25 Charming Cameron Diaz Quotes About Love And Following Your Passions

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Cameron Diaz was born in 1972 in San Diego, Cameron left home at 16 and for the next 5 years move all around the world from Europe to Asia to Africa. She began modeling at age 16 and worked in ad campaigns for Calvin Klein and Coca-Cola.

Returning to California at the age of 21, Cameron Diaz used her modeling career to audition for a big part in The Mask. With no acting experience she was given the opportunity of a lifetime to work alongside Jim Carry for this hollywood blockbusters. Diaz sustained a wrist injury when she auditioned for more roles, which led her to take part in some smaller budget movies — but she found success in a second box office smash hit with There’s Something About Mary.


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Diaz' most noteworthy role however is when she started as Princess Fiona in the Shrek trilogy. Camerion Diaz played a role that changed the way people see princess. In the Shrek Trilogy there are moments that Diaz’s character played different to the stereotypical princess that we see in many classic children's stories.


Diaz later on in the early 2010’s acted in Knight and Day and The Green Hornet . She started in more comedies including Diaz having the lead role in Bad Teacher and What To Expect When You're Expecting and Gambit.

Diaz is regularly in the pop culture scene due to her drama filled life. Her 5-year relationship with video producer Carlos de La Torre ended in 1995. She dated Matt Dillon from 1996 to 1998, and later dated actor Jared Leto in 1999 to 2003. She then started dating Justin Timberlake until 2007. Diaz began dating Benji Madden in May 2014 and was engaged to the rocker that December. They married on January 5, 2015 at Diaz' Beverly Hills home.

Take a look below at some of the best Cameron Diaz quotes from over the years to see why her big smile and magnetic personality shines through the silver screen:

1. Just live your life.

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"I'm living my life as a journey. My quest is to make it better every year." -Cameron Diaz

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2. Inner beauty is what matters.

"Beauty [is] a kind of radiance. People who possess a true inner beauty, their eyes are a little brighter, their skin a little more dewy. They vibrate at a different frequency." -Cameron Diaz

3. Only if it’s meant to be.

"When things are meant to come together, they come together." -Cameron Diaz

4. Always fight back.

"You screw me, I screw you back. I'm a lady like that. "-Cameron Diaz

5. Gratitude is what matters.

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"For me, gratitude is the only attitude." -Cameron Dia

6. Be grateful for the love you have.

"I love the feeling that you get when you can really laugh with a man and be natural and not always think that there's a element going on. For me, flirting with a man means making fun of myself and trying to open myself and be very unpretentious." -Cameron Diaz

7. Treat others with respect.

"I don't believe you should make fun of anyone but yourself." -Cameron Diaz

8. Great things only come through work.

"I think that anything that you do, any accomplishment that you make, you have to work for. And I've worked very hard in the last ten years of my life, definitely, and I can tell you that hard work pays off. It's not just a cliche." -Cameron Diaz


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9. Love is love.

" and love can be different things. I can be attracted to a woman , but it doesn't mean I want to be in love with a woman. If I'm going to be with a woman , it doesn't mean I'm a lesbian. We put these restraints and definitions on people, but it's hard to define." -Cameron Diaz

10. Don’t hate others for no reason.

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"You shouldn't hate another women because she is beautiful and you shouldn't hate yourself because another women is beautiful. Like, that's the trap that women fall into so much and they are like ”She is so beautiful I hate her”. I could never say something like that about another women. I celebrate everyone's beauty. Celebrate their beauty and celebrate your own, find the beauty in yourself. "-Cameron Diaz

11. Don’t compare yourself to others.

"I read a quote the other day that said comparison is a brutal assault upon one's self. And what happens is that you're saying that you're not good enough." -Cameron Dia

12. There’s someone right for every person.

"I believe there are many soul mates, because my soul has a lot of different facets and it needs a lot of different." -Cameron Diaz

13. Fight back.

"My dad always used to tell me that if they challenge you to an after-school fight, tell them you won't wait-you can kick their ass right now." -Cameron Diaz


14. Embrace who you are.

"I grew up with a lot of boys. I probably have a lot of testosterone for a woman." -Cameron Diaz

15. Love your body.

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"Whenever I don't' have to wear makeup, it's a good day." -Cameron Diaz

16. Accept what happened in the past.

‘You can’t waste your time and energy dwelling on what happened or what could’ve been or what might’ve been. Relationships come, relationships go, or they stay or evolve, but we stay alive.’- Cameron Diaz


17. We all desire love.

"Every animal has that instinct. It is because we are meant to procreate and that’s part of procreation, making ourselves attractive to another person. I don’t think that’s a bad thing.’- Cameron Diaz

18. Find the right person for you.

‘You have to find someone in the same place as you are. Timing is everything. If you get into a relationship where you want something the guy doesn’t want, it’s never gonna work. You’re never going to get him to be in that place. No matter how old you are, finding the guy who’s in the same place as you are and wants to show up is the only way a relationship works, period.’-Cameron Diaz

19. Do what’s important to you.

It's important to be active in the causes that are important to you ... That's how we make changes in this world." - Cameron Diaz

20. Be grateful for the people in your life.

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"After a hard days work, it's nice to go back to the trailer and see him [her cat] sitting there waiting for me." - Cameron Diaz

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21. Be grateful for what you do got.

"In the story shoes are just a metaphor for what these go through, ... The grass is always greener and everyone always wants to be in somebody else's shoes; they don't want to be in their own." - Cameron Diaz


22. Have no regrets.

"Your regrets aren't what you did, but what you didn't do. So I take every opportunity." - Cameron Diaz

23. Don’t take crap from anybody.

"My dad always used to tell me that if they challenge you to an after-school fight, tell them you won't wait-you can kick their ass right now." -Cameron Diaz

24. Love your body.

"I can't say this enough, I'm totally comfortable with my body. I like my body, I don't think it's a bad thing, I think I have a nice body, I'm happy with it." - Cameron Diaz

25. Love your passion.

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"Acting allows me to tell a lot of stories, you know start at the beginning, finish at the end, and tell everything in between. Modeling is just an image." -Cameron Diaz

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Steven Hall is a writer who covers astrology, pop culture and relationship topics.