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130 Amber Heard Quotes That Will Reveal Her Psyche (2022)

Amber Heard Quotes

Let us find more about Amber Heard’s real-life character and mindset by reading this collection of Amber Heard quotes taken from interviews.

Amber Heard made her acting debut in 2004 with minor roles in television shows and films. In 2006, she landed her first leading role as the stunning Mandy in the thriller All Boys Love Mandy Lane. 

Heard rose to fame, entangled in relationships, married, and eventually divorced. Recently, she made headlines following a series of court proceedings against her ex-husband. As a result, people became more interested in her personal life.

Reading this collection will help you better understand Amber Heard’s motivation and disposition.

Here is the complete list.

Famous Amber Heard Quotes

  1. “I want to be an artist. I don’t want to be a celebrity.”

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2. “You can’t respect yourself if you’re afraid to be who you are.”

3. “I am a rebel, and I relate to the rebel spirit in Chenault.”

4. “I come from a place where I find it hard to identify with a label.”

5. “I would never imagine a mate based on a certain sex or race.”

6. “I’m fighting for the right to get married. For other people.”

7. “I’m strong. I’m smart. I’m not a victim,’ to my detriment.”

8. “I am a proud member of the LGBT community and could never bear the idea that someone could say I was closeted.”

9. “It requires bravery to do something no one else around you is doing.”

10. “You feel better when you’re eating food that retains nutritional value.”

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11. “I am just like any other girl, a sucker for romance.”

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12. “Injustice can never be stood for.”

13. “All I’ve ever needed is myself.”

14. “I have a fiercely independent spirit.”

15. “I’ve got a soft spot for true individuals.”

16. “I’m a huge Hunter S. Thompson fan.”

17. “I watch what I eat and drink.”

18. “If you want to do something, you find a way.”

19. “I’m a good shot and I love guns – I own several.”

20. “I went to a Catholic school but did not really fit in.”

Amber Heard Quotes That Promote Women Empowerment

21. “Every pound for a woman in the real world is seven pounds for an actress.”

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22. “Everybody enjoys when a woman is her own character in a movie or otherwise.”

23. “I’d love to teach a self-defense class for ladies, specifically about running away from psychos in masks chasing them with chainsaws.”

24. “I think the main struggle for women in Hollywood and women in my position is to fight for true representation in the media and accurate representation of our many diverse qualities in stories.”

25. “I used to be very interested in the history of women’s rights in this country and in other countries. I tried to learn as much as I could about it, and more than anything, I would be called gay. It was phenomenal. But if a boy has something to say, he is appreciated; he’s even popular. If a girl says something, it’s instantly a threat.”

26. “I’m thankful for the work that feminists like Gloria Steinem have done. I am a feminist, but the geography for women today is vastly different than it was in the ’60s.”

27. “The feminist movement is often clouded with Gloria Steinem’s perspective, but I feel like denying women their sexuality is just as chauvinistic.”

28. “We didn’t take Charlize Theron seriously until she did Monster and became physically ugly. I would love to see women be able to be powerful, complex, smart, opinionated, and taken seriously, even if they are beautiful. Even more, I would love to see women held to different standards, other than the superficial ones that we’re held to.”

29. “I don’t want to play into the perception that all women should look like fourteen-year-old boys. I don’t want to add to that pressure for young girls. But in Hollywood, there is constant pressure to look a certain way.”

30. “The sad thing about our society is that women are put in one of two categories. You’re either in the beautiful category and you’re seen as sexy and beautiful, or some version of that, or you’re put into another category… The latter category affords women the opportunity to be smart, funny, independent, mean, strong, intelligent, and opinionated. We take them seriously as politicians if they fit into that latter category. We respect their opinions more and give them higher expectations. That latter category is what allows female actors to be characters.”

31. “There is a common, puritanical way that we look at things where, if it involves sexuality, somehow the women must be compromised. It’s just chauvinistic to deny women their sexuality. It’s about empowering. It comes down to choices. If the choices are available and they’re making that choice, they’re not being exploited.”

32. “They are very different. Women who are empowered by it and have choices based on their sexuality are very different from the ones that are being taken advantage of.”

33. “We come from a somewhat puritanical and chauvinistic point of view so that when we’re asked questions about women being empowered by sexuality, we often confuse it with women who are victimized by it.”

34. “We women still make up like one, maybe two percent of the directors, and until we make up a bigger or I guess a more significant majority or proportion of the filmmakers or until we have a larger stake in the prospective makers, then we won’t accurately accomplish that representation.”

35. “Young women from a very young age are taught that life will be easier if you can just turn on the charming smile and say very little and be complacent and docile and sweet.”

Amber Heard Quotes About Love and Relationship

36. “If you’ve been seeing someone for a short while and the “relationship” winds itself down mutually but not explicitly, no postmortem is necessary. But a real relationship should have a real ending.”

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37. “I don’t feel like millions of people are wrong because they love who they love or they were born how they were born.”

38. “I’ve had amazing, successful relationships with men, and now I have an amazing, successful relationship with a woman, and the bottom line is I love who I love.”

39. “First of all, to say I came out implies that I was once in. Let me be straight about that–no pun intended. I never came out from anywhere . . . It didn’t really affect anything in my career. I don’t think the producers and directors I’ve worked with care one way or another . . . I don’t want to be labeled as one thing or another. In the past, I’ve had successful relationships with men, and now I’m in this successful relationship with a woman. When it comes to love I am totally open. I don’t want to be put into a category, as in “I’m this” or “I’m that”.”

40. “Johnny Depp is a wonderful artist and such a talented person. I got along with him, splendidly. He’s charming and wonderful to work with. He’s a dream.”

41. “If you’re not seeing each other anymore because things are so strained, and your only communication is a weekly e-mail, and you’re wondering which medium is most appropriate for announcing your desire to break up – guess what, you’ve already broken up.”

Amber Heard Quotes About Her Father’s Influence on Her

42. “I am my father’s daughter. It was not up to me growing up. I was his hunting and fishing buddy, so I’ve been shooting my whole life.”

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43. “I was raised by my father; I was daddy’s girl.”

44. “I grew up driving old pickup trucks on the ranch with my dad, and I still always find myself driving like I’m out in an open field, except I’m in LA on La Cienega in the middle of rush-hour traffic.”

45. “I grew up in Texas, and people love their American-made muscle cars there. I grew up around people who loved cars and took care of cars and my dad’s a big car nut, so I learned a little bit about cars – how to love them, most importantly. I think that from the time I could remember, I’ve always envisioned myself in a vintage muscle car.”

46. “My dad used to take my younger sister Whitney and I to the firing range, and he’d stand behind us as we shot. We were tiny, tiny girls, only about ten years old at the time, so the recoil when we pulled the trigger would send us flying backwards. But he’d stand behind us and make sure we were safe.”

47. “I don’t shoot anything. I could never kill an animal. My dad does all the hunting, and he eats everything that he kills. My father persuaded me to take classes, and my first agent in Austin paid for them. I’d always wanted to be an actress. I did it in high school and fell in love with it, but I was distracted by the modeling industry because I wanted to travel and get out of my hometown. It was the easier ticket.”

Amber Heard Quotes That Reveal Her Thought and Ideas

48. “I am a firm believer that you can have the body you want, only to the extent that you’re willing to work for it.”

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49. “I personally think that if you deny something or if you hide something you’re inadvertently admitting it’s wrong.”

50. “I think I’ve always had a certain amount of skepticism of this whole ‘shut up and smile’ theory. I haven’t ever swallowed that pill so easily, although I tried.”

51. “I think there’s a part when you sign your soul to the devil and start working in Los Angeles that you also sign away that you could be a human being in anyone’s eye. You’re like a robot!”

52. “I’ve made movies that were adaptations and I’ve been kind of frustrated by the process because, you know that old axiom, ‘It’s never as good as the book’? It’s often true because nothing competes with your own imagination. When you’re reading a book and you imagine something in your head, nothing’s going to compete with that.”

53. “Models are just mannequins seeking validation at the hands of sleazy fashion people.”

54. “Trying to film a movie on a diet is hard enough, I can’t imagine how it would be on drugs.”

55. “You have to do something else by 30 years old, if you haven’t found another way to explore your own identity and make something of it.”

56. “We all appreciated a certain aesthetic, and with that appreciation came a certain stylized presence.”

57. “When only one or two percent of filmmakers are female, you can’t help but have some kind of bias.”

58. “When you can find a strong character and a director that does want to protect the integrity of all characters, female and male, then you have a good deal.”

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Amber Heard Quotes That Talk About Her Upbringing

59. “I always felt like an outcast at school. I had good friends, but none that I truly related to.”

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60. “I think my mother realized she had a somewhat unusual daughter pretty early on.”

61. “I grew up just outside of Austin, and my upbringing was fairly rural.”

62. “By the time I was seventeen, I was on my way to Hollywood and didn’t look back. My family is supportive now, but like any adult guardian of a seventeen-year-old daughter, they were not thrilled with my plan to run off to LA to make it as an actress. Even a somewhat functioning parent would think that was a bad, bad idea. Lucky for me, I didn’t listen to them.”

63. “I can definitely make an argument for atheism. I was very educated in scripture and dogma and the church, particularly the Catholic Church. I could not possibly know that I disagreed with religion unless I knew what I was disagreeing with.”

64. “I had always been a reader and a skeptic, so when I was old enough to break away from organized religion, it just came naturally.”

65. “My very best friend died in a car accident when I was 16 years old. That was the hardest blow emotionally that I have ever had to endure. Suddenly, you realize tomorrow might not come. Now I live by the motto, ‘Today is what I have.’ “

66. “School was a waste of time for me. I was bored and left at 16. I started taking correspondence courses at college instead. I did incredibly well. I won an award for my grades.”

67. “I was a lifeguard. It was my summer job growing up, and I never saved anyone. I never had to, thank goodness.”

68. “I didn’t drop out of school, I placed out of it. I took correspondence courses and ended up graduating early. I did everything I could to get the hell out of there.”

Amber Heard Quotes About Her Work Experiences and Struggles

69. “A lot of nudity in my early movies was out of necessity. When I came out to Hollywood, I didn’t know anybody, I didn’t have any connections. I did what a lot of people have to do in the real world, and just work up from the bottom.”

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70. “Hollywood can be a draining industry. For all the glitz and glory and wonderful parts of our business, it takes its toll on your inner self.”

71. “I don’t take parts because they’re for the sexy girl. I take the sexy girl parts and try to give them something else and make them a character. I just know that, at some point, you have to choose between the two.”

72. “I would love nothing more to participate in a real struggle to find a character, and really delve into and develop a character. That’s why I’m an actor.”

73. “I try to search for roles where the character is not dependent on how she looks, but it is hard because I didn’t know anyone in this industry, so I started as an extra and fought.”

74. “Hollywood actresses age in dog years. I’m 25 in the rest of the world, but I’m about 48 in actress years. I’m just around the corner from my midlife crisis.”

75. “If you’re seen as beautiful or sexy then your only options in terms of character descriptions are beautiful, sexy, cute – and that’s it. And that affords you a certain amount of opportunity but that opportunity ultimately leads to a spark, never a flame.”

76. “I’m not opposed to nude scenes if they’re appropriate. I’m not against them morally. But I personally no longer find movie nudity to be worth my while.”

77. “I naturally have some curves, like most women, just unfortunately not like most women in Hollywood. I’m only considered curvy in Hollywood. It’s a weird town.”

78. “It’s rare to have even half-meaningful conversations in the film industry.”

79. “I want to be able to create characters for as long as I can and I want to tell stories for as long as I can but unfortunately I’m not given those opportunities because I’m often boxed into the former category…”

80. “I was working with real artists in the Rum Diary, and that’s difficult to do and very rare, in this industry, ironically.”

81. “I am constantly struggling to show people that there is more to me than my appearance. You do have to try and overcome those hurdles. Female actresses need to be given the chance to be more than how they look.”

Amber Heard Quotes That Show Her Personality As An Actor

82. “I’m doing what I love. I’m enjoying the perks of the job-the travel. I am having a great time being a shapeshifter and I’m really getting a kick out of it. I love my job.”

83. “I say I’m a rebel. I’m continually fighting against sexism. I don’t take parts because they’re for the sexy girl. I take the sexy girl parts and try to give them something else and make them a character.”

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84. “For the most part I pick movies based on the merit of the script, and the merit of the script only.”

85. “It’s my job in Hollywood to find roles where I get to be a character, not a bathing suit.”

86. “I wanted to be a disgusting, oozing zombie, not a sexy, cleavage zombie, which is what I was expecting, given my previous film work.”

87. “I’ve worked really hard to bring something more to “pretty girl” roles over the years. I consider it a challenge.”

88. “If I were a man, I’d be allowed to play roles that were compelling and drove an audience to an emotional response.”

89. “One of the biggest challenges in my job is letting go of the movie once you go home at night, and knowing you can’t do anything to your performance once you’ve laid it on film.”

90. “Strength and independence are always something that I’m drawn to in all my characters, no matter how different they are from one another.

91. “The last few years have been non-stop for me. I’ve been going from job to job without even going home in-between jobs for the last year. And I’m doing what I love.”

92. “You know, I’ve kind of been lucky enough to always work with established actors or big names or people that are really popular or infamous for doing what they do and doing it well, I guess.”

93. “I approach all of my movies with an open mind and a willingness to dive in and do what’s asked of me.”

94. “I take the sexy girl parts and try to give them something else and make them a character.”

95. “I’m looking to find good stories, not big commercial pieces of work.”

96. “When I go into making a movie, personally, I don’t try to bring other pieces of movies with me.”

Amber Heard Quotes About Her Interest and Preferences

97. “I have a ’68 Mustang, which is my baby. I’ve had her for about six years, which is kind of a miracle, considering how many times she’s been stolen.”

98. “I love things that have a vintage feel to them, just because there’s a certain texture to them that we just don’t have anymore. In fact, I think I’ve been stuck in the 50s or 60s for a while.”

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99. “There’s something nice and valuable and wonderful about the suspense and the classic horror that doesn’t just crutch on blood and the almost pornographic view of fear.”

100. “I’m no mechanic but I can change my oil and I know what to do when I get a flat tire and I can hot-wire it in an emergency.”

101. “Modern cars I don’t like so much.”

102. “I’m a big horror fan. I’m a genre fan. I like to make these movies. They’re my favorite kinds of movies to make.”

103. “My favorite go-to modeling move was called “Be hungry.” That was it. You just stand there and be hungry. And that’s all I have to say about the modeling industry.”

104. “My favorite thing is to do crossword puzzles. I do the ‘New York Times’ one every morning. Then I go to the barn to see my horse.”

105. “I seem to be stuck in the ’60s, and my favorite music, cars, and women’s fashion come from that era. And the sense of social rebellion. It was a good time for a lot of things.”

106. “Once you start working out, you feel better and it becomes something you make time to do.”

107. “I was interested in [Hunter S. Thompson novels]. The rebel in me fell in love with it, and the artist in me was confused by it, and interested and turned on. Ever since, his work has meant different things to me, at different times, and I still get new meaning out of it and appreciate it, in a different way. His work is very visceral, and you can take from it what you want, in various moments of your life.”

108. “I can sit in front of the TV and watch an old romantic film and be transfixed.”

109. “I love my horror films and they will always be very close to me.”

110. “I’m pretty confusing. But I do have an oil rig in my back yard.”

111. “What I really love about the Playboy bunny outfit, is it’s all about a woman’s silhouette.”

Amber Heard Quotes That Confirm Her Distinctive Outlook

112. “I don’t imagine myself, my work, or my life, fitting into any kind of standardized path. In fact, the idea of there even being a standard freaks me out a lot.”

113. “I have always been very rebellious and gone against the grain. I’ve always challenged the standards set before me.”

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114. ‘I’ve always lived my life the way I wanted and been honest with myself and everyone around me.”

115. “I have successfully avoided being stereotyped into a specific category. I’ve worked very hard at that, and I’m proud of not being easily lumped into anybody’s preconceived notions or expectations.”

116. “Can you ever imagine yourself in a situation like Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie or Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, where the world feels like they have a stake in your private life? I would never want it.”

117. “For someone like me, who prefers to keep their life as private as possible, it was disconcerting to have to define so much about myself. I don’t want to be labeled as one thing or another.”

118. “I’ve always been a private person, and I’ve always valued my private life.”

119. “Even though I don’t believe in God, I feel strangely compelled to fight the atheist label.”

120. “Some of my best friends in LA are devoutly religious people. I’m completely supportive and interested in people doing their own thing. That’s a motto that I try to live by, and I hope that’s how other people treat me. Live and let live.”

121. “For as long as I can remember, I’ve been the kind of person who goes against the grain and questions authority, and that doesn’t make for an ideal religious follower.”

Amber Heard Quotes Highlighting Her Looks, Action, and Mindset

122. “I did nothing to look the way I look. The genetic cards that anyone is dealt are not in their control, so to take pride in my looks would be a mistake. And besides, in L.A. there’s always someone more beautiful!”

123. “I feel like I’m constantly fighting against my exterior, or this exterior presentation of myself, because of how I look or perhaps because of who I’m with.”

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124. “Every article I’ve read about myself always winds up concluding that I am not, in fact, completely stupid.”

125. “Like most girls, I constantly have to watch my weight, because if I didn’t my curves would get ahead of me.”

126. “I get tickets all the time and can’t stay under the speed limit. I’m bad at that.”

127. “I’m keeping an open mind as always because that’s what you have to do.”

128. “I don’t know if I’ve owned a piece of technology that I hated – I don’t think I would have owned it then.”

129. “I have been in my fair share of both onscreen and off-screen fights.”

130. “I’ve been around responsible gun ownership my whole life.”

131. “It is really hard when you spend your life living out of a suitcase. But it really does weed out superficial people – if someone is still with you after the second movie, then they’re probably a good one! I like to trust people in general – it’s the southern girl in me.”

Which Of These Amber Heard Quotes Stands Out the Most?

Given the difficulties and experiences she endured to break into Hollywood, we cannot deny that she is a strong and confident woman. However, we must remember that being strong is not an excuse for harming others. Similarly, we must not allow others to step on us or use us unfavorably to their advantage.

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