"The frustrating part of it is that you're generally known for what you did last. I've had the privilege of doing some very cool independent films that, a lot of the time, the general public doesn't see unless you're at a film festival or you're into that kind of movie."
"Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances."Hayden Panettiere on Thomas Jefferson
"Rather be dead than cool."Hayden Panettiere 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."Hayden Panettiere on Angelina Jolie
"Let your soul stand cool and composed before a million universes."Hayden Panettiere on Walt Whitman
"It's really kind of cool to have solar panels on your roof."Hayden Panettiere on Bill Gates
"I remember reminding myself that beauty is an opinion, not a fact. And it has always made me feel better."
"I like to dedicate myself wholeheartedly to a cause so that I have more impact. My goal is to shed light on the beauty of the ocean and how important it is for our planet."
"You go on these Internet blogs and people say the meanest things. I'm a normal person. Just because I'm in the spotlight doesn't mean I'm God's gift to the world. I'm learning and making mistakes just like every other 17-year-old girl out there."
"I spend so much time with the brightest and most talented and well-rounded people. I've had the privilege of having long and very intellectual conversations with people, and sometimes I just sit there and listen. It's like a better version of a class. Even though I'm not sitting at a desk and in school, I'm still learning all the time."