We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Emily Browning Quotes. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
I’m into video games, but only real specific lame video games.
I’m a massive daydreamer. I’m constantly lost within my own fantasies and my own thoughts personally, and I think maybe that is sort of represented in what we do for a living, the fact that we make believe everything and we escape into these other characters for a living.
After Hollywood, you know if people are interested in you or in the fact that you’ve been in a movie. You know who your real friends are.
I need to push myself. I’m not saying that I just want to do anything that’s shocking, but when you have that combination of a script that’s really beautiful and extremely shocking, it’s exciting for me.
I’ve been acting since I was a kid, so I just feel confident in the fact that I can do it to some degree. I’ve never thought I was amazing; I’ve just thought, ‘I know this, I can do it.’
Being from Australia, I’ve never even touched a gun. It’s so not a part of our culture.
There have been a few times when I’ve read a script and it’s really cool but the girl character’s just kind of pathetic. It’s not going to do me any favours just being ‘the girl’ in a cool movie.
I can cry at the drop of a hat. I’ve always found that easier than laughing in films.
For me it would be unhealthy to be a method actor; I’m not mentally stable enough for that – I need to separate my two worlds.
The only problem I have with American money is that it’s all kind of the same color, so I’m always having to look. Whereas with Australian money, you have purple, blue, yellow… We keep it nice and simple.
In my everyday life I’m a little bit nervous and not particularly brave. I feel like if I can be completely brave in my work then I’m doing something right.
I’ve actually got turned down for a lot of roles because I’m not bubbly enough. People have told me to be more ‘up’, but I can’t, really. I find it hard to be smiley and giggly all the time.
What we do to ourselves to look a certain way is crazy.
When you act, you really have to give all of yourself, and if you’re doing that purely for money, it’s not healthy.
With young people, there’s often that carelessness, allowing yourself to get into danger – recklessness, I suppose.
I prefer to make a film that people have a really intense reaction to than have a film that people feel ambivalent about.
I’d rather make an interesting film that gets people talking, that maybe some people hate, than make the kind of ‘entertaining’ film that everyone feels ambivalent about.
I tend to over-analyse things. I’m not the type of person to flip a coin and let things happen.
I know a lot of parents of kid actors I’ve worked with have pressured them into acting, but my parents are different. I’m really lucky to have them because they let me make my own decisions.
A strange thing happens to me that I’m sure happens to a lot of actors when the camera starts rolling. I’m not ‘me’ any more.
What we’re supposed to do as actors is be able to portray real human beings and emotions. And if you grow up in this bubble of showbiz and you only know people who make movies, you don’t really have an understanding of the world outside.
I was lucky – the first eight productions I auditioned for, I got cast.
It is frustrating when in an interview people say: ‘Give us your make-up tips’ and ‘How do you stay skinny?’ I think: ‘Do you ask a guy that?’
I’m a very private person. I find it very daunting to have to give private parts of myself away to people, you know?
With my boyfriend, we can make sexist jokes to each other because we know it’s absolutely not true. If I get home from a long day and he says: ‘Go on, get in the kitchen,’ it’s funny because we know it’s not our lives.