Inspirational Quotes by Ellen Page

By | August 21, 2016

As a girl, you’re supposed to love Sleeping Beauty. I mean, who wants to love Sleeping Beauty when you can be Aladdin?

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And I think it’s really easy for people to point out hypocrisy in people’s lives.

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I love nicknames. It makes me feel loved. It makes me feel less alone in this world.

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Conversations create change. It’s easy to call someone ‘enemy,’ but there’s more to it, right?

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When we’re growing up there are all sorts of people telling us what to do when really what we need is space to work out who to be.

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I think there’s a tremendous amount of guilt that goes on between mothers and daughters, no matter how good or bad their relationships are.

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I’d ice-skated before, because I’m Canadian and that’s what you do as a kid, but I’d never, ever been on quad skates.

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The relationships I’ve had with my girl friends are so powerful and meaningful. Without them I truly don’t know what I’d do.

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I don’t really want to do the Hollywood thing. I think you ought to try to say something with your movies.

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I actually can’t watch blood and gore and all those things. I watch Netflix shows with my hand over my face, like, peeking out. Which is funny, because I’m on sets all the time, and I know how those effects are done.

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When I feel strongly about something, I’m not so quiet.

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I wish I was a teenager in the 1970s.

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I think, because I’ve been working for a while, I’ve been working since I was ten, I had the fortune of reading a lot, a lot of scripts.

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People ask if I’m concerned about getting pigeonholed. No one asks, ‘Ellen, you’ve done seven straight roles in a row. Shouldn’t you shake it up, do something queer?’ There’s still that double standard.

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I’m a tomboy from Nova Scotia.

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I’m kind of getting more excited about developing my own stuff, or getting involved early in projects and doing my best to make things that I care about happen.

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Mind you, Roman Holiday – which is kind of a romantic comedy – is one of my favorite films, and I think Audrey Hepburn is absolutely phenomenal in that movie.

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I have trouble sometimes watching actors – even when they do a great job – with an accent.

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I’m a huge Sissy Spacek fan.

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I’m actually just playing honest, whole young women.

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I love sport, I grew up playing sports, that’s all I did, and it is so invigorating now that I’m supposedly adult to learn something completely new, from the bottom up.

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To be in a position, at my age, where I am financially independent, I can help develop things, I can promote stuff that I believe in, I can say no a lot and spend time writing – that is a gift.

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I’ve become really interested in permaculture, simplifying my life and doing everything I can to develop more of a sustainable lifestyle.

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I grew up playing sports, but now I feel like I can’t, because if I get injured, I’ll impair whatever film I’m working on.

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I didn’t really play dress up when I was a kid, and I’m really T-shirt and jeans-y.

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I think the Smart Car is awesome. The only problem is I’ve been on the freeway and felt like I was going to be blown away like a Tim Hortons coffee cup, so I may have to upgrade to a Mini Cooper – something a little stronger.

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I love playing roles that are physical, absolutely love. Whether it’s just that kind of basic level of physicality or whether it’s stunts.

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I really hope that we’ll have a sustainable future on this planet, I really do. So I probably geek out mostly about learning more about how potentially we can hopefully make that happen, hopefully we’re not too far lost.

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And I’ve shot in Prince Edward Island winters, I mean, I’ve shot in some intense, intense temperatures.

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Yeah, people following me down the street and at the airport and all that. I can’t imagine what it must be like for people who are, you know, actually famous.

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I hate how box-office failures are blamed on an actress, yet I don’t see a box-office failure blamed on men.

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I think a lot of the time in films, men get roles where they create their own destiny and women are just tools, supporters for that.

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I was maybe 10 or 11 when I saw ‘Titanic.’ And, yes, I was a fan. I loved it.

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But I’ve never been really rebellious. I’ve got a lot of support and I’m not pushed so hard that I feel like I’m going to burn out, which is what happens to a lot of actors in their early twenties.

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I grew up working in Canada so everything was low budget.

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X-Men is massive, like nothing I’ve ever experienced. But great in its own way.

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There’s no big budget Canadian movie. Whatever movies are big budget in Canada come from the States. Or also have States financing. Everything’s pretty small.

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I’m not good at watching stuff that I’m in at all. I should stop. I shouldn’t watch something for the first time with a room full of people at Sundance. It’s not a good idea.

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I think it’s obvious when you’re watching a movie, and there’s people fighting or someone’s slipping on the side of the building, that it’s fake and it really removes you from it.

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I’ve always been drawn to stories and telling them; whether it was through being a part of theater when I was a little kid, or film, or with music, there’s just been an innate desire to feel that connection.

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There’s obviously a lot of tragedy in comedy; I really enjoy the paradox of what a really good comedy is.

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I’m a huge fan of the program ‘Democracy Now,’ which is hosted by Amy Goodman, and I subscribe to the podcast.

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I always take the time to eat well and eat locally because it’s common sense.

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I don’t want to become unhealthily attached to what I do. I’m grateful for what I do, but I also want to be able to be OK when I’m not doing it.

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The thing that I would say you get the most hate about on social media, in my experience, is if you tweet anything about women’s rights or feminism. It blows my mind. But it’s the thought of not being a feminist that actually blows my mind.

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For me, being out within my life became far more important than being in any movie.

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I love L.A. I’m a full-blown cheerleader for it.

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Fashion once meant dresses and heels, and I didn’t know why I’d want to be dressed that way. Now I’m like, ‘Oh my God, those Saint Laurent boots!’ Those are not words I thought I’d ever say. A beautiful suit is nice. I get fashion now. In fact, I love it.

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Acting is very physical, even when it doesn’t appear to be. It’s about the arc of your body’s language through a film.

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Producing is a way of finding a great script that nobody’s making, and believing in it, and doing what you can to get it made. It lets you work with your friends, people you really love to do something with.

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I think of those who are so much less fortunate than me all the time. I came out to people clapping and an outpour of support. And the reality is, for a lot of people, they get kicked out of their homes or are faced with violence.

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