The only time a woman really succeeds in changing a man is when he is a baby.— Natalie Wood
The most revealing Natalie Wood quotes to discover and learn by heart
Almost every girl falls in love with the wrong man, I suppose it's part of growing up.
Not even analysis, by itself, can transform you. You must still do the changing yourself.
For the first time I feel an inner emotional security.
There is reality and dependability. My life revolves around Richard and the baby.
At night, when the sky is full of stars and the sea is still you get the wonderful sensation that you are floating in space.
Stardom is only a by-product of acting.
I don't think being a movie star is a good enough reason for existing.
I couldn't even go to the bathroom alone. My mother or a social worker always went with me.
My mother used to tell me, No matter what they ask you, always say yes. You can learn later.
If I didn't believe in what I'm doing, I'd rather go to work in a dime store.
I saw my parents as gods whose every wish must be obeyed or I would suffer the penalty of anguish and guilt.
We all wanted to copy Vivien Leigh.
Today's films are so technological that an actor becomes starved for roles that deal with human relationships.
I was so young, and making movies, going to the studio every morning at dawn was magic.
My friends seem much more excited about my doing Anastasia than Brainstorm.
.. and to tell you the truth, I feel the same way.
I never saw film stars at home. We had no maid, no cook, no swimming pool.
I thought it was a wonderful line - right on the cutting room floor.
The constant attention is what is so difficult.
Warren and I are friends, but working with him had been difficult.
I never knew motherhood could be so truly gratifying until I had Natasha.
When I get married it will be for keeps.
I'm not very bright about money. I'm not domestic either. If I don't learn how to cook, maybe I won't have to.
I didn't like children. I didn't think of myself as a child. I didn't like any of the things other children were interested in.
Sometimes when I visit my sister and her two children, I wonder if she missed a lot by getting married. Right now, nothing could be further from my mind than getting married.
There are certain stars who are not actors. I don't want to be that type.
A lot changed when I had Natasha. I'm a survivor.
I've been terrified of the water, and yet it seems I'm forced to go into in on every movie that I make.
The times that I have done something that I didn't respond to emotionally right away, it's generally not worked out too well.
I'm just going to have to grow old, because I'm too terrified to have anything done.