89+ Felicity Jones Quotes On Friendship, Music And Preaching

Top 10 Felicity Jones Quotes (BEST)

  1. Day to day, I always wear eyeliner on my top lid and mascara. I like to do my own makeup, it depends on the event.
  2. I use SPF every day, then apply foundation, mascara, eyeliner and blusher. I always take my make-up off at night and moisturize.
  3. I have a great plain blue shirt from APC, and a denim one from Dolce that I wear constantly. It's hard to find the perfect denim shirt, but this is it.
  4. Always, my mother said, "Be yourself." That is sometimes the hardest thing to do. I try to always remember that and come back to that and have strength in who you are. There is only one you.
  5. I would describe my look as 'ladylike rock chick.
  6. I'm small. I'm petite. But I'm a bit of a fighter inside.
  7. I think, as an actor, you're always traveling. There's a sense of dislocation sometimes from home.
  8. I think that when something happens when you're growing up, like a death or divorce, it does open the world slightly because things aren't as straightforward.
  9. As a child, I always liked dressing up and getting into character, and actors are lucky in being able to retain that playfulness, though we do seem to find it hard to grow up.
  10. When you're a young actor, there's this pressure to rush. But I hope to be doing this into my sixties and seventies, so I'd prefer to take my time.

Felicity Jones Short Quotes

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  • I'm more of a freestyle dancer. I like to do my own thing.
  • I would work as hard as possible at school so I could keep acting alongside.
  • In my work I fight for, I hope, showing women in a true way. They've got brains.
  • Women want to be paid on parity with a man in a similar position.
  • I'm keen to have balance, as much as possible.
  • I've been very lucky. Directors I've worked with have been very amenable to changes.
  • I've never taken a role where I don't like a person on the page.
  • I always had a very strong sense of independence.
  • I like to keep pushing myself and trying things out. I get easily bored, so I need a challenge.
  • I'm not a huge jewelry fan.

Felicity Jones Quotes On Love

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I'm a real geek. I love spending time researching a character and reading about them. — Felicity Jones

I'm too much left brain. I very much have an emotional response to things; I love literature and films and storytelling. I need to nourish my right side, it doesn't get a lot of exercise. — Felicity Jones

I think [Charles] Dickens was an extrovert and Nelly [Ternan] an introvert, and I think that Nelly saw beyond the fame and adulation and she actually loved Dickens essentially for who he was. So I think he felt like she was someone he could be himself with. — Felicity Jones

I've always been a feminist, and what I love in my work is being able to explore a full-sided woman and not patronize her. — Felicity Jones

The British vice is overthinking before we speak, which is really annoying. I love the way that, in America, people are more straightforward. The American vice would be sometimes speaking too loudly. You can always hear American people on the trains! — Felicity Jones

I cannot stand beer. But I love wine. — Felicity Jones

I love not having to rely on anyone. — Felicity Jones

The British vice is overthinking before we speak, which is really annoying. I love the way that, in America, people are more straightforward. — Felicity Jones

I always had a very strong sense of independence. I really liked being able to buy my Alanis Morissette Jagged Little Pill album. I wore that as a badge of honor. I love not having to rely on anyone. — Felicity Jones

"The Invisible Woman" was about trying to show this conflict in [Nelly Ternan] woman truthfully, between her own identity, but also being in love with someone who I think made very high demands from her. — Felicity Jones

Felicity Jones Famous Quotes And Sayings

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I want to be paid fairly for the work that I'm doing. That's what every single woman around the world wants. — Felicity Jones

But since doing the film ["The Invisible Woman"] I've really learned to appreciate [Charles Dickens], he's phenomenal. "Great Expectations" would be one of my favorites. — Felicity Jones

You have to be brave and not always play likeable people. It's difficult, because there's a demand for the hero or heroine to be very likeable. — Felicity Jones

I hate it when, in films, the girl looks perfect in every shot. It's quite nice if there's a bit of dark circles underneath the eyes, if we see the reality of the situation that the person is going through. — Felicity Jones

I think good things come out of having tension with the people that you work with. You've got to be arguing in order to produce something interesting. If everyone's just agreeing with each other, you're not going to push the boundaries. — Felicity Jones

It was amazing how much rehearsal helped with the performance - it was almost a theatrical approach to filmmaking. — Felicity Jones

Going to auditions is always so nerve-wracking. I don't think they ever get any easier. — Felicity Jones

When you're believing in the person that you're playing, you feel protected. It's about being true to that person you're playing. — Felicity Jones

I've done quite a lot of improv work before, and I wanted to do this film ["The Invisible Woman"] because it felt like a different technique. We were very true to the lines, and there was something quite formal and almost theatrical about it. — Felicity Jones

A lot of my time is spent watching films and reading scripts. And it can be all-consuming. And it's obviously something I'm fortunate that is both my work and my hobby. It's what I would naturally be doing anyway. — Felicity Jones

I cry at the end of every episode of "Girls." I'm just so overwhelmed by the truthfulness with which [Lena Dunham] conveys human nature. — Felicity Jones

I think Nelly [Ternan] actually has something very conservative about her, and she's very judgmental of (this other character's) situation, and can see that's about to happen to herself. So she judges it even more harshly [because] it's what she fears becoming. — Felicity Jones

My mother was in the kind of late-sixties, early-seventies origins of female emancipation. And she was very much like, "You're not going to be defined by how you look. It's going to be about who you are and what you do." — Felicity Jones

I've never done a superhero movie. It's very nice to you as an actor in several worlds to go and to experiment. — Felicity Jones

I'm small. I'm petite. But I'm a bit of a fighter inside. In my work I fight for, I hope, showing women in a true way. They've got brains. — Felicity Jones

I'm attracted to playing people who aren't necessarily straightforward. — Felicity Jones

I made a film called "The Theory of Everything," which is based on Jane Hawing, who was married to Stephen Hawking - it's based on her book about their relationship.That's what the film will be about - they were both incredible, strong, willful individuals and I feel like that Stephen Hawking himself would say that he wouldn't have survived without the influence of Jane Hawking, and they were an incredible team together. — Felicity Jones

The key is working with great directors. A film is so many different people and all their talents, but particularly the directors, because of the idiosyncrasies of that person. — Felicity Jones

I couldn't do what I do without my friends and family. — Felicity Jones

I think I actually did a production of "Under Milkwood," this Welsh play, with my drama group (at school), and I always remember taking everything far too seriously, and that it wasn't just a hobby but something I wanted to keep on doing. — Felicity Jones

I guess I'm a bit of a romantic. — Felicity Jones

I really enjoyed it - being involved in watching rushes and playback [in "The Invisible Woman"]. Ralph [Fiennes] was very open to my input, I think knowing that he couldn't always be there 100 percent, that he had dual aims with directing and acting. — Felicity Jones

What's amazing about the show ["Girls"] - the first (season) is about the girls and then the second (season) is about the boys as well. There's something so human about it. — Felicity Jones

I studied English literature at university, but for some reason we only spent one week on [Charles] Dickens, so I remember just trying to find the shortest book that I could find. I was like, "'Hard Times,' really great - it's short, that'll do it." — Felicity Jones

I was a tomboy running around in the garden. I used to play on a local cricket team. I grew up with all boy cousins, for the most part, and my brother. My mother was in the kind of late-sixties, early-seventies origins of female emancipation. And she was very much like, "You're not going to be defined by how you look. It's going to be about who you are and what you do." — Felicity Jones

I was a tomboy running around in the garden. I used to play on a local cricket team. I grew up with all boy cousins, for the most part, and my brother. — Felicity Jones

I'm very independent, creatively, always trying to push myself - and I think that comes from my mother. — Felicity Jones

I was into Virginia Woolf and James Joyce [at university] and I think we all thought that [Charles] Dickens wasn't that cool. — Felicity Jones

The American vice would be sometimes speaking too loudly. You can always hear American people on the trains! — Felicity Jones

I do sort of appreciate Nelly's [Ternan] view that it would be woman who would suffer mostly from that - who would be ostracized. The rigid societal conventions meant that it was difficult to live outside of them. — Felicity Jones

I like Nelly's [Ternan] quiet inner strength. I thought there was something about her predicament that I found interesting - that she didn't want to be a floozy mistress, a bit on the side, that she had more self-respect than that. — Felicity Jones

Now we live in a time where the public and the private are completely fused and there isn't such a great distinction. We know our private lives are constantly made public. With Facebook and Twitter there isn't such a desire, it feels, to keep things private. — Felicity Jones

I feel like with acting it's not like you make a choice - it's kind of in you and you have to do it or you wouldn't be able to survive. — Felicity Jones

I put every ounce of myself into my work, but also it's important that I don't miss every single wedding of my best friends. — Felicity Jones

I always hope for roles that have some depth and that I can get my teeth into and that will challenge me, in some way. — Felicity Jones

We live in a time where it's more surprising if people are actually together than if they're having affairs. — Felicity Jones

It was lucky that Ralph [Fiennes] is someone who understands both film and theater and we were able to understand that scene so well before we took it to the set. — Felicity Jones

Now younger actresses will have a confidence in those discussions with their agents and be able to say, "Can we make sure that I'm being paid the right amount for the work that I'm doing?" — Felicity Jones

I've done a lot of very low-budget indie films, so it was just really exciting and fun to be doing a film where there's a lot more time and these huge, vast sets. I was like a kid in a playground. It was amazing! — Felicity Jones

"The Theory of Everything" is an extraordinary story because [Jane Hawing] was incredibly religious and [Stephen Hawking] was an atheist, so you have this conflict both on a domestic level between a couple in a difficult situation but also this bigger conflict of science versus religion, so it's a really fascinating project. — Felicity Jones

I'm keen to have balance, as much as possible. I put every ounce of myself into my work, but also it's important that I don't miss every single wedding of my best friends. I couldn't do what I do without my friends and family. — Felicity Jones

I don't like when I look too cluttered. — Felicity Jones

[In "The Invisible Woman"] was a different type of performance which was less driven by improv. You always want moments of freshness and newness, but there was less so than I've done before. — Felicity Jones

There's so much of a desire in the entertainment industry for newness, a desire to build somebody up and then treat them as old news within six months. I think you'd be naive if you didn't try to hold on to your own way of doing things. — Felicity Jones

But for everyone, I think, there is always a pressure to conform, and I guess as you get older you realize it's less interesting to do that. It starts with you, though, saying, 'I know what I like doing and that's what I'm going to do. — Felicity Jones

My mother [was in advertising and] worked incredibly hard when she was bringing us up. She was a working mother and a working single parent. — Felicity Jones

My mother was in advertising and worked incredibly hard when she was bringing us up. She was a working mother and a working single parent. That instills in you a sense of determination. — Felicity Jones

I think personally it's not good for anyone - I don't think infidelity leads to happiness. It's painful for the person being cheated on, but also for the person who's cheating. — Felicity Jones

It can be very intense being an actor; it can be quite a small world. Then you speak to your friend who is a scientist and they have a completely different perspective. — Felicity Jones

Those moments when you don't feel self-conscious, when you escape that, are when you produce something meaningful. — Felicity Jones

I don't have much time for shopping so I pick things up when I can. My favorite labels are APC, Isabel Marant and Agnes B because the clothes are cut small and have a simplicity to them. — Felicity Jones

Sometimes there are changes that need to be made. — Felicity Jones

I always wear the shoes of the character a week before going on set; the idea of just putting on a new pair of shoes on the first day of filming is just horrific. — Felicity Jones

Most of the time I was in the background. I never played [the Virgin] Mary. I was always kind of the third angel. — Felicity Jones

I've never taken a role where I don't like a person on the page. Sometimes there are changes that need to be made. — Felicity Jones

I think in every character there are aspects of yourself that you bring to it. But then it would be really boring to just play yourself. — Felicity Jones

Fashion choices are never arbitrary. Even if you say you don't care, that's a decision. There's something you're trying to say. — Felicity Jones

I think that when [Charles] Dickens met Nelly [Ternan] it unleashed this sort of carnal, anarchic, cruel energy within him, and literally after she met him he changed his whole life - he separated from [his wife] Catherine, he stopped all the children from seeing her and went on this bitter rampage. — Felicity Jones

Acting has always existed alongside my normal life. It's been a case of learning on the job. I've worked in so many styles, with so many people, so I've picked bits up from everyone and everything. — Felicity Jones

Life Lessons by Felicity Jones

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  1. Felicity Jones is an example of how hard work and dedication can lead to success, as she started her career in small roles and worked her way up to leading roles in blockbuster films.
  2. She has also demonstrated the importance of staying true to yourself and not compromising your values, as she has taken on roles that she believes in and that she is passionate about.
  3. Finally, she has shown that it is possible to be successful in the entertainment industry without sacrificing your values or your beliefs.

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