Helena Bonham Carter Quotes

Who is Helena Bonham Carter?

Helena Bonham Carter is an English actress known for Fight Club and several Tim Burton movies when she was his wife.

Born May 26, 1966

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Best 14 Quotes by Helena Bonham Carter

“Be yourself. No one else can.”

“I always feel better after a good scream.”

“I don't think kids have a problem with death. It's us older ones who are nearer to it, that start being frightened.”

“I just want to give you this one piece of advice: if you're standing and you could be sitting, sit. If you're sitting and you could be lying down, lie down.”

“I liked pretending to be other people: I could reinvent myself, reinvent my own reality.”

“I think everything in life is art. What you do. How you dress. The way you love someone, and how you talk. Your smile and your personality. What you believe in, and all your dreams. The way you drink your tea. How you decorate your home. Or party. Your grocery list. The food you make. How your writing looks. And the way you feel. Life is art.”

“I was weird right from the start. It's just that you can't ever expect people to get you. And I do think that really did mess with my head, being well-known young, when you really don't know who you are.”

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“I'm drawn to emotionally damaged characters because there is more to unlock.”

“I’ve aged, but I don’t think I’ve grown up.”

“Imperfection is underrated. Perfection is overrated.”

“Wear what you feel comfortable with. People say nasty things about what I wear in the street. I'm always in worst dressed lists, but you just have to dress for yourself and ­nobody else.”

“Who wants to be normal when you can be unique?”

“Why do you put your self esteem in the hands of complete strangers?”

“You just have to do what suits you, and it doesn't matter if you don't look like everybody else. Be you. That's our gift and we've got to celebrate that.”

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