Meryl Streep Quotes

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Born: June 22, 1949, Summit, New Jersey, USA
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: Actor

All an actor has is their blind faith that they are who they say they are today, in any scene.
- Meryl Streep

America doesn't reward people of my age, either in day-to-day life or for their performances.
- Meryl Streep

Expensive clothes are a waste of money.
- Meryl Streep

Having been let out of the barn once, I know I wouldn't be happy if I were home all the time.
- Meryl Streep

I believe in imagination. I did Kramer vs. Kramer before I had children. But the mother I would be was already inside me.
- Meryl Streep

I couldn't care less about fashion. If I had taken any clothes home, they would have remained in my closet for the rest of their existence.
- Meryl Streep

I didn't have any confidence in my beauty when I was young. I felt like a character actress, and I still do.
- Meryl Streep

I don't know why I don't watch a lot of movies I can barely keep up with the things my friends are in. There isn't enough time in life.
- Meryl Streep

I have a very busy life, and not many people who have a career and four kids go out a lot to the movies.
- Meryl Streep

Integrate what you believe in every single area of your life. Take your heart to work and ask the most and best of everybody else, too.
- Meryl Streep

It's bizarre that the produce manager is more important to my children's health than the pediatrician.
- Meryl Streep

Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials.
- Meryl Streep

My family really does come first. It always did and always will.
- Meryl Streep

Show business has been really, really good to me because I can work and take a lot of time off, and I'm extremely undisciplined person.
- Meryl Streep

The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy.
- Meryl Streep

The interesting thing about being a mother is that everyone wants pets, but no one but me cleans the kitty litter.
- Meryl Streep

The more you are in this business, the more humbled by it you become.
- Meryl Streep

The reason I chose the movies that I did was based on where they were being filmed.
- Meryl Streep

There's no road map on how to raise a family: it's always an enormous negotiation.
- Meryl Streep

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