11 Emma Watson Quotes To Live By

'Don't let anyone tell you what you can and can't do or achieve.'

1. "Young girls are told you have to be the delicate princess. Hermione taught them that you can be the warrior." (Twitter)

2. "If you want to run for Prime Minister, you can. If you don't, that's wonderful, too. Shave your armpits, don't shave them, wear flats one day, heels the next. These things are so irrelevant and surface to what it is all really about, and I wish people wouldn't get caught up in that. We want to empower women to do exactly what they want, to be true to themselves, to have the opportunities to develop." (Elle UK)

3. "The saddest thing a girl can do is dumb herself down for a guy." (The Northern Echo)

4. "Don't let anyone tell you what you can and can't do or achieve. Do what you want to do and be who you want to be. Just encourage and include each other, don't ostracize the gender in front of you." (Facebook)

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5. "Both men and women should feel free to be sensitive. Both men and women should feel free to be strong. It is time that we all perceive gender on a spectrum, instead of two sets of opposing ideals." (He For She)

6.  "I'm excited about the aging process. I'm more interested in women who aren't perfect. They're more compelling." (The Sunday Times)

7. "I don't want other people to decide who I am. I want to decide that for myself."  (Celeb Buzz)

8. "Don't feel stupid if you don't like what everyone else pretends to love." (Facebook)

9. "I find the whole concept of being 'sexy' embarrassing and confusing. If I do a photo-shoot, people desperately want to change me—dye my hair blonder, pluck my eyebrows, give me a fringe. Then there's the choice of clothes. I know everyone wants a picture of me in a mini-skirt. But that's not me." (Daily Mail)

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10. "I think it is right I am paid the same as my male counterparts. I think it is right that I should be able to make decisions about my own body. I think it is right that women be involved on my behalf in the policies and decisions that will affect my life. I think it is right that socially, I am afforded the same respect as men." (About Education)

11. "After I gave my UN speech, there was a website threatening to release naked pictures of me. I knew it was a hoax, but I think a lot of people that were close to me knew gender equality was an issue but didn't think it was that urgent, that it was a thing of the past. I was raging, it made me so angry. I was like, this is why I have to be doing this. If they were trying to put me off it, it did the opposite." (The Guardian)

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