The Best Salma Hayek quotes

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Salma Hayek is one of the most talented and captivating actresses in Hollywood. She has starred in blockbuster movies, won critical acclaim, and shown that she is much more than just a pretty face. This quotes compilation will explore her life and career, from her early days in Mexico to her current status as a global superstar. Stay tuned for exclusive interviews and behind-the-scenes insights into Salma’s fascinating world.

We are glad to present you the most interesting Love, Feelings, Women, Time, Face, Life, World, Accent, Children quotes from Salma Hayek, and much more.


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About Salma Hayek

birth of the author

September 2, 1966

country of the author

Mexican, American

college of the author

Alma Mater:
Universidad Iberoamericana

occupation of the author

Actress, Producer

date of the author

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This is not love. It is a crime… You can’t look the other way just because you have not experienced domestic violence with your own flesh. — Salma Hayek

I have a farm and I love it there. There’s really nothing to do, but even watching the chickens, its fun. — Salma Hayek

Love food and I love to eat. — Salma Hayek

I love to cook for my husband and daughter. I enjoy going to the market for fresh vegetables. — Salma Hayek

love food and i love to eat Salma Hayek quote

I have a small house so I borrow everything except art, that’s what I love. — Salma Hayek

I think if I was not in love, I would probably let myself go faster. Love gives me the vanity to continue. — Salma Hayek

Through this book i got to know my grandfather, Through this book i got to have my grandfather teaching me about life, for me this is a love letter to my heritage. — Salma Hayek


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I think it’s not a femme fatale when someone is not doing it to manipulate men or be like a black widow. She loves him. She does it out of love. She wants him so badly to stay with her. — Salma Hayek

I really do love Diana Ross; I grew up listening to her records. I grew up in a little town in Mexico, so while we got the music, we never got the experience of watching her. — Salma Hayek


Life is about creating new opportunities, not waiting for them to come to you. — Salma Hayek

I don’t have stamina in exercise… but I have it in life. — Salma Hayek

Life is about chasing after the things you think are truly worth it, even if they don’t happen, I’d rather have nothing but know I didn’t settle for something I didn’t want! — Salma Hayek

Life is tough; and if you have the ability to laugh at it, you have the ability to enjoy it. — Salma Hayek

Life, I’ve got lots of friends. I don’t complain. — Salma Hayek

life is about creating new opportunities not waiting for them to come to you Salma Hayek quote

I have tried my whole life to represent my Mexican roots with honor and pride. — Salma Hayek

I have one friend that I’ve had since I was born, and she’s from Coatzacoalcos. She’s not really impressed or interested in the actor’s life. My family isn’t really either. — Salma Hayek

I just love life. I’m excited about things in life. I think that if you’re excited about life, you are excited about waking up and doing things with your life every day. — Salma Hayek

Why is Salma Hayek significant?

In the 1990s Mexican American actress, director, and producer Salma Hayek broke barriers as one of the first Latinas to establish a successful movie career in the United States.


When you are passionate about life, it keeps you young. Sometimes I wake up at 4:00 am just to see how my roses look. — Salma Hayek

Before I had my child, animals were my life. I slept with four dogs in my bed. — Salma Hayek

i don t have stamina in exercise but i have it in life Salma Hayek quote

I think if you are young and you have children, you still have so much to prove. When you have children later in life, you lose a bit of that urge for working. — Salma Hayek

At one point in my life, I was very involved with social causes. I’m still involved, but now I have a family and it’s important to me. — Salma Hayek

There is a subconscious way of taking violence as a way of expression, as a normality, and it has a lot of effects in the youth in the way they absorb education and what they hope to get out of life. — Salma Hayek

I aim for a lifetime full of movies. — Salma Hayek


I have a ranch, which is my favorite place in the world. — Salma Hayek

i have a ranch which is my favorite place in the world Salma Hayek quote

I think it’s important that kids have responsibilities and understand the value of things, but I think it’s great I get to travel the world with my daughter. — Salma Hayek

I think today that’s a very big problem because of the world we live in and the social media and everything… everybody is obsessed with their own identity, but seen through other people. — Salma Hayek

There is an Arabic writer who wrote philosophy and poetry and who brought all religions and all the world together. — Salma Hayek

Leave it to the Catholics to destroy existence. — Salma Hayek


I think it’s nice for women to try to be sexy for their man. — Salma Hayek

i think it s nice for women to try to be sexy for their man Salma Hayek quote

You can be a thousand different women. It’s your choice which one you want to be. It’s about freedom and sovereignty. You celebrate who you are. You say, ‘This is my kingdom.’ — Salma Hayek

As a woman, you should be more at ease with your sexuality when you are in your 40s…You are more self–assured about that part. And that’s the way it should be. — Salma Hayek

Personally, as a woman that has been part of this community and has had to go through the struggles that all women have had to go through, it’s an important step to see this happen. — Salma Hayek

In fighting for women, we fight for humanity. We fight for the future–for everyone. — Salma Hayek

Every woman who thinks she is the only victim of violence has to know that there are many more. — Salma Hayek

in fighting for women we fight for humanity we fight for the future for everyone Salma Hayek quote

He only responded to two women, two women of color. — Salma Hayek

I think that a lot of women that know they’re going to be part of history somehow decide to have a character to be remembered by. — Salma Hayek

No woman has to be a victim of physical abuse. Women have to feel like they are not alone. — Salma Hayek

There has never been a female director who has won an Oscar. There has only been one woman who won at the Cannes Film Festival. — Salma Hayek

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In Salma Hayek Statements


And I highly recommend for all the women in the world, even if they’re 71, you can never take for granted that he loves you. It’s always good to flirt with him. It’s a great sport. — Salma Hayek

If you look at any other group of people suffering injustice, women are always in the worst situation within that group. — Salma Hayek

I became obsessed with all these women who die never feeling they did anything extraordinary with their lives. — Salma Hayek

Being a mother is more exhausting than working, and sometimes I push myself too hard and burn myself out. I can appreciate how exhausting it must be for women who have to do everything themselves all the time. — Salma Hayek

Some men have a silly theory about beautiful women–that somewhere along the line they’ll turn into a monster. That movie gave them a chance to watch it happen. — Salma Hayek


As you grow older you feel things deeper, we let ourselves be more sensitive because we don’t feel As threatened. As you get stronger, i think you get the luxury of letting yourself feel everything. — Salma Hayek

it s very easy to feel someone s pain when you love them Salma Hayek quote

It’s very easy to feel someone’s pain when you love them. — Salma Hayek

When I feel stressed, I turn to food for comfort, but I don’t like to diet and I’m not good at it. — Salma Hayek

Beauty products always cheer me up and give me hope. If it makes you feel pretty, why not? — Salma Hayek

What is important is to believe in something so strongly that you’re never discouraged. — Salma Hayek


My heart has been stolen too–but I’ve gone and got it back every single time! — Salma Hayek

my heart has been stolen too but i ve gone and got it back every single time Salma Hayek quote

I’ll tell you, there is nothing better in life than being a late bloomer. I believe that success can happen at any time and at any age. — Salma Hayek

Hollywood has definitely grown, in embracing the inclusion of Latinos in the world, because, for some time, we didn’t exist. We were not part of any stories. — Salma Hayek

What was Salma Hayek’s early life like?

Salma Hayek was born in 1966 in Mexico. Her family was wealthy. At age 12 she was enrolled in a Catholic school in New Orleans.
Four years later she began studying at the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City but dropped out to become an actress.

It’s a very exciting time for men now, men have the opportunity, which is so beautiful, to rethink what does it mean to be a man. — Salma Hayek

I don’t have tIme to exercIse. I am workIng, I’ve had some 20–hour days. — Salma Hayek

There were many times when I had to emotionally come to terms with the fact that maybe I wasn’t ever going to get married. And I started getting comfortable with that. — Salma Hayek


I do have a Mexican accent, but that doesn’t mean that I’m a Latin vamp. — Salma Hayek

My accent was horrible. In Mexico, nobody says, ‘You speak English with a good accent.’ You either speak English, or you don’t: As long as you can communicate, no one cares. — Salma Hayek

I grew up in Mexico, not the U.S., and the fact is that there just aren’t any parts for Latin actresses. I have to persuade people that my accent won’t be a problem, but an asset. — Salma Hayek

It breaks my heart because there are some parts I know I would have the right spirit for, and I just don’t get them because I have an accent. — Salma Hayek


If it wasn’t because of my high heels, I would still be in Coatzacoalcos with 10 children. — Salma Hayek

if it wasn t because of my high heels i would still be in coatzacoalcos with 10 children Salma Hayek quote

Our blood is as good as a man’s blood and we carry them in Our wombs, so (the blood) is even more Ours than anyone else, we should be able to pass on Our heritage to Our children. — Salma Hayek

You want to do movies that your children can watch, and that your children can have fun at and enjoy the experience of shooting. — Salma Hayek

I didn’t think marriage worked. I thought everybody who was married was secretly miserable–that it was something they just put up with for their children. — Salma Hayek

We have to be more demanding in the workplace, We need to be more assertive in that department, and stand our ground in our own homes, and teach our children to give us a break and be more appreciative. — Salma Hayek


I’ve never had anything done on my face. I’ve never had dermabrasion or peels or injections of any kind, nothing. — Salma Hayek

I know the only reason that I haven’t gotten many good parts is because I am Latin–and they tell it to my face a lot of times. — Salma Hayek

No surgical tweaks. No Botox either. I think it is terrible, these girls in their late 20s injecting their faces and lips. One told me, If I kill my muscles now, I’ll never get wrinkles. Can you imagine? — Salma Hayek

The thought of somebody pulling and cutting around my face gives me stomach ache. Plastic surgery would be so painful. What if it doesn’t look good? What if they made a mistake? I couldn’t do it. — Salma Hayek

If you’re paralyzing your face in your 20s and 30s, you’re not exercising the muscles that give it strength. My feeling is, laugh, cry, move your face. — Salma Hayek

What is Salma Hayek best known for?

Salma Hayek notably starred in several movies by director Robert Rodriguez, including Desperado and From Dusk Till Dawn, and she earned particular acclaim—including an Academy Award nomination—for her portrayal of Frida Kahlo in the biopic Frida .


You know Latin people? African–American people? How our skin ages more slowly? Even though we’re dramatic, we move our faces, we eat higher–fat foods, we’re the ones with fewer wrinkles–it makes you wonder. — Salma Hayek

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