Maggie Cheung Quotes

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Maggie Cheung
Chinese name 張曼玉 (traditional)
Pinyin Zhāng Mànyù (Mandarin)
Jyutping Zoeng1 Maan6 Juk6 (Cantonese)
Born (1964-09-20) 20 September 1964 (age 52)
British Hong Kong
Occupation Actress
Years active 1984–2004, 2010
Spouse(s) Olivier Assayas (1998–2001; divorced)

Because I've done so many different roles, I don't want to repeat myself. It's getting harder and harder to find something interesting. You never know – I might never make a film again.
Maggie Cheung
I don't want to die thinking I've only done one thing in my life.
I think I started to have thoughts to really want to be serious about my work when I was about twenty-five, and I just kind of started to look into that direction and moved into it.
Maggie Cheung
I think it comes from far away inside me, to be strong to survive everything that comes my way. I think, going back to the beginning, feeling like an alien in an English school when I was eight, that set up my pride very early on. I think I'm very defensive, but I'm trying not to be like that anymore.
Maggie Cheung
I've played a ghost, cat, snake. I've been funny, sad. I've been filmed flying on screen. So why not spend time on something else? I don't need to accept everything I'm offered.
Maggie Cheung
I don't really want a film as a present; you can get me a diamond ring.
Maggie Cheung
I was always the hero's girlfriend or wife – actually, the woman with no voice.
Maggie Cheung
I did 75 films. I didn't take a break; I didn't spend my money. I have my savings, so when you're not working for money anymore, then you should find things that are meaningful and not just be like, 'OK, that's another day gone.'
Maggie Cheung
People get surprised by my choices. But that comes from me looking for something new.
Maggie Cheung
I need to be doing different things all the time; it's just part of who I am.
Maggie Cheung