Top 60 Anne Hathaway Quotes on Success

Anne Jacqueline Hathaway (born November 12, 1982) is an American actress. She is the recipient of several accolades, including an Academy Award, a Primetime Emmy Award, and a Golden Globe Award. She was one of the world’s highest-paid actresses in 2015. Her films have grossed over $6.8 billion worldwide, and she appeared on the Forbes Celebrity 100 list in 2009.
Hathaway graduated from Millburn High School in New Jersey, where she performed in several plays. As a teenager, she was cast in the television series Get Real (1999–2000) and made her breakthrough as the protagonist in her debut film, the Disney comedy The Princess Diaries (2001). Hathaway made a transition to adult roles with the 2005 dramas Havoc and Brokeback Mountain. The comedy film The Devil Wears Prada (2006), in which she played an assistant to a fashion magazine editor, was her biggest commercial success to that point. She played a recovering addict with a mental illness in the drama Rachel Getting Married (2008), which earned her a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress. She went on to star in the commercially successful romantic films Bride Wars (2009), Valentine’s Day (2010), Love & Other Drugs (2010), and the fantasy film Alice in Wonderland (2010).

In 2012, Hathaway starred as Selina Kyle in her highest-grossing film The Dark Knight Rises, the final installment in The Dark Knight trilogy. Also that year, she played Fantine, a prostitute dying of tuberculosis, in the musical romantic drama Les Misérables, for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She then played a scientist in the science fiction film Interstellar (2014), the owner of an online fashion site in the comedy The Intern (2015), a haughty actress in the heist film Ocean’s 8 (2018), a con artist in the comedy film The Hustle (2019) and an evil witch in the fantasy comedy The Witches (2020). Hathaway has also won a Primetime Emmy Award for her voice role in the sitcom The Simpsons, sung for soundtracks, appeared on stage, and hosted events.

Hathaway supports several causes. She is a board member of the Lollipop Theatre Network, an organization that brings films to children in hospitals, and advocates for gender equality as a UN Women goodwill ambassador. She is married to actor and businessman Adam Shulman, with whom she has two sons.

“I love my job.”—Anne Hathaway

“Love is a human experience, not a political statement.”—Anne Hathaway

“You’re only human. You don’t have to have it together every minute of every day.”—Anne Hathaway

“Loneliness is my least favorite thing about life.”—Anne Hathaway

“Weddings are important because they celebrate life and possibility.”—Anne Hathaway

“Be happy. Be yourself, the day is about a lot more.”—Anne Hathaway

“Mellow doesn’t always make for a good story, but it makes for a good life.”—Anne Hathaway

“I’ve always believed in people’s capacity for goodness.”—Anne Hathaway

“Kindness is really important to me.”—Anne Hathaway

“I think fashion is a lot of fun.”—Anne Hathaway

“I think relationships are work, but love is a gift.”—Anne Hathaway

“I love design.”—Anne Hathaway

“I think personal style is really cool.”—Anne Hathaway

“If you’re not someone who has a natural and effortless love for yourself, it’s hard to let go of your desire to please other people, and that’s really not an ingredient for a happy life.”—Anne Hathaway

“Marriage for marriage’s sake doesn’t make any sense to me.”—Anne Hathaway

“I still believe that people are good.”—Anne Hathaway

“I used to believe that love was finding someone who would lead you through the deep water.”—Anne Hathaway

“I try to stay out of the spotlight as much as humanly possible.”—Anne Hathaway

“No one has ever been able to tell me I couldn’t do something because I was a girl.”—Anne Hathaway

“When I meet people for the first time, I’m friendly but shy.”—Anne Hathaway

“I’ve always been a big believer in equality.”—Anne Hathaway

“The whole beauty of music is that it goes where your words won’t let you.”—Anne Hathaway

“There’s something very addictive about people pleasing. It’s a thought pattern and a habit that feels really, really good until it becomes desperate.”—Anne Hathaway

“I have never dreamed about being the most famous person on the planet. I just want to do really good work.”—Anne Hathaway

“There’s a mellowing, an acceptance that comes with time.”—Anne Hathaway

“I am a very hard worker and a very determined person.”—Anne Hathaway

“I love it when people are able to interpret thoughts and feelings on fabric or some kind of material.”—Anne Hathaway

“I think we all want to really live good lives.”—Anne Hathaway

“When I think back to some of the most fun nights of my life, it was just me out dancing without a care in the world.”—Anne Hathaway

“I really love yoga.”—Anne Hathaway

“I’m much happier talking with people than I am flirting with them.”—Anne Hathaway

“Thank you for this lovely blunt object that I will forevermore use as a weapon against self-doubt.”—Anne Hathaway

“Life for me these days is a lot about letting the unknown be wonderful.”—Anne Hathaway

“Everybody has bad relationships and, at the end of the day, they are just a great way to set yourself up for a good relationship.”—Anne Hathaway

“If you’re not someone who has a natural and effortless love for yourself, it’s hard to let go of your desire to please other people, and that’s really not an ingredient for a happy life.”—Anne Hathaway

“You cannot live your life to please others. The choice must be yours.”—Anne Hathaway

“I’m kind of a ‘what you see is what you get’ type of girl when I dress. I go for comfort above everything else.”—Anne Hathaway

“It’s all about having fun with someone and learning how to communicate with someone, in a way that you enjoy.”—Anne Hathaway

“I live my life with love. I live my life with compassion. I live my life hoping the best for absolutely everyone, no matter how they feel about me. And when you live that way, it’s amazing how beautiful every day can be.”—Anne Hathaway

“If you mess up and treat someone else badly, you apologize, and you don’t apologize for anything else.”—Anne Hathaway

“Everyone makes sacrifices for their job.”—Anne Hathaway

“I love working and I feel satisfied when I know I have literally given all the energy that I have.”—Anne Hathaway

“Work is not my No. 1 priority. I don’t think it can come at the expense of your family, your friends and your ‘significant other’ if you have one.”—Anne Hathaway

“I gave up my struggle with perfection a long time ago.”—Anne Hathaway

“I will help the good fight continue until that long awaited moment arrives, when our rights are equal and when the political limits on love have been smashed.”—Anne Hathaway

“Be yourself and go for it.”—Anne Hathaway

“I think I was raised in a solidly upper-middle class family who had really strong values and excess was not one of the things that my family put up with.”—Anne Hathaway

“The best part about working is that you never know what you’re going to learn when you start out.”—Anne Hathaway

“I think I’m a very curious person, and I like that about myself.”—Anne Hathaway

“Scents as well as clothes and hairstyles can go a long way in revealing a part of yourself.”—Anne Hathaway

“I really don’t drink, I don’t do drugs.”—Anne Hathaway

“In my opinion, what makes a great book is something that is universally specific.”—Anne Hathaway

“Oftentimes, what you wind up learning is very different than what you expect.”—Anne Hathaway

“Life for me these days is a lot about letting the unknown be wonderful.”—Anne Hathaway

“I think relationships are work, but love is a gift.”—Anne Hathaway

“I see myself as improving.”—Anne Hathaway

“Obsessing about weight is a big old waste of time.”—Anne Hathaway

“Whatever you are made of, be the best of that.”—Anne Hathaway

“I had a dream. And it came true.”—Anne Hathaway

“I’m really happy with my body.”—Anne Hathaway

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