"Desperation is the perfume of the young actor. It's so satisfying to have gotten rid of it. If you keep smelling it, it can drive you crazy. In this business a lot of people go nuts, go eccentric, even end up dead from it. Not my plan."
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."Uma Thurman on Mark Twain
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax."Uma Thurman on Albert Einstein
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."Uma Thurman on Colin Powell
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."Uma Thurman on Dale Carnegie
"If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."Uma Thurman on Abraham Lincoln
"So, you know, parenting is a very intimate and amazing experience and one of the best experiences of my life."
"I don't feel famous."
"I was not particularly bright, I wasn't very athletic, I was a little too tall, odd, funny looking, I was just really weird as a kid."
"I've learned that every working mom is a superwoman."
"I'm an actress and mom, and I probably don't have enough of an active spiritual life. And I don't know why people run around calling themselves by the names of religions when they don't actually practise them."