All Time Famous Emma Watson Quotes

Emma Watson Quotes

Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson (born 15 April 1990) is an English actress. Known for her roles in both blockbusters and independent films, she has received a selection of accolades, including a Young Artist Award and three MTV Movie Awards. Watson has been ranked among the world’s highest-paid actresses by Forbes and Vanity Fair and was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine in 2015.

Emma Watson transitioned from school plays to global stardom as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter series. Beyond the iconic role, she carved a diverse acting path, including voice acting, period dramas, and critically acclaimed portrayals in “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” and “The Bling Ring.” Her talent was recognized with a British Academy Award, and she continued to captivate audiences in blockbusters like “Beauty and the Beast” and Greta Gerwig’s “Little Women.” Emma Watson balanced acting with her education, earning a degree in English literature while continuing her film career. Beyond acting, she’s a UN Women Goodwill Ambassador advocating for gender equality, a founding member of Time’s Up UK, and an advisor on women’s rights. She’s also modeled for major brands and promoted sustainable fashion through various initiatives, even co-founding her own gin brand inspired by her family’s winemaking heritage.

Emma Watson Quotes

1. “If not me, who? If not now, when?”
— Emma Watson

2. “Believe in yourself and go for it.”
— Emma Watson

3. “Don’t feel stupid if you don’t like what everyone else pretends to love.”
— Emma Watson

4. “I’m going to do what I want to do. I’m going to be who I really am. I’m going to figure out what that is.”
— Emma Watson

5. “The less you reveal the more people can wonder.”
— Emma Watson

6. “Girls should never be afraid to be smart.”
— Emma Watson

7. “Don’t let anyone tell you what you can or cannot do, or cannot achieve. Do Not Allow It.”
— Emma Watson

8. “I don’t want other people to decide who I am. I want to decide that for myself.”
— Emma Watson

9. “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.”
— Emma Watson

10. “All I can do is follow my instincts because I’ll never please everyone.”
— Emma Watson

11. “Young girls are told you have to be the delicate princess. Hermione taught them that you can be the warrior.”
— Emma Watson

12. “The saddest thing for a girl to do is to dumb herself down for a guy.”
— Emma Watson

13. “There’s nothing wrong with being afraid. It’s not the absence of fear, it’s overcoming it. Sometimes you’ve got to blast through and have faith.”
— Emma Watson

14. “If I was going to be a princess, I would be a warrior princess.”
— Emma Watson

15. “If you believe in equality, you’re a feminist. Sorry to tell you.”
— Emma Watson

16. “We really damage our own confidence when we put ourselves down, so I try not to.”
— Emma Watson

17. “I truly, truly believe that beauty is something that comes from within.”
— Emma Watson

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

19. “I don’t want the fear of failure to stop me from doing what I really care about.”
— Emma Watson

20. “Becoming yourself is really hard and confusing, and it’s a process. It’s often not cool to be the person who puts themselves out there.”
— Emma Watson

21. “It’s important to read because it’s really good for your vocabulary. It’s really good for your imagination. I enjoy reading because I find it relaxing.”
— Emma Watson

22. “I’ve found that if ultimately, if you truly pour your heart into what you believe in, even if it makes you vulnerable, amazing things can and will happen.”
— Emma Watson

23. “There’s nothing interesting about looking perfect.”
— Emma Watson

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

25. “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.”
— Emma Watson

26. “Harry Potter’s like Santa Clause: something you can’t see but wish was real so badly that you end up believing in it.”
— Emma Watson

27. “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.’”
— Emma Watson

28. “It sounds so geeky, but I really do like studying and reading, and if I’m not working on ‘Harry Potter,’ then my greatest relaxation is to sit with a book.”
— Emma Watson

29. “I’m not going to school just for the academics – I wanted to share ideas, to be around people who are passionate about learning.”
— Emma Watson

30. “Being passionate is not what makes you a girl, it’s what makes you a human.”
— Emma Watson

31. “Even worse than seeing women’s privacy violated on social media is reading the accompanying comments that show such a lack of empathy.”
— Emma Watson

32. “Men think it’s a woman’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.”
— Emma Watson

33. “Don’t think I’m going off to find myself though. I already know who I am.”
— Emma Watson

34. “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.”
— Emma Watson

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

36. “It makes me sad to hear girls constantly putting themselves down. We have these unbelievably high expectations of ourselves when actually we’re human beings and our bodies have a function.”
— Emma Watson

37. “But it’s a journey and the sad thing is you only learn from experience, so as much as someone can tell you things, you have to go out there and make your own mistakes in order to learn.”
— Emma Watson

38. “There’s nothing interesting about looking perfect – you lose the point. You want what you’re wearing to say something about you, about who you are.”
— Emma Watson

39. “We are tapping into what the world wants: to be a part of change.”
— Emma Watson

40. “The human race is like a bird and it needs both wings to be able to fly. And, at the moment, one of his wings is clipped and we’re never going to be able to fly as high.”
— Emma Watson

41. “No country in the world can yet say they have achieved gender equality.”
— Emma Watson

42. “Our society in general devalues the ‘she’ – qualities that are associated with the feminine that are found in all of us. As a result, there’s this imbalance and this distortion and it’s hindering our progress.”
— Emma Watson

43. “I really love animals and enjoy working with them.”
— Emma Watson

44. “I really never break the rules. I’m not scared to say what I think or if I really disagree with something then I’ll say it, but I’m not kind of like a born rebel.”
— Emma Watson

45. “I’ve never understood having crushes on people who you don’t know in real life. I only crush on people I meet. I mean, I can appreciate that someone is good-looking, obviously, but I dont intend to fantasize about people I dont know!”
— Emma Watson

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

47. “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 that she loves it and doesn’t want to change anything.”
— Emma Watson

48. “We had fun just messing around and being awkward like they would be awkward. There’s always that stage in a friendship when you wonder whether it could be more.”
— Emma Watson

49. “Men don’t have the benefits of equality either.”
— Emma Watson

50. “My friends are all really nice about my fame, they’re just curious really, and they ask lots of questions.”
— Emma Watson

51. “Why has the word become such an uncomfortable one?”
— Emma Watson

52. “I think women are scared of feeling powerful and strong and brave sometimes.”
— Emma Watson

53. “I can be 100 years old but I will always be proud to say I was in Harry Potter.”
— Emma Watson

54. “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 him – like the Oasis song.”
— Emma Watson

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

56. “Chivalry should be consensual.”
— Emma Watson

57. “I’m very romantic and of course, I want to be in love.”
— Emma Watson

58. “If I could wear any label forever it would be Burberry. It covers a huge span of stuff. You can’t go wrong with a classic trench and a pair of jeans.”
— Emma Watson

59. “I find the whole concept of being ‘sexy’ embarrassing and confusing.”
— Emma Watson

60. “I can’t wait to be able to drive, but it’s hard. Good driving doesn’t really run in my family genes. My mother is possibly the worst driver ever.”
— Emma Watson

61. “I’m a feminist, but I think that romance has been taken away a bit for my generation.”
— Emma Watson

62. “If we stop defining each other by what we are not and start defining ourselves by who we are we can all be freer. And this is what HeforShe is about. It’s about freedom.”
— Emma Watson

63. “Field hockey is my strongest sport, and if I lose a game, I take a long, hot bath and moan about it.”
— Emma Watson

64. “I threw my 20th birthday party at Brown, and I didn’t even have to say to anyone not to put pictures on Facebook. Not a single picture went up. That was when I knew I’d found a solid group of friends, and I felt like I belonged.”
— Emma Watson

65. “I think that it is very important if you know what you want, understand where you are heading towards, and try your best to get it. It is only when we use our hearts to do it, and fall in love with what we are doing, then can we really get real determination.”
— Emma Watson

66. “I’m a multidimensional person and that’s the freedom of fashion: that you’re able to reinvent yourself through how you dress and how you cut your hair or whatever.”
— Emma Watson

67. “I’m excited about the aging process. I’m more interested in women who aren’t perfect. They’re more compelling.”
— Emma Watson

68. “When I started dating I had this kind of Romeo and Juliet, fateful romantic idea about love which was almost that you were a victim and there was a lot of pain involved and that was how it should be.”
— Emma Watson

69. “When I haven’t been working I’ve tried to travel a lot.”
— Emma Watson

70. “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.”
— Emma Watson

71. “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.”
— Emma Watson

72. “Being an actress, I find myself people-watching and I can be quite shy.”
— Emma Watson

73. “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.”
— Emma Watson

74. “I see wings dancing around me Beleive in your dreams.”
— Emma Watson

75. “I don’t really buy designer stuff. I have a few nice things, but I don’t really have the occasion to wear couture too often.”
— Emma Watson

76. “I’m a real Londoner. We have very grey weather in London, and I think it encourages a very eclectic and crazy fashion sense. I mix high-street stuff with more high-end fashion, and I love vintage.”
— Emma Watson

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

78. “To be honest, I felt more myself with that haircut. I felt bold, and it felt empowering because it was my choice. It felt sexy too. Maybe it was the bare neck, but for some reason I felt super-, supersexy.”
— Emma Watson

79. “Dan Radcliffe and Rupert Grint to me are like a pair of warm-hearted brothers.”
— Emma Watson

80. “If I’m feeling tired, I just say, ‘I’m going to paint my nails purple and put some lipstick on!’”
— Emma Watson

81. “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.”
— Emma Watson

82. “Yes, I will put it out there – I will work for anyone for free if they’re prepared to make their clothing Fair Trade and organic. It’s really hard to get people interested in it.”
— Emma Watson

83. “While I wouldn’t object to work at a restaurant or a different place that sells decent-or-better food, I think that I can learn much more by becoming a coder.”
— Emma Watson

84. “I want to be normal. I really want anonymity.”
— Emma Watson

85. “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.”
— Emma Watson

86. “I think it’s so much sexier to be understated. It’s more intriguing to be sexy in a less obvious way.”
— Emma Watson

87. “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.”
— Emma Watson

88. “But sometimes I’ve felt a little constrained by that idea of who I’m meant to be.”
— Emma Watson

89. “Really I was open-minded about doing anything, but the one thing I didn’t want to do was get myself into a corset, because I was worried I’d never get out again.”
— Emma Watson

90. “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.”
— Emma Watson

91. “I feel like a voodoo doll. It’s grim. It’s gross.”
— Emma Watson

92. “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.”
— Emma Watson

93. “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.”
— Emma Watson

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

95. “I would love to persuade Christopher Bailey to get even just a section of Burberry that’s, like, organic or free trade. I love him, he’s a very good person and an amazing designer, and I have a lot of respect and time for him.”
— Emma Watson

96. “Make-up is actually something I’ve always really loved.”
— Emma Watson

97. “I really want to write a novel. I also want to learn to play the mandolin.”
— Emma Watson

98. “It was unbelievable seeing me as an action figure! In a few months, toddlers all around the country will be biting my head off!”
— Emma Watson

99. “It’s very hard to describe your own style. And I’m young, so I’m still experimenting. But I think it’s quite British and very much about individuality.”
— Emma Watson

100. “As an actress I take roles I find interesting.”
— Emma Watson

101. “I still have friends from primary school. And my two best girlfriends are from secondary school. I don’t have to explain anything to them. I don’t have to apologize for anything. They know. There’s no judgment in any way.”
— Emma Watson

102. “I do worry about the expectation to look a certain way.”
— Emma Watson

103. “I keep telling myself that I’m a human being, an imperfect human being who’s not made to look like a doll, and that who I am as a person is more important than whether at that moment I have a nice figure.”
— Emma Watson

104. “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.”
— Emma Watson

105. “I’ve got about eight pairs of shoes, and that’s it.”
— Emma Watson

106. “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.”
— Emma Watson

107. “What gets scary is when your self-worth is tied up in what strangers think of you.”
— Emma Watson

108. “If anyone else played Hermione, it would actually kill me.”
— Emma Watson

109. “I’m really interested in modern history, but to fulfill a History degree at Brown you have to do modern and pre-modern.”
— Emma Watson

110. “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.”
— Emma Watson

111. “I never wear pigtails, I wear plaits.”
— Emma Watson

112. “Harry Potter is not Twilight, you know; we’re not selling sex.”
— Emma Watson

113. “I think there’s this idea that lipstick is something quite old or something you’d only wear at night.”
— Emma Watson

114. “He is a good kisser. I can definitely vouch for that.”
— Emma Watson

115. “In terms of men I fancy, I think the actor James Franco is gorgeous. But I find it odd to be described as a sex symbol myself.”
— Emma Watson

116. “My grandma said – when I was really young and I’d sing along to the radio – why do you sing in an American accent? I guess it was because a lot of the music I was listening to had American vocalists.”
— Emma Watson

117. “I like men with quick wit, good conversation, and a great sense of humor. I love banter. I want a man to like me for me – I want him to be authentic.”
— Emma Watson

118. “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.”
— Emma Watson

119. “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.”
— Emma Watson

120. “If I hadn’t done ‘Harry Potter,’ I would have gone and done years of art. I really do love it, and I’d love to write.”
— Emma Watson

121. “Oh, I think Rupert’s gorgeous. He is, he’s totally gorgeous! Very handsome, very handsome indeed.”
— Emma Watson

122. “For the first two movies, I had a huge crush on Tom Felton. He was my first crush. He totally knows. We talked about it – we still laugh about it. We are really good friends now, and that’s cool.”
— Emma Watson

123. “I want to avoid becoming too styled, too ‘done’ and too generic. You see people as they go through their careers, and they just become more and more like everyone else. They start out with something individual about them, but it gets lost.”
— Emma Watson

124. “People don’t really understand, but having people stare, and point, and take pictures, even if it is in a positive framework, is quite isolating; there’s no two ways about it. You feel a little bit, you know, freakish.”
— Emma Watson

125. “As a child, I loved being onstage. I loved singing, I loved the lights, I loved the adrenaline. I even loved learning lines. I was completely obsessive.”
— Emma Watson

126. “There are so many scripts and they are fantastic. I think I would like to do something different, maybe something smaller.”
— Emma Watson

127. “I have a real thing for Mexican directors. And I love Guillermo del Toro and Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu.”
— Emma Watson

128. “I would love to not date someone in the same industry as me. Otherwise, it becomes what it means to everyone else.”
— Emma Watson

129. “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.”
— Emma Watson

130. “I went from being totally unknown and never acting professionally to being in a major movie and being very famous. It all happened so quickly, that I didn’t have any time to work things out. It’s been pretty scary at times.”
— Emma Watson

131. “I think I’m actually in denial that I’m famous, it only sinks in when people crowd in the streets. My friends treat me like a regular person, which is what I wanted.”
— Emma Watson

132. “I love Karl Lagerfeld. I worship him. I was brought up in Paris, and my mum used to wear a lot of Chanel. I love the brand.”
— Emma Watson

133. “My cinematic crush has been pretty much the same since I was 12: Kevin Costner.”
— Emma Watson

134. “The difficulty for me is that I’m interested in so many different things. I could never really imagine myself doing one thing, and I’m pretty sure that I’ll end up doing four or five different things.”
— Emma Watson

135. “Feeling beautiful has nothing to do with what you look like, I promise.”
— Emma Watson

136. “I’m lucky that I’ve worked with so many different directors with very different styles and with a lot of different actors.”
— Emma Watson

137. “I am literally obsessed with Lena Dunham. She’s, like, my favorite person in the world. I follow her on Twitter; I read her every day.”
— Emma Watson

138. “People associate feminism with hate – with man hate – and that’s really negative. I don’t think that’s what feminism is about at all – it’s really positive. I think that’s why women became reluctant to use the word.”
— Emma Watson

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

140. “I love painting and have a need to do it.”
— Emma Watson

141. “As I’ve got older, and since I cut all my hair off, I’ve felt a bit more liberated about trying different things out.”
— Emma Watson

142. “I love fashion. I think it’s so important because it’s how you show yourself to the world.”
— Emma Watson

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

144. “I get sent Bibles. I have a collection of about 20 in my room. People think I need to be guided.”
— Emma Watson

145. “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.”
— Emma Watson

146. “I like Valentino a lot – they never use actresses in their campaigns.”
— Emma Watson

147. “I don’t know. I think there are fans out there who know that too and who wonder whether Ron would have really been able to make her happy.”
— Emma Watson

148. “I don’t know anything about American history or presidents. I don’t know what tailgating is! I’ve never been to an Olive Garden!”
— Emma Watson

149. “If I’ve learned anything, it’s really just to stop trying to find answers and certainties.”
— Emma Watson

150. “I genuinely haven’t really had a rebellious phase. I think it’s just because of the way I was brought up. I think it’s because I left home when I was ten years old.”
— Emma Watson

Princess Diana Quotes

All Time Famous Princess Diana Quotes

Princess Diana, born on July 1, 1961, became the Princess of Wales upon her marriage to Prince Charles in 1981. Known for her compassion and humanitarian work, she played a key role in destigmatizing issues like AIDS and mental health. Despite her divorce from Prince Charles in 1996, Diana remained a prominent figure. Tragically, she […]

Read More
Paramahansa Yogananda Quotes

All Time Famous Paramahansa Yogananda Quotes

Paramahansa Yogananda (1893–1952) was an influential Indian yogi and spiritual teacher who introduced Kriya Yoga to the West. Born in 1893 in Gorakhpur, India, he became a disciple of Swami Yukteswar Giri and founded the Self-Realization Fellowship in 1920, aiming to spread teachings on Kriya Yoga and balanced spiritual living. Yogananda traveled to the United […]

Read More
Napoleon Hill Quotes

All Time Famous Napoleon Hill Quotes

Napoleon Hill (1883-1970) was an American self-help author and motivational speaker, best known for his iconic work “Think and Grow Rich,” published in 1937. Born in Wise County, Virginia, Hill overcame numerous challenges throughout his life, including poverty and family instability. He began his career as a journalist before dedicating himself to the study of […]

Read More