” Actors need steely determination. It’s a tough profession with plenty of knocks along the way. You have to be very determined and never take ‘no’ for an answer. “


” Everybody struggles with being an oddball. It’s tough trying to fit in when you’re a kid, then you become an adult and you think, ‘I’m just going to be myself and either they accept it or they don’t.’ But you know what? I like me, and that’s the most important thing. “


” The wonderful thing about drama school is that it stretches you in a way the industry doesn’t. “


” The ethos of most films is that you make a film, you exploit the community, you exploit the environment, and it’s OK because you made a great film, you know? “


” I’ve never been that person who wants a Rolls Royce or wants to live in a mansion or what have you. “


” Hollywood ‘friends’ are only after one thing. They’re looking out for the next big thing, and they don’t want to miss out on you just in case. “


” What I generally get from being in Africa is a sense of warmth and openness. As a stranger, you are always welcomed into people’s homes and people are always offering you food. That generosity is incredibly touching. “


” When you go somewhere like Kenya and you see how the children don’t have pencils and pens, and all of these things are considered luxuries, and what a privilege they see education as and how hungry they are to learn, I wanted to give my brother and sister long lectures. That definitely stayed with me. “



All 8 Naomie Harris Quotes about You in picture


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The wonderful thing about drama school is that it stretches you in a way the industry doesn
The ethos of most films is that you make a film, you exploit the community, you exploit the environment, and it
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What I generally get from being in Africa is a sense of warmth and openness. As a stranger, you are always welcomed into people
When you go somewhere like Kenya and you see how the children don

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