49 Amazing Charlize Theron Quotes

Charlize Theron is a South African-born actress, model, and producer. She is consistently one of the highest-paid actresses in Hollywood.

In 2003, when Theron starred in the film ‘Monster’ she won ‘The Academy Award’, as well as a ‘Golden Globe’ and ‘SAG Award’. She has also earned her own star on the ‘Hollywood Walk of Fame’, in 2005.

Here’s a collection of the most amazing Charlize Theron quotes: 


49 Amazing Charlize Theron Quotes

1. “I am a relationship girl. That’s kind of just how I’m made… When you’re in my life, it’s actually very contained.” – Charlize Theron

2. “I don’t try to kind of go for the overly sympathetic. I don’t really like sympathy; I don’t like it for myself. Sometimes sympathy you feel like, you’re kind of trying to victimize someone.” – Charlize Theron

3. “I love that old glamour look. I think it’s because I grew up on it.” – Charlize Theron

4. “I think today women are very scared to celebrate themselves, because then they just get labeled.” – Charlize Theron

5. “I’m 50-50 on glamour stuff. I’d rather put on a pair of jeans and get on my Harley and act like a guy.” – Charlize Theron

6. “I’ve never been a fan of labels. I think it’s very easy to kind of look at somebody and just kind of throw a label on them ‘They’re crazy.’” – Charlize Theron


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7. “Looks alone won’t get you that far. It may get you in the door, but there’s always somebody younger, somebody prettier. You have to rely on something else.” – Charlize Theron

8. “So how critics will perceive your film or your work, or whether your movie is going to make $100 million at the box office, or whether you are going to be winning any awards – well, you have no control over that.” – Charlize Theron

9. “When I’m working I don’t have room to think about myself and my own issues. It’s really freeing. There is no room for me, which is really nice.” – Charlize Theron

10. “Hey, I’m a girl, and we like to play dress-up.” – Charlize Theron

11. “I don’t think you can create anything interesting from a comfort zone. You have to work from a place of fear and failure.” – Charlize Theron

12. “I love being a woman and I love being feminine.” – Charlize Theron

13. “I think there is a part of me that’s always a little bit like, why would I torture myself? Just in case you forgot how big the shoes are you’re walking in, take a look again.” – Charlize Theron

14. “I’d love to get pajamas. Good, nice and warm flannel ones.” – Charlize Theron

15. “I’m open to anything, dude. I’m open to anything. That’s what I would ask the aliens. I’d be like, Do you watch ‘Game of Thrones?” – Charlize Theron

16. “Like, I think I pussy out. So, I’m not that kind of person.” – Charlize Theron


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17. “People are so involved with immediate care, but at the same time there needs to be investment in educating people as adolescents when they’re still HIV negative.” – Charlize Theron

18. “When a person lives a very happy life they become beautiful.” – Charlize Theron

19. “You have to discipline yourself and not carry the character with you. You need to switch it off and take time to re-energize.” – Charlize Theron

20. “Get on my Harley and act like a guy.” – Charlize Theron

21. “I don’t like rehearsal.” – Charlize Theron

22. “I just want to make good movies. Honestly, the only difference for me with this stuff is that there is more people on the set.” – Charlize Theron

23. “I think of myself as a highly sexual creature.” – Charlize Theron

24. “I want to be in a good movie, and so the narrative is way more important.” – Charlize Theron

25. “I’m not a fan of justifying bad behavior or justifying why people are the way they are. I think that’s a cop out. I don’t have a lot of empathy for that.” – Charlize Theron

26. “It’s so great as an actor to get the opportunity to do something that’s incredibly truthful.” – Charlize Theron


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27. “Our mechanics are engineered so that we can survive quite a lot, but I think our need to be loved is so great that it’s the thing that damages us the most.” – Charlize Theron

28. “We don’t live the lives of Eskimos. We don’t need to kill animals for fashion.” – Charlize Theron

29. “You always have this fear in a movie of just being somebody’s woman.” – Charlize Theron

30. “Boys don’t really like big nerdy glasses. Not so much.” – Charlize Theron

31. “I am human, and, yeah, I have very bad days.” – Charlize Theron

32. “I hate table reads. I hate anything where you have to say the words out loud.” – Charlize Theron

33. “I think more than anything, people just want to be understood.” – Charlize Theron

34. “I think, like many women, I was judgmental toward women as they aged…” – Charlize Theron

35. “I’m an Academy Award winner. I’m serious.” – Charlize Theron

36. “If they ever do my life story, whoever plays me needs lots of hair color and high heels.” – Charlize Theron

37. “Oh my God I am so cool.” – Charlize Theron


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38. “There’s nothing I despise more than people trying to be something that they’re not.” – Charlize Theron

39. “Yet there’s a hunger in me still. I’m like only beginning. I feel like I still have so much to learn.” – Charlize Theron

40. “Blade Runner was an incredibly influential movie, in terms of the way that it envisioned what the future was going to look like.” – Charlize Theron

41. “I am going home and I think in a week or so, hopefully, I’ll be done with all the press stuff, and then I can kind of into my cave and start preparing for “Mad Max.” – Charlize Theron

42. “I hate actors who come and quote Nietzsche.” – Charlize Theron

43. “I think it’s interesting that women, by nature, are way more conflicted than men.” – Charlize Theron

44. “I think we’re at a time where people just want to join together and cause change. People don’t want to live like this any more.” – Charlize Theron

45. “I’m always open to a relationship, but I’m not putting those feelers out there now.” – Charlize Theron

46. “If I knew that 3D was going to be such a big deal, I would have gotten that boob job 10 years ago.” – Charlize Theron


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47. “Marriage equality is about more than just marriage. It’s about something greater. It’s about acceptance.” – Charlize Theron

48. “The thing I noticed is that a lot of times great material can get ruined if its not in the right hands.” – Charlize Theron

49. “When they watch a movie and they know that you’re in a relationship, you just kind of watch that constantly.” – Charlize Theron



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