Words matter. These are the best Diane Kruger Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
You can learn any accent you want. It’s a fascinating thing.
I made a French film called ‘Merry Christmas’ which is a very European film. It’s a World War I piece.
I don’t want to let my life as a woman pass me by. There’s a time to work, there’s a time to be young and crazy, and there should be a time to enjoy motherhood. I’m actually looking forward to that.
I see myself raising my children in Europe, probably in Paris.
I’m not one of those women who thinks beauty is a curse.
I realized through my personal travels how little I know about certain conflicts, because I was too vain or self-absorbed to ask the questions. That’s been the focus while I’m in my thirties – to become an accomplished woman, rather than some actress.
Being German, I think we don’t really express a lot of things.
I do give myself a break in my personal life but I think in work, if you don’t push yourself you get bored and want to do something else.
It’s quite a famous story that takes place on Christmas Eve, and the Germans, French, and Scottish are trying to make peace one night and they bury their dead and they play football. I play a German opera singer, in German, which I never have so I am really excited about that.
I don’t want to live my life in a five-star hotel. That’s not real life to me. You can’t appreciate it.
For exercise, I tend to like the outdoors. In Paris, I rent a bike in the street and cycle around, and in L.A. I live up in the hills so I go hiking a lot. I like to stay fit by being generally active.
I think Charlize Theron is just as good when she is looking really pretty in a movie as when she gains 10 pounds and puts on a nose. I applaud her – good for her that she doesn’t care. But she’s just as good, whether she’s pretty or not.
My sport is biking. I’m not much of a gym person, but I like being outside – hiking, canoeing, camping.
I really feel like the first day I went to drama school and I went up on stage, that I found my vocation. It’s kind of a cliched thing to say but I really feel like it was what I was meant to do.
You know, I might get married at 50 or 60, when it actually means something to say ‘for the rest of my life.’
I’m not a snob.
I don’t have any romantic ideas about marriage. Trust me. A white dress… ? No. It’s not something for me.
I’m not a very good impersonator, my friends maybe, but not famous people.
I consider myself a ‘local’ actor in France. I started out in France, I went to drama school in France and the French film community was very welcoming to me when I was a young actress.
With modeling, you pose. You want to look your best all the time. With acting, you have to be aware of the camera, but the more you show your imperfections, the better you’re going to be.
The ultimate art form of fashion is couture. I completely geek out when it comes to couture. It shows fashion as it used to be. I don’t know how many people can actually afford the clothes, but in a way, that’s beside the point.
Looking back at it now, I really feel like it was a gift because I don’t know if I have the talent to become a prima ballerina. It’s such a hard job to have. I don’t have any regrets about it.
I am a better person when I let myself have the time for romance and for love.
It’s fun being one of the boys. It’s fun to have a character that’s rough and gets down and dirty and not to be this precious girl who just sits in the corner and just sort of stands by the action.
I grew up with classical music when I was a ballet dancer. Now when I have to prepare an emotional scene, to cry or whatever, I listen to sonatas. Vivaldi and stuff. It’s just beautiful to me.
I don’t have to work just to work anymore. More interesting parts come my way, so I can afford to say, ‘I don’t want to make that.’
It’s taken me a long time to realize that my own life is far more interesting than any part I’ll ever play.
Critics can be harsh and I think it’s going to take me a long time to make people see what I have inside of me and that I really put my guts into movies and that I’m not superficial and that I’m not just a pretty face.
You always have to challenge yourself or else you get soft. Right?
I love Nic Cage. He was so much fun to work with.
A lot of directors idealize their leading ladies or turn them into these objects of sexuality and beauty.
I grew up loving actresses or actors who were very classy but who seemed a little bit mysterious because you couldn’t grasp what they’re really thinking. I mean, Grace Kelly always looked impossibly glamorous, yet you could always see there was something behind her eyes.
It must have been so impossible to think about it and dare to do that, so they feel compassionate for her. I don’t think the movie would work otherwise.
Above all, I dislike vulgarity.
I do watch what I eat, but not for weight reasons.
It’s maybe hard to believe, but as a kid I really had a lot of self-doubts. My father was very ill – he was an alcoholic – so there were a lot of things that built up for me. And because I was going to a Catholic school in a small German town, a lot of it was suppressed. I was angry and didn’t know how to get it out.
Her beauty didn’t do her any good and she couldn’t use it in any positive way or manipulative way. I just hope that people will look and see and believe in that hope of love, that hope of freedom, even if it was just for a limited time.
But quite honestly, personally, I was much more concerned – I mean, there’s not much I can do about my appearance obviously other than spending four hours in hair and makeup.
If you’re with someone who makes you happy in your personal life, then you’re happy with where you’re at.
I have three goddaughters – I’m not sure why they trust me, because I have no experience with children – but I try.
I’m European, small, dainty – but I actually consider myself more of a tomboy.
I went to a Catholic school, and I just rebelled.
I didn’t grow up watching a lot of TV.
I would do anything for a part, nearly anything. Being in movies doesn’t mean being pretty.
I’m on time even when I try not to be.
Berlin is still going through a transition since the Cold War – both in what used to be East and West Berlin. I can still sense the confusion and the struggle for identity there in the streets. There’s a pulse to it.
I only dance when I go out.
I think they went with the idea that people know the story pretty much- knowing that he’s going to take her when she’s going to go with him. Also, the movie is really focused on Achilles and Hector and their battles.
I grew up loving actresses or actors who were very classy but who seemed a little bit mysterious because you couldn’t grasp what they’re really thinking.
I play a curator, the most American part you can think of. My work is to protect the Declaration of Independence. I work at the National Archives in Washington.