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Did you know that Emma Watson is more than just an actress? She is also a UN Women Goodwill Ambassador and a feminist activist. In this quotes compilation, we will explore her work and how she became one of the most influential women in the world. We’ll also take a look at her personal life and what drives her to continue making a difference.

Discover the most known Films, Feelings, Women, Time, Life, World, Equality quotes from Emma Watson, and much more.


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About Emma Watson

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15 April 1990

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Alma Mater:
Brown University

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Actress, Activist, Model

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I want to be a Renaissance Woman. I want to paint, and I want to write, and I want to act, and I just want to do everything. โ€” Emma Watson

Women share this planet 50/50 and they are underrepresented, their potential astonishingly untapped. โ€” Emma Watson

I think women are scared of feeling powerful and strong and brave sometimes. โ€” Emma Watson

Whether you are a woman on a tea plantation in Kenya, or a stockbroker on Wall Street, or a Hollywood actress, no one is being paid equally. โ€” Emma Watson

i think women are scared of feeling powerful and strong and brave sometimes Emma Watson quote


It is my belief that there is a greater understanding than ever that women need to be equal participants in our homes, in our societies, in our governments, and in our workplaces. โ€” Emma Watson

The idea that women are ‘our own worst enemies’ forces us to admit that we don’t have the power to be, even if we wanted too. โ€” Gloria Steinem


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Women have a natural tendency to want to nurture and take care of men. You always think that the guy is going to end up coming around and that you’re going to be the one that saves himโ€“like the Oasis song. โ€” Emma Watson

I’m excited about the ageing process. I’m more interested in women who aren’t perfect. They’re more compelling. โ€” Emma Watson

i truly truly believe that beauty is something that comes from within Emma Watson quote

We need female advocates. I’d love to live in a world where there are as many women in parliament as men. โ€” Emma Watson

I didn’t see many female politicians on TV. I didn’t see women in history textbooks, so I did geography, and art and English literature. But I know I must have been affected by not seeing women represented. โ€” Emma Watson

Gender equality, historically has been predominantly a women’s movement for women. But I think the impact of gender inequality and how it’s affecting men hasn’t really been addressed. โ€” Emma Watson

For the record, feminism by definition is: ‘The belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities. It is the theory of the political, economic and social equality of the sexes.’ โ€” Emma Watson

The reality is that if we do nothing it will take 75 years, or for me to be nearly a hundred before women can expect to be paid the same as men for the same work. โ€” Emma Watson

Both men and women should feel free to be sensitive. Both men and women should feel free to be strong… It is time that we all perceive gender on a spectrum not as two opposing sets of ideals. โ€” Emma Watson

If men don’t have to be aggressive in order to be accepted, women won’t feel compelled to be submissive. If men don’t have to control, women won’t have to be controlled. โ€” Emma Watson

We don’t often talk about men being imprisoned by gender stereotypes but I can see that that they are and that when they are free, things will change for women as a natural consequence. โ€” Emma Watson

I truly, truly believe that beauty is something that comes from within. โ€” Emma Watson

When I was younger, they used to tease me. And now they’re quite protective. โ€” Emma Watson

Girls should never be afraid to be smart. โ€” Emma Watson


Feminism is equality: politically; culturally; socially; economically. That’s it, that simple. โ€” Emma Watson

If you believe in equality, you’re a feminist. Sorry to tell you. โ€” Emma Watson

Men don’t have the benefits of equality either. โ€” Emma Watson

Men think it’s a women’s word. But what it means is that you believe in equality, and if you stand for equality, then you’re a feminist. Sorry to tell you. You’re a feminist. You’re a feminist. That’s it. โ€” Emma Watson

if you believe in equality you re a feminist sorry to tell you Emma Watson quote


Don’t feel stupid if you don’t like what everyone else pretends to love. โ€” Emma Watson

I really believe that you have to earn things. I don’t feel comfortable unless I have worked really hard. โ€” Emma Watson

The entertainment industry is pretty nuts and having had that experience outside of it and going to university has really made a big difference. It’s important to me to feel like I have my own life. โ€” Emma Watson

It sounds like a cliche but I also learnt that you’re not going to fall for the right person until you really love yourself and feel good about how you are. โ€” Emma Watson

I just loved performing. It just made me feel alive. It’s scary, but that’s part of it. I think it’s important to have that extra adrenaline. It gives you that extra zing. โ€” Emma Watson

don t feel stupid if you don t like what everyone else pretends to love Emma Watson quote

I was working on ‘Harry Potter’ while I was growing up, and the attention it brought me made me feel quite isolated. โ€” Emma Watson

I have to kind of like switch heads. Sometimes I manage it seamlessly, and other times I feel rather all over the place. I feel a bit schizophrenic, like I have a split personality. โ€” Emma Watson

I’m reading so much and exposing myself to so many new ideas. It almost feels like the chemistry and the structure of my brain is changing so rapidly sometimes. โ€” Emma Watson

When people call me a role model it puts the fear of god into me, because I feel like I’m destined to fail. โ€” Emma Watson

How can we effect change in the world when only half of it is invited or feel welcome to participate in the conversation? โ€” Emma Watson

I don’t have perfect teeth, I’m not stick thin. I want to be the person who feels great in her body and can say she loves it and doesn’t want to change anything. โ€” Emma Watson


No country in the world can yet say they have achieved gender equality. โ€” Emma Watson

World … remember that little talk we had about not believing everything written in the media?! โ€” Emma Watson

I think that why the research and the data are so important is because you become so used to seeing the world one way that you don’t even notice anymore. [Gender inequality] has this invisibility. โ€” Emma Watson

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I had a job when I was 10. I started living on my own when I was 17 or 18. I’ve earned my own money; I’ve traveled the world. What would I rebel against? โ€” Emma Watson

no country in the world can yet say they have achieved gender equality Emma Watson quote

We are tapping into what the world wants: to be a part of change. โ€” Emma Watson


I hope that having my life and having an education will lengthen my career. โ€” Emma Watson

I’ve never understood having crushes on people who you don’t know in real life. โ€” Emma Watson

Who here actually thinks I would do 50 Shades of Grey as a movie? Like really. For real. In real life. โ€” Emma Watson

It’s difficult on my dating life, because anyone I get photographed with is automatically my boyfriend. So it just makes it look as if I’ve had, like, 6,000 boyfriends! โ€” Emma Watson

i hope that having my life and having an education will lengthen my career Emma Watson quote

I have had no control over my life. I have lived in a complete bubble. They found me and picked me for the part. And now I’m desperately trying to find my way through it. โ€” Emma Watson

I hope my head doesn’t get very big. I’m just going to keep my feet on the ground, stick to friends and family and try to lead a normal life. โ€” Emma Watson

I think the actresses who are really successful are the ones who are comfortable in their own skins and still look human. โ€” Emma Watson


Don’t write when you’re angry and under deadline, with time to test it only on friends who know what you mean, not on strangers who don’t. โ€” Gloria Steinem

People say things to me like, ‘It’s really cool that you don’t go out and get drunk all the time and go to clubs.’ I appreciate that, but I’m kind of an introverted kind of person just by nature. โ€” Emma Watson

it is time that we all see gender as a spectrum instead of two sets of opposing ideals Emma Watson quote

I just try and surround myself, for the biggest proportion of time that I can, with people who make me feel normal because constantly feeling abnormal is quite difficult. โ€” Emma Watson

Hermione uses all these big long tongue twister words. I don’t know what she’s going on about half the time! โ€” Emma Watson

Concentrate on comfortโ€“even if that means wearing the same thing over and over, because when I feel comfortable, I feel so much more relaxed and have a much better time. โ€” Emma Watson

I like books that aren’t just lovely but that have memories in themselves. Just like playing a song, picking up a book again that has memories can take you back to another place or another time. โ€” Emma Watson

I don’t have makeup on all the time, but when I want, I have fun with my friends choosing clothes and putting nail polish on. โ€” Emma Watson


I try to avoid wearing black because sometimes it’s the easy option. But I’m young, so it’s nice to be able to play with color and not just wear black all the time. I can save that for when I’m older. โ€” Emma Watson

As wonderful as charity is, that money runs out. It’s not sustainable. It lasts for a certain period of time and it’s gone. What i really think people need is the opportunity to help themselves. โ€” Emma Watson

I’m very crafty! One time I made a television set out of a cardboard boxโ€“Everybody thought it was a lark! This was the beginning of a love affair with the arts. โ€” Emma Watson

It’s quite stressful knowing that every time you walk out the door, someone is going to be giving you a very good look up and down, judging everything you wear. โ€” Emma Watson

I dance a lot and I run and do yoga and play field hockey and tennis. I like to be active. I don’t always have time for that stuff, but I do always feel better afterward. โ€” Emma Watson


For an actor, it is better to play well (or even not so well) in a bad film, than to not play at all. โ€” Emma Watson

I could be 100 years old and in my rocker, but I’ll still be very proud that I was part of the ‘Harry Potter’ films. โ€” Emma Watson

I like to think of myself as an actress, I think of going through all of the films as my kind of film academy, the way that I’ve learnt. โ€” Emma Watson

With ‘Harry Potter,’ I’ve been all over the world. I probably wouldn’t have gone to New York so young if it weren’t for the films. โ€” Emma Watson

in the film industry you work very long hours and making a film is a very intense process Emma Watson quote

This kiss between hermione and ron is highly anticipated, it’s been building up for eight films now. and harry potter is not twilight, you know; we’re not selling sex. โ€” Emma Watson

I stole a piece of the chess set on the first film. I took a piece of the treasure out of Bellatrix’s vault on this film. And I’ve taken my wand and I’ve got my cloak. โ€” Emma Watson

I wasn’t one of those girls who always dreamed of being an actress. I went to a normal school and then these film auditioners turned up when I was nine. Then I just fell into this whirlwind. โ€” Emma Watson

I had been doing something for more than half of my life that I wanted to continue doingโ€“I really loved making the film and I really love acting and it is what I want to do. โ€” Emma Watson

In the film industry you work very long hours, and making a film is a very intense process. โ€” Emma Watson

EMMA WATSON Quotes Take Away

Emma Watson is an inspiring figure for many reasons, not the least of which is her passion for using her voice to empower others. She has spoken eloquently about the importance of education and taking action on important issues. If youโ€™re looking for a role model who embodies strength, compassion, and resilience, look no further than Emma Watson. We hope these quotes have inspired you as much as they have us. Check out our courses to find ways to bring your own passions to life and make a real difference in the world.

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