Salma Hayek Quotes

- Notable Salma Hayek Quotes Index -

Born: September 2, 1966, Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, Mexico
Birth Country: Mexico
Occupation: Actor

1.
And I highly recommend for all the women in the world, even if they're 71, you can never take for granted that he loves you. It's always good to flirt with him. It's a great sport.
- Salma Hayek

2.
At one point in my life, I was very involved with social causes. I'm still involved, but now I have a family and it's important to me.
- Salma Hayek

3.
Everybody has a weakness. Mine is food.
- Salma Hayek

4.
For my wrap present, Colin Farrell gave me a first edition book. I got so involved with this character and I was so sad when the movie was over that when I got home and I tried to read the book I got really emotional and I started crying.
- Salma Hayek

5.
I aim for a lifetime full of movies.
- Salma Hayek

6.
I didn't think marriage worked. I thought everybody who was married was secretly miserable - that it was something they just put up with for their children.
- Salma Hayek

7.
I don't see women and think of them as competition or with judgment. Women really move me. I feel connected to all kinds of women. I am angry because I think we've been mistreated throughout history in different countries, including America. I admire women.
- Salma Hayek

8.
I have a small house so I borrow everything except art, that's what I love.
- Salma Hayek

9.
I have never denied my background or my culture. I have taught my child to embrace her Mexican heritage, to love my first language, Spanish, to learn about Mexican history, music, folk art, food, and even the Mexican candy I grew up with.
- Salma Hayek

10.
I have one friend that I've had since I was born, and she's from Coatzacoalcos. She's not really impressed or interested in the actor's life. My family isn't really either.
- Salma Hayek

11.
I love being a wife and homemaker - because it's my choice. My husband doesn't expect me to do it. I don't mind doing things for him because he does so much for me we both feel that way so there is no power struggle.
- Salma Hayek

12.
I noticed in the past, a lot of guys who like strong women, they really freak out if you're not strong 24/7. Or they complain about you being strong, then the moment you're not strong, they're like, 'Oh, no, no, no.'
- Salma Hayek

13.
I really do love Diana Ross I grew up listening to her records. I grew up in a little town in Mexico, so while we got the music, we never got the experience of watching her.
- Salma Hayek

14.
I think it's important that kids have responsibilities and understand the value of things, but I think it's great I get to travel the world with my daughter.
- Salma Hayek

15.
I'll tell you, there is nothing better in life than being a late bloomer. I believe that success can happen at any time and at any age.
- Salma Hayek

16.
If a man lets all of my dogs sleep in the bed with us, then that is the most romantic thing. You must love my dogs in order to love me. A man who is nice to my animals and doesn't shoo them away - well, that's the height of romance.
- Salma Hayek

17.
If I go on a diet and work out, I'm always in a bad mood. I'd rather be a little heavier but nice.
- Salma Hayek

18.
Love food and I love to eat.
- Salma Hayek

19.
My new movie, Fools Rush In, is a romantic comedy and the girl I play in that is very warm, very sweet.
- Salma Hayek

20.
No woman has to be a victim of physical abuse. Women have to feel like they are not alone.
- Salma Hayek

21.
People often say that 'beauty is in the eye of the beholder,' and I say that the most liberating thing about beauty is realizing that you are the beholder. This empowers us to find beauty in places where others have not dared to look, including inside ourselves.
- Salma Hayek

22.
Some men have a silly theory about beautiful women - that somewhere along the line they'll turn into a monster. That movie gave them a chance to watch it happen.
- Salma Hayek

23.
There is a subconscious way of taking violence as a way of expression, as a normality, and it has a lot of effects in the youth in the way they absorb education and what they hope to get out of life.
- Salma Hayek

24.
There's a lot about the character. It doesn't always happen, but there are some characters you really create a relationship with, almost as if they were your friend. And you never get into their heads again or think like them.
- Salma Hayek

25.
What is important is to believe in something so strongly that you're never discouraged.
- Salma Hayek

26.
What works in a relationship of very public people is not making the relationship public - keeping it as personal as it can be. It's the only way it is real.
- Salma Hayek

27.
You can be a thousand different women. It's your choice which one you want to be. It's about freedom and sovereignty. You celebrate who you are. You say, 'This is my kingdom.'
- Salma Hayek

28.
You can have a spiritual awakening and discover a new side of you at any age. And best of all, love can happen at any age. Life can just start to get exciting when you're in your 40s and 50s. You have to believe that.
- Salma Hayek

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