Dakota Johnson quotes:

  • I think about my dwindling anonymity, and that's really scary because a very large part of me would be perfectly happy living on a ranch in Colorado and having babies and chickens and horses - which I will do anyway.

  • Some people will like it [Fifty Shades of Grey] and some won't. I have other movies coming up, this is not what my whole life turns around.

  • When I did 'The Social Network', David Fincher told me that I managed to make a thankless character pretty awesome. I thought that was really cool because I think he's really cool.

  • I have bizarre anxiety about being in a city - I have no idea who I am or where I am.

  • I did a movie where my character was obsessed with Bruce Lee, so I learned everything about Bruce Lee, read everything, watched his movies.

  • I've only been in long-term relationships. I've never really dated myself.

  • I feel like you learn how to do school in second grade through fifth grade. During those years, I was never home.

  • When I did 'The Social Network,' David Fincher told me that I managed to make a thankless character pretty awesome. I thought that was really cool because I think he's really cool.

  • I don't think it's something you can be prepared for. I'm just going with the flow.

  • Nashville is only a couple of hours from New York, and people just move at a slower pace there - and they don't care who you are or what you do.

  • Seeing a catering truck feels like home.

  • The secret is I have no shame.

  • I avoid social networks and I try to live a very normal, simple life. I love spending time and hang out with my friends any time I can. I like a very simple life.

  • I'd watch my parents work and think, 'Yeah, I'm going to do that.' It wasn't even a thing. It's the only thing I know how to do.

  • I'm really a normal person.

  • My parents had some problems of their own that put me in a position of having to deal with very grown-up stuff at a very young age. I needed some help with that, therapy-wise.

  • I think thereā??s a part of a woman that wants to be the thing that breaks a man down.

  • I had to be physically and emotionally naked, show both my body and soul. I felt emotionally vulnerable and physically exposed, it was a hard choice to make but I was intrigued since the beginning. I think that...the things that scare you the most are the ones you gotta do.

  • Being single also sucks sometimes because you're single.

  • I was attracted to the positive outlook on women especially exploring relationships with different people and being confident and comfortable and strong. That was the kind of thing that was appealing to me, because that's what's real, and that's honest, and it's nothing to be ashamed of. That's what single women do.

  • I love that I'm alone all the time. I love sleeping next to no one. I really don't like solitude.

  • I felt so much when I was fifteen, sixteen, seventeen, I felt everything. I didn't understand [myself], I was so happy yet so angry and sad. That was the point when I realized that I needed to tell stories and make characters come alive and I needed to make people cry, and make people angry, and make people happy, and make them laugh.

  • I think the sexiest thing is a hat. It's very sexy!

  • I love doing improv. I love comedy. I have always felt this way, even when I was really young.

  • It depends on the story and the filmmaker. And it depends on the character, and the heart and soul of the person that I see on the page, and if it resonates with something that I think I can summon in myself.

  • If it doesn't have sex scenes in it, I won't do it.

  • Sex scenes are always a little uncomfortable at first.