"I can't just react on the strength of an email and three pages of synopsis, and say I'm going to take off for three months of my life."
"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."Emmanuelle Beart on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Emmanuelle Beart 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."Emmanuelle Beart on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Emmanuelle Beart on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Emmanuelle Beart on Ernest Hemingway
"Beauty is not something you can count on. Usually, when people say you are beautiful, it is when there is a harmony between the inside and the outside."
"We've all had that fear, that despair of losing someone, or this fierce desire because it's not reciprocated. The less reciprocation there is, the more desire we have."
"Of course I am political. You 'ave to be don't you? Every day it is about your future, your right to that future. 'Ow can people ignore this? We 'ave to leave a good world for our children, n'est-ce pas?"
"I am a voyager - and the voyage cannot mean that I stay at home."
"We were raised without movies, theater or music. We had only nature, the hills, the trees. When I got on the set of 'Manon,' I wasn't star-struck because I didn't know what a star was."