Best 40 Salma Hayek Quotes

Best 40 Salma Hayek Quotes

"Life is tough; and if you have the ability to laugh at it, you have the ability to enjoy it." - Salma Hayek.

Best 40 Salma Hayek Quotes

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40 Salma Hayek Quotes

Salma Valgarma Hayek Jiménez, best known as Salma Hayek, is an American and Mexican film producer and actress. Although her beginnings on television were in Mexico, she is a well-known actress in the US, where she starred in many American movies throughout her career. In 2002, for example, she was Frida Kahlo in the film called Frida, which was a success. She has a long filmography list including both cinema and television. 


Read and feel the inspiration with Salma Hayek's words that we have compiled in this post.  


1"I say that the most liberating thing about beauty is realizing that you are the beholder."

2"Life is tough; and if you have the ability to laugh at it, you have the ability to enjoy it."

3“When I speak about freedom, it's about freedom of the spirit. Freedom of the spirit can't be represented by a body. It has to be art. It has to be all the colors. It has to be something that moves and has no boundaries.”

4“I became obsessed with all these women who die never feeling they did anything extraordinary with their lives.”

5“I keep waiting to meet a man who has more balls than I do.”

6“I proved to myself that if I believe in something and set my mind to it I could actually accomplish it.”

7“I have tried my whole life to represent my Mexican roots with honor and pride.”

8“What is important is to believe in something so strongly that you're never discouraged.”

9“If I go on a diet and work out, I'm always in a bad mood. I'd rather be a little heavier but nice.”

10“Everybody has a weakness. Mine is food.”

11“Sometimes evolving doesn't mean transforming; sometimes it just means owning what is there.”

12“Life is about creating new opportunities, not waiting for them to come to you.”

13“I'll tell you, there is nothing better in life than being a late bloomer. I believe that success can happen at any time and at any age.”

14“Producing is hell, writing is frustrating, acting is really satisfying, directing is heaven.”

15“In fighting for women, we fight for humanity. We fight for the future - for everyone.”

16“It's very easy to feel someone's pain when you love them.”

17“Every woman who thinks she is the only victim of violence has to know that there are many more.”

18"It doesnt matter what you have faith in, just that you have faith."

19"When you are passionate about life, it keeps you young. Sometimes I wake up at 4:00 am just to see how my roses look."

20"I believe that change keeps you young."

21"I just love life. I'm excited about things in life. I think that if you're excited about life, you are excited about waking up and doing things with your life every day."

22"People always underestimate me. But if you stick around long enough, act out of conviction, and try to be honorable in everything you do, good things will come to you."

23"I know the only reason that I haven't gotten many good parts is because I am Latin - and they tell it to my face a lot of times."

24“I love being a wife and homemaker ― because it’s my choice. My friends who don’t have children say it’s impossible to get together with me because I don’t want to talk about anything else except motherhood. But being a mother is more exhausting than working, and sometimes I push myself too hard and burn myself out. I can appreciate how exhausting it must be for women who have to do everything themselves all the time.”

25“When it comes to my career, what I do is I only do roles that are shot in a way that I’m never more than two weeks away from my family.”

26"I don't have stamina in exercise... but I have it in life."

27"I love to cook for my husband and daughter. I enjoy going to the market for fresh vegetables."

28"For me, I have to say that I like to work a lot too, but I like not working better. The perfect scenario is when you just worked and you know something's coming up, then you have four, five, six months off. But you know you're going to have a job later."

29"I don't want to be size zero and I'm glad I'm not."

30"I don't ever want to have to depend on anyone completely."

31"I work hard, I make my own living and I love it. I like having financial independence."

32"I have always been an active part of my community."

33"I have a ranch, which is my favorite place in the world."

34"At one point in my life, I was very involved with social causes. I'm still involved, but now I have a family and it's important to me."

35"I'm a country girl. I have to be in nature, so my daughter is exposed to it a lot."

36"They thought I was crazy in Mexico when I said, 'I'm going to Hollywood.' Nobody thought I could make it."

37"I think that a lot of women that know they're going to be part of history somehow decide to have a character to be remembered by."

38"When I feel stressed, I turn to food for comfort, but I don't like to diet and I'm not good at it."

39"Before I had my child, animals were my life. I slept with four dogs in my bed."

40"I think if I was not in love, I would probably let myself go faster. Love gives me the vanity to continue."