Naomi Watts Quotes

I always love being in the company of women. It’s all about good conversation and great wine.
-Naomi Watts

 

You have to make peace with yourself. The key is to find the harmony in what you have.
-Naomi Watts

 

There’s a lot of skeletons in my closet, but I know what they’re wearing. I’m not gonna act all ashamed of it.
-Naomi Watts

 

 

If we could just trust the moment that we’re in and live it in the way that you best can embrace it, it would be much better for all of us.
-Naomi Watts

 

Sometimes they come to you and it’s a small role, so it’s about the experience and the journey and mixing with people you know you will learn from. Or sometimes it’s a scene in a movie that you think, ‘I just have to play this person.’
-Naomi Watts

 

Pain is such an important thing in life. I think that as an artist you have to experience suffering.
-Naomi Watts

 

I’m not this dark, twisted person. Yes, I have my demons and this is my way of exorcising them. It gets them out – and better out than in.
-Naomi Watts

 

What you want, as an actor, is a great leader. I can’t bear it when I work with a director who is wishy-washy and says, “What did you think?”
-Naomi Watts

 

Hotels are temporary people storage, no matter how big the boxes are. Remember that.
-Naomi Watts

 

I love being outside with trees and water, lying down somewhere or walking. I do transcendental meditation, which keeps me calm and steady.
-Naomi Watts

 

The thing that I love about acting is the fact that I can help people feel things, know themselves or feel less alone. It’s my form of expression, in the same way that someone might paint a picture or sing a song in that you’re hoping that it moves somebody outside of their own way of thinking.
-Naomi Watts

 

I think I have better taste now than I did then.
-Naomi Watts

 

I’m not happy unless I’ve got a little bit of fear going.
-Naomi Watts

 

We’re so afraid of death in our culture, but I think if we understand it better, then we’ll appreciate the life we have more.
-Naomi Watts

I feel like personally I have more drive now than I did then probably because I care more and also because I’ve reached the mid-life point.
-Naomi Watts

 

Directors are our teachers, and I’m always craving to work with a great director. They’re pretty much the first thing that interests me about a project. Let’s put it this way: It’ll take me a lot longer to read a script if there’s no director attached.
-Naomi Watts

 

There’s a set of rules out there somewhere that says it all ends by 40. I hope to be able to defy that because I truly love my work.
-Naomi Watts

 

Since I had children I have taken huge amounts of time off. In a way it’s a really good thing, in this show business especially, to have lots of private time, having lots of time to be in the world to observe people and read and take care of my kids helps me to come back into work with a thrill.
-Naomi Watts

 

I think film is a director’s medium and the good filmmakers that I like tell the darker stories. Therefore, I’m always inclined to follow people like David Cronenberg.
-Naomi Watts

 

Oh, I’m definitely a wild child.
-Naomi Watts

 

That’s one of the lucky things about getting the success later on. I know how I want to dress, I know what kind of house I want to live in, I just know more about myself, and that’s true about the roles I want to play and what parts of myself I want to express. You’re just more in touch with yourself.
-Naomi Watts

 

I had gotten to a place where I truly believed everything I was called: ‘not sexy,’ ‘not funny,’ ‘too intense,’ desperate.’ All those labels they gave me, I took them because there wasn’t a trace of my true self left.
-Naomi Watts

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