Katherine Heigl is an American actress known for her role in Grey’s Anatomy and several romantic comedies.
She started as a child model, made her movie debut in 1992 and gained attention in the science-fiction TV series Roswell.
Her breakthrough came in 2005 when she was cast as Dr. Isobel Stevens in Grey’s Anatomy, a role that earned her an Emmy Award. She also appeared in successful films like Knocked Up (2007), 27 Dresses (2008) and The Ugly Truth (2009).
Heigl returned to television with roles in State of Affairs, Doubt, Suits and the Netflix series Firefly Lane.
Despite facing criticism for claiming Knocked Up was “a little sexist,” Heigl’s career includes a mix of television and film work, encompassing various genres from romantic comedies to thrillers.
Below is a best collection of quotes from Katherine Heigl.
Best Katherine Heigl Quotes
I’ve created a chaotic life, and then I get on edge because of it. ~ Katherine Heigl.
I have bad feet and I have weak ankles. ~ Katherine Heigl.
I don’t have a lot of discipline. ~ Katherine Heigl.
I’m done with the whole idea of having my own children. It doesn’t seem like any fun. ~ Katherine Heigl.
I definitely want to go out and explore different personalities and different people. ~ Katherine Heigl.
I’m the most uncoordinated clumsy, klutzy person. I always had a bruise, I always tripped and fell. ~ Katherine Heigl.
I want to stay in the moment and enjoy the great things that are happening. ~ Katherine Heigl.
Hollywood likes to label everyone so you’re easier to identify. ~ Katherine Heigl.
I’m realizing now that I can’t just blurt things out. ~ Katherine Heigl.
If I spread myself too thin, I’m not a good actor, I’m not a good mother, and I’m just really high-strung – and everybody hates me. ~ Katherine Heigl.
The world is still very bigoted. ~ Katherine Heigl.
I want my family to resemble the family I came from. ~ Katherine Heigl.
Kids are a huge sacrifice; they change everything – but I’m ready to work for things of greater importance than going out to meet someone for dinner at 10 o’clock at night. ~ Katherine Heigl.
I still love the theology of the Mormon religion and think it is a wonderful way to grow up. ~ Katherine Heigl.
Famous Katherine Heigl Quotes
I think that everybody has a right to their own thoughts, their own feelings and their own private moments, if they want them. ~ Katherine Heigl.
I look back at my twenties and see that I was much less confident. ~ Katherine Heigl.
When I do get pregnant, I highly doubt I’ll be one of those women who don’t look pregnant from behind – I’ll be that chick who looks pregnant from her ankles up! ~ Katherine Heigl.
My worst habit used to be smoking but I quit. ~ Katherine Heigl.
I think that I always loved being the centre of attention! ~ Katherine Heigl.
I’d be a terrible secret agent. I can’t keep a secret and I’m not sneaky. ~ Katherine Heigl.
I’m not out burning bras, but I’m very opinionated about women owning their power. ~ Katherine Heigl.
If I have to be focused and watch what I say, then I have to be comfortable. ~ Katherine Heigl.
If I start going back to church, I’d have to stop the smoking and drinking, and I wouldn’t be able to curse any more. ~ Katherine Heigl.
Of course, of course I’m grateful. How can I not be grateful? I have been afforded such a wonderful life. ~ Katherine Heigl.
Top Katherine Heigl Quotes
I do think you’ve got to fight a lot of the time to be respected in business, in relationships, in life. I learned that early in my career. ~ Katherine Heigl.
Guys are much more obvious than they think they are. ~ Katherine Heigl.
There are some things that, if you say them out loud, will hurt the other person’s feelings. I tend to say them anyway. It’s better to be honest. ~ Katherine Heigl.
I’m a sappy mom now. I didn’t think I would be. I thought I’d be a cool mom who keeps everything in perspective. ~ Katherine Heigl.
I’m never satisfied with the way I look. ~ Katherine Heigl.
People make mistakes – they say things they shouldn’t have or didn’t necessarily mean. But I strongly believe in consequences. If there are none, someone might feel like they’ve gotten away with something, or that what they said couldn’t have been that bad. ~ Katherine Heigl.
I’m not very good at being a wife because I break all the rules. ~ Katherine Heigl.
When I was 13, I was flat as a board and totally unhappy about it. I would write in my diary every day, Oh, if I could just have a B cup by summer! I actually prayed for big boobs. So I developed at about 14, and then I was 15, 16, 17, and they kept going. ~ Katherine Heigl.
I prefer a kiss that is so much more than just a tongue in your mouth. ~ Katherine Heigl.
My sense of humor is the raunchier, inappropriate kind. It’s so much funnier than the quirky stuff. ~ Katherine Heigl.
I’m not perfect. But clothes help. A good bra with some underwire definitely helps a lot! ~ Katherine Heigl.
Smoking sucks! The one thing I would say to my kid is, ‘It’s not just that it’s bad for you. Do you want to spend the rest of your life fighting a stupid addiction to a stupid thing that doesn’t even really give you a good buzz?’ ~ Katherine Heigl.
Popular Katherine Heigl Quotes
Marriage is actually really terrifying. It doesn’t work for many people. ~ Katherine Heigl.
My sister is Korean and my parents adopted her about three years before I was born and that is how I grew up. ~ Katherine Heigl.
In my career, I’m very grateful for the opportunities. ~ Katherine Heigl.
There are still men who come up to me today and say, ‘You were really hot in that film!’ I was 14, for God’s sake! ~ Katherine Heigl.
I just like to shake things up, and your hair is one way to do it. ~ Katherine Heigl.
I always assume I look better than I actually do. I’ll feel pretty good about myself when I leave the house, then I’ll see a picture and think, ‘Crap, I had no idea that’s what I was looking like.’ ~ Katherine Heigl.
I like predictability because I know what I’m getting into. ~ Katherine Heigl.
I spent so many years just saying what I felt without thinking about the ramifications, without understanding that I have this opinion but not everyone might share that opinion and now they don’t like me because of it. ~ Katherine Heigl.
It’s easy to be taken advantage of if you’re not honest. ~ Katherine Heigl.
I haven’t been to rehab, I don’t do anything eccentric – I’m really boring. ~ Katherine Heigl.
My career is really important to me, but there have to be other great, important things in your life besides work. ~ Katherine Heigl.
I’m a talker. I love a good debate. ~ Katherine Heigl.
I’m not terribly sentimental. ~ Katherine Heigl.
There were so many lean years. A lot of lean years. ~ Katherine Heigl.
I keep kind of making certain mistakes in public appearances over and over again. ~ Katherine Heigl.
I lived in a town called New Canaan, which is just outside of Connecticut, where they are far too snobby to even mention celebrities. Many American towns are famous for things like, “See the World’s Largest Ball of String!” I think my town’s would probably have to be “Most Pretentious People”. ~ Katherine Heigl.
The mouthier I got, the more I’d be celebrated. ~ Katherine Heigl.
I pride myself on being kind. ~ Katherine Heigl.
Great Katherine Heigl Quotes
We are all human beings, part of the human race, and we need to be compassionate and giving and kind with one another. ~ Katherine Heigl.
I’m not really a first-move kind of gal. ~ Katherine Heigl.
I can’t cultivate a relationship with my child if it’s between takes. I tried that on a movie and realized, ‘This is not going to work.’ It will work some of the year, but not 12 months a year. ~ Katherine Heigl.
I just ultimately wanted to be a mother. I love children. ~ Katherine Heigl.
I think it’s better to find somebody who’s worse at everything than you. It just makes you constantly feel so good about yourself. And then, you can constantly talk about how good you are at everything, and how terrible they are at everything. ~ Katherine Heigl.
I don’t make big grand gestures, generally. ~ Katherine Heigl.
Obviously my career’s important to me and I’m really, really passionate about trying to keep it. ~ Katherine Heigl.
I’m really proud of myself because I’ve pared my beauty regimen down to a cream blush and berry-tinted lip balm, which has saved me so much time. ~ Katherine Heigl.
I totally wouldn’t mind being able to wave my hand head to toe and have, like, a whole new outfit. ~ Katherine Heigl.
Isn’t it so weird the day you wake up and you’re just going with the flow? And you just suddenly are a mom. ~ Katherine Heigl.
Guys are kind of retarded until they’re about 30. ~ Katherine Heigl.
I like going on location for films. ~ Katherine Heigl.
I think a lot of women innately know how to play their hand. I’m not a big one for the rules. ~ Katherine Heigl.
It’s lame to say that I’m a normal girl, but I think I am. ~ Katherine Heigl.
I am a better mother for having something in my life and not just my children. ~ Katherine Heigl.
I don’t want to be the person digging my own grave. ~ Katherine Heigl.
I can hide, and my husband’s just terrible at finding me. I do like to jump out from behind doors and scare him. ~ Katherine Heigl.
A girl told me my lips looked like somebody had pressed strawberry yogurt against my face. ~ Katherine Heigl.
I used to weigh myself every day at a certain time of day. Then I would write down the number and measure my body fat. It wasn’t a healthy way to live. ~ Katherine Heigl.
I’ve had paranoid panic attacks. ~ Katherine Heigl.
Powerful Katherine Heigl Quotes
My mother is a great source of advice and wisdom and consolation for me. ~ Katherine Heigl.
I’m too lazy and I like food and I like my free time too much to spend it working out! ~ Katherine Heigl.
Just because people do horrible things, it doesn’t always mean they’re horrible people. ~ Katherine Heigl.
I was the youngest child and really spoiled. I loved to play make-believe. I loved pretending to be all kinds of different people and it just seemed natural that I would go into acting. ~ Katherine Heigl.
When I see some of the people who are glorified in magazines these days – who are so thin it’s bordering on sickness – I just feel exhausted. ~ Katherine Heigl.
Even if you plan a marriage and a family, you are never quite prepared for the reality versus how you imagined it. In a lot of ways it’s better, and in a lot of ways it’s worse. That’s life, right? ~ Katherine Heigl.
Some people think, if you’re in the public eye, that you have to have an answer for everything and it has to be boring. ~ Katherine Heigl.
I dreamed about these moments, and I think I hoped I would have them, but you don’t know. So when the lucky break hits, it’s like being Cinderella and hopefully midnight doesn’t come. ~ Katherine Heigl.
I never would rule out a great character or a great story. I don’t care what the forum is. If I get to tell a story that I’m excited about, I’m in. ~ Katherine Heigl.
A lot of children don’t find forever homes because they’re on that special-needs list, even if it’s because of something as simple as her mother smoked cigarettes for a month, not knowing she was pregnant. ~ Katherine Heigl.
I decided I was sick of trying to figure out what everybody else wanted, and I should just decide what I want, and be honest, and not spend all my time guessing. ~ Katherine Heigl.
It’s more fun to think that there are other worlds. ~ Katherine Heigl.
So much about living life, to me, is about humility and gratitude. And I’ve tried very hard to have those qualities and be that person and I’m just so disappointed in myself that I allowed it to slip. ~ Katherine Heigl.
My mother is a realist, and she’s had biological and adoptive children, and she said it’s no different: No matter what, they’re putting a stranger into your arms. You don’t know them yet. ~ Katherine Heigl.
When something disappointing happened, my mother would remind me not to let that become my focus. There’s still so much to be grateful for. ~ Katherine Heigl.
I’m still figuring out who I am. But at least I know what I want. ~ Katherine Heigl.
As women, we have more of a tendency to be people-pleasers, and I know a lot of women who are not vocal about what makes them happy. ~ Katherine Heigl.
I’m a huge romantic comedy fan and have been in this business for 17 years and I think for all 17 I’d hoped and dreamed and wished to some day be in a romantic comedy myself. ~ Katherine Heigl.
So these were the 98 top Katherine Heigl quotes and sayings.