Top 30 Female Character Quotes

In this post, you will find great Female Character Quotes from famous people, such as Caitlin Moran, Richelle Mead, Haley Bennett, Bryan Konietzko, Tessa Thompson. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.

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I can’t live in a world where there are only, like, four kinds of women. Or where every woman is obsessed with cake. The very least I ask is that we have one female character in the world who likes savory things! I don’t have any role models who like cheese!
I wouldn’t know how to write a weak female character. I read so much epic fantasy growing up, where you have these sword-wielding, in-your-face warrior maidens.
Richelle Mead
I didn’t grow up a huge fan of the Western genre because there was never a female character to relate to or look up to.
We just don’t subscribe to the conventional wisdom that you can’t have an action series led by a female character. It’s kinda nonsense to us.
Oftentimes in films, the female character, if she‘s not the protagonist – and often, even if she is – feels like an imitation of what a woman is.
I take great pride in portraying a strong female character who is independent and can take care of herself. I don’t think we get to see that enough in television.
If you can remove a female character from your plot and replace her with a sexy lamp and your story still works, you’re a hack.
When you’ve played Buffy – who’s such a strong female role model – it’s really hard for another female character to compare to her.
I get really excited every time there’s a female character who is really strong because a lot of females in film are really soft.
I started watching ‘Daria’ when I was in college because I didn’t have cable growing up. It’s such a smart show with a different type of female character.
I loved seeing a lead female character who isn’t perfect and isn’t demonized for it.
I’m difficult to cast. In comedy, if there’s a female character, usually written by a bloke, she’s either the ditsy good-looking one, or the sexually aggressive one. I never fit into those.
Daisy May Cooper
When I was just starting out, I had two choices: I could be the beautiful girl on the main man‘s arm as decoration, or I would have to do a little independent movie to get any depth in the female character.
I’ve worked with Lars von Trier on many films, and there’s always a female character that’s like an open woundeverything just pours out of this person.
There’s no need for a female character that does things like a male character; that’s not what makes interesting female characters in my view.
I guess there’s a vulnerability in seeing a female character trying to get out of something really drastic.
In ‘Boyz N the Hood,’ every female character was three-dimensional.
In 1996, Shakespeare‘s ‘Twelfth Night‘ was removed from classrooms after a school board passed a ‘prohibition of alternative lifestyle instructionact. Apparently, a young female character disguised as a boy was a danger to the youth of Merrimack, New Hampshire.
I don’t fully understand my wife‘s emotions – and I’m supposed to write an excellent female character and unravel the secret of women?
Evan Goldberg
I do feel privileged to play Elektra, because definitely she is a strong female character. She’s a strong character. It would be nice if eventually we’d just say she’s a strong character, not a strong female character.
Take ‘Ex Machina.’ Everyone said it was one of the great feminist works of science fiction. But what I found disappointing is that everything about the main female character is defined by men.
I always say, if a guy writes the same lead female character type over and over, we are not seeing their writing chops so much as their dating website wishlist.
I do love that witches haven‘t really been explored that much. Usually, witches are the little side character… a bad female character that comes in and leaves.
Usually, witches are the little side character… a bad female character that comes in and leaves.
I do not think that when I write a female character, I intend to reflect my thoughts on gender equality, but I always make sure that my female character is not decorative, they are human, they are good, bad, complex and close to reality.
There’s nothing worse than having a very strong female character and then suddenly having it go away.
Khandi Alexander
I see the portrayal of any believable female character as feminist.
In my mind, every single female character I’ve written is plus-size.
I read the script for ‘Guncrazy’ in 1985 and loved it because it was one of the few scripts I’d come across that revolved around a strong female character.
I have a real passion for playing a role that’s a strong female character, that’s just not typical, with a lot of heart, not an easy sell of a movie, not real commercial. It doesn’t have to be a big movie, but I’m just looking for something that I really, truly, 100 percent believe in and am behind.