78+ Best Gwyneth Paltrow Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Gwyneth Kate Paltrow is an American actress, businesswoman and author. She has received numerous accolades for her work, including an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Primetime Emmy Award. Paltrow gained notice for her early work in films such as Seven, Emma, Sliding Doors, and A Perfect Murder. Profoundly inspirational Gwyneth Paltrow quotes will challenge the way you think, and make your life worth living.

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Famous Gwyneth Paltrow Quotes

I do 45 minutes of cardio five days a week, because I like to eat. I also try for 45 minutes of muscular structure work, which is toning, realigning and lengthening. If I’m prepping for something or I’ve been eating a lot of pie, I do two hours a day, six days a week for two weeks. — Gwyneth Paltrow

I was having such a hard time when I made Sylvia. I gave everything I had for that role. It’s one or two or three things I’m most proud of in terms of my work. But it was very dark. — Gwyneth Paltrow

There’s something that sort of weirds me out about actors who want to be rock stars, and the other way around too. — Gwyneth Paltrow

I am who I am. I can’t pretend to be somebody who makes $25,000 a year. — Gwyneth Paltrow

The Jewish part of me is superstitious. — Gwyneth Paltrow

I just had a baby. I’m not going to work unless it’s something really special and meaningful, because I can’t imagine missing all that time with my daughter. — Gwyneth Paltrow

I moved to New York from California when I was 11, so initially I was seen as the California person for a while. I didn’t feel like I was popular, but I did feel confident. — Gwyneth Paltrow

It changed me more than anything else. You don’t want to get to that place where you’re the adult and you’re palpably in the next generation. And, this shoved me into that. — Gwyneth Paltrow

After I had the kids, I took a break from work, and all my creativity went into my kitchen. I like experimenting. — Gwyneth Paltrow

Our marriage is between us. If we decide to continue being together or not, it’s our business. — Gwyneth Paltrow

I’m not sure how healthy bacon is in general, but I know it’s incredibly delicious. — Gwyneth Paltrow

Taking care of yourself is being there for your kids, like how on a plane, they tell you to put on your oxygen mask first. — Gwyneth Paltrow

I find the English amazing how they got over 7/7. There were no multiple memorials with people sobbing as they would have been in America. There, they are constantly scaring people, but at the same time, people think nothing of going to see a therapist. — Gwyneth Paltrow

My life comes down to three moments: the death of my father, meeting my husband, and the birth of my daughter. Everything I did previous to that just doesn’t seem to add up to very much. — Gwyneth Paltrow

I love getting cookbooks – people will give them to me, and I read them like novels and file everything away. — Gwyneth Paltrow

Beauty, to me is about being comfortable in your own skin. — Gwyneth Paltrow

Luckily, my children love broccoli, and although we sometimes enter into UN-like negotiations about how many ‘trees’ they need to eat before they can partake of ice cream, it is a vegetable that they tend to embrace. — Gwyneth Paltrow

Even actresses that you really admire, like Reese Witherspoon, you think, ‘Another romantic comedy?’ You see her in something like ‘Walk the Line’ and think, ‘God, you’re so great!’ And then you think, ‘Why is she doing these stupid romantic comedies?’ But of course, it’s for money and status. — Gwyneth Paltrow

The adrenaline of a live performance is unlike anything in film or theater. I can see why it’s so addictive. — Gwyneth Paltrow

The work gets more difficult as you get older. You learn more and you gather more experiences, there is deeper pain and higher highs. — Gwyneth Paltrow

I love the English way, which is not as capitalistic as it is in America. People don’t talk about work and money. They talk about interesting things at dinner parties. — Gwyneth Paltrow

I sort of look at some peers of mine and I think, ‘No, you’ve got it all wrong!’ I just want to tell them all to have babies and be happy and not get sucked into that Hollywood thing. — Gwyneth Paltrow

If we were living in ancient Rome or Greece, I would be considered sickly and unattractive. The times dictate that thin is better for some strange reason, which I think is foolish. — Gwyneth Paltrow

I feel my dad, I still feel his love, and I still love him. I would do anything to have him back, but half the reason that my life is good, has real, true value, is that he died. I would obviously rather have him alive, but he gave me so much in his death. — Gwyneth Paltrow

I eat whatever I want. I like bread and cheese and wine, and that makes my life fun and enjoyable. — Gwyneth Paltrow

I love to cook and feed people. I cook every day. — Gwyneth Paltrow

I try to remember, as I hear about friends getting engaged, that it’s not about the ring and it’s not about the wedding. It’s a grave thing, getting married. And it’s easy to get swept up in the wrong things. — Gwyneth Paltrow

I’m hard on myself, so I’m working on shifting perspective toward self-acceptance, with all my flaws and weaknesses. — Gwyneth Paltrow

In Britain, they have a lot of laws to protect you, and we enforce them very strongly so that our children can stay private figures, and the British press leave us alone, which is great. It means we can go on the Tube into the centre of London because it’s quicker and more fun for the kids. We can do normal things. — Gwyneth Paltrow

When you’re so out there in the public eye, people are constantly criticizing every aspect about you. — Gwyneth Paltrow

I put on the fat suit and went outside and walked around. I was really nervous about being found out, but nobody would even make eye contact with me. It really upset me. — Gwyneth Paltrow

What I’ve learned is I want to enjoy my life, and food is a big part of it. — Gwyneth Paltrow

Because I was newly pregnant, I was sick as a dog, yet I knew all my lines from a year before. — Gwyneth Paltrow

Sometimes when things you love get really commercial, you end up feeling betrayed by it. — Gwyneth Paltrow

It’s a waste of time for people to say things they think other people want to hear, or try and come off in a certain way. I try to be as honest as I can. — Gwyneth Paltrow

The older I get, the more open-minded I get, the less judgmental I get. — Gwyneth Paltrow

I have a very highly developed sense of denial. — Gwyneth Paltrow

I try to avoid barbecue potato chips. They’re my weakness. — Gwyneth Paltrow

In the theater, you go from point A to point Z, building your performance as the evening progresses. You have to relinquish that control on a film. — Gwyneth Paltrow

The simpler things are, the happier they are. — Gwyneth Paltrow

I’ve had a very interesting career. I get to do amazing things and work with amazing people and travel and learn languages – things most people don’t get the opportunity to do. — Gwyneth Paltrow

I love being. There’s so much wisdom in it. You wake up in the morning and you think, Hey, isn’t it great just being? — Gwyneth Paltrow

When I pass a flowering zucchini plant in a garden, my heart skips a beat. — Gwyneth Paltrow

My father, he was like the rock, the guy you went to with every problem. — Gwyneth Paltrow

I don’t eat red meat, but sometimes a man needs a steak. — Gwyneth Paltrow

I don’t eat four-legged animals, but I eat birds, I eat cheese, I eat dessert. I eat everything. — Gwyneth Paltrow

My dad always said he couldn’t remember a time when I did not want to act. — Gwyneth Paltrow

My life is good because I am not passive about it. I invest in what is real. Like real people, to do real things, for the real me. — Gwyneth Paltrow

My playground was the theatre. I’d sit and watch my mother pretend for a living. As a young girl, that’s pretty seductive. — Gwyneth Paltrow

I never thought that I’d be considered to have a good body. I was bony up top and kind of dumpy on the bottom. — Gwyneth Paltrow

I love film. After a yummy meal for the whole family and some truly great friends, we often go out to see something beautiful and unique. — Gwyneth Paltrow

As I absorbed life here and understood it better, I just completely fell in love with England. — Gwyneth Paltrow

I understand that if you set out to be a celebrity, then you asked for it, but all I wanted to be was an actor. — Gwyneth Paltrow

I love acting, but I have two little kids, and it’s 14 hours a day out of the house. You don’t get that time back. — Gwyneth Paltrow

There have been countless times where I’ve worked out with my kids crawling around all over the place. You just make it work. — Gwyneth Paltrow

I really like where Tony Robbins says that we’re all hypnotized to see beauty this one specific way, and it’s true. — Gwyneth Paltrow

I know people that I respect and admire and look up to who have had extra-marital affairs. — Gwyneth Paltrow

I say what I think, and I stand behind what I say. — Gwyneth Paltrow

I’m sort of getting into the idea of nourishing your inner aspect and doing that by investing in your family and making a meal and creating time together. — Gwyneth Paltrow

We feel it’s unacceptable to be fat, when it has nothing to do with who the person actually is. — Gwyneth Paltrow

I don’t know who decided that skinny was more appealing than not skinny. It seems arbitrary. — Gwyneth Paltrow

I understand what it feels like not to like aspects of yourself. There have been times that I have felt really terrible about the way I look. I have the seed of that feeling. — Gwyneth Paltrow

I spend a good portion of my dinner-party conversation defending America because no matter what the political agenda, it’s still a fantastic, amazing place. — Gwyneth Paltrow

Could I use some butter and cheese and eggs in my cooking without going down some kind of hippie shame spiral? Yes. Of course I could. — Gwyneth Paltrow

I wouldn’t say I’m a mummy’s girl, but I have grown to have a tremendous appreciation of her as a woman. I was very much a daddy’s girl. — Gwyneth Paltrow

When I venture out to eat, I like to go to places with food that I don’t know how to make. So my favorites are Japanese and Indian. Indian food has so much layering of flavor, and the dishes go together so harmoniously. — Gwyneth Paltrow

Brits are far more intelligent and civilised than Americans. I love the fact that you can hail a taxi and just pick up your pram and put in the back of the cab without having to collapse it. I love the parks and places I go for dinner and my friends. — Gwyneth Paltrow

I wouldn’t say I’m a very original thinker, but if I have a good experience with something, I’ll want to take it further or adapt it in some way. — Gwyneth Paltrow

I’m an artist, and the need to get inside myself and be creative and be other people is a part of who I am. I don’t imagine I’ll abandon that completely. — Gwyneth Paltrow

I wasn’t the high-school play queen or anything. And my parents would let not me act until I graduated from college. — Gwyneth Paltrow

During the strict macrobiotic chapter of my life, I ate miso soup every day for breakfast and sometimes with dinner as well. — Gwyneth Paltrow

I’ll take my wrinkles. I don’t like the Botox thing. — Gwyneth Paltrow

I’ll immediately gain, like, 5 pounds even just by thinking about cutting out dessert. It’s a nightmare. I decided, for me, the healthiest thing was to eat what I want and just exercise. Some women can watch what they eat, but I just can’t do that. — Gwyneth Paltrow

Women were real box office stars in the ’40s, more so than men. People loved to see women’s films. I think it was better then, except for the studio system. — Gwyneth Paltrow

We’ve got a wood-burning pizza oven in the garden – a luxury, I know, but it’s one of the best investments I’ve ever made. — Gwyneth Paltrow

Creating a meal for my friends and family, sitting together, eating, laughing and talking – that is when I am so happy. Oh my God, if you could see how much food I make – I am the original Jewish mother. — Gwyneth Paltrow

Beauty fades! I just turned 29, so I probably don’t have that many good years left in me. — Gwyneth Paltrow

I really like cooking according to the season. I like to get creative with what’s fresh. — Gwyneth Paltrow