"I believe that being an actress or being involved in a movie has to be a life experience, otherwise why go for it? I have to change me, and I have to learn things, and I have to push me and my limits. By acting, I find a freedom inside of a prison in a way."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Juliette Binoche on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Juliette Binoche on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Juliette Binoche on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Juliette Binoche on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Juliette Binoche on Mark Twain
"But I think it's a little different in Europe, because 40 is really the best age for a woman. That's when we hit our peak and become this ripe fruit."
"For me, habit is just a synonym for death."
"Choosing to be in the theatre was a way to put my roots down somewhere with other people. It was a way to choose a new family."
"Being a famous actress may give you a sense of being important, but believe me, it's just an illusion."
"It's never been my purpose to become an American icon, or more famous or richer."