"All cities do face similar, significant trends in the future... most importantly global warming and climate change."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."Cate Blanchett on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."Cate Blanchett on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."Cate Blanchett on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."Cate Blanchett on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."Cate Blanchett on William Shakespeare
"If you age with somebody, you go through so many roles - you're lovers, friends, enemies, colleagues, strangers you're brother and sister. That's what intimacy is, if you're with your soulmate."
"It's not the normal way to look at things but I experienced death at a really young age and because of that it's been part of my mental landscape that death is really very possible."
"I've an enormous respect for my mother who at the age of 39 raised three children, and I grew up with my grandmother in the household. And so it was a really strong household of women - my poor brother! It was great growing up with so many generations of women."
"My everyday beauty routine is always rushed and pretty simple."
"Well, I've never looked upon myself as being a beauty, per se."