Cate Blanchett quotes

Born
14 May 1969, Ivanhoe, Victoria, Australia.

Occupation
Actress.

Cate Blanchett is an Australian actress.

If you know you are going to fail, then fail gloriously.
– Cate Blanchett

I’m not focused on what other people think of me.
– Cate Blanchett

The more you can remove the obstacles between you and the world as a woman, the easier and simpler life becomes.
– Cate Blanchett

All cities do face similar, significant trends in the future… most importantly global warming and climate change.
– Cate Blanchett

I’m not well read.
– Cate Blanchett

My husband keeps me really honest.
– Cate Blanchett

I’m not particularly interested in playing characters that think the way I do.
– Cate Blanchett

I’m constantly humbled.
– Cate Blanchett

I’m from Australia, where the film industry is potent but small.
– Cate Blanchett

When something is a vocation, you don’t really make a decision about it.
– Cate Blanchett

I look forward to the holiday season every year.
– Cate Blanchett

It was only when I realized how actors have the power to move people that I decided to pursue acting as a career.
– Cate Blanchett

I’m very old fashioned.
– Cate Blanchett

Being on stage a lot is quite physical.
– Cate Blanchett

I’ve been pretty lucky in the leading men department.
– Cate Blanchett

I think I just want to garden – or kill some plants, in my case.
– Cate Blanchett

If you age with somebody, you go through so many roles – you’re lovers, friends, enemies, colleagues, strangers; you’re brother and sister. That’s what intimacy is, if you’re with your soulmate.
– Cate Blanchett

People who say, ‘There’s nothing to fear from spiders’ have clearly never been to Australia.
– Cate Blanchett

People love events – they love performances, they love music – and I think Australians are great entertainers.
– Cate Blanchett

I haven’t got many anecdotes. Maybe I should do something scandalous.
– Cate Blanchett

Believe it or not, I’m pretty good at just doing nothing.
– Cate Blanchett

I’m scared of actors with a scheme.
– Cate Blanchett

I believe that a creative career is only as good as the risks that you take with it.
– Cate Blanchett

Before I made a film, I thought it was easy.
– Cate Blanchett

Look, I live in the modern world as much as anyone else.
– Cate Blanchett

I feel like I’ve been marinated in Australian theatre.
– Cate Blanchett

I would have loved to have been an architect – which, actually, would have been a disaster.
– Cate Blanchett

Planning cities is a necessary but risky business.
– Cate Blanchett

You can’t really achieve anything in three years.
– Cate Blanchett

It’s important to travel and move and have a continual set of experiences so you’ve got more to feed back into your work. For me, it’s a natural thing.
– Cate Blanchett

The power of the story sheds a light and great perspective on well known facts. The power of cinema draws on that collective history.
– Cate Blanchett

When a gift is difficult to give away, it becomes even more rare and precious, somehow gathering a part of the giver to the gift itself.
– Cate Blanchett

If you only exercise your soloist muscles, the other muscles quickly atrophy.
– Cate Blanchett

The word ‘circumnavigate’ is quite a beautiful word.
– Cate Blanchett

I want to see a connected and progressive future for Australia, where we harness our greatest natural resources: sun, wind, and brain power.
– Cate Blanchett

What happens a lot in film, though not so much in the theatre, is that you get stroked and sort of massaged, like a little guinea pig.
– Cate Blanchett

There’s not a long, entrenched tradition of theatergoing in Australia.
– Cate Blanchett

It took me a long time to get comfortable with the idea of being photographed by a moving or still camera.
– Cate Blanchett

I just don’t see myself as the heroine in my own narrative.
– Cate Blanchett