91+ Best Julia Roberts Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Julia Fiona Roberts is an American actress and producer. She established herself as a leading lady in Hollywood after headlining the romantic comedy film Pretty Woman, which grossed $464 million worldwide. Profoundly inspirational Julia Roberts quotes will encourage you to think a little deeper than you usually would and broaden your perspective.

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Famous Julia Roberts Quotes

I’m just an ordinary person who has an extraordinary job. — Julia Roberts

I could have been a dental hygienist with nothing bad ever appearing in print about me, but that’s not how I’ve chosen to lead my life. I knew that you put yourself under a microscope the more famous you become. — Julia Roberts

I think enough cannot be said for what you can discover through literature. So I think that was probably my most valued characteristic as a teenager. — Julia Roberts

My mom used to make everything. She had a great garden and composted and made everything from scratch – peanut butter, bread, jelly, everything. I don’t know how she did it because all those things take time and love and labour. I only do half the stuff she does – but there’s still time. — Julia Roberts

I cannot absorb living in a world where I have an Oscar for best actress and Denzel doesn’t have one for best actor. — Julia Roberts

People talk about this Julia Roberts almost like it’s a cup of Pepsi. People think Julia Roberts is something they created. The fact is, 26 years ago, there was this scrunched-up little pink baby named Julia Roberts. I am a girl, like anybody else. — Julia Roberts

Something that’s such a joy in my life every day – cooking – is this incredible, horrific danger to women around the world. — Julia Roberts

Whenever you are faced with someone who has made far more errors in judgment and far more mistakes than you, you have a tendency to get on your high horse. — Julia Roberts

I just want to make a point that it’s not just great teachers that sometimes shape your life. Sometimes it’s the absence of great teachers that shapes your life and being ignored can be just as good for a person as being lauded. — Julia Roberts

Two of my three siblings are older, so I suppose I learned from them and became a very avid reader at a young age, which I think enough cannot be said for what you can discover through literature. — Julia Roberts

When you’ve got four people to get dressed to get out the door, you don’t really tend to spend a lot of time on yourself. But that’s the way I roll anyway. I was never one to do my hair and make-up just to go down to the market, so it’s really not that much different. If I get a little eye cream on, I feel like I’m ahead of myself. — Julia Roberts

My real hair color is kind of a dark blonde. Now I just have mood hair. — Julia Roberts

A fever is an expression of inner rage. — Julia Roberts

The older you get, the more fragile you understand life to be. I think that’s good motivation for getting out of bed joyfully each day. — Julia Roberts

If all you have to offer is a look that is supposed to be appealing, the you are going to be paid attention to about a tenth as long as you would be if when you speak you are interesting. — Julia Roberts

I’m an utterly average, total geek. — Julia Roberts

My life at home gives me absolute joy. There are some days when, as soon as you’ve finished cooking breakfast and cleaning up the kitchen, it’s time to start lunch, and by the time you’ve done that, you’re doing dinner and thinking, ‘There has to be a menu we can order from.’ — Julia Roberts

It’s funny when people say, ‘I don’t think Julia likes me.’ Honey, if I don’t like you, you’re going to know about it. — Julia Roberts

Everything I’ve done has had purpose and has been passionate and has been executed in the best way that I knew how. Maybe that’s not the perfect way. Maybe that’s not the easiest way. But it’s the best way I knew how to do it. — Julia Roberts

Show me a person who doesn’t like to laugh and I’ll show you a person with a toe tag. — Julia Roberts

Light and funny has a more compelling quality when you’re younger. But I haven’t abandoned the genre: I love falling down; I love Lucille Ball. It’s just that a lot of those stories revolve around problems that I can’t convincingly portray at this age. — Julia Roberts

Why is it so weird that somebody didn’t recognize me?… The fact is that whenever I meet somebody, I say, ‘Nice to meet you. I’m Julia.’ — Julia Roberts

I have very smart parents. I feel I learned a lot from both of my parents and life experience. — Julia Roberts

I’m better for all the things that have happened to me, the good and the bad. — Julia Roberts

It’s increasingly rare for me to find things that challenge me as an actor because the challenge of my personal life, and how fulfilling I find it, is tough to compete with. — Julia Roberts

I did get to keep the wedding dresses from ‘Runaway Bride’. They’re all boxed up in my garage. I’ve never opened them. It’ll be fun one day when Hazel is taller. She can play dress-up with her friends. — Julia Roberts

Love is not love, without a violin playing goat. — Julia Roberts

Republican comes in the dictionary just after reptile and just above repugnant. — Julia Roberts

Seeing Shakespeare in the Park, for me, it’s just this side of feeling like you’ve witnessed some kind of magic. It’s this spell that you’re under, to be part of that! — Julia Roberts

True love doesn’t come to you it has to be inside you. — Julia Roberts

Making movies is not rocket science. It’s about relationships and communication and strangers coming together to see if they can get along harmoniously, productively, and creatively. That’s a challenge. When it works, it’s fantastic and will lift you up. When it doesn’t work, it’s almost just as fascinating. — Julia Roberts

I believe that two people are connected at the heart, and it doesn’t matter what you do, or who you are or where you live; there are no boundaries or barriers if two people are destined to be together. — Julia Roberts

I was fortunate to work a lot, and I worked hard, and I was very devoted to that, and then I earned this jewel box of a life that I felt completely entitled to. — Julia Roberts

Your face tells a story and it shouldn’t be a story about your drive to the doctor’s office. — Julia Roberts

I’m too tall to be a girl. I’m between a chick and a broad. — Julia Roberts

It’s my privilege and honor to cook three meals a day for my family, and it’s a luxury on a level that I didn’t even realize, because it can be relentless for me on some days. You have pride in how you take care of your family. — Julia Roberts

I am completely happy with my life. I love everything about it. — Julia Roberts

I tried Botox one time and was permanently surprised for a couple of months. It was not a cute look for me. My feeling is, I have three children who should know what emotion I’m feeling at the exact moment I’m feeling it… that is critical. — Julia Roberts

Patchouli has always been a part of my fragrance, like a line through my life. — Julia Roberts

If you love someone, you say it, right then, out loud. Otherwise, the moment just passes you by. — Julia Roberts

It’s unfortunate that we live in such a panicked, dysmorphic society where women don’t even give themselves a chance to see what they’ll look like as older persons. I want to have some idea of what I’ll look like before I start cleaning the slates. — Julia Roberts

The things that are correct for me will come to me at the time that I am interested in them and have the capacity, the understanding, to do them. — Julia Roberts

I don’t have the luxury of sitting around any more. I must have had bags of spare time before I had children, but I don’t know what I did with it and I didn’t appreciate it. But it’s such a terrific trade-off. I don’t have time to get a pedicure, but I sure am happy. Who cares if your feet look bad? — Julia Roberts

I think less is more when it comes to kissing in the movies. — Julia Roberts

They say I can open movies, and that’s nice in that it puts into people’s minds that women can do it. It’s not just Kevin Costner, not just Arnold Schwarzenegger. Not just the guys. — Julia Roberts

I don’t spend a lot of time in the mirror. — Julia Roberts

My boyfriend keeps telling me I’ve got to own things. So, first I bought this car. And then he told me I oughta get a house. ‘Why a house?’ ‘Well, you gotta have a place to park the car.’ — Julia Roberts

What changes with fame is the perceptions of the individual rather than the individual. — Julia Roberts

Sally Field taught me to do needlepoint on ‘Steel Magnolias,’ and a standby painter on ‘Pelican Brief’ taught me to knit. I’m pretty good at it now! — Julia Roberts

I can direct breakfast, lunch, and dinner. I take pride in my kitchen, but I’m not going to direct a movie. — Julia Roberts

The movie says, You can lose your job and your way and still rescue yourself. ‘Larry Crowne’ creates a self-excavated utopia, and I love that idea, that message. — Julia Roberts

I’ve never had to pretend to be having sex with somebody. I’m like the queen of the foreplay dissolve. — Julia Roberts

Going to the theater is such a joyous experience. My dad would take my sister and me to plays when we were very young, like six or seven years old. — Julia Roberts

‘Snow White’ is an old fairy tale, so obviously the idea of vanity and obsession with youth is long-standing. With today’s science, people have become crazy with trying to move their face around. It’s bizarre. — Julia Roberts

When all this fame first comes, it’s like being hit by a giant wave. You panic and think if you can just calm down and see where it’s going, you’ll be okay. Then you become more relaxed. — Julia Roberts

You have to be smart enough not to dismiss where you came from. It may not be all we are, but it makes up for a great deal. — Julia Roberts

We all need to take a deep breath and think about being a Bush daughter and having that cross to bear. I’d go out and have a couple of drinks too. — Julia Roberts

I choose totally by instinct. And the only time I’ve ever gone against my instincts, I’ve regretted it. — Julia Roberts

In essence, I owe my career to Garry Marshall. There was no known reason for him to hire me for ‘Pretty Woman.’ — Julia Roberts

I couldn’t be an ingenue today, because the business has changed. I remember when you could dress for a premiere just by putting on a cute top. Now you have to be perfect and fabulous in every way, or you’re ridiculed. — Julia Roberts

I’m definitely a practicing Hindu. — Julia Roberts

Every actor wants to win an Oscar, full stop. It doesn’t mean you try to design things around how to accomplish that because that’s impossible. — Julia Roberts

I’m a regular person with an extraordinary job. — Julia Roberts

Let’s get a couple of things straight. It hasn’t been years and years since I made a movie. I’m not coming back from the dead – I’ve just had two kids! I have no intention of retiring, but I do think it’s impossible to do movie after movie, because there aren’t that many good films made. — Julia Roberts

Los Angeles is such a town of show business, and I’m a terrible celebrity. I find it difficult – it’s the beast that must be fed. There’s this big wheel of pictures and articles that goes around, and you get pinned on it. — Julia Roberts

I think that I am a deeply optimistic person. — Julia Roberts

I love to cook, and I love to have all my family around the dinner table. — Julia Roberts

Happiness isn’t happiness unless there’s a violin-playing goat. — Julia Roberts

People love scandal; people love drama. They love stripping away the layers to see what’s really in there, and they’ll do anything – as well as make it up – to get it. — Julia Roberts

Show me a mall, and I’m happy. — Julia Roberts

I like a good old-fashioned fistfight if people are pissed off at each other. I just feel like if you’re really mad and want to have a fight, then put your dukes up. — Julia Roberts

I don’t think I realized that the cost of fame is that it’s open season on every moment of your life. — Julia Roberts

People don’t come up to me very often. Everyone is always in such disbelief that I can go to the market. — Julia Roberts

I don’t wake up with some sense of fabulosity. — Julia Roberts

You can be true to the character all you want but you’ve got to go home with yourself. — Julia Roberts

I definitely think some of my older female peer group are deeply beautiful women. They have this thing that radiates from them. — Julia Roberts

I never really did years of movie-after-movie-after-movie but when you’ve got three toddlers in the house you’re performing all day long, anyway, with puppet shows and stories – I act around the clock. — Julia Roberts

The body is a great machine, and it knows how to take care of itself. I think more often than not the things we do to our skin or our bodies can hold it back from doing its proper job. — Julia Roberts

When I was a child I had a crush on Abraham Lincoln. Why I would choose to reveal this, I know not. — Julia Roberts

Magic to me is you make a movie and it’s all great and it clicks, and at the end of the day you feel like you’re having an experience that is positive and that you’re learning from. — Julia Roberts

During the 80s and 90s, we all became consumed with ourselves. In the 21st century, we’ve come back to simpler times. People are struggling economically and this has forced them to scale back the material aspects of their lives and realise the beauty of finding the simple joy in being with the people we love. — Julia Roberts

I just have a great life. I know great people. I’ve had great relationships – all different kinds of relationships. I am so lucky to be on the little golden path that led me to all this. — Julia Roberts

That is the great joy: to go to work with people that you love, whether they be people that you are in love with or people that you just love, and be creative and artistic and make things that you want to send out into the world and make people feel good. — Julia Roberts

The kind of energy I attract is very calm. — Julia Roberts

I wouldn’t do nudity in films. For me, personally… To act with my clothes on is a performance; to act with my clothes off is a documentary. — Julia Roberts

I was lucky that I made a few movies in a row that people really responded to – not me, particularly, but the films as a whole were appreciated. — Julia Roberts

Actually, I’m not crazed about what I eat. — Julia Roberts

I don’t get angry very often. I lose my temper rarely. And when I do, there’s always a legitimate cause. Normally I have a great lightness of being. I take things in a very happy, amused way. — Julia Roberts

I enjoy hats. And when one has filthy hair, that is a good accessory. — Julia Roberts

I love romantic comedies. I like to watch them and I like to be in them. It’s something that’s increasingly difficult to find that spark of originality that makes if different than the ones that come before. — Julia Roberts

You know it’s love when all you want is that person to be happy, even if you’re not part of their happiness. — Julia Roberts

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