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Meryl Streep – 19 Quotes

 

19 Quotes by Meryl Streep

 

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

– 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


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 more you are in this business, the more humbled by it you become.

– Meryl Streep


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

– Meryl Streep


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

– Meryl Streep


There’s no road map on how to raise a family: it’s always an enormous negotiation.

– Meryl Streep


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

– Meryl Streep


It’s bizarre that the produce manager is more important to my children’s health than the pediatrician.

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

– Meryl Streep


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

– Meryl Streep


Expensive clothes are a waste of money.

– 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


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

– 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


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


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