Drew Barrymore Quotes
- Mini Bio
- Name: Drew Blythe Barrymore
- Born: 22nd February 1975, Culver City, California, U.S.
- Occupation: Actress, author and producer
- Books: Little Girl Lost (1990), Find It in Everything (2014) and Wildflower 2015
- Famous God-parents: Steven Spielberg, Sophia Loren and Anna Strasberg
- Box office: Her movies have grossed in excess of US$2.3 billion
- Nickname: D
- Height: 5' 4" (1.63 m)
- Trivia: At the age of fourteen Barrymore released her first memoir called 'Little Girl Lost' that told a story of alcohol, drugs and a misspent childhood.
"Some of your greatest pains, become your greatest strengths"
"California has, like, half the swimming pools in the whole United States. After you're successful you can't not have a pool. Here, a house without a pool is like a neck with no diamond necklace"
"There's nothing you can put on your face that comes from a tube that's going to be as amazing as a smile"
"If I ever start talking to you about my 'craft', my 'instrument', you have permission to shoot me"
"Love is the hardest habit to break, and the most difficult to satisfy"
"If you're going to go through hell... I suggest you come back learning something"
"I could have been a bitter person. But I just find bitter people really un-fun, you know? And who wants to be that person?"
"Happiness is a choice. You have to choose it - and you have to fight for it"
"I love hugging. I wish I was an octopus, so I could hug 10 people at a time"
"I took the stairs and felt like my childhood took the elevator"
"A fish may love a bird, but where would they live?"
"Daisies are like sunshine to the ground"
"I aspire to be that, to be a voice of reason one day"
"Be the best version of yourself, and smile and laugh while you're doing it"
"I believe you can be the person that you dream of being"
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Drew Barrymore Biography
Child stars do not always make the grade as actors after they say goodbye to their teenage years but Drew Barrymore has just kept on going by eking out better and better performances as she matured as an actress on the silver screen.
It was back in 1982 when at the tender age of 6 years old she melted the hearts of the world with her performance in the Steven Spielberg blockbuster E.T. In reality her acting career started well before E.T. with her mother prompting her for roles from being a baby.
Barrymore suffered a well publicised troubled childhood that included a twelve day stay in rehab. The roles kept coming and she got through her youth and by the year 2000 she began to really blossom as an actress.
She starred in and produced Charlies Angels and it was a box office smash in 2000 making Barrymore an in demand actress and producer for the remainder of the decade. Away from the movies she is an avid photographer who has published a photography book entitled 'Find It In Everything' in 2014.
Known for her wild child upbringing and Hollywood lifestyle she has never been shy to share a quote with the world so this is my compilation of 15 of the best Drew Barrymore quotes.
Quotes About Drew Barrymore
Time Magazine were impressed to call her:
"A sensitive director who knows how and when to let an emotional moment linger on the screen"
The director Steven Spielberg gave her this advice:
"Don't act your characters. Be your characters"