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Meryl Streep Quotes

Women are the last group anyone cares about in Hollywood.
Meryl Streep

You don’t have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
Meryl Streep

You can’t get spoiled if you do your own ironing.
Meryl Streep

Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Meryl Streep

I like who I am now. Other people may not. I’m comfortable. I feel freer now. I don’t want growing older to matter to me.
Meryl Streep

The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Meryl Streep

One is obliged to do a great deal of kissing in my line of work: air kissing, [butt] kissing, kissing up, and of course actual kissing. Much like hookers, actors have to do it with people we may not like or even know.
Meryl Streep

Women are better at acting then men. Why Because we have to be. If successfully convincing someone bigger than you are of something he doesn’t want to know is a survival skill, this is how women have survived through the millennia.
Meryl Streep

I have a very good life – I’m lucky enough not to be deprived.
Meryl Streep

All that attention to the perfect lighting, the perfect this, the perfect that, I find terribly annoying.
Meryl Streep

America doesn’t reward people of my age, either in day-to-day life or for their performances.
Meryl Streep

If you make the tough decisions, people will hate you today. But they will thank you for generations.
The Iron Lady, Meryl Streep

Instant gratification takes too long.
Postcards From the Edge, also in Carrie Fisher book which movie was adapted from, Meryl Streep

Perhaps he knew, as I did not, that the Earth was made round so that we would not see too far down the road.
Out of Africa, Meryl Streep

Fun is not over-rated.
It’s Complicated, Meryl Streep

There’s no road map on how to raise a family: it’s always an enormous negotiation.
Meryl Streep

Everything we say signifies; everything counts, that we put out into the world. It impacts on kids, it impacts on the zeitgeist of the time.
Meryl Streep

Expensive clothes are a waste of money.
Meryl Streep

I want to feel my life while I’m in it.
Meryl Streep

Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials.
Meryl Streep