It doesn't matter how old you are, or what you do in your life, you never stop needing your mom.

โ€” Kate Winslet

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Plastic surgery and breast implants are fine for people who want that, if it makes them feel better about who they are. But, it makes these people, actors especially, fantasy figures for a fantasy world. Acting is about being real being honest.

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If being crazy means living life as if it matters, then I don't mind being completely insane.

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I wouldn't dream of working on something that didn't make my gut rumble and my heart want to explode.

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As a child, I never heard one woman say to me, "I love my body".

Not my mother, my elder sister, my best friend. No one woman has ever said, "I am so proud of my body." So I make sure to say it to Mia , because a positive physical outlook has to start at an early age.

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Femininity for me means happiness and freedom.

..freedom of being who you are in whatever shape or size you come in.

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Loving someone is setting them free, letting them go.

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Because of the person I am I won't be knocked down โ€” ever.

They can say I'm fat, I'm thin, I'm whatever, and I'll never stop. I just won't. I've got too much to do. I've too much to be happy about.

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I have no regrets. If you regret things, you're sort of stepping backwards. I'm a believer in going forwards.

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Life is short, and it is here to be lived.

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When you're telling a story, I think you should tell it to its fullest, with reckless abandon, and absolutely let it be what it is.

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Regret isn't good. Every decision one makes in life is made for a reason or another. Whenever something bad happens, I go, 'This is happening for a reason', or, 'This is going to teach me something'.

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I look like people that walk down the street.

I don't have perfect boobs, I don't have zero cellulite - of course I don't - and I'm curvy. If that is something that makes women feel empowered in any way, that's great.

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About Kate Winslet

Quotes 144 sayings
Profession Actress
Birthday October 16

Acting is about being real, being honest.

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I went up to Meryl Streetp and said 'I love you so much I want to tongue kiss you' And she said 'OK'.

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I still don't believe this craziness for being skinny, but I eat sensibly and I don't stuff down chocolate biscuits.

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Having children just puts the whole world into perspective. Everything else just disappears.

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Youre supposed to be the leading lady in your own life, for Gods sake!

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There's something really empowering about going, 'Hell, I can do this! I can do this all!' That's the wonderful thing about mothers, you can because you must, and you just DO.

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There's more to life than cheek bones.

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I finally moved out of my parent's house. It was only fair to let my sister have her own room.

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There are moments to indulge and enjoy, but I always know when it's time to go home and wash my knickers.

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I accept my body. I accept how I am and make the best of what I am given.

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The things that make me happiest in the whole world are going on the occasional picnic, either with my children or with my partner. Big family gatherings, and being able to go to the grocery store - if I can get those things in, Iโ€™m doing good.

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If you're not still learning and growing as an actor, then you have no backbone and no career

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It doesn't make any sense... that's why I trust it!

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Many roads to take some to joy some to heart ache

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Honestly, among my acquaintances there is no woman wearing XS.

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I do think it's important for young women to know that magazine covers are retouched. People don't really look like that.

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Mum and dad were very much friends, and up to life.

There was no anxiety for anything when I was growing up, they just taught me to be me.

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It's very tempting to have a nanny and live in a gated community and have a chef - I'd love to have a few dinners cooked for me. But I don't want that for my children. When they're older, if people say to them, 'Did you have a chef?' I want them to be shocked by the question.

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I'm always inspired by actresses who are older than me.

Because I know that person has lived so much more life than I have. There's a whole other toolbox.

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There's not an awful lot that embarrasses me.

I'm the kind of actress that absolutely believes in exposing myself.

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I have wrinkles here, which are very evident.

And I will particularly say when I look at movie posters, 'You guys have airbrushed my forehead. Please can you change it back?' I'd rather be the woman they're saying 'She's looking older' about than 'She's looking stoned.'

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When I think about somebody like Keira Knightley, whom I don't particularly know, I see somebody who is working hard, really trying to challenge herself and make smart choices in spite of people criticising her size and performances.

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I accept my body. I accept how I am and make the best of what I am given. Children orientate towards examples. That's why I talk solely positive about my body in front of my daughter.

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I love it when a character requires me to look less than my red-carpet best.

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People say to me, 'You seem to have made this conscious decision to do independent films'. In reality, I haven't. After each movie, I always think, 'how different can I possibly be? Is this going to challenge me, is this going to inspire me, and is this going to make me love my job more than I already do?'

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I do endless chopping and preparing things.

I really find that relaxing. I do a lot of thinking as I am chopping and cooking.

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That's the main reason I took it up But I do feel I donโ€™t know part of, I suppose, my way out of everything, has been really taking care of myself. I think that comes from an awareness that my children really need me, and they need me to be the healthiest version of myself that I can possibly be.

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I am insecure. If you ask me, everybody is.

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The whole concept of 'grounding' children is utterly stupid - they just go off and rebel and don't like you. When my kids eventually come along, I don't want them to not like me.

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You can't be a proper writer without a touch of madness, can you?

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I don't have parts of my body that I hate or would like to trade for somebody else's or wish I could surgically adjust into some fantasy version of what they are.

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I have a crumble baby belly, boobs are worse for wear after two kids.

..I'm doing all right. I'm 33. I don't look in the mirror and go, "Oh, I look fantastic!". Of course I don't. Nobody is perfect. I just don't believe in perfection. But I do believe in saying, "This is who I am and look at me not being perfect!". I'm proud of that.

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I think what you feel like as a teenager never really goes away.

If you were teased for being fat or thin or having bad teeth, you're always insecure about that particular area of yourself. So I've never thought of myself as any kind of beauty, iconic or otherwise.

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I don't go to the gym because I don't have time, but I do pilates workout DVDs for 20 minutes or more every day at home.

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I don't know how much I can be bothered to have to lose the baby weight.

It's such a pain... I'm not one of those people for whom it magically drops off.

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It's my chance to challenge myself to the fullest, which is one of the great joys about my job... I love it when a character requires me to look less than my red-carpet best. It's more fun playing a character that requires you to look like dog s - t.

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Very thorough in the rehearsal process but more in terms of just understanding the characters, understanding where the actors are at with discovering those characters for themselves, and just setting an overall emotional tone for the piece as opposed to necessarily getting things up on their feet or staging scenes.

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