"I think working with Johnny Depp was very intimidating. It was my fault though. I mean he's a total cool nice, nice guy, but I was just so, I don't know, overpowered by his presence. Like he's a very mystic person. He's older so I never really warmed up around him. I was so stiff."
"Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances."Franka Potente on Thomas Jefferson
"Rather be dead than cool."Franka Potente on Kurt Cobain
"All women do have a different sense of sexuality, or sense of fun, or sense of like what's sexy or cool or tough."Franka Potente on Angelina Jolie
"Let your soul stand cool and composed before a million universes."Franka Potente on Walt Whitman
"It's really kind of cool to have solar panels on your roof."Franka Potente on Bill Gates
"I think actors are divided into two groups: one that wants to be an actor to become famous and rich, and the other that wants to be an actor because they have to be. I'm more in the second group."
"I've published one book before, and now I'm writing a book of essays and stories about life in Tokyo. And I have one book coming out in May in Germany, about fitness."
"I think when I'm in love, I really am very good with calling, little faxes, and visiting and I really put a lot of effort into it. I'm really not the one that's not available because of work and I'm very sad when I actually leave."