In the end when you accept yourself for who you are and you work with what you've got, you couldn't be more beautiful because you're confident and everyone notices.— Lily Collins
The most dreamy Lily Collins quotes that will inspire your inner self
To look into that persons eyes and find yourself so completely lost in another world, a world full of absolute comfort and happiness.
It truly is the power that you have deep within yourself that gives you the strength to pursue your dreams.
No matter what, I need to maintain my sense of self and always be true to who I am.
My advice for girls who are waiting for their Prince Charming is to be open for anything. Be open to new experiences, be open to the idea that it may take longer than you want, but if you're open to meeting new people and new adventures, then love will come along.
Think before you speak. Think before you judge. Think before you think you have a person all figured out.
Everything happens for a reason and, of course at times it's very discouraging, but at the end of the day you can't take it personally and move onward because if you let it sit with you, then it starts to eat away at you and you're allowing someone else to steal your excitement. No one wants that.
There's this common perception that having a famous last name is all you need.
A surname may get you a meeting, but if there's no talent you won't get the part.
Life works in mysterious ways but when you find your inner glow is back and shining brighter, you know it's right.
I really think everything happens for a reason.
I like to think of myself as a very passionate person, and as very determined.
So, if I set my mind on something, I definitely stop at no end to find within myself the power to keep going, whether that involves thinking of a new approach to a problem, or physically challenging myself.
I was actually the one who decided to move to LA.
Mom and I were driving on Sunset Boulevard during one of our trips back to see her family, and I said, 'Can we just stay?' So we did.
My mother used to take me to flea markets in my stroller, and I would just rummage through the piles. You've got to dig through the overstuffed racks that everyone else just walks by. It's the only way to find the cool stuff.
I've realized the quirky things that make you different are what make you beautiful.
Never once does 'Snow White' herself look in the mirror so she isn't aware of her beauty or what apparently that does to people. It's really just the queen and the prince that talk about it.
I'm drawn to roles that have real substance, that aren't just the victim or the teenage girl or the girlfriend.
I do believe in listening to your mind as well that that you need to be smart about certain things, to protect yourself. You need a healthy mix of both really, but it's important not to think so much that you're not able to follow your heart.
I don't like reading things that people say on the Internet because I know so much of it is not true. I don't want to waste my time worrying about what other people are thinking. I just want to focus on being able to do cool projects.
No matter what, I need to maintain my sense of self and always be true to who I am. And that while there are always going to be roadblocks along the way, you're going to be just fine, as long as you learn from each setback.
Great movie stars like Audrey Hepburn and Elizabeth Taylor who were capable of saying so much without saying anything at all merely by carrying themselves in a classic fashion that's timeless yet relatable.
Celia [Brady] is a young woman who, you know, she's still got that fresh young vibe about her but at the same time she's quite wise beyond her years and very mature and she has that womanly, sexy quality, but at the same time she's very youthful in her clothes. She has that interesting mix between the two. I really love that balance about fashion.
When you trust and have elevated personnel in each department then the sky really is the limit.
Big brows weren’t the look in L.A., where I grew up. But my mom instilled in me that it’s the quirky things that make you beautiful.
The fans reacted very positively to me being cast [The Mortal Instruments] which, as a Twilight or Harry Potter franchise, when you read a book and you have someone in your mind or you have a vision and then they're cast in real life, it can go either way. So I was very, very honored and happy that they were excited.
Wearing a corset, a ball gown, heels and a swan hat with wings to fight in the forest gave me a whole new appreciation for everyday clothes, because you really become that alter ego while wearing those costumes in those environments on the set. They just influenced everything you tried to do.
It used to bother me - having bigger, fuller brows.
I even plucked them once so I'd fit in, but I hated them and couldn't wait for them to grow back. Now I embrace them. I realized the quirky things that make you different are what make you beautiful.
I think it's just important to not judge people based on their physicality because it's really about personality and people's hearts and souls. That's what drew me to Audrey Hepburn who is kind of like my icon.
No, I like to wear as least amount of makeup as I can during my everyday life because I'm just all about keeping my skin healthy and hydrated and I love to laugh and have a great time and smile - that's when I feel the most pretty so I just want to make sure that I stay happy.
I love watching old movies anyway - I grew up with my mom watching old movies and being immersed in the history of old Hollywood.
To play someone I loved in my favourite fairytale as a kid is a total honour.
I've grown up knowing that you put as much of your private life out there as you feel comfortable with.
I don't really have a favorite song. Music is such a big part of who I am, and speaks to so many different emotions inside me, that I don't have an all-time favorite.
[My book is] a collection of letters and essays about what it takes to be a young woman today. Mostly the taboo things that girls don't want to talk about, but once we do we realize we're not alone.
It's great when improv is encouraged.
It's a really fun thing. It depends on who's in the movie and how their process works, as well. It takes a director who is open to that because you have a script, but then something funny could happen on set. So, to have people around you who encourage improv is really exciting.
My older siblings and I all work in 'the industry'.
So obviously we have hectic schedules, but we make it work.
My dad knows how to tell a story. He'd make me laugh by doing all the different voices.
Decisions are the endless uncertainties of life that we'll not know if they're right until the very end, so do the best you can and hope its right.
I'm not against Twitter or Facebook. I'm not against anything. Never say never.
At first, I didn't hang out with celebrity kids.
That wasn't the way I was brought up. I went to a run-of-the-mill Catholic primary school when we first moved to L.A. But then I went to a high school where there were lots of 'industry' children. Those weren't my best friends and I've never set out to make myself a part of that scene.
My last name may have opened doors, but I have to keep them open.
When your whole being is attracted to someone else's whole being, then I think that is someone you were meant to be connected with at some point.
Could I see him acting as Warren Beatty directed, and what would that be like? When you see him as those characters, once you get to know him, there is so much of him in them. In fact, I saw so much of him in them that it made me laugh.
When I first covered [presidential election ] in 2008, I was asking questions for kids around the world, but mainly for myself. I didn't know the process, I didn't know how it worked. Now, of course, I'm more schooled on it, but I deal with so much politics in my fashion work and in Hollywood, that I haven't been as connected this time.
I used to go into rooms of older executives and try to pitch talk show ideas and when I was writing as a journalist I would pitch ideas for my articles and I definitely understand that excitement of a pitch and what that is to be young and a woman and trying to make your voice heard.
I love baking, it's the most calming thing for me.
It's therapeutic, it makes the house smell good, and I get to take the goods to my friends. I do it for other people.
I've grown up seeing the pros and cons but I love it and I've always wanted to act. Throughout all the rejections at auditions, and especially when I finally did get something, both my parents have been so supportive and always told me it is all about passion and, if I was doing it because I love it, there's no wrong choice.
I think I've been brought up very well by both my parents.
I am very cautious and I think I'm now fit for the world I'm in. They're very much behind my modelling and very supportive.
I think the big thing is the fairy tale.
It's taking old folk fairy tales and retelling them in modern day. I think it's just taking you out of everyday life, and everyone loves a good fairy tale.
Starting at 16 years old I was in boardrooms of older executives pitching talk shows. I wanted to be the youngest talk show host for a really long time.
But the thing is, I was never looking at a strategic way of gaining fame.
That's not why I'm doing this.