"It's important to travel and move and have a continual set of experiences so you've got more to feed back into your work. For me, it's a natural thing."
"It is better to travel well than to arrive."Cate Blanchett on Buddha
"Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends."Cate Blanchett on Maya Angelou
"One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more."Cate Blanchett on Thomas Jefferson
"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not."Cate Blanchett on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."Cate Blanchett on Saint Augustine
"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."