Meryl Streep Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Meryl Streep quotes, Meryl Streep sayings, and Meryl Streep proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials._ Meryl Streep
Acting is not about being someone different. It's finding the similarity in what is apparently different, then finding myself in there. Meryl Streep
The minute you start caring about what other people think, is the minute you stop being yourself. Meryl Streep
How you first meet the public is how the industry sees you. You can't argue with them. That's their perception. Meryl Streep
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you. Meryl Streep
Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials. Meryl Streep
Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials. Meryl Streep
All that attention to the perfect lighting, the perfect this, the perfect that, I find terribly annoying. Meryl Streep
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy. Meryl Streep
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men. Meryl Streep
You can't get spoiled if you do your own ironing. Meryl Streep
There's no road map on how to raise a family: it's always an enormous negotiation. Meryl Streep
The key to every actor is deep, deep insecurity. Meryl Streep
There are wonderfully talented actresses. It's a really rich field. There isn't as rich a field of material. Meryl Streep
Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials. Meryl Streep
Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials. Meryl Streep
Pretending is not just play. Pretending is imagined possibility. Pretending, or acting, is a very valuable life skill and we do it all the time. Meryl Streep
Guard your good mood. Meryl Streep
You could make a case that, along with the technological revolution, the most provocative upending destabilizing thrilling change in the course of human history is that we’re finally in it. … We're here now, women are in the world, and we will not be bullied. Meryl Streep
It’s bizarre that the produce manager is more important to my children’s health than the pediatrician. Meryl Streep
I don't know what they have done to pot in the last thirty years, but it rocks! Meryl Streep
Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials. Meryl Streep
What makes you different or weird, that's your strength. Meryl Streep
The minute you start caring about what other people think, is the minute you stop being yourself. Meryl Streep
Being a role model...is equal parts being who you actually are and what people hope you will be Meryl Streep
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other. Meryl Streep
I had three children and that's a lot like making a movie. There are a lot of the same worries. Will it have legs? Will it go wide? How will it do domestically and what if it goes foreign? Meryl Streep
Acting is simply my way of investigating human nature and having fun at the same time. Meryl Streep
What does it take to be the first female anything? It takes grit, and it takes grace. Meryl Streep