Leighton Meester – Quotes

♥ I don’t want to do drugs. I don’t want to have to start over a million times. I want to have an abundance of good things in my life, and I want it to spread out evenly – I don’t want it to come and go.

♥ I want to do so many things — and maybe someday a lot of it will be impossible, but right now I don’t see the impossible.

♥ My mom lived through a lot before I was born, and I can’t judge her on that. She and my dad are good people. Look, I could’ve turned out a lot worse.

♥ I was picked on because I was a four-eyes and a dork. We didn’t have a ton of money so I couldn’t say, “Mom, I need to have these crazy expensive jeans.” I had long tangled hair and wore hemp necklaces, baggy T-shirts and not-so-cute jeans. I mean, for crying out loud, we were just going to throw on gym clothes and run around the track! I’ve grown up as far as the fashion world goes, but I still identify with the high school me.

♥I really came to realize — and it’s the best advice that will come out of the end of this show — that high school is not the end, it is not the best, it is not the only. You will have a whole life afterward, if you’re lucky. If you’re unlucky, then the only thing you’ll ever feel is how fun it is at your prom.

♥I love New York. You’re never alone, but you’re always on your own.

♥I don’t want to have a friend unless I can call them one of my best friends.

♥I think the most wonderful thing about her [Hepburn] is that she set a lot of trends and they were all about being modern yet having your own kind of look because you can be stylish and trendy all you want, but at the end of the day it’s about what you feel amazing in.

♥ I went through so many phases in high school that I can’t say exactly what my style was. A combination of just rolling out of bed and going to class and kind of defying my femininity by wearing sweatshirts with holes in them, never wearing heels or skirts. Also, all black almost all the time.

♥ I’ve been playing 16 or 17 [year-olds] for quite a few years – everyone does that. Hopefully I’ll be playing that age for a few years. This is way more fun than high school.

♥I don’t feel guilty at all if I’m just lying around, one of my best guilty pleasures is doing absolutely nothing.

♥People say blondes have more fun. I really don’t think it’s about your hair, it’s about how you feel on the inside. I say it’s the person who has the fun!

♥Writing poetry is one of my favorite things to do and I always find time for it. There are things that I write about most that are just kind of like everyday thoughts that I have, things that come into my mind.

♥ The more and more I go on I can’t tell if I’m becoming more like Blair or if Blair’s becoming more like me. I feel like they’re writing for us. I mean I feel like I’ve had to put myself into her so that I like her. I couldn’t play a character I didn’t like or sympathize with.

♥My nickname use to be Happy Feet. If I’m standing there and music is playing on set, I’ll be doing this. People used to be like, ‘Why are you Happy Feet? You need to stop that now.’

♥ When I first moved to New York to do the show I had a little half of an entry way closet. I had clothes hanging on my fireplace, on my lamp, it was crazy. When I moved into my new place, that is the one thing that I love and I had to wait two months for it but it’s the biggest closet I’ve ever had. I have another closet in the hallway too. Ahh, it’s so amazing!

♥ I’ve never been crazy. I’m a very good girl, to be honest. I don’t do anything that would hurt anybody. Honestly, all I ever do is work.

♥ I’ve had an actual conversation with Cecily, a writer of the books, and asked her like, “Please, tell me who do you think it is?” And I think that the best thing about it and the reason why it’s so appealing is that it’s a mystery. It never gets revealed. You don’t know who it is, like it could be someone watching all the time.

♥ Everyone has their dog on the set of Gossip Girl. We have a trailer and on the actual stages we have a makeup room and the dogs hang out in there. There are like six or seven dogs at a time.

♥ I didn’t really like modelling; it was fun but I always wanted acting. Even now, it’s really awkward doing shoots, it’s fun, but it’s not the same.

♥ I’ve learned to let things roll off my back. If people say negative things, I could care less, but I let it give me a boost of confidence if they’re saying nice things.

♥When you move from Florida to New York, you’re in for a big shock.

♥ There’s butterflies, definitely, but it’s a good kind of nervous energy, because everybody’s really starting to get to know each other, and starting something new that we really hope works out.

♥ Blair’s shortcomings are because of her insecurities. She feels all this pressure to be perfect: to be the most beautiful, the most popular, the most loved.

♥ Working with the snakes was a little bit more nerve racking

♥They had spiderwranglers, which made me a little bit more at ease, but the truth is that you can’t tame spiders.

♥ When something like that happens, it’s meant to show you that something so special, so important can be taken from you so easily. – On her younger brother having a brain tumor

♥ Like they say: The acting is for free. I get paid to wait. – On waiting in her trailer

♥ I think the show will be relatable to lots of girls and even grown women, and a guilty pleasure for guys! – On Gossip Girl

♥ I actually really like it, I shouldn’t enjoy it so much. – On saying mean things when she’s portrays Blair.

♥ The only way to play Blair, or any character, and make her human, is to find what she is inside me, and I know I have my insecurities, too.

♥ I’ve learned to let things roll off my back. If people say negative things, I could care less, but I let it give me a boost of confidence if they’re saying nice things.

♥ My nickname used to be Happy Feet. If I’m standing there and music is playing on set, I’ll be doing this. People used to be like, ‘Why are you Happy Feet? You need to stop that now.’

♥ The more and more I go on I can’t tell if I’m becoming more like Blair or if Blair’s becoming more like me. I feel like they’re writing for us. I mean I feel like I’ve had to put myself into her so that I like her. I couldn’t play a character I didn’t like or sympathize with.

♥ I dyed it every color. I dyed it fire engine red and that didn’t work out. It also had it black and red streaks.

♥ I am so good at keeping it not complicated. – On her love life

♥ It could be, it could be. I mean, it’s Veronica Mars. – About the identity of Gossip Girl (portrayed by Kristen Bell)

♥ I’ve never been crazy. I’m a very good girl, to be honest. I don’t do anything that would hurt anybody. Honestly, all I ever do is work.