The Best Uma Thurman quotes

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Uma Karuna Thurman was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to Buddhist parents. After spending her childhood in Europe and New York City, she began acting at the age of sixteen and soon after starred in Dangerous Liaisons with John Malkovich and then Pulp Fiction opposite Bruce Willis. Thurmanโ€™s career took off from there, landing her roles in Kill Bill and other big budget films. She is now a mother of three and continues to work as an actress while also producing movies. In this blog post, we take a look at Uma Thurmanโ€™s life and career thus far.

Here are the most inspiring Love, Life quotes from Uma Thurman, and much more.


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About Uma Thurman

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April 29, 1970

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Actress, Writer, Producer, Model

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And also I think particularly as a female, you’re taught to be defensive your whole life. You’re taught not to be aggressive. โ€” Uma Thurman

Life sweeps you up. Some people resist a lot. I probably haven’t resisted very much. โ€” Uma Thurman

So, you know, parenting is a very intimate and amazing experience and one of the best experiences of my life. โ€” Uma Thurman

I think that life force is invaluable. โ€” Uma Thurman

life sweeps you up some people resist a lot i probably haven t resisted very much Uma Thurman quote

I wanted to seem completely invisible but whenever you’re saying someone else’s words and relaying the story of someone else’s life, it’s not you. โ€” Uma Thurman

That’s the wonderful thing about drama and writing and fiction: it’s this wonderful shared experience that we all have. We can see into each other’s lives. โ€” Uma Thurman

I spent the first fourteen years of my life convinced that my looks were hideous. Adolescence is painful for everyone, I know, but mine was plain weird. โ€” Uma Thurman

I do think that what’s wonderful in life is that we gain perspective as we take on different roles that are mind and heart opening. โ€” Uma Thurman

There are so many ebbs and flows in life, but when you’re raising small children, your family means everything. โ€” Uma Thurman

I’m an actress and mom, and I probably don’t have enough of an active spiritual life. And I don’t know why people run around calling themselves by the names of religions when they don’t actually practise them. โ€” Uma Thurman

I think actresses are imagined to be these subjects of great vanity. Life is change; physicality changes. It’s transient, and that’s a beautiful and a painful thing. โ€” Uma Thurman


I would love to do something like Austin Powers to show off my comic timing. โ€” Uma Thurman

I still love the people I’ve loved, even if I cross the street to avoid them. โ€” Uma Thurman

I love and adore being a mother. It’s the greatest gift I’ve ever been given. โ€” Uma Thurman

i would love to do something like austin powers to show off my comic timing Uma Thurman quote

Before I had my child, I thought I knew all the boundaries of myself, that I understood the limits of my heart. It’s extraordinary to have all those limits thrown out, to realize your love is inexhaustible. โ€” Uma Thurman

I’m very happy at home. I love to just hang out with my daughter, I love to work in my garden. I’m not a gaping hole of need. โ€” Uma Thurman

Inspiring Phrases From Uma Thurman

I don’t feel famous. โ€” Uma Thurman

We had a fateful fight at soho house in new york in 2004 and We Were shouting at each other because he wouldn’t let me see the footage and he told me that was what they had all decided. โ€” Uma Thurman

I grew up in a mostly Buddhist environment. โ€” Uma Thurman

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The steering wheel was at my belly and my legs were jammed under me, i felt this searing pain and thought, โ€˜oh my god, i’m never going to walk again. โ€” Uma Thurman

Well, you’ve got to be a citizen and you can’t leave people alone holding the bag of truth by themselves, there is no one i wish to get due process more than him. โ€” Uma Thurman

Thats when you know youve found somebody special. When you can just shut the f**k up for a minute and comfortably enjoy the silence. โ€” Uma Thurman

It’s hard sometimes if you think a character should look a certain way and you’re being pushed to do it differently. I’ve had fights over that. That’s why it’s so important that you work with good people. โ€” Uma Thurman

Various Statements From Uma Thurman

I was not particularly bright, I wasn’t very athletic, I was a little too tall, odd, funny looking, I was just really weird as a kid. โ€” Uma Thurman

we re in an environment where everyone gets compartmentalized very quickly Uma Thurman quote

We’re in an environment where everyone gets compartmentalized very quickly. โ€” Uma Thurman

It is technically a failure when you don’t try. โ€” Uma Thurman

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Nobody seemed to have any perspective any longer. Those were low points. But we got through it. โ€” Uma Thurman

I know I look weIrd! โ€” Uma Thurman

Nobody makes a movie about a woman in her midโ€“30s who wishes she could have met someone to have children with and still doesn’t know where to find a date. โ€” Uma Thurman

it is technically a failure when you don t try Uma Thurman quote

But I think it is always difficult to have high expectations of yourself or anyone else. โ€” Uma Thurman

More Phrases From Uma Thurman

I’d like to classify my life as a romantic comedy. Unfortunately I feel it’s probably more like a TV reality show. โ€” Uma Thurman

I certainly know I have been blessed with much more empathy than I ever knew I would feel for other people. โ€” Uma Thurman

It was brief, swift, and then it was done. It was a professional job. I needed to be kissed, and I was kissed. โ€” Uma Thurman

It’s an interesting thing to be in your forties and evaluate success and take ownership of some disasters and some pain and try to forgive a little bitโ€“yourself and others. โ€” Uma Thurman

boredom is a great motivator Uma Thurman quote

I used to be more paranoid and stressed, constantly worrying about my Plan B. But the truth is I don’t have one. โ€” Uma Thurman

Reading recent history is good to humble yourself, and also to feel some hopefulness that there is progress. โ€” Uma Thurman

Boredom is a great motivator. โ€” Uma Thurman

Deeper Quotes From Uma Thurman

I never ever slept again after my first pregnancy. โ€” Uma Thurman

I felt thIs searIng paIn and thought, โ€˜oh my god, I’m never goIng to walk agaIn,’. โ€” Uma Thurman

i never ever slept again after my first pregnancy Uma Thurman quote

I’ve learned that every working mom is a superwoman. โ€” Uma Thurman

The cover up did have malicious intent, and shame on These three for all eternity. โ€” Uma Thurman

Even, today, when people tell me I’m beautiful, I do not believe a word of it. โ€” Uma Thurman

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