Maria Bello Quotes.
I was always anti-marriage. I didn’t understand monogamy. I couldn’t figure out how that could last. And then I met Bryn and I started to understand the beauty of constancy and history and change and going on the roller coaster with someone – of having a partner in life.
I’m a girl who loves fashion. I’m such a Cinderella – I love to put on a great dress and heels. It’s fun!
Acting and emotionally expressing myself, seeing the world and being a mom are just all very exciting to me. I’m a real curious person.
I’m not afraid to play my age. I never was. I’ve never been an ingenue. I like getting older.
My mother told me when I was a kid that each time we get to what feels like the edge of a cliff, we have two choices: to turn around and run, or to jump. I have learned over time to jump – and though it is scary, I know somewhere inside me that I will be caught.
I just want to use all of myself, for the rest of my life, in every facet of my life, as long as I live.
I think a lot of people become actors because they have a great reservoir and repertoire of many different emotions they felt over their lives. It’s like having a toolbox, and you go down into the toolbox and choose one or two of those that you need for a particular scenario, or something that comes up in a line.
At first I didn’t know if I wanted to do TV again. I can get bored quickly.
I don’t think you understand what levels or what fears until you have a child of your own. I mean, I’ve never loved someone so much and I’ve never been so afraid in my life. And the truth is I would kill someone, whoever tried to hurt him. I would. I have no doubt about it.
I feel like, in a way, after doing it for so many years, you learn a certain concentration and how to turn it on and off.
So many actors wear wigs nowadays. Besides, if someone is hiring me because of how I wear my hair, I don’t want to work with them anyway.
I was really conflicted. I had always planned to help the world. Instead, I was going to become an actress? That seemed like such a selfish thing to do.
You can be feminine and strong, at the same time. You can be a bad-ass and, at the same time, have a vulnerableness when you’re hysterically crying, like most of us girls.
When you fall head over heels for someone, you’re not falling in love with who they are as a person; you’re falling in love with your idea of love.
People are kinda still a bit puritanical, perhaps. People don’t expect a woman to feel so open, in a way, about her sexuality onscreen, and they probably find it fascinating. I think more actors are doing it and being open to that and not being afraid of it, so it’s becoming less of a thing.