"When asked if I consider myself Buddhist, the answer is, Not really. But it's more my religion than any other because I was brought up with it in an intellectual and spiritual environment. I don't practice or preach it, however."
"This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple the philosophy is kindness."Uma Thurman on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Uma Thurman on Mahatma Gandhi
"I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else."Uma Thurman on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Uma Thurman on C. S. Lewis
"I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is."Uma Thurman on Albert Camus
"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."