Frances McDormand Quotes

Best 14 Quotes by Frances McDormand

“I buy books, I have shelves of books. I love to read.”

“I don't think of myself as a movie star and I can pretty easily convince other people that I'm not a movie star.”

“I have friends who are movie stars, and I think it's just as hard a job as being a working actor. But it's a different job, and it's not the one I want.”

“I never trusted good-looking boys.”

“I read books. Remember those? I read them, on paper.”

“I want to separate my professional life from my personal life. I want to live a normal life and be a normal mother.”

“It's much easier to play supporting roles because that's what I do in my life: I support my son.”

“My name is Frances Louise McDormand, formerly known as Cynthia Ann Smith. I was born in Gibson City, Ill., in 1957. I identify as gender-normative, heterosexual, and white-trash American. My parents were not white trash. My birth mother was white trash.”

“That's another great thing about getting older. Your life is written on your face.”

“There's only two givens with choosing acting as a profession: one is you will always be unemployed, always, and it doesn't matter how much money you make, you're still always going to be unemployed; and that you have no power.”

“There's something healing about tears.”

“What's wrong with Hell's Kitchen? You don't change a neighborhood by changing its name. You change it by building a school.”

“Who can worry about a career? Have a life.”

“With aging, you earn the right to be loyal to yourself.”

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