I don't feel the need to prove myself to others, but to prove myself to myself— Monica Bellucci
The most almighty Monica Bellucci quotes that will activate your inner potential
I know many beautiful people and their lives are just so terrible.
They feel so uncomfortable with themselves. Being comfortable is not about what you look like, but how you feel.
Instead of going to the gym, I dress in black - a lot more practical and much more fun.
If You want a man to notice you, just wear red lipstick
We all need illusions. That's why we love movies.
When people divorce, it's always such a tragedy.
At the same time, if people stay together it can be even worse.
My body is so important to me... my face, my arms, my legs, my hands, my eyes, everything. I use everything I have.
I didn't have familiarity with children.
I'm learning day after day, with her [daughter]. And what impresses me the most is that she, Deva, is an individual person. But in miniature, she seems to be a special effect.
After a while in marriage, it doesn't work anymore.
There is something missing, there is something wrong. There are few marriages that stay alive forever. We like something, and after a while, we hate what we used to love.
When I have to go to Cannes, that is boring to me.
When I make an American movie it's going to come out all over the world-it doesn't happen the same way for an Italian film or a French film.
In a couple, sometimes, one or both people have to give up their personal life, dreams and ambitions for the good of the family.
Envy is human nature.
I'm a lucky person because I've been loved a lot. I have a great family.
Now, all the movies are for teenagers.
It's very difficult for an actress to find really deep, beautiful characters to play.
I like comedies, I like thrillers, I like love stories.
Everything is beautiful; it depends if the film is good, who cares? Everything is interesting.
When you see a silent movie, you understand everything that's going on from the images because the images are so strong.
I think the lawyers are such incredible actors. Can you imagine the performance they have to do every day?
If you have a script that's not great, if you have a great director, you can make a great movie, but if you have a great script with a director who's not good, never are you going to have a good movie.
Do you know who I would love to play? Morticia Addams - then I could use all that darkness to be funny.
An actor works with their soul and their thought.
I love jewelry - gold and diamonds. I'm a woman.
I feel fine and comfortable with myself, but not because I'm beautiful.
I believe that time destroys everything.
You can take one beautiful apple, red. After a while, it becomes shrivelled and full of worms, just like what happens to us.
I come from a Catholic religion, but I'm not Catholic.
I don't stress myself about my looks.
I love to laugh. I like being able to lead an interesting life.
To be a lawyer was too boring for me, for my personality.
I wouldn't want to be 20 again for anything.
I'm not a movie star. I'm just an actress.
Lipstick is the most valuable weapon in a woman's make-up kit.
It has the power to transform the appearance and mood of the person wearing it, and, at the same time, arouses the admiration of everybody else.
We had a moment in the '40s and '50s, where female characters were very strong in film, where these incredible roles were written for women like Joan Crawford, like Bette Davis. But then there was a space of time where - I don't know why - it wasn't like that. It became difficult for women to find certain roles after a certain age.
Usually, I'm only sad when something sad happens.
I am not a melancholic person. I like to live very much in the present. If I was an animal, I'd be a little cat. They like to live life.
Time destroys everything.
Personally, I find it romantic not to be with someone all the time;
you don't get used to someone or take them for granted.
I always wear some make-up, even on quiet days when I am not doing so much with my time. I like to start using Dolce & Gabbana Perfect Finish Creamy Foundation as a base, as it's lighter than air and doesn't make me feel 'caked.'
I have a lot of adrenaline. I have a naturally fast system. But I love to eat, and I am not skinny.
Mel is a great director because he's not just a director, he's an actor, so he knows how to direct actors. I loved working with him. He's great as a director. He's so intelligent. He's generous. I really loved him.
I'm not someone that wants to control everything.
I like to work with people that bring their talents to the project. So I like it when the makeup artist has a chance to do their work, when the dresser does their work, when the director does their work. They all come with stories and ideas to think about.
When I eat with my friends, it is a moment of real pleasure, when I really enjoy my life.
In acting process, it's very difficult to explain. It's something very intimate, very private.
If I do a role where I have to lose weight, I can do that.
I eat meat, fish, vegetables, and I lose it right away. But sometimes I do a role where I have to gain weight, and I can tell you I prefer that.
It's not the Jews that killed Christ.
It was a political situation, and it was the Romans who killed Jesus. They put Jesus on the cross, not the Jews.
I have no idea how I'm perceived in America because I don't live the reality of America.
When I did 'The Passion,' nobody believed in the movie.
Everybody was telling me, 'You shouldn't do this movie... But I wanted to play Mary Magdalene. I thought that I could do something strong and deep with this character.
Irreversible is not glamorous at all.
I try to do different things because I want to grow as an actress and I like to take risks.
Just a touch of eyeliner and red lips is glamorous.
When a relationship doesn't work anymore, it's terrible to stay with someone that you don't love.
Wherever I go, I am Italian. The way I talk, the way I eat, the way femininity is important to me. The way I love Italian food.
Love does not go away, it changes.
Do not hate the people who are jealous because they recognize that you are the best.