"Acting is fun and I refuse to get involved in the semantics and the politics of strategy and breaking out of something or doing something because you need to do something else. For me it's all about what fuels my soul and if I'm passionate about a screenplay then that's what I'll do next."
"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future."Shailene Woodley on John F. Kennedy
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself."Shailene Woodley on Mark Twain
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."Shailene Woodley on Plato
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand."Shailene Woodley on Milton Friedman
"It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."Shailene Woodley on Joseph Stalin
"George Clooney is a super-human, he's just such an amazing human being, he taught me how to be a better person and a better actor!"
"There's been times when I've had heartbreaking moments and I'm like, 'I can't believe you said that,' or 'I can't believe you did that'. And it hurts, it still hurts, and it'll always hurt, but I've never had somebody that I truly cared about just walk out on me, whether it was a boyfriend, or an aunt, mom or dad."
"The F-word is 'famous,' the C-word is 'celebrity' and S-word is 'star,' in my book. The other three words are fine - you can say those. But 'famous,' 'celebrity' and 'star,' I think, are misused."
"I think there's a lot of work to be done with our societies. My biggest passions are the environment and health. And when I say 'health' I mean the secrets behind health and our food system."
"So often, I read scripts and am like, 'This would never happen in real life. It's not trying to be funny. It's trying to be serious.'"