"Where I live, nobody who's fourteen is having sex and doing major drugs. And I think if you see it in the movies, you may be influenced by it. I think it's so important to preserve your innocence."
"Film spectators are quiet vampires."Natalie Portman on Jim Morrison
"Am I a romantic? I've seen 'Wuthering Heights' ten times. I'm a romantic."Natalie Portman on Johnny Depp
"You know what your problem is, it's that you haven't seen enough movies - all of life's riddles are answered in the movies."Natalie Portman on Steve Martin
"This film cost $31 million. With that kind of money I could have invaded some country."Natalie Portman on Clint Eastwood
"Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the ideals and objectives of normal adulthood."Natalie Portman on Walt Disney
"I'm a Gemini, so I change my mind every day."
"My dad's a doctor, and when I was 8, I went to one of his medical conferences where they were demonstrating laser surgery on a chicken. I was so mad that a chicken had to die, I never ate meat again."
"When I was in nursery school, the teachers asked me, y'know, 'What does your dad do for a living?' So I said 'He helps women get pregnant!' They called my mom and they were like, 'What exactly does your husband do?'"
"Smart women love smart men more than smart men love smart women."
"Going to a party, for me, is as much a learning experience as, you know, sitting in a lecture."