Emma Watson is one of the most multi-talented forces in Hollywood. She can sing, she can act and she also happens to be a very public feminist. We decided to share our list of 15 Emma Watson Quotes That Prove She’s Amazing.
Watson was named as the United Nations Women Goodwill Ambassador. It’s a tremendous honor for someone so young and shows just how seriously she takes women’s rights. She is an activist who also advocates for strong female roles.
The actress reportedly altered the way her portrayal of Belle from Beauty and the Beast would be. Her intent? Well it was important for Watson to create a strong female role that serves as an example to he young viewers. Check out our 15 Emma Watson Quotes That Prove She’s Amazing below.
15 Emma Watson Quotes That Prove She’s Amazing
“Ignoring fame was my rebellion, in a funny way. I was insistent on being normal and doing normal things. It probably wasn’t advisable to go to college in America and room with a complete stranger. And it probably wasn’t wise to share a bathroom with eight other people in a coed dorm. Looking back, that was crazy.”
“If you want to run for Prime Minister, you can. If you don’t, that’s wonderful, too. Shave your armpits, don’t shave them, wear flats one day, heels the next. These things are so irrelevant and surface to what it is all really about, and I wish people wouldn’t get caught up in that. We want to empower women to do exactly what they want, to be true to themselves, to have the opportunities to develop.”
“I was appointed six months ago, and the more I have spoken about feminism, the more I have realized that fighting for women’s rights has too often become synonymous with man-hating. If there is one thing I know for certain, it is that this has to stop.”
“It just always reveals to me how many misconceptions and what a misunderstanding there is about what feminism is. Feminism is about giving women choice. Feminism is not a stick with which to beat other women with. It’s about freedom, it’s about liberation, it’s about equality. I really don’t know what my tits have to do with it. It’s very confusing.”
“I feel like young girls are told they have to be a princess, and be delicate and fragile, and that’s bulls**t. I identify much more with the idea of being a warrior, being a fighter. If I was going to be a princess, I’d be a warrior princess, definitely. I think women are scared of feeling powerful and strong and brave sometimes. I think you’ve got to embrace it.”
“I’m going to do what I want to do. I’m going to be who I really am. I’m going to figure out what that is.”
“The saddest thing a girl can do is dumb herself down for a guy.”
“It is time that we all see gender as a spectrum instead of two sets of opposing ideals.”
“Now at 25 for the first time in my life I feel like I have a sense of self that I’m comfortable with. I actually do have things that I want to say and I want to be my most authentic self. I don’t want there to be a big separation between the public and the private person. It’s definitely the harder road to tread, but without a doubt, ultimately the most rewarding.”
“I don’t want other people to decide who I am. I want to decide that for myself.”
“As a child, I loved being onstage. I loved singing, I loved the lights, I loved the adrenaline. I even loved learning lines. I was completely obsessive.”
“I don’t have perfect teeth. I’m not stick thin. I want to be the person who feels great in her body and can say that she loves it and doesn’t want to change anything.”
“Even worse than seeing women’s privacy violated on social media is reading the accompanying comments that show such a lack of empathy.”
“I like men with quick wit, good conversation and a great sense of humour. I love banter. I want a man to like me for me – I want him to be authentic.”
“You only learn from experience, so as much as someone can tell you things, you have to go out there and make your own mistakes in order to learn.”