Quotes by: Salma Hayek

Salma Hayek
Hayek at the 2015 Cannes film festival
Born Salma Hayek Jiménez
(1966-09-02) September 2, 1966 (age 50)
Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, Mexico
Nationality Mexican, American
Other names Salma Hayek Pinault
Alma mater Universidad Iberoamericana
Occupation Actress, producer, model
Years active 1988–present
Spouse(s) François-Henri Pinault (m. 2009)
Children 1

I believe eating well, and with people you love, is about feeding your body, heart, and soul - I used juicing to ensure I covered my nutritional bases every day, and as a tool to restore inner balance if my body needed a break from too much indulgence.
Salma Hayek
They thought I was crazy in Mexico when I said, 'I'm going to Hollywood.' Nobody thought I could make it.
Salma Hayek
What works in a relationship of very public people is not making the relationship public - keeping it as personal as it can be. It's the only way it is real.
Salma Hayek
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.
Salma Hayek
There were many times when I had to emotionally come to terms with the fact that maybe I wasn't ever going to get married. And I started getting comfortable with that.
Salma Hayek
Don't try to dress like me or wear your hair like mine. Find your own style.
Salma Hayek
I've never had anything done on my face. I've never had dermabrasion or peels or injections of any kind, nothing.
Salma Hayek
I want to work for a long, long time and keep growing in my work, and if I am very lucky and very blessed, maybe somewhere along the line there will be one movie in there that becomes a classic.
Salma Hayek
When it is important for you to say something and you find a vehicle to say it, then go for it. It is so rare when that happens so I think every minute spent fighting for it is always worth it. Even if nothing ends up happening, it's still worth the fight.
Salma Hayek
It sounds trite to go after men who are nice but when you've been hurt a lot it becomes appealing.
Salma Hayek
People often say that 'beauty is in the eye of the beholder,' and I say that the most liberating thing about beauty is realizing that you are the beholder. This empowers us to find beauty in places where others have not dared to look, including inside ourselves.
Salma Hayek
Before I had my child, animals were my life. I slept with four dogs in my bed.
Salma Hayek
They offered me that film before I did Frida and I said, no, I'm not capable of directing. Then after seeing Julie direct, I was inspired by it. She motivated me to do it, because we don't have role models as woman for directors.
Salma Hayek
I have a farm and I love it there. There's really nothing to do, but even watching the chickens, its fun.
Salma Hayek
You know how macho boys get when they're all together? Well, the set of 'Desperado' was like that. They were all trying to put me down, saying, 'Bring on the stuntwoman, Salma can't do that.' But I did everything.
Salma Hayek
I also have a film coming up called Breaking Up, and my part in that was not written for a Latina, and my character is not particularly pretty or sexy or exotic.
Salma Hayek
I didn't think marriage worked. I thought everybody who was married was secretly miserable - that it was something they just put up with for their children.
Salma Hayek
I have tried my whole life to represent my Mexican roots with honor and pride.
Salma Hayek
I like being a mother. For some people, it's so much work that it can be a burden. But it's not for me, maybe because I had my daughter, Valentina, later on in life, at 41.
Salma Hayek

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