It's cute how I used to think this 'barely holding it together' feeling was temporary.

— Anna Kendrick

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You listen to your favorite song just until you're almost getting sick of it, and then it's so fun to rediscover it after a couple of months.

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This isnt the time to make hard and fast decisions, this is a time to make mistakes. Take the wrong train and get stuck somewhere. Fall in love, a lot. Major in philosophy, because theres no way to make a career out of that. Change your mind and change it again, because nothings permanent.

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Every time I talk to a fancy journalist and they ask what I do in my free time my scumbag brain goes 'say masturbate, it'll be hilarious'.

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The most frustrating things is when you read something that has so much potential, but there are other little red flags where you think, I don't know that I would see eye-to-eye with the people making this film. And that is the worst environment to enter, and absolutely not worth the risk.

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The most common thing that I get is, ‘Am I the only one who doesn’t think that Anna Kendrick is pretty? And youre like, ‘No, you’re not the only one. Arguably, all of the boys in my high school agree with you.’

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I was at awards shows and felt really lost so it was good to play someone who was really lost.

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I can't cook to save my life but I can bake a flour-less chocolate-hazelnut tort with a spicy caramel sauce.

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My parents were really, really cool about supporting what I wanted to do at a really young age. I think I was about 10 when I caught the bug. They would drive me down to New York if there were auditions. When I was 12, I did this show on Broadway called 'High Society,' so we moved to New York for the run of that.

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I had a confusing relationship with my Barbies, but I love trolls. I tortured my Barbies.

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We should be thanking Apple for launching the $10,000 'apple watch' as the new gold standard in douchebag detection.

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I feel love for people that I have loved, and I think that's so beautiful, and I think that's such an important lesson for children that people can have disagreements but it doesn't mean one is bad and one is good.

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With any other movie, you're entering new territory, so it's quite different to be involved in something where it's the same characters, and the same people.

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About Anna Kendrick

Quotes 37 sayings
Profession Actress
Birthday August 9, 1985

I remember hearing once that good girls don't get caught.

I think that's sort of a lot of what my teen years were like.

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I'm so humble it's crazy. I'm like the Kanye West of humility.

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If you tell a guy you don't like being tickled and he tickles you anyway, that's a red flag.

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I feel like I'm still learning a lot.

I think there's a tendency for people who are just doing their first couple of films that I see now where they seem to be really resentful of the technical limitations that come along with filmmaking.

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I want to do #‎ stage again, because there just aren't words for how great it is. People say that all the time, "There's nothing like live theater, blah blah," but it's really true. I see a show and I know how they feel, and it feels great.

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To not be self-conscious of your appearance is huge, and something that I desperately hope to carry into film at some point in my useless life - to not be thinking, "My ear looks weird from this angle, why is the camera over there?"

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My parents got married late and they had kids late, so I never felt a social or cultural thing to be married or pregnant or a homeowner by a certain age.

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I like my men like I like my coffee. Silent.

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I'm a pretty big dork. It's crazy. I'm one of those people who grew up with all kinds of musicals, but I was right at that age where 'Rent' was a big deal for me and for my friends.

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'Rocket Science' is really where I fell in love with filmmaking, I think 'Camp' was incredible, but it was so bizarre, and I was trying to find my footing in this world where you don't have an audience for immediate validation.

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If a guy was like, 'Let me serenade you,' and it was bad, and I had to lie about it - can't have it.

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Sometimes I think, I need to think before I speak.

And then other times I think, I shouldn't leave the house or interact with people ever.

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R.Pattz fever is a lot louder than George Clooney fever. The younger girls are a little louder.

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I like figuring out where I need to be mentally so that I'm not thinking about the camera and that it's second nature. I want to get to a place where I can exist within the confines of what you can do with filmmaking and not have to think about it.

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My mom was always a fan of just really elegant, sophisticated pieces.

I mean we grew up in Maine, so we didn't have a lot of call for black tie or anything, but I think I definitely got that sensibility from her.

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Humility was an important part of the way I grew up.

And I found that to be less common when I moved to California. That's not to say humble people don't exist there, but ambition seems really important.

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Sometimes the best part of my day is imagining what I'm gonna eat when I get off work.

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I like sets that feel small. Sets that feel really big are difficult. When you're on a big set it feels like there's constant mis-communication.

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I feel like if it's not scaring you, you're doing it wrong.

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I like to think of myself less like 'an adult' and more like a 'former fetus.'

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The music industry seems scary to me.

I mean the film industry is crazy enough so the music industry to me seems like the wild, wild West. Like I would just never dare.

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If I see a chapstick that I've never tried, I have to buy it.

And then once that door's been opened, I have to check the whole store to see if there are more chapsticks that I don't have.

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You can't tell an audience to like a character.

And I think the best way to get the audience on someone's side is to embarrass them.

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The thing is, my appearance – that’s never been my moneymaker.

I’m fine being small. I’m fine being all the things I am. And I’m happy I’m not supposed to be on the 50 Most Beautiful list all the time, because that would be super f**king stressful.

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