Dakota Fanning Quotes

When everything in your life is right on track, it’s easy to believe that things happen for a reason. It’s easy to have faith. But when things start to go wrong, then it’s very hard to hold on to that faith. It’s hard not to wonder who’s reasons these things are happening for.

I feel very lucky to have been able to travel and see different parts of the world.

My job is all about getting inside another person’s mind and thoughts.

It’s important to be a global citizen at the same time and appreciate different cultures and different people and different ways of life.

It can be easy to get caught up in craziness or insecurity.

I like everything perfect. Everything has to be neat. My sister is 5, and she’s more messy than I am. I make my bed every morning, everything’s perfect. My shoes are all arranged. It’s sad. I’m a little like Ray, a little bit.

It’s cool that people enjoy my work. That’s fun for me that people, like going to my movies and enjoy all the hard work that everyone put into it. I think that’s the biggest reward, to know that everyone enjoyed the movies with me.

You know in cartoons, the way someone can run off a cliff and they’re fine, they don’t fall down until they look down? My mom always said that was the secret of life. Never look down. But it’s more than that. It’s not just about looking. It’s about never realizing that you’re in the middle of the air and you don’t know how to fly.

You have to be totally one hundred per cent committed to act. I do value everyone else’s advice, but ultimately I have to listen to myself.

There’s just something you can relate to immediately, even without knowing a woman. It’s an inherent thing, an inherent connection. I’m really appreciating it and valuing that.

One of my favorite things about doing movies is that you get to do different things you’d never do in real life.

It’s hard to remember when you look at a magazine or when you look at pictures of people, and you forget that those people are people like you. They have flaws and insecurities. That’s so easy to forget, even for me, as somebody who’s sometimes in those magazines.

I think that we have two things going on in the world right now. We have one sort of vibe that’s love who you are, be yourself, love your flaws, embrace your body, embrace your inner beauty, all of that. And then we have another very looks-based thing happening at the same time, you know?

I do feel very American. I think it’s something I’m proud of and proud to be by chance born here. Honestly, that’s something I think about.

Acting is what I love to do. I wouldn’t trade it for the world. I don’t think of it as work. It’s really fun for me.

People recognize me all the time. I think it’s really nice. I don’t mind it at all. It feels kind of surreal when people know who you are and I think that it’s really cool.

I love the feeling I get when I’m on a set; I love reading the scripts, playing the characters, getting to be someone else.

I love who I am and I love my life, but if I could be someone else, I’d be Beyonce in two seconds.

My parents never talked to me like I was a kid. Maybe that’s why I’ve been seen as mature.

My advice would be to go with the “love who you are, embrace yourself” vibe that’s happening right now.

It’s something that’s always been there for me, that I have huge blue eyes – it’s been something that people have always talked about.

The world is made up of the big things and the small ones. And the part that’s so unfair is that we call them ‘big’ and ‘small’ because when something happens to you, when you loose something or someone that your really care about, that’s all there is. The world may be blowing up around you, but you don’t care about that. You don’t care about that at all.

People like to examine the things that frighten them, to look at them and give them names, so saints look for god, and scientists look for evidence. They’re both just trying to take away from the mystery, to take away from the fear.

I really enjoy what I’m doing. I think you have to have a good time and not look too far back or too far ahead.

I learned to read at two. I was in a Montessori school and they teach you to read really, really young.