35 Inspirational Carrie-Anne Moss Quotes On Success

35 Inspirational Carrie-Anne Moss Quotes On Success

Carrie-Anne Moss is a Canadian actress. Following early roles on television, she rose to international prominence for her role of Trinity in The Matrix trilogy. She has starred Memento, Red Planet, Chocolat, Fido, Snow Cake, Disturbia, Unthinkable, Silent Hill: Revelation and Pompeii. Moss currently portrays Jeri Hogarth in several television series of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, mainly Jessica Jones. May her quotes inspire you to take action so that you may live your dreams.

1. “Field of Dreams made me realize that I wanted to live my dreams, to risk things for what I felt and what I dreamt of.” Carrie-Anne Moss

2. “People tell you the world looks a certain way. Parents tell you how to think. Schools tell you how to think. TV. Religion. And then at a certain point, if you’re lucky, you realize you can make up your own mind.” Carrie-Anne Moss

3. “When you play a doctor, you have to look like you can do it but you don’t actually go and do it.” Carrie-Anne Moss

4. “I definitely acknowledge that The Matrix and Trinity had an influence on female action-oriented characters in television and in film. I think it’s awesome.” Carrie-Anne Moss

5. “I think everything happens at exactly the time it’s supposed to.” Carrie-Anne Moss

6. “For me, the biggest thing is someone who’s kind. I’m not into the bad-boy thing.” Carrie-Anne Moss

7. “I just love to play characters that are layered and that I can relate to in some way, even if they’re completely different than me; that I can see a glimpse of humanity and something I’m interested in exploring.” Carrie-Anne Moss

8. “I have no major regrets. I’ve made the conscious decision not to look at life that way. I always try to learn something – to take something away from the situation.” Carrie-Anne Moss

9. “I like stories about the world, where we’re at. I like to explore humanity. I like to explore my own humanity.” Carrie-Anne Moss

10. “I think we all have mechanisms that we use, each of us individually, to deal with pain that we’ve had or just dealing with life or whatever. Everyone’s story is different, but we all have some kind of mechanism that we use to deal with stuff, that we create pretty young.” Carrie-Anne Moss

11. “I was 30 when I did ‘The Matrix.’ When you turn 30, your life and your world view change. I remember feeling relieved – it was like I was seeing things in a deeper way.” Carrie-Anne Moss

12. “Tell me that I can’t do something, and I’ll do it.” Carrie-Anne Moss

13. “I’m a very simple person. I don’t use computers.” Carrie-Anne Moss

14. “You’ll have a guy, and they’re ageing however they’re ageing, and nobody really cares. If you’re a woman, it’s different.” Carrie-Anne Moss

15. “Are you gonna fuel your faith or fuel your fear? I’m all about fuelling my faith, especially when it’s hard to do so.” Carrie-Anne Moss

16. “I’m such a private person.” Carrie-Anne Moss

17. “I love to play women who are strong and unapologizing and kind of rough around the edges and don’t care what anybody thinks about that.” Carrie-Anne Moss

18. “Eventually I want to be a full-time mother who works occasionally – and being an actor you have that freedom.” Carrie-Anne Moss

19. “Parenting takes a lot of creativity, and I embrace it fully.” Carrie-Anne Moss

20. “I don’t have any huge desire to show you all that I’m not tough and strong, that I’m all feminine and soft. That’s not a huge longing that I have because I know who I am.” Carrie-Anne Moss

21. “People tell me I’m in a genre kind of movie, but it never crossed my mind that The Matrix was a genre. To me it was about, for me anyway, my character, I had this rock outside my door which said ‘faith’ or “believe” or something, and I remember I felt like that was my key into her, into Trinity. It was like she was the heart of it.” Carrie-Anne Moss

22. “When I do work, I choose to see every job as an opportunity to grow, as an actor and as a person. My favourite part of it is being part of a team, with everyone pulling in the same direction.” Carrie-Anne Moss

23. “When I was a kid, I didn’t know Canadians could be actors. I thought just Americans could get acting jobs.” Carrie-Anne Moss

24. “Not for one second do I not, like, pinch myself that I’ve had a successful acting career for 24 years. I am so grateful. But it’s unfortunate that we live in a society that really puts a lot of pressure on women to look a certain way and to age a certain way. I think that sucks.” Carrie-Anne Moss

25. “To experience life you have to kind of face a lot of fears.” Carrie-Anne Moss

26. “I feel so lucky that I had so many opportunities.” Carrie-Anne Moss

27. “I don’t believe in being typecast. If I believed it, it probably would have happened to me. You attract what you make.” Carrie-Anne Moss

28. “That first year after a child, I kind of just hunker down at home – I surrender to that side of me. I don’t try to get my body back or be in the world; I go the opposite way.” Carrie-Anne Moss

29. “In real life, I’m the kind of person that if I use Siri, I thank her afterwards.” Carrie-Anne Moss

30. “Technology is just so fast. As convenient as it is, it’s stressing a lot of us out. It’s just too much, too quick. And I’m interested in that conversation.” Carrie-Anne Moss

31. “When I did the first ‘Matrix,’ after it came out, I had a woman come up to me and just thank me for Trinity because she was an action writer. She said she was getting really good opportunities now.” Carrie-Anne Moss

32. “Self-care is so much more than a beauty regimen or an external thing you do. It has to start within your heart to know what you need to navigate your life. A pedicure doesn’t last, but meditating every day does.

33. “If you think about ‘The Matrix’ and how high-concept it was, it had these incredible ideas that really penetrated people’s consciousness. It really was a film of awakening. I think a lot of people woke up around that film.” Carrie-Anne Moss

34. “It’s really hard to make a living as an actor. I’m grateful as I drive to work every morning.” Carrie-Anne Moss

35. “Nobody sets the rules but you. You can design your own life.” Carrie-Anne Moss

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