"I have never denied my background or my culture. I have taught my child to embrace her Mexican heritage, to love my first language, Spanish, to learn about Mexican history, music, folk art, food, and even the Mexican candy I grew up with."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."Salma Hayek on Albert Einstein
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."Salma Hayek on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."Salma Hayek on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."Salma Hayek on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."Salma Hayek on Oscar Wilde
"I'll tell you, there is nothing better in life than being a late bloomer. I believe that success can happen at any time and at any age."
"You can have a spiritual awakening and discover a new side of you at any age. And best of all, love can happen at any age. Life can just start to get exciting when you're in your 40s and 50s. You have to believe that."
"No woman has to be a victim of physical abuse. Women have to feel like they are not alone."
"I have a small house so I borrow everything except art, that's what I love."
"People often say that 'beauty is in the eye of the beholder,' and I say that the most liberating thing about beauty is realizing that you are the beholder. This empowers us to find beauty in places where others have not dared to look, including inside ourselves."