"Young actors often don't think of the consequences of doing nudity or sex scenes. They want the role so badly that they agree to be exploited, and then end up embarrassing family, friends, and even strangers."
"I'll never stop dreaming that one day we can be a real family, together, all of us laughing and talking, loving and understanding, not looking at the past but only to the future."Natalie Portman on LaToya Jackson
"If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher."Natalie Portman on Abdul Kalam
"Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten."Natalie Portman on David Ogden Stiers
"The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege."Natalie Portman on Charles Kuralt
"Sister is probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once the sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship."Natalie Portman on Margaret Mead
"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."