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    I had a period of unemployment for about nine months after my first big break, and it's the greatest lesson I ever could have learned, never to believe you're home and dry.
    — Natalie Dormer
    tags: lessons  believe 
     
    Isnt it lovely to know that even the great Sherlock Holmes, the quirky and genius Sherlock Holmes, is vulnerable to love as we all are?
    — Natalie Dormer
    tags: genius 
     
    When you play a real person, you feel a sense of responsibility that obviously you don't feel when you're playing a fictional character.
    — Natalie Dormer
    I do as much research as is physically possible when I'm playing a real person, be they alive or dead.
    — Natalie Dormer
    tags: people  real  research 
     
    That's part of what I touch on in my [UN] speech - when assaults happen on women and girls in these fragile countries, in these places of crisis, there isn't the psychosocial support. There aren't counseling services. It's not in a lot of cultures to explicitly talk about things that maybe have happened to the body. So, repression of emotion, and shame, and guilt is something that really needs to be handled in humanitarian crises.
    — Natalie Dormer
    These are moments in your life to be cherished; they don't come around that often. To be flying around in a 'Game of Thrones' jet, to be greeted by massive enthusiasts.
    — Natalie Dormer
    tags: moment  games 
     
    You can be a good human being and just be shrewd.
    — Natalie Dormer
    tags: human 
     
    Actors have this amazing skill - we bond quite quickly but equally we move on quite quickly. There's nothing particularly cold or capricious about it - we're troubadours and lead a troubadour's lifestyle.
    — Natalie Dormer
    tags: lifestyle 
     
    I say I'm an atheist but I wouldn't mind being visited by a ghost.
    — Natalie Dormer
    tags: ghost  atheist  mind 
     
    I started writing In Darkness out of a frustration of the quality of roles that I was reading in scripts for women.
    — Natalie Dormer
    The Tudors") "I walked away thinking, well, if I don't get the job, it doesn't matter - I've kissed Jonathan Rhys Meyers!
    — Natalie Dormer
    tags: job  thinking 
     
    I love going out of my comfort zone-I live to go out of my comfort zone. Obviously, you have quieter years than others-you don't go jumping out of a plane every day.
    — Natalie Dormer
    tags: live  comfort  year 
     
    I started writing it, because it was seven years ago. But yes, that is the genesis of why I started writing.
    — Natalie Dormer
    tags: writing  year 
     
    All the pins stuck in my head from the wig. I would set off a metal detector. And you know when your head gets really itchy? So when the wig gets put on at like 5:30, 6 A.M., and you can't take it off until 7 P.M. - I won't miss all the pins scratching against my scalp.
    — Natalie Dormer
    Every role affects an actor a little bit. There's always a little chunk of a character that stays left over in your heart.
    — Natalie Dormer
    tags: character  heart 
     
    I've always been a black sheep. That's a hard thing to be until you find your calling in life. I was bullied a lot at school, probably because I was perceived to be different from everyone else.
    — Natalie Dormer
    tags: school  black 
     
    For me, the sexiest men don't know they're drop-dead gorgeous. Not that I'd ever rule out a pot-bellied plumber in the right circumstances.
    — Natalie Dormer
    tags: men  right  rules 
     
    I know people think that acting is not quite the occupation of grown-ups, but it is actually the ultimate learning process: You get a multitude of experiences, all for the price of one life.
    — Natalie Dormer
    I know I'm not a conventional beauty. You can read a lot of painful things on the Internet, which criticise you aesthetically - but as far as I'm concerned, that's not what an actress is.
    — Natalie Dormer
    tags: beauty  read  internet 
     
    I was a daydreamer as a kid. I want to act because of whatever artistic bone is in my body. I want to explore what it is to be alive. I just want to make good sh-t.
    — Natalie Dormer
    tags: body  kids 
     
    Perfect is very boring, and if you happen to have a different look, that's a celebration of human nature, I think. If we were all symmetrical and perfect, life would be very dull.
    — Natalie Dormer
    tags: nature  human 
     
    It's fascinating how much of our sense of attractiveness and feminine identity is bound up in our hair.
    — Natalie Dormer
    I think classes can be the most fun. And if you want to make it a social thing and you want to go with friends, then that's the way to do it.
    — Natalie Dormer
    tags: friends  fun 
     
    I go to yoga classes as well as practicing myself. I'm always open to new experiences and when I'm in different cities shooting, I try some local classes sometimes.
    — Natalie Dormer
    tags: experience 
     
    If you're a loner and you like to go off and run on your own, do that.
    — Natalie Dormer
    As an actress, I think it's important to look back and realize that we aren't always quite as original as we think we are. There's this grand, textured history for us over the last 100 years of incredible writers, directors, and performers.
    — Natalie Dormer
    tags: year 
     
    A character on a page has to feel real, and for me the greatest fun is if you could gender-swap the role.
    — Natalie Dormer
    tags: character  fun  real 
     
    Cersei took so many of us out in the last episode and she's really turned dark; even Jaime Lannister can see that, so I don't think that Cersei Lannister is long for her Westeros world. I hope she's not.
    — Natalie Dormer
    tags: world  hope 
     
    I think the beauty of the writing of 'Game of Thrones' is not that the characters are fearless; it's how they overcome their fear, you know?
    — Natalie Dormer
    I meditate but not regularly. I wish I did more meditation. It's always my New Year's resolution to do more.
    — Natalie Dormer
    tags: wishes  meditation  year 
     
    I've been a member of some good gyms in the past. I love a good spinning class; I love a good aerobics class.
    — Natalie Dormer
    tags: past 
     
    I think we have to monitor our minds the way we need to monitor our bodies.
    — Natalie Dormer
    tags: body  mind 
     
    I do yoga weekly. I don't know who I'd be without yoga and running.
    — Natalie Dormer
    tags: running 
     
    You don't want the white men to be written in a three-dimensional way but the black men, not. I mean, it's just about [how] scripts should always reflect real human beings. So that's what I look for.
    — Natalie Dormer
    tags: men  human  real  black 
     
    I have Margaery Tyrell's - I didn't take it, I was given it - but yes, David [Benioff] and Dan [Weiss] gave me Margaery Tyrell's wedding crown. So that is sitting on my bookshelf.
    — Natalie Dormer
    I'm not clever enough to be in machinations and real politics.
    — Natalie Dormer
    tags: real  politics 
     
    You don't want the men to be written in a three-dimensional way and the women, not.
    — Natalie Dormer
    tags: men  women 
     
    I think that's the most dangerous kind of sexism: People don't realize it's there and we end up surreptitiously accepting it because it's just part of our culture. I've never experienced explicit, overt, confrontational sexism personally.
    — Natalie Dormer
    When a show communicates on such a vast level internationally, you know, and philosophizes about power, gender politics, and crimes against humanity, which Game of Thrones deals with all those things, then I'm just grateful that it reinstates my faith that art can be life applicable.
    — Natalie Dormer
    We're getting caught up with labels: "Nudity: bad." It's not about "nudity: bad." It's about gratuitous oversexualization of children; it's complicated.
    — Natalie Dormer
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    natalie dormer
    Birth    : February 11, 1982
    Occupation  : Film actress

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