Quotes by Elizabeth Olsen

I like men-inspired outfits.
- Elizabeth Olsen
I really actually enjoy auditioning.
- Elizabeth Olsen
I'm the curvy one of the family.
- Elizabeth Olsen
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I've always loved being a student.
- Elizabeth Olsen
I get way too much happiness from good food.
- Elizabeth Olsen
You want everyone to succeed in your family.
- Elizabeth Olsen
Yes, I don't read books for entertainment.
- Elizabeth Olsen
And I've been taking acting classes since I was 7.
- Elizabeth Olsen
I just need to figure out how to grow without compromising.
- Elizabeth Olsen
I've always had a complex about being taken seriously.
- Elizabeth Olsen
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Normally I don't feel like having a belly full of pasta.
- Elizabeth Olsen
I'm the first one who sees every romantic comedy in theaters.
- Elizabeth Olsen
Well, I'd love to work with Kate Winslet - she's amazing.
- Elizabeth Olsen
No, I wouldn't want the paparazzi ever following me in my life.
- Elizabeth Olsen
My friends and I started making films when I was still in kindergarten.
- Elizabeth Olsen
I never wanted anyone to think that I would use my family name to get me anywhere.
- Elizabeth Olsen
I would love to date a chef. I'd probably get really fat, but I don't care.
- Elizabeth Olsen
The tabloids create their own stories about people's lives that don't exist.
- Elizabeth Olsen
I feel it is obvious when someone has thought too much about what they're wearing.
- Elizabeth Olsen
My brother knows more about film sets than I do, because he works at New York Film Academy.
- Elizabeth Olsen
I'm terrified of improv. Improv in a show or in front of an audience sounds terrifying.
- Elizabeth Olsen
I think every day you try to soak up as much as you can to learn and understand things better.
- Elizabeth Olsen
It's interesting to watch myself with an audience; I'm trying hard to learn from it.
- Elizabeth Olsen
'The Sun Also Rises' by Ernest Hemingway is my favorite book. You feel manly reading it.
- Elizabeth Olsen
I always went to see independent films, they're the movies I'm usually most excited to see.
- Elizabeth Olsen
I've never read a young adult novel, though. I'm sure I would love it, but I've never read one.
- Elizabeth Olsen
I had a great drama teacher in high school, and that's when I started to learn about the history of theater.
- Elizabeth Olsen
I also want to go to an Italian island and do cuisine properly with some famous Italian chef and, like, his mother.
- Elizabeth Olsen
I believe that you are only in control of so much. So whatever you are not in control of you can't worry about.
- Elizabeth Olsen
I don't know about you, but my girlfriends have been my girlfriends forever, and they're my sisters and my family.
- Elizabeth Olsen
I auditioned equally for film and theater. The difference is that theater has seasons, while film, it's always happening.
- Elizabeth Olsen
And I think in theater, people don't really focus on the media unless there's a huge superstar doing a play or something.
- Elizabeth Olsen
I find acting conservatories really important. I've gone to four different ones, and all of them provided totally different tools for me.
- Elizabeth Olsen
If you don't like something, talk about something else that's great and maybe someone else will discover it and think it's great too.
- Elizabeth Olsen
But I have a list of books that I want to read before I die, and whenever I get time to read something that isn't a script, I'll read something from that.
- Elizabeth Olsen
Movies are in a much longer production conversation before an actor is even involved. I always thought of actors as the last piece of the puzzle - so you're a tool.
- Elizabeth Olsen
I've only done one shoot where it's modeling clothes, not like me in my environment. And the stylist, literally, I had her stand behind the photographer and do poses.
- Elizabeth Olsen
I was embarrassed that I even wanted to become an actress because coming from L.A., with two older sisters in the business and a mom who had been a ballet dancer, it was such a cliche.
- Elizabeth Olsen
I think a lot of films do themselves a disfavor by putting in way too much information, and everyone knows what's gonna happen next, and no one can actually discover things as they go.
- Elizabeth Olsen
I never understood why anyone would do magazines. Like, why would someone put their face out there so much? It's because those people reading magazines will go see the movie, so you do it.
- Elizabeth Olsen
What keeps you confident in a healthy way is knowing that everyone else around you is going to support you and teach you and you're going to learn from them. I just feel open to learning from people.
- Elizabeth Olsen
And at NYU, I went to the Atlantic Theater Company, and they have two main points. One of them is to always be active in something instead of just feeling it. And the other is figuring out your character.
- Elizabeth Olsen
Everyone is always surprised by how old I am. They think I'm older, but it's always been that way. I'm the youngest of four - maybe you grow up quicker because you just watch the big people.
- Elizabeth Olsen
When I was 14 or 15, I was a really good volleyball player, so I thought, 'Well, maybe I'll just get a scholarship to an Ivy League school through volleyball.' Then I quit when I decided to focus on theater.
- Elizabeth Olsen