Best Collection of Gemma Arterton Quotes

Gemma Arterton, English Actress ( January 12, 1986 - )

Search our database for specific quotes/topics. Type in your phrase or keyword


My mother, she had a very good attitude toward money. I'm very grateful for the fact that we had to learn to save. I used to get like 50 pence a week, and I'd save it for like five months. And then I'd spend it on Christmas presents. I'd save up like eight pounds. It's nothing, but we did that.~Gemma Arterton

Mother Attitude Money

I was quite naughty at school.~Gemma Arterton

School Naughty Quite

I love strange things; my favorite movies are weird, eclectic, and intriguing.~Gemma Arterton

Love Weird Strange

You can't connect with something you're not passionate about.~Gemma Arterton

You Passionate Something

I always thought I was going to end up an old spinster, with my cats and fur coats.~Gemma Arterton

End Cats Thought

I am terrible at video games and I am really competitive. And if I am not the best at something, I go absolutely crazy!~Gemma Arterton

Best I Am Crazy

I'm looking at working with people I get on with, that respect me, that don't just see me as a piece of ass. Which I have experienced as well. I've nearly walked off very big films before, and I would, because I don't want that in my life. I want to enjoy the work I do.~Gemma Arterton

Life Work Respect

It's interesting for me to always make myself look very different.~Gemma Arterton

Myself Me Look

When I watch myself in movies I go, 'My God.'~Gemma Arterton

Myself God Movies

The industry is quite chauvinistic generally. Expectations of women, girls, what they should look like, how they should be, what they should say, what they should wear, how their hair should be, what colour their skin should be.~Gemma Arterton

Women Expectations Hair

I don't know why it's still a taboo to be a feminist.~Gemma Arterton

Know Why Still

My family was never cultural in that we never went to see plays, my mum wasn't very into films.~Gemma Arterton

Family See Never

It's such a male-dominated industry. You can be a feminist, it's just difficult because it sometimes comes back at you.~Gemma Arterton

You Difficult Sometimes

It's difficult for a young girl like me. Because there's a certain time for young actresses, which is like a really juicy period when all the parts are love interests and young heroines. Of course, there's always work for men whatever age they are.~Gemma Arterton

Love Work Time

My family are very down-to-earth people. We are not showbizzy at all.~Gemma Arterton

Family People Very

I've never been to the opera; I've only seen opera on DVD.~Gemma Arterton

Never Opera Seen

I'm always listening to music; I can't live without it.~Gemma Arterton

Music Listening Live

I wouldn't change a thing in my own life, but I'd like to go back in time anyway though, just to some sort of eras that I wish I'd lived in - like the '60s. I'd love to have been in London in the '60s, partying away.~Gemma Arterton

Life Love Change

I was born with lots of deformities.~Gemma Arterton

Born I Was Born Lots

I was born with six fingers on each hand.~Gemma Arterton

Born Hand Fingers

Music is my biggest passion aside from anything else.~Gemma Arterton

Music Passion Anything

I was in lots of dodgy bands growing up and I always fancied myself in a band. But, you know, I was rubbish at writing music. So maybe one day I'll play a rock star, or punk rocker.~Gemma Arterton

Music Myself Day

Never in my short career, I've never had that experience where I wasn't sure if I was acting or if it was real.~Gemma Arterton

Experience Short Career

I've done about four deaths in films now, and I think it's quite good because then it's sort of a memorable moment in the film.~Gemma Arterton

Good Moment Think

I don't want to be about the way I look - my body, my hair, my makeup, all those boring things.~Gemma Arterton

Hair Makeup Body

I don't go out and go to parties and do all of that.~Gemma Arterton

Go Parties Out