"I spent the first fourteen years of my life convinced that my looks were hideous. Adolescence is painful for everyone, I know, but mine was plain weird."
"It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are."Uma Thurman on e. e. cummings
"The greatest day in your life and mine is when we take total responsibility for our attitudes. That's the day we truly grow up."Uma Thurman on John C. Maxwell
"As a teenager I was so insecure. I was the type of guy that never fitted in because he never dared to choose. I was convinced I had absolutely no talent at all. For nothing. And that thought took away all my ambition too."Uma Thurman on Johnny Depp
"As a teenager you are at the last stage in your life when you will be happy to hear that the phone is for you."Uma Thurman on Fran Lebowitz
"We never really grow up, we only learn how to act in public."Uma Thurman on Bryan White
"So, you know, parenting is a very intimate and amazing experience and one of the best experiences of my life."
"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."
"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."