Anya Taylor-Joy Quotes

 

Once I set my mind towards something, it’s going to happen. By hook or by crook.

 

Once I set my mind towards something, it’s going to happen. By hook or by crook.

— Anya Taylor-Joy

It was very difficult to leave Argentina when I was kid, so I only spoke Spanish for the first six years of my life.

— Anya Taylor-Joy

I refused to learn English for two years when we moved to London, hoping to send my family back home. It was tough, but at the same time, it has given me a sense of displacement that actually really suits the life that I’m living now.

— Anya Taylor-Joy

I don’t really feel like I belong anywhere, which makes me belong everywhere.

— Anya Taylor-Joy

I have always believed in magic. I used to run into the woods as a little kid looking for witches. But I’m not superstitious, because I m not afraid of it. I see it as something really beautiful, and I wouldn’t want to live in a world without magic.

— Anya Taylor-Joy

I’ve been quite lucky in that the roles that I’ve been able to play are all kind of outsiders.

— Anya Taylor-Joy

It is kind of bizarre, but at the same time, I feel like anyone that gets into movies didn’t fit into the real world, and so we made our own world.

— Anya Taylor-Joy

I got scouted for modeling, and it was really scary – I was walking my dog wearing heels for the first time ever because I had a party to go to the day after, and I wanted to practice, and this black car kind of started following me, so I, being dramatic, picked up the dog and started to run.

— Anya Taylor-Joy

I don’t know what kind of career I want to forge for myself. But I want it to be one where I love the work that I’ve done. And I like to think that I have good instincts.

— Anya Taylor-Joy

I think, probably, the place that I feel I most belong is a movie set.

— Anya Taylor-Joy

It doesn’t matter where it is in the world or who I’m making the movie with; that’s the closest thing that I’ve got to a sense of placement.

— Anya Taylor-Joy

I think I just really understand what it is to feel like you don’t fit in, within your society, within your world, within your family, within whatever. I’ve always felt like an odd duck so I really understood that.

— Anya Taylor-Joy

I’m a hugger and a lover and a dancer!

— Anya Taylor-Joy

I’m a surprisingly good rapper.

— Anya Taylor-Joy

I never fit in as a kid. I always felt that there was something different about me.

— Anya Taylor-Joy

I’d love to work with the Coen brothers. And Steven Spielberg. ‘E.T.’ was big for me.

— Anya Taylor-Joy

I’ve been very lucky with the roles that I’ve played in that they were wonderful roles for women. They’re incredible, flawed characters that I really gravitate toward. I just never want anybody to be able to put me in a box.

— Anya Taylor-Joy

I just want to work with wonderful people.

— Anya Taylor-Joy

My goal is to make a movie that no one would sort of expect me to make.

— Anya Taylor-Joy

Even the strongest bonds, flesh and blood, they can just evaporate in a second given the right conditions.

— Anya Taylor-Joy

I don’t actually watch that much TV, but I was obsessed with ‘Dawson’s Creek’ growing up. And ‘Freaks and Geeks.’ And ‘8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter.’

— Anya Taylor-Joy

I swear like a sailor.

— Anya Taylor-Joy

I have an active imagination.

— Anya Taylor-Joy

I’d go into the woods to look for the witches, the mythical beings.

— Anya Taylor-Joy

I don’t lie very well!

— Anya Taylor-Joy

‘The Witch’ is feminist.

— Anya Taylor-Joy

I think we have a very Disneyfied, sterilized version of what an evil witch is nowadays.

— Anya Taylor-Joy

Movies were my first love.

— Anya Taylor-Joy

I love the theater, I’d love to work in theater at some point, but I grew up with movies being something that I just clung to.

— Anya Taylor-Joy

I can’t do something that I would not throw myself under a bus for.

— Anya Taylor-Joy

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