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Jeanne Moreau – 23 Quotes

 

23 Quotes by Jeanne Moreau

 

If you’re extremely, painfully frightened of age, it shows.

– Jeanne Moreau


I’ve never worried about age.

– Jeanne Moreau


To me age is a number, just a number. Who cares?

– Jeanne Moreau


What is amazing for a woman of my age is that I change as the world is changing-and changing very, very fast. I don’t think my mother had that opportunity to change.

– Jeanne Moreau


I need, absolutely, to be alone.

– Jeanne Moreau


I think more and more people want to live alone. You can be a couple without being in each other’s pockets. I don’t see why you have to share the same bathroom.

– Jeanne Moreau


Beyond the beauty, the sex, the titillation, the surface, there is a human being. And that has to emerge.

– Jeanne Moreau


All those vitamins aren’t to keep death at bay, they’re to keep deterioration at bay.

– Jeanne Moreau


As long as you don’t make waves, ripples, life seems easy. But that’s condemning yourself to impotence and death before you are dead.

– Jeanne Moreau


Death is an absolute mystery. We are all vulnerable to it, it’s what makes life interesting and suspenseful.

– Jeanne Moreau


It’s just as idiotic to say there is no life after death as it is to say there is one.

– Jeanne Moreau


Knowing how to die is knowing how to live. What is death anyway? It’s the outcome of life.

– Jeanne Moreau


I work more now because at this time of my life I am not disturbed from my aim by outside pressures such as family, passionate relationships, dealing with ‘who am I?’ – those complications when one is searching for one’s self.

– Jeanne Moreau


When I’m acting, I’m two beings. There’s the one monitoring the distance between myself and the camera, making sure I hit my marks, and there is the one driven by this inner fire, this delicious fear.

– Jeanne Moreau


You don’t have to be a wreck. You don’t have to be sick. One’s aim in life should be to die in good health. Just like a candle that burns out.

– Jeanne Moreau


My face has changed with the years and has enough history in it to give audiences something to work with.

– Jeanne Moreau


Life is given to you like a flat piece of land and everything has to be done. I hope that when I am finished, my piece of land will be a beautiful garden, so there is a lot of work.

– Jeanne Moreau


When you live under the power of terror and segregation, you can’t ever start a work of art.

– Jeanne Moreau


When Tony was madly in love with me, his relationship with Vanessa Redgrave was ending.

– Jeanne Moreau


I don’t think success is harmful, as so many people say. Rather, I believe it indispensable to talent, if for nothing else than to increase the talent.

– Jeanne Moreau


Success is like a liberation or the first phrase of a love story.

– Jeanne Moreau


Aging gracefully is supposed to mean trying not to hide time passing and just looking a wreck. Don’t worry girls, look like a wreck, that’s the way it goes.

– Jeanne Moreau


Every night I go over what I did in the day, in ethical or moral terms. Have I treated people properly? Did I tell the truth?

– Jeanne Moreau