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Reese Witherspoon
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Confidence is everything in this business. Reese Witherspoon

I'm lucky to find a person to share my life, and the best friend I'll ever have. Reese Witherspoon

Many people worry so much about managing their careers, but rarely spend half that much energy managing their LIVES. I want to make my life, not just my job, the best it can be. The rest will work itself out. Reese Witherspoon

I played a lawyer in a movie so many times I think I am a lawyer. And clearly I'm not a lawyer, because I got arrested. Reese Witherspoon

There's no bad consequence to loving fully, comma with all your heart. You always gain by giving love. Reese Witherspoon

I'm at a point in my life where I could make 20 more movies, but I want to make 20 more movies that matter to me. Reese Witherspoon

I don't have a lot of physical comedy instincts. I'm more verbal. Reese Witherspoon

Never drink to feel better, only drink to feel even better. Reese Witherspoon

I clearly had one drink too many and I am deeply embarrassed about the things I said, Reese Witherspoon

Never miss an opportunity to just shut up. Reese Witherspoon

I was always, as a younger actress, very conscious of not wanting to act sexy. I didn't see myself like that. But I think as a woman, you get older, you feel more confident in your sexuality. You're not as intimidated by it, not as embarrassed by it. Reese Witherspoon

Everybody needs love. Everyone deserves it. Reese Witherspoon

It really bothers me when people don't use coasters. Particularly on my table. Reese Witherspoon

I think movies are great and I have a great time making them but they're not what keeps you warm at night, or what's ultimately the most important thing in anyone's life journey. Reese Witherspoon

The joy we get as actors is out of transforming ourselves into something that's not necessarily anything true to ourselves. And it's a power - not being yourself, and being in the role; it's just like another prop. Reese Witherspoon

It's funny that it all becomes about clothes. It's bizarre. You work your butt off and then you win an award and it's all about your dress. You can't get away from it. Reese Witherspoon

I had someone correct my grammar once on a blind date, and within the first 10 minutes the date was over. You just don't correct somebody's grammar. That's just not okay. I'm from Tennessee, so I probably say everything wrong. I might have said 'ain't,' or something like that. Reese Witherspoon

I worry about my kids growing up and how the world might hurt them. But at the same time, I absolutely do not worry about them growing up - because they have great values and a great sense of self. Reese Witherspoon

To play June, I had an immediate connect with her background and culture. We grew up with the same religion and shared a lot of the same values of family and spirituality. But I was really so inspired by what a modern woman she was. Reese Witherspoon

Every day you have to choose and cultivate your own happiness. Reese Witherspoon

I was surprised when the ultrasound revealed that I was having a girl. I was convinced I was having a boy. And I was completely confounded by the fact that I wasn't in control of the situation; that I was being introduced to a different individual coming into my life. Reese Witherspoon

Doing begets more doing. It sounds simple, but I'm a firm believer that action can solve so many worries, and just powering through, no matter what, can give you the confidence you need when you feel like you've got nothing to offer. Reese Witherspoon

You can learn a lot about yourself with what youre doing and who youre with on a sunday. Reese Witherspoon

I thought I knew everything about love and relationships in my 20s, the ignorance of youth is bliss. As you get older, you start to realise that you don't really know anything and life is a great traveling journey. Life is unexpected...you just never know whats going to happen. Reese Witherspoon

But like Elle Woods, I do not like to be underestimated. Reese Witherspoon

Kids are the best part of my day. I don't wake up to make movies. I wake up to hang out with my family. Reese Witherspoon

I have a history, a long history of being stereotyped as a five-foot-two woman, which is very limiting. I've worked so hard to create characters that have dignity. And I think everybody knows that I have a very pro-woman message in my work - and in my life. Reese Witherspoon

And I think Taylor Swift is just an exemplary young lady. It's kind of interesting to see what a profound songwriter she is. I don't even think anyone has realized, the long term is going to be the bigger revelation. It's incredible how quickly she writes songs. We've hung out a couple times, we live near each other in Nashville. Reese Witherspoon

I have to admit I was dismayed when I found out 'type A' refers to a category of risk for heart disease - I thought it was just a nickname my mom gave me! Reese Witherspoon

Even people that know Johnny Cash's music really well and know that he was married don't really know that much about June Carter. So finding out about her really helped to inform my performance and to bring her to the front in a way that she has never been before. Reese Witherspoon

I spent a lot of my 20s just trying to make other people happy, rather than trying to figure out if doing that made me happy. Reese Witherspoon

I would love to have more kids. Kids are the best part of my day. I don't wake up to make movies. I wake up to hang out with my family. Reese Witherspoon

I'm definitely happy with the way my career has gone, the success; but I even feel glad that I've experienced some failure in my life. That gives you perspective and humility about this business; it's good to realize that you're always just one movie away from not being in Vogue anymore. Reese Witherspoon

We"re more than just our dresses. Reese Witherspoon

I'm not a politician, She says evenly. If I want to be one, I'll run for office. Susan Sarandon, whom I know and love, is a fantastic actress. It's her right as an American to say whatever she wants. [But] just because you're rich and famous doesn't qualify you to make political statements. I don't put my opinions out there to influence people. You have alot of influence. And sometimes I feel it's undeserved influence. Reese Witherspoon

My rule is, if it's not moving-monogram it! Reese Witherspoon

I'm trying to make it cool to be a good girl. Reese Witherspoon

It definitely sometimes feels like a suit that I wish I could zip off. But I do' feel bad about any of the things I"ve gone through, whether it's divorce or breakups or anything like that, because that's all part of the life journey, and I have those experiences just like anyone else. And I think it deepens what you tap into creatively. Reese Witherspoon

I always say that it's very important not to blame one person. You have to own whatever part of it you're responsible for. It takes a lot of soul-searching. It's important to go through that, because hopefully you won't repeat yourself. Reese Witherspoon

I have a good memory for certain things. And a very short memory for painful things - that's my favorite Martha Stewart quote, by the way. Reese Witherspoon

You know, I used to not understand fashion, a lot of it, but I completely understood being a playwright or a screenwriter and suddenly having an actor say your words and making them come to life. That I can understand. Finally, I'm starting to understand this. Reese Witherspoon

It's fun chasing boys, especially when you're young, but I think it takes time and life experience to notice the other boys. Reese Witherspoon

I don't think I realised how stressed I was, being a single parent. It was really, really stressful. It's not easy on anybody. Reese Witherspoon

Do I need men? I don't think it's about needing men. It's about love. Reese Witherspoon

It's fun to do a comedy and hook people in and then hoodwink them into watching a serious movie. I like to lead in with the comedy and then hit them over the head with a drama. Reese Witherspoon

Well I always wanted to be Dolly Parton when I was a little girl. I was obsessed with her. Reese Witherspoon

That said, my kids are at home right now with my husband and I'm missing something important at my daughter's school which makes me feel sick inside. It's a lot of balance and a lot of really hard decision making. Reese Witherspoon

My ex-husband is very involved in raising our beautiful children. We're very lucky because we both grew up in working families in middle America. We're on the same page that way. Reese Witherspoon

We're more than just our dresses. Reese Witherspoon

I want to make my life, not just my job, the best it can be. The rest will work itself out. Reese Witherspoon

Your body is just a vessel for who you are as a person. And until you work on what you give back to the world, it doesn't matter what you look like on the outside. Reese Witherspoon

Whether it was making my bed or making a movie, my mother and father never hesitated to say how proud they were of me, and that means so very much to a child. Reese Witherspoon

It's important to do things that scare you to death! Reese Witherspoon

Obviously, this isn't the time in my life that I would have chosen to do this, but I feel like life gives you these challenges for a reason. I feel so happy and glad to be in the place that I am. I really feel blessed. This is something I need to face and take control of. Reese Witherspoon

If something seems frightening or horrible, I should probably do it. Reese Witherspoon

Doing begets more doing. It sounds simple, but I'm a firm believer that action can solve so many worries, and just powering through, no matter what, can give you the confidence you need when you feel like you"ve got nothing to offer. Reese Witherspoon

One honest voice is louder than a crowd. Reese Witherspoon

The truth is... I gave my heart away a long time ago, my whole heart... and I never really got it back. Reese Witherspoon

There are things in my life that are hard to reconcile, like divorce. Sometimes it is very difficult to make sense of how it could possibly happen. Laying blame is so easy. I don't have time for hate or negativity in my life. There's no room for it. Reese Witherspoon

Being a Southern person and a blonde, it's not a good combination. Immediately, when people meet you, they think of you as not being smart. Reese Witherspoon

I take the kids to church and Sunday school. They love it. I really think it's important for a child to feel that there are things that are bigger than your life out there. Reese Witherspoon

I'm just chatty. But I do express my opinion. Reese Witherspoon

I literally think I look bad in every picture. Reese Witherspoon

But listen, I'm 29-years-old, I'm really lucky to be there and whatever happens I've been really blessed already. I have plenty of awards for this movie and if this was it for me I'd be really content. Reese Witherspoon

I think, like every working parent, I sometimes feel that there are not enough hours in the day. But overall, I'm very fortunate that my job has a lot of flexibility. I spend a lot of time with the kids, just around the house. Reese Witherspoon

Somebody close to me once said, 'Oh, no man will ever accept your children.' And I just thought it was the most horrifying thing someone has ever said to me in my entire life. I was determined to find somebody who would make that not true. Reese Witherspoon

I played a lawyer in a movie, so, many times I think I am a lawyer. And clearly I'm not a lawyer, because I got arrested. Reese Witherspoon

That said, I'd love to do a musical, either in film or on stage. Reese Witherspoon

Ryan and I didn't grow up like this at all, with this much attention. We'll just try to keep their feet on the ground and raise them with the values we were raised with. Reese Witherspoon

Turning 30 was really big for me. I can get really stuck on 'I don't like this or that about myself.' I've found that the only thing that breaks that for me is being able to spend time alone, going to the movies by myself or going to art museums alone. I do that a lot. I've discovered the importance of even 15 or 30 minutes a day where it is just me. Reese Witherspoon



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