Cate Blanchett

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    A lot of people are frightened by old age - by being around people who are, basically, on their way out - but I'm fascinated by it. It's an amazing thing to be around someone who has had a life well lived.
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    Actresses can get outrageously precious about the way they look. That's not what life's about. If you starve yourself to the point where your brain cells shrivel, you will never do good work. And if you're overly conscious of your arms flapping in the wind, how can you look the other actor in the eye to respond to them?
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    All cities do face similar, significant trends in the future... most importantly global warming and climate change.
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    An actress once advised me, 'Make sure you do your own laundry - it will keep you honest.'
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    As an actor, I endeavor to find the reason in the unreasonable. Because no one thinks they are being unreasonable or unrealistic or demanding or behaving madly. We all see ourselves as being justified.
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    Australia is a remarkable country with incredible technical and physical resources and a capacity to be a world leader in renewables.
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    Before having children, I think I probably approached work very differently, and you become much more economical and pragmatic about your relationship to it.
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    Don't you find that work, if you love it, is actually really invigorating?
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    Every time I create a character, I don't assume they speak like I do, even if they're Australian.
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    For 'Blue Jasmine,' I made a decision not to wear any make up in the last shot of the film, as I felt like she had such a mask on - I thought it would be a good idea to leave her with nothing and become completely transparent.
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    For me, I think the bigger something is, the more difficult it is to make it nimble and fleet afoot.
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    If you age with somebody, you go through so many roles - you're lovers, friends, enemies, colleagues, strangers; you're brother and sister. That's what intimacy is, if you're with your soulmate.
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    If you only exercise your soloist muscles, the other muscles quickly atrophy.
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    Inhibition is something I notice in hamstrung actors all the time. They can be wonderful up to a point and then become very self-conscious.
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    It is so interesting when you meet an actor in real life and they look completely different.
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