"It's always difficult to play a scene of physical violence because you're always afraid that you don't know your own strength and might hurt someone."
"We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot."Catherine Deneuve on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Catherine Deneuve on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."Catherine Deneuve on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Catherine Deneuve on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Catherine Deneuve on Ernest Hemingway
"I would have liked maybe to be in architecture or painting, something connected to the fine arts."
"Cinema is still a very young art form with extraordinary techniques and very impressive special effects but sometimes it seems the soul has been taken out of things."
"Film is a very young art that is still evolving. Soon, we shall reach a balance between content and technology."
"I have no physical courage, I've asked for a double."
"Acting is also working with people who invite you into their dreams and trust you with their innermost being."