Quotes by Drew Barrymore

I'm a bit of a control freak.
- Drew Barrymore
California is an unbelievable state.
- Drew Barrymore
I never act my characters - I am them.
- Drew Barrymore
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Everything I do, I do infinite percent.
- Drew Barrymore
Kisses, even to the air, are beautiful.
- Drew Barrymore
I am obsessed with ice cubes. Obsessed.
- Drew Barrymore
Daisies are like sunshine to the ground.
- Drew Barrymore
I have no regrets in my life whatsoever.
- Drew Barrymore
Internet does not equal sodium pentothal.
- Drew Barrymore
I'm a Cali girl through and through.
- Drew Barrymore
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I do everything in this life-or-death way.
- Drew Barrymore
I'm certainly not an uptight home owner.
- Drew Barrymore
You've just got to do the best that you can.
- Drew Barrymore
A fish may love a bird, but where would they live?
- Drew Barrymore
Life's too short. We have to love each other.
- Drew Barrymore
I'm a very research-, homework-oriented person.
- Drew Barrymore
A lot of my business is about protecting creativity.
- Drew Barrymore
I aspire to be that, to be a voice of reason one day.
- Drew Barrymore
The best kind of parent you can be is to lead by example.
- Drew Barrymore
I really wanted a wonderful, traditional home for my kid.
- Drew Barrymore
I looooove cookbooks. I cook a lot when I'm pregnant.
- Drew Barrymore
I would love to be a travel writer. I'd be so stoked.
- Drew Barrymore
I have certainly had my share of long-distance love affairs.
- Drew Barrymore
It's my crusade to help women feel good about themselves.
- Drew Barrymore
I'm okay with the idea that slow and steady wins the race.
- Drew Barrymore
Families in real life don't tend to resolve things neatly.
- Drew Barrymore
When things are perfect, that's when you need to worry most.
- Drew Barrymore
A thank-you can be just as meaningful as a soulful ten-page message.
- Drew Barrymore
I want people to be blown away when I do what they don't expect.
- Drew Barrymore
I definitely don't think that I'm hot doo-doo. I don't.
- Drew Barrymore
Love is the hardest habit to break, and the most difficult to satisfy.
- Drew Barrymore
I try to be a good shiksa wife. I go to Central Synagogue in New York.
- Drew Barrymore
I still can't spell anything, but I can bust out two-dollar words.
- Drew Barrymore
I don't like camera trickery and editing and doubles and all of that.
- Drew Barrymore
Sometimes I bust out and do things so permanent. Like tattoos and marriage.
- Drew Barrymore
I don't want to be stinky poo poo girl, I want to be happy flower child.
- Drew Barrymore
I think that being happy makes the biggest impact on your physical appearance.
- Drew Barrymore
I love romance. I'm a sucker for it. I love it so much. It's pathetic.
- Drew Barrymore
I want people to love me, but it's not going to hurt me if they don't.
- Drew Barrymore
As I've gotten older, I've really wanted to find more balance and calm.
- Drew Barrymore
I did love horror films from the '70s and '80s. That was my sweet spot.
- Drew Barrymore
My mother and I split ways when I was very young and have never really reconciled.
- Drew Barrymore
It's only through listening that you learn, and I never want to stop learning.
- Drew Barrymore
I feel like I came out of the womb and was punted - there you go, out in the world!
- Drew Barrymore
If you're going to go through hell... I suggest you come back learning something.
- Drew Barrymore
My life takes me all over the world, and I know how hard that can be on a relationship.
- Drew Barrymore
There's something liberating about not pretending. Dare to embarrass yourself. Risk.
- Drew Barrymore
I was 14 when I moved into my own apartment. I was so scared. I didn't know anything.
- Drew Barrymore
I'm such a profound believer that timing is everything; I would tattoo that on my arm.
- Drew Barrymore
I'm a real stay-at-home mom. I'm really hands-on. Everything else became secondary.
- Drew Barrymore
My life choices are not supposed to be the gateway to somebody else's. That's my journey.
- Drew Barrymore
I used to look in the mirror and feel shame, I look in the mirror now and I absolutely love myself.
- Drew Barrymore
Celebrity! It's become the most disgusting word on the planet. It makes me sick to my stomach.
- Drew Barrymore
Life is very interesting... in the end, some of your greatest pains, become your greatest strengths.
- Drew Barrymore
I never want to get to the point where it's all about my needs, and the hell with anybody else.
- Drew Barrymore
I'm a total control freak and love to participate in the design of every single aspect of life.
- Drew Barrymore
I find a lot of really hot people to be extremely boring because they haven't had to work at it.
- Drew Barrymore
I don't really get into architecture in the hotel room. But maybe a little Feng Shui here and there.
- Drew Barrymore
When I was a kid, everything was so unplanned, my parents were so erratic, and my world was so inconsistent.
- Drew Barrymore
I never regret anything. Because every little detail of your life is what made you into who you are in the end.
- Drew Barrymore
I make movies. I have a passion. Puppies and daisies don't accomplish anything. That's not me at all.
- Drew Barrymore
My whole life, I've wanted to feel comfortable in my skin. It's the most liberating thing in the world.
- Drew Barrymore
When I lay my head on the pillow at night I can say I was a decent person today. That's when I feel beautiful.
- Drew Barrymore
I still feel like I have a lot to prove. My biggest burning question is 'How much more are you capable of?'
- Drew Barrymore
The older you get, the few slumber parties there are, and I hate that. I liked slumber parties. What happened to them?
- Drew Barrymore
I'm just learning who I am and how relationships work and how to make them function. No different from anyone else.
- Drew Barrymore
I have always been fond of recognizing the spiritual side of someone's personality. It's a very lovely concept.
- Drew Barrymore
Putting your name on something and having no idea how it came about if someone else did all the work - that's not me.
- Drew Barrymore
I love the very exposed, humorous, imperfect, never-trying to-pretend-to-be-perfect journey that I have been on in my life.
- Drew Barrymore
I've approached so many things in my life with such intensity that I want to approach motherhood with dedication and focus.
- Drew Barrymore
I used to have a blankie, and when my mom had to wash it, I would sit outside the dryer and watch it go round and round, and cry.
- Drew Barrymore
I'm glad I lived such a full life before I settled down into a family because I got to enjoy it and get it out of my system.
- Drew Barrymore
From my perspective, there's no reason to be afraid of aging, because if you age, you're lucky! The alternative is death.
- Drew Barrymore
If you're going to be alive and on this planet, you have to, like, suck the marrow out of every day and get the most out of it.
- Drew Barrymore
It's embarrassing to go through any rebellious stage in front of people that you love and respect, and yet I'm glad I did.
- Drew Barrymore
Everyone is like a butterfly, they start out ugly and awkward and then morph into beautiful graceful butterflies that everyone loves.
- Drew Barrymore
I just want to make sure I have a sense of balance between work and life, because work is my life and the lines can get really blurry.
- Drew Barrymore
It's never too late. Don't focus on what was taken away. Find something to replace it, and acknowledge the blessing you have.
- Drew Barrymore
In a world and a life that moves so fast, photography just makes the sound go out and it makes you stop and take a pause. Photography calms me.
- Drew Barrymore
I pray to be like the ocean, with soft currents, maybe waves at times. More and more, I want the consistency rather than the highs and the lows.
- Drew Barrymore
I really want to understand the mind so I can be more comfortable with the way people are. Being comfortable with people is incredibly important.
- Drew Barrymore
I hate women who say they can eat whatever they want, because I don't relate to that at all. It isn't fair! I absolutely live for food.
- Drew Barrymore
My own mum cared about Hollywood, and I didn't. I wanted to act, and I loved the creativity of it, but I didn't care for the lifestyle.
- Drew Barrymore
I am not someone who is ashamed of my past. I'm actually really proud. I know I made a lot of mistakes, but they, in turn, were my life lessons.
- Drew Barrymore
Whether you're throwing up or breaking up, you want your girlfriend right there! I don't trust women who don't go to their girlfriends.
- Drew Barrymore
I don't know anybody's road who's been paved perfectly for them, there are no manuals, you don't know what life has in store for you.
- Drew Barrymore
I've been a vegetarian for years and years. I'm not judgemental about others who aren't, I just feel I cannot eat or wear living creatures.
- Drew Barrymore
Of course I want to look good in clothes. And it never makes me feel good when somebody who has an insane figure tells me, 'I eat whatever I want.'
- Drew Barrymore
When you've been locked up in a mental institution, people are going to ask questions. It was OK, because I didn't have to act perfect all the time.
- Drew Barrymore
I think the world offers so many wonderful varieties of obstacles, but that shouldn't be one for kids - is the worry that 'my parents wont be there.'
- Drew Barrymore
I'm not after fame and success and fortune and power. It's mostly that I want to have a good job and have good friends; that's the good stuff in life.
- Drew Barrymore
The way things have gone in my life, sure, 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?
- Drew Barrymore
Going back to Georgiana Drew and John Drew, and my great-grandfather Maurice Barrymore, and it was such a sort of circus of odd, interesting people that loved acting.
- Drew Barrymore
I love Tate Modern; there's such great style and shopping here. I love the galleries and the pubs out on the street, just having your pint as the sun is setting.
- Drew Barrymore
There's a hunger and a fervor that I have, but there's no person I'm going to push to the side to get where I'm going. I want to create my own road.
- Drew Barrymore
Having fun is fantastic, and I never want to lose a sense of that - and also, I think, you have to have that to put into your work, or else it's going to feel stiff.
- Drew Barrymore
I'm a carb queen. I'll always order macaroni and cheese, but I don't want it to be fancy. I want it to be as close to Kraft Services as it can possibly get!
- Drew Barrymore
Kissing - and I mean like, yummy, smacking kissing - is the most delicious, most beautiful and passionate thing that two people can do, bar none. Better than sex, hands down.
- Drew Barrymore
I grew up in a makeup chair. And to see the women around me getting ready was so aspirational. It's about mothers and daughters, a girl watching her mom at a vanity table.
- Drew Barrymore
I started finding hearts in things - whether it was like, a tree I was passing, a straw wrapper on the ground; I think the heart has one continuous line, which is very powerful.
- Drew Barrymore
I'm so in control of my life, you shouldn't dislike anything I do-because I'm not only in the best place I've ever been, but it keeps getting better and better.
- Drew Barrymore
I love working with the actors eye-to-eye. I think something gets lost in translation, not only through a monitor, but when you leave the area where the actual scene is taking place.
- Drew Barrymore
A few years ago, I bought an old red bicycle with the words Free Spirit written across its side - which is exactly what I felt like when I rode it down the street in a tie-dyed dress.
- Drew Barrymore
It's the worst when you're kissing someone who's not a good kisser, and you're trying to make it look good, but you feel like you're just working on your own.
- Drew Barrymore
God made a very obvious choice when he made me voluptuous; why would I go against what he decided for me? My limbs work, so I'm not going to complain about the way my body is shaped.
- Drew Barrymore
It wasn't my choice to be an open book, but when people found out what my life was like when I was 14 or 15, I didn't deny it. I think the more imperfect you are, the more human you are.
- Drew Barrymore
I'm very sensitive to the English language. I studied the dictionary obsessively when I was a kid and collect old dictionaries. Words, I think, are very powerful and they convey an intention.
- Drew Barrymore