110+ Drew Barrymore Quotes On Happiness, Charming And Versatile

quote by
Drew Barrymore inspirational quote

Top 10 Drew Barrymore Quotes (BEST)

  1. Life is very interesting... in the end, some of your greatest pains, become your greatest strengths.
  2. When things are perfect, that's when you need to worry most.
  3. I never regret anything. Because every little detail of your life is what made you into who you are in the end.
  4. There's something liberating about not pretending. Dare to embarrass yourself. Risk.
  5. Oh, I love hugging. I wish I was an octopus, so I could hug 10 people at a time!
  6. Daisies are like sunshine to the ground.
  7. When I lay my head on the pillow at night I can say I was a decent person today. That's when I feel beautiful.
  8. I pray to be like the ocean, with soft currents, maybe waves at times. More and more, I want the consistency rather than the highs and the lows.
  9. If you're going to go through hell... I suggest you come back learning something.
  10. I am who I am because of the people who influenced me growing up, and many of them were gay. No one has any right to tell anyone what makes a family

Drew Barrymore Short Quotes

Go to table of contents

  • I'm a real stay-at-home mom. I'm really hands-on. Everything else became secondary.
  • I took the stairs and felt like my childhood took the elevator.
  • Feeding a child at school is such a simple thing - but it works miracles.
  • It's only through listening that you learn, and I never want to stop learning.
  • I never want to get to the point where it's all about my needs, and the hell with anybody else.
  • If you don't take risks, you'll have a wasted soul.
  • You've just got to do the best that you can.
  • I like so many different kinds of chick flicks. I like rom-coms, I like female friendship movies.
  • I am obsessed with ice cubes. Obsessed.
  • Sometimes I bust out and do things so permanent. Like tattoos and marriage.
 quote Happiness is the best makeup.
Happiness is the best makeup.

Drew Barrymore Quotes On Happiness

Go to table of contents

I think happiness is what makes you pretty. — Drew Barrymore

I think happiness is what makes you pretty. Period. Happy people are beautiful. They become like a mirror and they reflect that happiness. — Drew Barrymore

Happiness is a choice. You have to choose it - and you have to fight for it. — Drew Barrymore

I think that being happy makes the biggest impact on your physical appearance. — Drew Barrymore

I don't want to be stinky poo poo girl, I want to be happy flower child. — Drew Barrymore

I swear to god; happiness is the best makeup. — Drew Barrymore

I've spent a lot of time in my life dedicating myself to love or the pursuit of love or the understanding of love... I’ve stopped believing in happy endings. I’ve started believing in good days. — Drew Barrymore

Happiness takes work. It doesn't always fall off trees or come easily. You really have to be someone that doesn't fall prey to being sad. I don't want sad, I can't be sad, I don't want to be about sad; I avoid sad. It inherently envelops you, so do everything that you can to escape it all the time. — Drew Barrymore

I try to make movies that I would want to go see rather than ones I would just want to do as an actor. I want people to have movies full of romance and hope and empowerment, something they can escape into and feel good about. I love happy endings. — Drew Barrymore

My twenties were about exploring love and being a wildflower and trying to figure everything out. Now I'm not comfortable being that happy wildflower anymore, but I still don't feel like a woman. I wonder when that moment's going to hit. — Drew Barrymore

Drew Barrymore Quotes On Love

Go to table of contents


Love is the hardest habit to break, and the most difficult to satisfy. — Drew Barrymore

I've always loved butterflies, because they remind us that it's never too late to transform ourselves. — Drew Barrymore

Everyone is like a butterfly, they start out ugly and awkward and then morph into beautiful graceful butterflies that everyone loves. — Drew Barrymore

I used to look in the mirror and feel shame, I look in the mirror now and I absolutely love myself. — Drew Barrymore

I love romance. I'm a sucker for it. I love it so much. It's pathetic. — Drew Barrymore

No matter what the genre, I want to see me and my friends. I want to see reality. I want to see what we're really like. I loved 'Bridesmaids'. I thought it was the most honest portrayal of female friendship in such a long time. — Drew Barrymore

My limbs work, so I'm not going to complain about the way my body is shaped. — Drew Barrymore

I've got Flossie dog, and she is great. She and I are still in love, 14 years. That's a relationship that works. — Drew Barrymore

I love the very exposed, humorous, imperfect, never-trying to-pretend-to-be-perfect journey that I have been on in my life. — Drew Barrymore

I love being single. It's great. I get to be who I am and do what I want and be with the people I love. I feel like I have everything and I'm very fortunate, and it's very rich fulfilling time in my life. — Drew Barrymore

Drew Barrymore Quotes On Life

Go to table of contents

I have no regrets in my life whatsoever. — Drew Barrymore

I am not someone who is ashamed of my past. I'm actually really proud. I know I made a lot of mistakes, but they in turn were my life lessons. — Drew Barrymore

I don't know anybody's road who's been paved perfectly for them, there are no manuals, you don't know what life has in store for you. — Drew Barrymore

My whole life, I've wanted to feel comfortable in my skin. It's the most liberating thing in the world. — Drew Barrymore

School feeding not only fills stomachs, but has a proven track record of boosting enrollment, attendance and academic performance. For just pennies a day per child, this program changes lives - and ultimately can impact the futures of poor countries around the world in a profound way. — Drew Barrymore

I'm so in control of my life, you shouldn't dislike anything I do-because I'm not only in the best place I've ever been, but it keeps getting better and better. — Drew Barrymore

Life is not about focusing on the obstacles. It's about how you handle them, and whether you get enlightenment or levity from the way you do it — Drew Barrymore

I think that we all have to have that rite of passage of dating the tortured artist who seems cooler than we think we are; we aspire to be like them, and we're excited that somebody is turning us on to new music or a new lifestyle. — Drew Barrymore

My life choices are not supposed to be the gateway to somebody else's. That's my journey. — Drew Barrymore

I'm not after fame and success and fortune and power. It's mostly that I want to have a good job and have good friends; that's the good stuff in life. — Drew Barrymore

Drew Barrymore Quotes On People

Go to table of contents

Kissing - and I mean like, yummy, smacking kissing - is the most delicious, most beautiful and passionate thing that two people can do, bar none. Better than sex, hands down. — Drew Barrymore

I want people to be blown away when I do what they don't expect. — Drew Barrymore

I decided very early on that it took too much of my energy to pretend to be someone else. People will make up their minds about me whatever I do or say, but at least I know I am being true to myself. — Drew Barrymore

When you've been locked up in a mental institution, people are going to ask questions. It was OK, because I didn't have to act perfect all the time. — Drew Barrymore

Beauty is so within. I don't care if you're the most attractive person on the planet...if you're not good inside, it will show. You fall in love with people from the inside out. — Drew Barrymore

I really want to understand the mind so I can be more comfortable with the way people are. Being comfortable with people is incredibly important. — Drew Barrymore

I want people to love me, but it's not going to hurt me if they don't. — Drew Barrymore

And people say it all the time: 'You're a celebrity.' No, I'm an actor. I'm a producer. I'm a director. I'm a toad. I'm roadkill. I'm anything but a celebrity. — Drew Barrymore

People are like moths. First they are ugly and awkward, until they break out of their shell and become a beautiful butterfly. — Drew Barrymore

I think video village is bullshit. It's like it's a breeding ground for people to nitpick and feel important. It's just such a weird dynamic. — Drew Barrymore

Drew Barrymore Quotes On Feel

Go to table of contents

There are so many pressures that are put upon young women. Whatever we can do to alleviate that and help women feel beautiful about who we are inside, which is the only beauty there truly is, is so nice. Let's get down and dirty. Let's be a real girl. — Drew Barrymore

I've been a vegetarian for years and years. I'm not judgemental about others who aren't, I just feel I cannot eat or wear living creatures. — Drew Barrymore

I just think everything is a learning experience and every moment that you have that actually feels good inside of your heart is an absolute blessing and a gift. — Drew Barrymore

I understand there are inevitable things that we have to go through: heartbreak, family problems. I don't feel like some Quixotic idiot who says, 'We don't have to feel pain.' No! Let's feel it, let's make it work for ourselves. But I want us all to be able to get past it. — Drew Barrymore

Indecision is the most unsexy thing on the planet. I don't know if I'm sexy but I think decisiveness is sexy. I also lose trust and faith in them when I realise I'm a bit on my own and that's a very disheartening feeling. — Drew Barrymore

I know what the intimidation level of high school is. You're on a hamster wheel, running, running, running, trying so hard to fit in. It's all about how you deal with what you're given, feeling OK with being the odd man out before you're finally successful. — Drew Barrymore

I could never be cynical, not that I think there's anything wrong with cynicism. I think it can be quite funny at times. But I just feel so grateful to be alive. — Drew Barrymore

I didn't grow up in a traditional family, and I never had a family dinner around the table, so whenever I actually had a dinner 'plan,' it meant a lot to me; it made me feel excited and safe. — Drew Barrymore

If you’re 35 and single and it’s a choice, it feels fine. So I didn’t settle with the wrong person yet. Big deal! — Drew Barrymore

I feel really connected to these young ladies I get to work with; I'm dancing around with them and playing music for them. We sit down and get to know each other so we have a shorthand. — Drew Barrymore

Drew Barrymore Quotes On Beautiful

Go to table of contents

Kisses, even to the air, are beautiful. — Drew Barrymore

I don't have a long, drawn-out Joan Crawford beauty routine. I'm not like, "Yes, I wake up and first I put ice on my face." I do it in a taxi on my way to a meeting. Traveling is my makeup routine. I do it in a car ride, and I'm that asshole on the road who's doing her mascara in the mirror. — Drew Barrymore

I'm such an avid magazine reader - music, art, beauty magazines - and I found that food and restaurants were pouring into everything I cared about. Whether it was the pop-up concept, or some mysterious mini-mall restaurant, I got swept up in the sexy romance of the food movement. — Drew Barrymore

Drew Barrymore Famous Quotes And Sayings

Go to table of contents

quote by Drew Barrymore

Love is the hardest habit to break, and the most difficult to satisfy. — Drew Barrymore

God made a very obvious choice when he made me voluptuous; why would I go against what he decided for me? My limbs work, so I'm not going to complain about the way my body is shaped. — Drew Barrymore

Apparently vodka helps flowers last longer when they're dying. But you can put vodka in anything and it'll make it better. — Drew Barrymore

I live for makeup and I like wine. These are my truths! — Drew Barrymore

I'm not insecure. I've been through way too much f**king sh*t to be insecure. I've got huge balls. But I've been humbled. That makes you grateful for every day you have. — Drew Barrymore

I know that I won't succeed at everything, every day. Some days have to be solely about my daughter. Some days I really try to be a good wife. Other days, I can take a few hours for myself and just do nothing but really focus on work. — Drew Barrymore

My mother used to dress rather risqué when I was a kid, and that sort of shocked me. I always thought moms were supposed to wear cardigans and flats, but she was in leather bracelets and minidresses. In hindsight, I thought it was pretty cool, but I'm probably more conservative because of it. — Drew Barrymore

I can't think of any issue that is more important than working to see that no schoolchild in this world goes hungry. — Drew Barrymore

I can cook about two things. I can boil hot water for the only pasta I can make. — Drew Barrymore

If you're going to be alive and on this planet, you have to, like, suck the marrow out of every day and get the most out of it. — Drew Barrymore

I never really had a childhood. I was around adults all the time. My favorite book when I was eight was “Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex - But Were Afraid to Ask”. I was not afraid to ask. — Drew Barrymore

I believe that everything happens for a reason, but I think it's important to seek out that reason - that's how we learn. — Drew Barrymore

There's a big world out there. Bigger than prom, bigger than high school, and it won't matter if you were the prom queen or the quarterback of the football team or the biggest nerd. Find out who you are and try not to be afraid of it. — Drew Barrymore

I love writing, directing and photography; if I could figure out a way to put the three things together, that's what I would love to do. — Drew Barrymore

When [my friend] had her kid, she was like, "9:30?! I'm not living in Barcelona. I need dinner at 6." I never got that until now. Four years ago, when I met her, I thought that was extreme. I was like, "I love Barcelona!" Now, I'm so mad when someone suggests an 8 pm reservation because that means we won't eat until 8:30 or 9 pm. Forget it! — Drew Barrymore

I don't want to be vain or fearful, and I don't think I'll do anything [in terms of plastic surgery], but if I want to do something, I will. From my perspective, there's no reason to be afraid of aging, because if you age, you're lucky! The alternative is death. — Drew Barrymore

I'm such a workaholic. I'm always thinking about work. — Drew Barrymore

I always like worlds where you could be in several different time periods. — Drew Barrymore

I cry a lot. I'll cry because I see a person walking down the street looking lonely. — Drew Barrymore

Different cocktails for different Saturday nights. — Drew Barrymore

A thank-you can be just as meaningful as a soulful ten-page message. — Drew Barrymore

The thing that has been weighing on my mind this week is that I wanted to go and save all the little live lobsters in restaurants and throw them back in the ocean. Imagine me being arrested for that. — Drew Barrymore

I aspire to be that, to be a voice of reason one day. — Drew Barrymore

I know certain actors are totally screwed up on drugs, yet it gets covered up. Why wasn't I excused for 'exhaustion' or 'the flu'? — Drew Barrymore

I definitely don't think that I'm hot doo-doo. I don't. — Drew Barrymore

Being pregnant and having a toddler, as every parent says, is amazing. You're very tired, but it's so wonderful. God, it's emotional, but it's the best. I wouldn't want to be anywhere else. — Drew Barrymore

If I ever start talking to you about my 'craft', my 'instrument', you have permission to shoot me. — Drew Barrymore

Women shouldn't be burdened by what existed in their past, we should all learn how to turn pain into strength. — Drew Barrymore

I'd rather be a few pounds heavier and enjoy life than be worried all the time. — Drew Barrymore

I love movies, I love being a part of them, and this is the one occupation I love living and playing in and stressing myself out over. — Drew Barrymore

I just didn't understand the American political system, and I felt really stupid about that. — Drew Barrymore

I really wanted a wonderful, traditional home for my kid. — Drew Barrymore

I think I’m moody because I’m a woman. I can ask any man in this room, like women are just inherently like, moody or hormonal people. I don’t know how men deal with it. I praise them. — Drew Barrymore

I loved the world of roller derby because I thought it was such an empowering metaphor, that you get out there and do it. It's such a rocker, athletic, capable, cool exhibitionist sport; it's about this great sort of camaraderie. — Drew Barrymore

I just think happiness is what makes you pretty. Period. Happy people are beautiful. They become like a mirror and they reflect that happiness. If somebody walks in the room and they're drop-dead gorgeous and sexy, it's really fun to look at. But if someone is giving of their spirit and they make you laugh and feel good, that's a whole other level of beauty. — Drew Barrymore

The reason I started officially learning to cook was because when I first got pregnant, I had to face the sad fact that I didn't even know how to boil an egg. — Drew Barrymore

I was born 10 years old. — Drew Barrymore

As I've gotten older, I've really wanted to find more balance and calm. — Drew Barrymore

I don't really get into architecture in the hotel room. But maybe a little Feng Shui here and there. — Drew Barrymore

I've never dated anybody older, actually. There are so many things I'm curious about, and I'd love to be able to say, "Teach me." I want to learn from the people around me. — Drew Barrymore

As a kid I got to like hang out with Stephen King. That was like the highlight of my life. Cause I think he's the raddest human being ever. — Drew Barrymore

I think the world offers so many wonderful varieties of obstacles, but that shouldn't be one for kids - is the worry that 'my parents wont be there.' — Drew Barrymore

Sometimes get lost in the white noise of people's anger and being super adamant on one side or the other. And what fails to happen is that you actually aren't disseminating the information that you want to get across to these people. — Drew Barrymore

If I die before my cat, I want a little of my ashes put in his food so I can live inside him. — Drew Barrymore

When you become very ill - raise your head. You will definitely see the sunlight. — Drew Barrymore

I'm such a profound believer that timing is everything; I would tattoo that on my arm. — Drew Barrymore

Life Lessons by Drew Barrymore

Go to table of contents

  1. Drew Barrymore has taught us the importance of resilience and hard work; she has been in the entertainment industry for over four decades and has achieved success through her dedication and determination.
  2. She has also shown us that it is possible to overcome personal struggles and still achieve success, as she has been very open about her own struggles with substance abuse and mental health.
  3. Finally, she has demonstrated that it is possible to be successful in multiple areas of life, as she is not only an acclaimed actress but also a successful producer, director, and businesswoman.

In Conclusion

Which quote resonated with you best? Did you enjoy our collection of Drew Barrymore quotes? Or may be you have a quotation about Drew Barrymore to suggest. Let us know using our contact form.

About the author

This collection is managed by , with an extensive background in quote curation. They have meticulously gathered, researched, and compiled the quotes featured on this page. Every quote has been diligently cross-verified for its origin, its authenticity, and its potential influence on our readership.


Feel free to cite and use any of the quotes by Drew Barrymore. For popular citation styles (APA, Chicago, MLA), go to citation page.

Embed HTML Link

Copy and paste this HTML code in your webpage