"Marriage is a risk I think it's a great and glorious risk, as long as you embark on the adventure in the same spirit."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Cate Blanchett on Mignon McLaughlin
"By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you'll become happy if you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher."Cate Blanchett on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."Cate Blanchett on Friedrich Nietzsche
"How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being."Cate Blanchett on Oscar Wilde
"Don't marry the person you think you can live with marry only the individual you think you can't live without."Cate Blanchett on James C. Dobson
"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."