Angelina Jolie Voight is an American award-winning actress, filmmaker, and humanitarian. She cared for as many people as she could as she strived to make the world a better place. Inspirational Angelina Jolie quotes will touch your heart, brighten your soul and explode your motivation.
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Famous Angelina Jolie Quotes
Save one-third, live on one-third, and give away one-third.
Be brave, be bold, be free.
If every choice you make comes from an honest place, you’re solid, and nothing anybody can say about you can rock you or change your opinion.
Make bold choices and make mistakes. It’s all those things that add to the person you become.
Like every parent, when you start your family, your life completely changes. And you completely live for someone else. I find that the most extraordinary thing. Your life is handed over to someone else. From that moment on, they come first in every choice you make. It’s the most wonderful thing.
If I make a fool of myself, who cares? I’m not frightened by anyone’s perception of me.
People always slow down for a train wreck. It’s like junk food. If you don’t feel good about yourself, you want to read crap about other people, like gossip in high school. You don’t understand why it’s there, but somehow it makes a lot of people feel better.
Women have a certain sexuality, and I think their bodies are beautiful, and I’m not embarrassed to explore that in a film. But there are things you get offered that are vulgar and violent – just like there’s a side of me that’s vulgar and violent.
I’m very happy and very excited when my adrenaline is going.
To be in any way a positive contribution, that’s all anybody wants to be. It’s all I’ve ever wanted to be. I wanted to be an artist, be a mother. You want to feel that in your life you’ve been of use, in whatever way that comes out.
I always felt caged, closed in, like I was punching at things that weren’t there. I always had too much energy for the room I was in.
Nothing would mean anything if I didn’t live a life of use to others.
If you don’t get out of the box you’ve been raised in, you won’t understand how much bigger the world is.
I am a strong believer that without justice, there is no peace. No lasting peace, anyway.
I never thought I’d have children; I never thought I’d be in love, I never thought I’d meet the right person. Having come from a broken home – you kind of accept that certain things feel like a fairy tale, and you just don’t look for them.
Different is good. When someone tells you that you are different, smile and hold your head up and be proud.
It’s hard to be clear about who you are when you are carrying around a bunch of baggage from the past. I’ve learned to let go and move more quickly into the next place.
Love – is when you wish all the best to the people you love, when you put their interests and well-being above their own. Always.
I was of the generation where most of the Disney princesses and female characters were not girls that I admired. They just weren’t characters I looked up to and identified with.
Maleficent has suffered abuse in the past, and there’s a reason why she is now as furious as she is. And I think that children who have been outcast and abused in any way will relate to her. There’s a beautiful side to her; she’s not just a dark person. She has all these facets. And that is interesting.
If I didn’t have my films as an outlet for all the different sides of me, I would probably be locked up.
I grew up as this very carefree, happy kid then things turned darker for me. Maybe it was because I saw that the world wasn’t as happy a place as I had hoped it would be for me.
I don’t see myself as beautiful, because I can see a lot of flaws. People have really odd opinions. They tell me I’m skinny, as if that’s supposed to make me happy.
The truth is I love being alive. And I love feeling free. So if I can’t have those things then I feel like a caged animal and I’d rather not be in a cage. I’d rather be dead.
Wherever I am I always find myself looking out the window wishing I was somewhere else.
I’m happy being myself, which I’ve never been before. I always hid in other people, or tried to find myself through the characters, or live out their lives, but I didn’t have those things in mine.
People say that you’re going the wrong way when it’s simply a way of your own.
I don’t believe in guilt; I believe in living on impulse as long as you never intentionally hurt another person. And don’t judge people in your life. I think you should live completely free.
When other little girls wanted to be ballet dancers I kind of wanted to be a vampire.
Inspirational Angelina Jolie Quotes
I’ve been reckless, but I’m not a rebel without a cause.
I’m just glad I was able to return to some of that innocence and beauty I had as a child when I started my own family, and my children brought me back some of that spirit.
Life comes with many challenges. The ones that should not scare us are the ones we can take on and take control of.
When I was little… I didn’t relate to princesses. I saw Maleficent, and I just thought she was so – she was so elegant.
Anytime I feel lost, I pull out a map and stare. I stare until I have reminded myself that life is a giant adventure, so much to do, to see.
If being sane is thinking there’s something wrong with being different….I’d rather be completely fucking mental.
Anything that feels good couldn’t possibly be bad.
Figure out who you are separate from your family, and the man or woman you’re in a relationship with. Find who you are in this world and what you need to feel good alone. I think that’s the most important thing in life. Find a sense of self because with that, you can do anything else.
I like someone who is a little crazy but coming from a good place. I think scars are sexy because it means you made a mistake that led to a mess.
It’s better to have nobody, than to have someone who is half there, or doesn’t want to be there.
You’d think, ‘What if I make a mistake today, I’ll regret it’. I don’t believe in regret, I feel everything leads us to where we are and we have to just jump forward, mean well, commit and just see what happens.
I’m with a man who’s evolved enough to look at my body and see it as more beautiful because of the journey it has taken.
I have so much in my life. I want to be of value to the world.
When I get logical, and I don’t trust my instincts – that’s when I get in trouble.
The mind wants to forget because it weighs so much on the heart and soul. I am tired of crying and feeling so helpless. I want to breathe again -just for a little while.
Sometimes I think my husband is so amazing that I don’t know why he’s with me. I don’t know whether I’m good enough. But if I make him happy, then I’m everything I want to be.
You think, ‘What if I make a mistake today, I’ll regret it’. I don’t believe in regret, I feel everything leads us to where we are and we have to just jump forward, mean well, commit and just see what happens.
Not a lot of people get to see a movie where their parents fell in love. What’s going to be funny is when they think Mom and Dad are a little bit cool. Because right now, we’re not cool Mom and Dad.
We have a choice about how we take what happens to us in our life and whether or not we allow it to turn us. We can become consumed by hate and darkness, or we’re able to regain our humanity somehow, or come to terms with things and learn something about ourselves.
I used to think I was unstable, because I had this thirst for something. I could never figure out what it was. I couldn’t sleep at night, and I always wanted to be somewhere else. I have a window tattooed, this little box, and it’s because wherever I was, I wanted to be somewhere else. And, I always saw myself, wherever I was in life, staring out the window.
I’m happy being myself, which I’ve never been before. I always hid in other people, or tried to find myself through the characters, or live out their lives, but Ididnt have those things in mine.
Without pain, there would be no suffering, without suffering we would never learn from our mistakes. To make it right, pain and suffering is the key to all windows, without it, there is no way of life.
The center of my life is my kids. I woke up at 3 in the morning with four kids with jet lag and two babies. I put myself together for a few hours and go out. And then I go home. This is my job.
There’s something about death that is comforting. The thought that you could die tomorrow frees you to appreciate your life now.
I’m looking very much forward to growing older. I want to be an exhausted older woman but with a very full life behind me and one still going.
I have so much in my life. I want to be of value to the world.
I want to be outspoken. I want to say my opinions and I hope they’re taken in the right way. I don’t want to stop being free. And I won’t.
I don’t see the point of doing an interview unless you’re going to share the things you learn in life and the mistakes you make. So to admit that I’m extremely human and have done some dark things I don’t think makes me unusual or unusually dark. I think it actually is the right thing to do, and I’d like to think it’s the nice thing to do.
I don’t believe in guilt, I believe in living on impulse as long as you never intentionally hurt another person, and don’t judge people in your life. I think you should live completely free.
I try to lead by example, being conscious of others and being responsible.
I am deeply grateful to the citizens of Sarajevo and the Sarajevo Canton assembly for bestowing upon me this incredible honor of citizenship. I am so proud to now be a part of such an extraordinary part of the world and fellow citizen to the people I deeply love and admire.
I’m still having trouble convincing Pax that underwear and pants go together – underwear is not pants!
Don’t think the rich people in Hollywood have ever thought I was normal, but I am dedicated to my work and that’s what counts.