Top 35 Inspiring Natalie Portman Quotes On Happiness

Natalie Portman is an Isreali-born American. She is a producer, director and actress. Portman started her career at that age of 12. From 1999 to 2003, she attended Harvard University while continuing to act. She has starred in several movies and has received multiple awards. She received an Academy Award and two Golden Globe Awards. Here are some Natalie Portman quotes that will inspire you to do what makes you happy

Inspiring Natalie Portman Quotes

“I don’t love studying, I hate studying. I like learning. Learning is beautiful.” — Natalie Portman

“We live in a real world. Come back to it.” — Natalie Portman

“When you get older, you realize it’s a lot less about your place in the world but your place in you. It’s not how everyone views you, but how you view yourself.” — Natalie Portman

“But I love you I’m totally and completely in love with you and I don’t care if you think it’s too late. I’m telling you anyway.” — Natalie Portman

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“I’m a Gemini, so I change my mind every day.” — Natalie Portman

“Awards are so unnecessary because I think we get so much out of our work just by doing it. The work is a reward in itself.” — Natalie Portman

“I’m going to college. I don’t care if it ruins my career. I’d rather be smart than a movie star.”


“I’m tough on myself in terms of the standards I want to live up to, but that’s also part of my pleasure: Knowing you are being your fullest self. Being your fullest self is a lot of work.” — Natalie Portman

“Microcredit is about giving hope.” — Natalie Portman

“If you can’t laugh at yourself, life is going to seem a whole lot longer than you’d like.” — Natalie Portman

“Grab the good people around you. Don’t let them go.” — Natalie Portman

“I mean the Internet is like the luckiest thing – we have everything at our fingertips right now.” — Natalie Portman

“We live in a small world, and we all are affected by everything that happens everywhere. And to look at it less selfishly, we also need to be grateful for the luck of where we’re born and how we ended up where we ended up.” — Natalie Portman

“It doesn’t matter if you mean to do the right thing – if you only do bad things. You need to learn how to do right things. Doing is what affects people…”


“Our generation has the ability and the responsibility to make our ever-more connected world a more hopeful, stable and peaceful place.”— Natalie Portman

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“I really hate being self-conscious – and being conscious of being self-conscious.” — Natalie Portman

“Accept your lack of knowledge and use it as your asset.” — Natalie Portman

“I don’t believe in the afterlife. I believe this is it, and I believe it’s the best way to live.” — Natalie Portman

“Committing yourself to one person is sacred.” — Natalie Portman

“I am more a teenager than anyone else I know. One minute I feel really adult and the next minute I say, ‘Let’s play hide-and-seek.” — Natalie Portman

“As I get older, I’m more relaxed and less concerned with what people think of me.”


“I love being a mum, but it’s much more intensive work than being an actress – going to work feels like you’ve got a day off. Not that I want a day off from being a mum; it’s just perhaps I had this impression before that mums don’t work. But they work more than anyone.” — Natalie Portman

“If we can find ways to love life and be joyful without being wasteful or destructive – that’s what’s important.” — Natalie Portman

“I’m not a perfectionist but I’m definitely, or well, I like discipline. I’m obedient. I’m not a perfectionist.” — Natalie Portman

“I don’t know if acting is what I want to do for the rest of my life, it’s just what I’ve, you know, ended up doing when I was little, and I’ve kinda grown up with it.” — Natalie Portman

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“I’ve been really, lucky and sometimes you think, ‘Why? How did this happen to me – what did I do to deserve this?’ And you realize how much it’s just luck. And then you see that there’s a lot of people who are not as lucky as you are, and I want to like share that luck, you know?” — Natalie Portman

“No one will ever love you as much as I do. Why isn’t love enough?” — Natalie Portman

“I just stay away from the news and try and find people around me who are doing positive things and look to them.”


“I think losing a child is unimaginable. It’s every person’s worst nightmare. It’s unimaginably difficult. It shakes your faith in the world. It tests your optimism.” — Natalie Portman

“Smart women love smart men more than smart men love smart women.” — Natalie Portman

“I’m afraid of everything. But maybe when you’re afraid of everything, it sort of seems like you’re scared of nothing.” — Natalie Portman

“I’m really good at mini-golf. You know, maybe not big person golf, but little person golf.” — Natalie Portman

“There’s always pressure, from other people and yourself. If you’re happy with the looks you’re born with, then what are you going to do your whole life? We keep thinking up new things and finding better ways of doing things because we’re not happy with what we’re given.” — Natalie Portman

“I don’t mean to criticize anyone in any way that I wouldn’t criticize myself. I think people should have fun, and have a good time, and enjoy the luck that we have to be lazy and dwell in consumerism. But I think that it’s a balance. And our job as actors is empathy.” — Natalie Portman

“I’ve always tried to separate my looks from all the other aspects of myself. I think girls are taught so much to focus on their looks that they tend to have their personality and intelligence develop slower than boys.” — Natalie Portman