Natalie Portman Quotes

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Born: June 9, 1981, Jerusalem, Israel
Birth Country: Israel
Occupation: Actor

"So this is how liberty dies…with thunderous applause." fictional character Padmé Amidala "Star Wars III
- Natalie Portman

Going to a party, for me, is as much a learning experience as, you know, sitting in a lecture.
- Natalie Portman

I don't love studying. I hate studying. I like learning. Learning is beautiful.
- Natalie Portman

I'm a Gemini, so I change my mind every day.
- Natalie Portman

I'm not convinced about marriage. Divorce is so easy, and that fact that gay people are not allowed to marry takes much of the meaning out of it. Committing yourself to one person is sacred.
- Natalie Portman

My dad's a doctor, and when I was 8, I went to one of his medical conferences where they were demonstrating laser surgery on a chicken. I was so mad that a chicken had to die, I never ate meat again.
- Natalie Portman

Smart women love smart men more than smart men love smart women.
- Natalie Portman

There are movies where we are interested in seeing people's lives without agreeing with what they're doing.
- Natalie Portman

Well, right now, I'm very fascinated with 1920s Berlin. I mean, probably the more interesting thing would be to go to the beginning of civilization or precivilization - like polytheistic times. It would be interesting to see what came before modern religion and culture - what circumstances created the environment or the need for it.
- Natalie Portman

When a guy tells me I'm cute, it's not something desirable. Cute is more like what you want your pet to be.
- Natalie Portman

When I was in nursery school, the teachers asked me, y'know, 'What does your dad do for a living?' So I said 'He helps women get pregnant!' They called my mom and they were like, 'What exactly does your husband do?'
- Natalie Portman

Where I live, nobody who's fourteen is having sex and doing major drugs. And I think if you see it in the movies, you may be influenced by it. I think it's so important to preserve your innocence.
- Natalie Portman

You know, I get much more Jewish in Israel because I like the way that religion is done there.
- Natalie Portman

Young actors often don't think of the consequences of doing nudity or sex scenes. They want the role so badly that they agree to be exploited, and then end up embarrassing family, friends, and even strangers.
- Natalie Portman

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