We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Shailene Woodley Quotes. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
I really respond to human scripts, scripts that are raw and real and risky. I love playing scary characters – not horror film scary, but vulnerable scary.
For me acting is a passion and an art, and always will only be that. I don’t have any rules when it comes to acting. I’ll do anything. But it depends on the script. Either I’ll have passion for the project or I won’t. It’s got to fuel me.
For me, my rule in this industry is I’ve got to listen to my butterflies. So if I got butterflies, then those are the scripts I go after.
Every family is dysfunctional, whether you want to admit it or not.
Acting is fun and I refuse to get involved in the semantics and the politics of strategy and breaking out of something or doing something because you need to do something else. For me it’s all about what fuels my soul and if I’m passionate about a screenplay then that’s what I’ll do next.
George Clooney is a super-human, he’s just such an amazing human being, he taught me how to be a better person and a better actor!
I think there’s a lot of work to be done with our societies. My biggest passions are the environment and health. And when I say ‘health’ I mean the secrets behind health and our food system.
I would love to act for the rest of my life, but I also know that it could be taken away in a day. It’s something I’ve always loved, but it’s nothing I’ve ever revolved my entire life around. I have many other passions as well.
There aren’t a lot of films about adolescents or quote-unquote coming-of-age films that are realistic nowadays.
For me, acting is about the art of it and it’s about being on a film set and doing your thing, painting a blank canvas.
My favorite movies are movies that I go in and I leave deeply affected. Whether I laugh really hard or whether I cry really hard, I just want to feel really affected in that moment.
I had never been to Hawaii, and now I say that my body is from L.A. but my heart is from Hawaii, because I’m in love with it and it’s home on every level, from a spiritual, soulful place.
I’d like to be like a hummingbird. You see them every now and then. You don’t see them everywhere.
I went to public school my whole life, graduated high school with my class. Growing up, I’d go to an audition, my friends would go to soccer practice and we’d all reconvene and hang out in our neighborhood. When I would book something, I would never tell my friends. Acting was just fun. I was a kid, I wasn’t jaded.
George Clooney sort of lost his ‘George Clooney-ness’ the first day I met him. He’s not George Clooney in my eyes – he’s George from Kentucky with an awesome, awesome heart.
You forget that you do choose your life and there are so many things to be grateful for and I feel like society has gotten to that point where we’re always looking for the next and the better and we lose sight of what’s actually in front of us.
There’s been times when I’ve had heartbreaking moments and I’m like, ‘I can’t believe you said that,’ or ‘I can’t believe you did that’. And it hurts, it still hurts, and it’ll always hurt, but I’ve never had somebody that I truly cared about just walk out on me, whether it was a boyfriend, or an aunt, mom or dad.
I’m always like ‘I’m too skinny, I can’t gain weight, even when I try.’ I’d like to try to not let that get to me.
I think every teenager goes through their angst. People who are like, ‘No, I had a perfect adolescence,’ make me wonder how that is possible.
When it comes down to it, I’m just a girl who wears those five-finger weird toe shoes.