Top 47 Mira Sorvino Quotes of 2020

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“There was something about being in front of audiences when I was in elementary school plays that gave me a thrill. It was like the rush you get from a roller coaster drop.”

― Mira Sorvino

“The cognitive dissonance, the denial and cowardice that spare us painful truths and prevent us from acting in defense of innocent victims while allowing ‘beloved’ individuals to continue their heinous behavior must be jettisoned from the bottom of our souls.”

― Mira Sorvino

“I have a pretty big range of interests. I love art; I love going to the museums. I dabble in painting, and although I’m not very good at it, I enjoy it.”

― Mira Sorvino

“I want my life to effect the balance to the positive.”

― Mira Sorvino

“We all struggle with our failure to communicate and our failure to reach beyond fear to love people.”

― Mira Sorvino

“It’s the relationships between people that are more important than the sort of far away fantasies of what the good life is, the world of supermodels and Bud ads.”

― Mira Sorvino

“We’re going forward until we have an equitable and safe world for women.”

― Mira Sorvino

“We are all capable of so much more than the narrow confines of our regular behavior and our personality. So it’s interesting to play different notes on your keyboard.”

― Mira Sorvino

“We want to take our activism and our power into action and change things for every woman, everywhere, working in any workplace.”

― Mira Sorvino

“I had a Christian upbringing – it was all about sin and guilt. I was very happy just kissing people. I was like the make-out queen – not even second base.”

― Mira Sorvino

“Acting is doing, because everything you say or do is some kind of an action, some kind of a verb. You’re always connected to the other person through some kind of action.”

― Mira Sorvino

“Acting is what happens on the way.”

― Mira Sorvino

“Being is like pretending.”

― Mira Sorvino

“I always feel I can play a role – just give me the time to do the preparation and I’ll be it.”

― Mira Sorvino

“I assume that if people get to know me, they’ll like me. If they don’t, it’s not my problem.”

― Mira Sorvino

“I could have seen myself going into academia, but I don’t love it; I just like it.”

― Mira Sorvino

“I had been looking for a New York apartment, but I said, Why not give LA a go?”

― Mira Sorvino

“I had started off, before I ever got an acting job, working at Robert De Niro’s Tribeca Productions as a reader. I was always interested in that side of the camera.”

― Mira Sorvino

“I hate it when people use sex as a weapon against the people who are engaging in it. It’s so hypocritical.”

― Mira Sorvino

“I have a hard time getting motivated to do something that seems like a career move. I’ve gotten into vague trouble with my agents for turning down work that I thought was exploitative.”

― Mira Sorvino

“I have learned to pare down what I do and still be effective and strong in a role.”

― Mira Sorvino

“I hope that doing truthful portrayals of people in a variety of circumstances gives people a kind of subterranean link to those characters.”

― Mira Sorvino

“I take the responsibility of choosing seriously because it becomes an indelible part of your body of work. Something has to sing to me.”

― Mira Sorvino

“I try to become more humble and more myself with every year. There was a while when I got famous where I was so confused and my head was spinning.”

― Mira Sorvino

“I wanted to do something far from my intellectual and physical home, so I went to live in Beijing for eight months and took Mandarin Chinese.”

― Mira Sorvino

“I’ll talk to myself out loud a lot.”

― Mira Sorvino

“I’m doing things that are more artistic again, more close to the material that I love. I don’t disparage those things that I did. They’re just not as much reflective of who I am.”

― Mira Sorvino

“My father taught me how to substitute realities.”

― Mira Sorvino

“My major in college was Chinese Studies. It was very intentional.”

― Mira Sorvino

“Now that I’ve got some films under my belt, I have the courage of my convictions regarding acting. It gives me a leg to stand on.”

― Mira Sorvino

“Once you’ve found something you know how to do, it makes you feel you don’t have to be intimidated by someone.”

― Mira Sorvino

“Sometimes I feel limited by people’s perceptions of what I can and cannot do, or what I do or don’t look like.”

― Mira Sorvino

“The name game is frustrating. Agents will say, They love you, but they’re going to offer it to Julia Roberts first.”

― Mira Sorvino

“The Oscars have become such a big deal these days that it’s just used as adjective.”

― Mira Sorvino

“There are all kinds of other things I could do, things I would probably like, but only acting would give me emotional fulfillment.”

― Mira Sorvino

“When I was 5, my mother threw a party, and a friend and I wrote and performed a play called The Dutch Doll.”

― Mira Sorvino

“I’ve definitely taken more family-friendly roles. Honestly, sometimes the edgier acting roles are not age-appropriate for kids but I have taken more projects that I feel have a great message or my kids can watch because of their age and that were just plain fun.”

― Mira Sorvino

“I did a Christmas movie where I played Mrs. Claus because my children’s favorite movie of all time was a Christmas movie that my father did in which he played Santa, and I was like, ‘How often do they make a movie about Mrs. Claus?’ and, ‘My kids will love this.’”

― Mira Sorvino

“I love music; I love dancing. I took, like, eight years of ballet when I was a kid, and I still love dancing. There’s been a couple of films where I was able to do some dance numbers, like ‘Romy and Michelle’ and ‘Summer of Sam,’ and I’m so happy when I get to do that.”

― Mira Sorvino

“I try not to judge my characters. If I’m looking at it from the outside, I’d say, ‘No, she’s not really a great mother.’ But she wishes she were, and she wants to be, and she still has instincts toward protecting her son and wanting him to be a happy person.”

― Mira Sorvino

“I always want my character to have dimension, no matter what phase of life or situation they find themselves in.”

― Mira Sorvino

“Being a good mother is really so hard and so important, and it’s this thing that all people long for. Think of all the soldiers who cry out for their mothers on the battlefield as they die. It’s a primal relationship.”

― Mira Sorvino

“The revelation is that when you lift the curtain, history is decided by a very small group of people, and their own interests guide their actions, not necessarily the laws or principles we think our country rides on.”

― Mira Sorvino

“I feel like the world that ‘ Condor’ lives in is very close to the world we’re all living in every day.”

― Mira Sorvino

“As the plot of ‘Condor’ unfolds, you’ll understand that nothing is sacred in the pharmacy world or in the behind-the-scenes workings of the CIA and FBI.”

― Mira Sorvino

“I always do that for all of my characters. I built a music playlist for her… with songs she really likes.”

― Mira Sorvino

“I have great respect for Harvey as an artist, and owe him and his brother a debt of gratitude for the early success in my career, including the Oscar.”

― Mira Sorvino
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