whatever environment I’m in.

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Most people don’t walk around knowing what other people think about them, and I don’t think it’s healthy to know what faceless strangers who you’ll never meet say about you.

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I think my anorexia was to do with being a teenager, not being in films.

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The whole growing-up process seems to have eluded me.

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As a kid, I was told to talk as much as possible.

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I went through an awkward adolescence and had braces.

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I’ve been to therapists my whole life. I find the less attention I pay to food, the healthier I am. Any obsession is dangerous. And a whole country that’s obsessed with one thing, unless it’s, like, jeans, it’s very dangerous. Everyone’s obsessed right now with carbohydrates in this country. It’s ridiculous.

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I like the way my own feet smell. I love to smell my sneakers when I take them off.

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I’ve always been a really ambitious person.

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I think I’ve always been interested in playing people who are judged very harshly.

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I’m an actor who hates dialogue and the present day and reality.

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I think I’m better at playing difficult than I am at being normal. And to me that’s something I’m working on now. I’m not really that difficult or complex a person, so it’s interesting to me that it’s just so much harder for me to play an everygirl.

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I think that I need to work on being comfortable at being normal, everyday-ish on camera. Unlike a lot of actors, I think that’s the thing that I’m not so comfortable with.

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I feel like some of the best talent is on TV right now, with the writing, acting and great directors. I’ve also been looking for the consistency of work that TV provides for you. And, I always thought it would be really interesting to live with a character for months, if not years.

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I’ve been looking to do TV for a while. I’ve always done guest starring stuff. I’ve done a couple of multi-episode arcs, and I’ve always loved the experience.

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I would love to fly privately, but unfortunately, I don’t. I don’t summer anywhere either.

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My sister and I shared a bedroom our entire lives and I believe she discovered the Beatles when she was about 11 and I’m four years younger. So from the age of 7 until 17 we had nothing but Beatles paraphernalia in our room, even those little stuffed Beatles that went on stands that are dressed as the Sgt. Pepper band.

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Every night I fell asleep to a different Beatles album. So I’m very familiar with the Beatles; Ringo was my favorite Beatle until I grew up and then changed. I made the switch over to George Harrison just in time to regain my cool.

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I come from one of these hideous backgrounds where being sincere is like – ugh, you might as well kill yourself.

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There are a lot of theories about Shakespeare.

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I guess I’m a workaholic!

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I don’t come from money.

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I always knew that I was kind of bored; the regular life of a child didn’t fit me.

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I think the thing that I always try to do – because it piques my interest – is to play really different parts all the time.

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I’m really open to everything.

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When you’re doing something where you really like the material, it doesn’t matter what medium it’s in.

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I mean, I sing. But I don’t think I’m a good enough singer to do any kind of musical.

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We might all be so afraid to be who we are, but in the end, it’s really you’re individual, unique qualities that make you attractive to people.

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This life that I’ve led has been really well suited for me.

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To play someone who is who they are because of the happiness and contentedness that they’ve known in their life is interesting because of sort of how banal it is.

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Everything, I think, about acting is based on imagination.

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Well, I think I’ve had a fairly meandering career.

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You won’t see me in a better mood than 4:00 in the morning on my way to work.

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My sister discovered the Beatles when she was about 11 and I’m four years younger. So we had nothing but Beatles paraphernalia. Every night I fell asleep to a different Beatles album.

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I’m one of those people who loves to fly.

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I love the solitude of being on a plane and finally getting to read an entire book and being left alone.

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I could easily exist on less money, but I like the way I live now.

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I’m a TV addict, and I personally really enjoy reality TV.

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I think I’m better at playing difficult than I am at being normal.

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I think that I need to work on being comfortable at being normal, everyday-ish on camera.

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Doing films as an actor, you spend maybe 40 percent of the year doing your chosen profession. If you are on a successful TV show, you spend 80 percent of your year doing the thing you love.

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When I was a little girl – well, like, a teenager – I wanted to be Sam Jackson. I always wanted to be men.

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I’m merely trying to be something akin to a nice, kind, good actress.

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I’ve always done guest-starring stuff.

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I work out.

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Well, it’s difficult to fall in love with a character when you just read the pilot. You don’t really know who the character is.

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I’m trying to just go with the flow and learn from the people around me.

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I think it’s really great to be able to stick with a character for a long period of time. It’s not like you have one shot, and that’s it.

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I think that the best career that someone can have is one that’s reflective of their personal tastes.

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I can’t think of anything that I turned down that became big and successful.

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Well, I think most people understand that there’s a big difference between who you are and who, you know, you play.

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I like to do things sort of intuitively, I think.

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You always fear when you’re making a movie that has a moral to the story that people are going to reject the idea of being taught a lesson.

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Unless it’s a specific accent, or something about physicality you have to change, I am generally not such a conscious actor.

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I was a big sci-fi fantasy geek when I was younger… secretly, in my room.

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I think I am naturally attracted to things that are a little bit out of this world.

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I once ate McDonald’s three times in one day.

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My brother always teases me about my forehead: ‘I could eat off it!’

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All the roles are for boys. The girls’ roles are either small or all the same. There’s just nothing interesting.

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I was really bored and unhappy in school, and I used to act out and do horrible things.

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My mom knows when something is real and something is not.

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People are giving me more respect.

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I don’t really need a lot of help from a director.

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I didn’t use to think anything was worth keeping private. Now I do.

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I don’t have life rage anymore.

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I’ve been to therapists my whole life.

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I find the less attention I pay to food, the healthier I am.

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I mean, I don’t like anyone who likes themselves too much.

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What you feel is important may not be what the director feels is important.

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