Brie Larson Poster

Quotes (25)

  • It's very scary to allow the world to see you.
  • It's really hard to see yourself and to recognize that you are a human being like everybody else. You just think everybody's judging you.
  • I'm so used to swimming with the piranhas. And they're really not that bad.
  • I was the type of person that would show a PowerPoint presentation about why I should do something versus crying and screaming over it.
  • I was three when I told my mom that I knew what my dharma was and that I wanted to be an actor.
  • I have a sister and her name is Mimsy, like from "Alice in Wonderland", so we've got some strange names in our family.
  • I didn't go to prom--I was home-schooled.
  • For some reason, chewing gum for me gets my brain going.
  • For me, the dumbest rule is that you can't chew gum in school.
  • I know how to have a conversation, but I've never done improv. I've never taken improv classes.
  • Singing is an incredible expression and something that is important to me, but where I feel comfortable with how much I reveal about myself is acting. I enjoy the characters, the costumes, the wigs and just being a chameleon.
  • Maybe you're not perfect, but you're willing to actually look at yourself and take some kind of accountability. That's a change. It might not mean that you can turn everything around, but I think there's something incredibly hopeful about that.
  • In the past I've been very into the falling part, very into the swimming in the dark, deep emotional water. Rampart (2011) I really went into it and it took me three times as long to get out of that depression as it did to just do the scenes. I had to learn to give it my all and then go home and laugh.
  • I'm learning with the older that I get that some feelings are just universal and that I'm not the only one who hates their hair or their life at times.
  • I wasn't interested in going to the school dances. I wasn't interested in going to the football games. What I wanted was to be in my room painting my walls and doing weird stuff. That's what I wanted and I got to do what I wanted, so that, to me, is my high school experience.
  • I was home-schooled, was always very close with my mom and was very straight-laced and square. I was never the rebellious one, and I never threw hissy fits.
  • I think more things are becoming socially acceptable. I think that just by having more media, whether that's TV or Internet, we're able to see more things.
  • I think it starts to feel really redundant when you start to do something the same way over and over again. I don't think it's good to become so dependent on a certain writing process.
  • I know that I'm an actor and I guess I could kind of put on an act, but it takes so much more time to be someone you are not. I feel so much better just being comfortable with myself and hopefully girls will accept that.
  • I had a tough time fitting in, as I guess most kids do. I felt like school was kind of a grand opportunity to figure yourself out and to figure out what you wanted.
  • I didn't have a regular school experience and wanted a more abstract way of learning. I started exploring in lots of different creative ways. It gave me the opportunity to travel and play music, so it was good for me.
  • Whenever you want something that you're not going to get, suddenly the whiny three-year-old comes out in you.
  • Sometimes I laugh with my parents, and sometimes I yell at them, and both are therapeutic.
  • [on Emma Stone] She is never afraid to show us the most difficult thing you can show the world: yourself. What that entails is not always pretty. But with Emma, it is real, and it is beautiful.
  • [on the anti-feminist backlash against 'Captain Marvel'] I don't feel any pressure to represent my gender. That shouldn't even be a factor. It's just a movie.