Kate Beckinsale Quotes

Kate Beckinsale Quotes On Books

I grew up as an only child and my mother was also an only child, so we were both very passionate about reading. I think I passed that on to my daughter, who went plowing through ‘Harry Potter’ and every other book possible!

Books have always helped me make sense of things. With any life experience, you can find someone who has documented it in a poetic way.

The hover cars were terrifying.

The hover cars were terrifying. I manage to make it even more terrifying by having food poisoning on that day as well. Hover cars you can’t get out of very easily or quickly, so that held a whole extra element of risk for me.”

Kate Beckinsale Quotes On Character

Apparently, I’m very good at firing a gun without blinking, which is unusual. That’s why so many action characters have to wear sunglasses during shoot-out scenes. That’s my party trick.

I think actors always like to think they don’t bring the character home, and then their family all laugh and tell you otherwise.

Kate Beckinsale Quotes On Children

If I had a child actor, I would wish for it to be in an Adam Sandler movie, because he just comes in and makes them so comfortable and is so brilliant with them and they all go home and they that they’ve got this special relationship.

I grew up as an only child and my mother was also an only child, so we were both very passionate about reading. I think I passed that on to my daughter, who went plowing through ‘Harry Potter’ and every other book possible!

I didn’t feel very attractive as a child and actually I wasn’t.

I was a very difficult child, and the time I spent reading was about the only peace I gave my mother.

Kate Beckinsale Quotes On Daughter

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve gone to present at the Golden Globes, come home, whipped the dress off and read to my daughter wearing gazillion-dollar earrings. That’s how it goes in my house, and I wouldn’t have it any other way.

When I was pregnant, I had the romantic idea that after the baby was born I would not only take up reading in earnest again, but also write a novel while my daughter slept in her Moses basket. Of course, I barely had time to keep up with my magazines until she started sleeping properly.

I grew up as an only child and my mother was also an only child, so we were both very passionate about reading. I think I passed that on to my daughter, who went plowing through ‘Harry Potter’ and every other book possible!

This is what’s sick about living in L.A. My eight-year-old daughter will point to a woman and say, ‘Look! That woman’s had too much Botox.’ She spots them because they all look a bit like Lord Voldemort from ‘Harry Potter.’

On her daughter’s pet rabbit: I don’t think he liked being in a cage and wouldn’t stop masturbating and humping his bowl.

I have a husband who literally worships me. And cleans the house. And blow-dries my daughter’s hair.

Kate Beckinsale Quotes On Giving

I dropped out of Oxford, and now I only speak Russian with the woman who gives me a bikini-wax. See what Hollywood does to you?

I think that’s why I gravitated toward slightly broader… ummm, more conceptual kinds of movies, Underworld and Van Helsing. That was as much as I could actually give. But you’re actually more of an animated figure. It does go against the grain, as an actor.

Kate Beckinsale Quotes On Home

I remember when I did

I remember when I did ‘Click’ and I’d see Adam Sandler’s fan base. He’s the guy that people feel that he’s their best friend, so he’s walking down the street and people sort of high five him and want to tell him a joke or invite him to come home and have a sandwich with them.

I think actors always like to think they don’t bring the character home, and then their family all laugh and tell you otherwise.

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve gone to present at the Golden Globes, come home, whipped the dress off and read to my daughter wearing gazillion-dollar earrings. That’s how it goes in my house, and I wouldn’t have it any other way.

If I had a child actor, I would wish for it to be in an Adam Sandler movie, because he just comes in and makes them so comfortable and is so brilliant with them and they all go home and they that they’ve got this special relationship.

I quite fancy having a hover car, but I don’t fancy everyone having one. Because I feel like I spend quite a lot of time stuck in traffic on the 405 but if everybody had one then they’d be scared and we’d crash, but if it was just me, then I think I would zoom home quite fast. I also quite fancy a phone attached to my hand but then I don’t know if I fancy it being stuck to my body.

Kate Beckinsale Quotes On Husband

I have a husband who literally worships me. And cleans the house. And blow-dries my daughter’s hair.

I’m very blessed to have a husband who appreciates me. Women feel sexy from feeling attractive and desired. Men feel sexy from having sex. If you can strike a balance where the man is having sex a lot and the woman is feeling desired enough to have sex, then you’ve figured out the secret to a marriage that’s alive.

When [Len Wiseman and I]

When [Len Wiseman and I] first met, I was a huge fan of the ‘Alien’ movies. I was a huge ‘Die Hard’ fan until it ate my husband for two years. We sit and watch movies all the time. One of my favorite movies is ‘Dog’s Day Afternoon.’ Len loves that movie.

Kate Beckinsale Quotes On Mother

I have found being a mother has made me emotionally raw in many situations. You heart is beating outside your body when you have a baby.

On her daughter’s pet rabbit: I don’t think he liked being in a cage and wouldn’t stop masturbating and humping his bowl.

I think that at some point everybody turns into their mother or their father, it’s just not normally from morning to afternoon.

Kate Beckinsale Quotes On Reading

I grew up as an only child

I grew up as an only child and my mother was also an only child, so we were both very passionate about reading. I think I passed that on to my daughter, who went plowing through ‘Harry Potter’ and every other book possible!

As a mother, you feel much more vulnerable. And when you’re vulnerable, you’re a much better actress.

I was a very difficult child, and the time I spent reading was about the only peace I gave my mother.

At Oxford University, I studied languages so I could read the great novels as they were originally written. I took what in the United States would be a double major in Russian and French, but I have to admit that the pressure of getting through so many books spoiled reading for me.

When I was pregnant,

When I was pregnant, I had the romantic idea that after the baby was born I would not only take up reading in earnest again, but also write a novel while my daughter slept in her Moses basket. Of course, I barely had time to keep up with my magazines until she started sleeping properly.

Kate Beckinsale Quotes On Sleep

My daughter comes with me everywhere. I don’t leave her behind. But it is hard. I mean, I think any working mother will tell you that what kind of falls by the wayside, you know, are the hours of sleep that you wish you had, and all that. I feel incredibly lucky and blessed, but I do sometimes feel like that exorcist lady!

Sleep is like the holy grail. My trainer says if you’re tired, your workout will suffer. Sleep is magic stuff.