Angelina Jolie: Here’s 14 Of Her Most Inspiring Quotes Every Woman Should Live By

Today marks Angelina Jolie’s 40th birthday! To celebrate the milestone for the actress and UN Ambassador, here’s our round-up of her most inspiring quotes every woman should read…

1. “Make bold choices and make mistakes. It’s all those things that add up to the person you become.”

2. “We have a choice about how we take what happens to us in our life and whether or not we allow it to turn us. We can become consumed by hate and darkness, or we’re able to regain our humanity somehow, or come to terms with things and learn something about ourselves.”

3. “Anytime I feel lost, I pull out a map and stare. I stare until I have reminded myself that life is a giant adventure, so much to do, to see.”

4. “I’ve realized that being happy is a choice. You never want to rub anybody the wrong way or not be fun to be around, but you have to be happy. When I get logical and I don’t trust my instincts – that’s when I get in trouble.”



5. “I’ve been reckless, but I’m not a rebel without a cause.”

6. “If I make a fool of myself, who cares? I’m not frightened by anyone’s perception of me.”

7. “I’ve never lived my life in the opinion of others. I believe I’m a good person. I believe I’m a good mom. But that’s for my kids to decide, not for the world.”

8. “Life comes with many challenges. The ones that should not scare us are the ones we can take on and take control of.”


9. “It’s hard to be clear about who you are when you are carrying around a bunch of baggage from the past. I’ve learned to let go and move more quickly into the next place.”


10. “When other little girls wanted to be ballet dancers I kind of wanted to be a vampire.”

11. “If you don’t get out of the box you’ve been raised in, you won’t understand how much bigger the world is.”

12. “I don’t believe in guilt; I believe in living on impulse as long as you never intentionally hurt another person. And don’t judge people in your life. I think you should live completely free.”


13. “I want to be of value to the world.” 


14. “If every choice you make comes from an honest place, you’re solid, and nothing anybody can say about you can rock you or change your opinion.”



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