Inspirational Quotes from Emmanuelle Chriqui

By | January 27, 2017

I look at my father. He is one of my heroes. He is such an incredible, classy man. He was such a great father and such a great husband in so many ways, and we lived through some pretty tough times losing my mom. When I see all that he did, I think, ‘Wow, that’s a really wonderful man.’

Emmanuelle Chriqui

The girl next door isn’t necessarily blonde and blue-eyed anymore. So I don’t feel like I need to morph into that all-American thing.

Emmanuelle Chriqui

A great day in New York would be to wake up, get a cup of coffee and head up to Central Park for a nice walk. Then I’d go down to the East Village and stroll around. After that, maybe I’d go check out a museum or catch an indie film at the Angelika.

Emmanuelle Chriqui

My career has been successful, but it’s been a grind of hard work.

Emmanuelle Chriqui

I appreciate humor so much, but I’m actually not a funny girl.

Emmanuelle Chriqui

When you’re starting out, every line in a show or a commercial is like a huge success.

Emmanuelle Chriqui

When you have confidence, that’s what becomes attractive to other people and makes them want to work with you and spend time with you.

Emmanuelle Chriqui

Never reveal your insecurities to a man, because nine times out of 10 they have no idea they even exist.

Emmanuelle Chriqui

For the record: I wear makeup. All. The. Time. But I do it in a way that looks natural.

Emmanuelle Chriqui

I love European films in general. If I were to go to the movie store or something, that’s what I like to see.

Emmanuelle Chriqui

As a child I was given the freedom to explore my passion for acting, but I also grew up in a home where there were a lot of rules. I didn’t have ‘yes’ parents.

Emmanuelle Chriqui

Acting is not glamorous. It’s not. Anybody who wants to get into acting for the glamour is in for a hard time.

Emmanuelle Chriqui

I don’t know why, but in my career and in my life, I often find myself in situations where I am the only girl among boys.

Emmanuelle Chriqui

One tip I like is don’t forget your reusable bags when you go to the drug store or to the mall. I think most people think of the bags for the grocery store, but I try to take mine wherever I go.

Emmanuelle Chriqui

I tell the most horrible jokes.

Emmanuelle Chriqui

I feel like I want to be known first and foremost for my work.

Emmanuelle Chriqui

Is it easy to avoid paparazzi? It is, it really is.

Emmanuelle Chriqui

I love doing voice-over. It’s so fun.

Emmanuelle Chriqui

The beauty of voice-over work is that maybe you come in and record once every two weeks for a couple of hours and do a couple episodes a session. It’s awesome! You spend an afternoon playing in the booth, and there you have it. It doesn’t interfere with much.

Emmanuelle Chriqui

I’m this little Canadian Jewish girl, and I’m living my dream.

Emmanuelle Chriqui

I always describe my career as something where nothing ever popped overnight.

Emmanuelle Chriqui

I love what I do, but I never want to OD on celebrity.

Emmanuelle Chriqui

I have a theory that most people in Hollywood are from Texas.

Emmanuelle Chriqui

I can celebrate food anytime. I love cheese. When I crave a certain food, I just eat it.

Emmanuelle Chriqui

I’m actually very sensitive to energies, and when people are not aligned, I can feel that.

Emmanuelle Chriqui

I have to be honest, I am a true jeans and t-shirt girl.

Emmanuelle Chriqui

Most actors want to sink their teeth into amazing material.

Emmanuelle Chriqui

Someone once told me that the most dynamic actors are people who have stories. People who have lived life. People with experiences.

Emmanuelle Chriqui

I had to deal with death at a really young age.

Emmanuelle Chriqui

When I look up and see a star, I know my mom is there. She’s with me all the time. It’s a powerful connection.

Emmanuelle Chriqui

Reese Witherspoon is my everywoman. She’s managed to have a family and this amazing career. That’s the goal.

Emmanuelle Chriqui

My elbows are double-jointed, so I can flip them inside out.

Emmanuelle Chriqui

My mom was an aesthetician and she went to beauty school back in the ’60s. I just remember watching her do her makeup all the time. She always had her nails done, makeup on – her face was ready to go when she went out. I loved it.

Emmanuelle Chriqui

We have this idea of perfection that is so unrealistic. We are our own worst enemy. No one is noticing that little scar.

Emmanuelle Chriqui

Generally for red carpet, I love to relax first. I love to work out. I love to eat well, drink tons of water beforehand, so on the night of the red carpet I feel good and ready to go. I also love to get a good body scrub.

Emmanuelle Chriqui

I generally circuit train and do Pilates.

Emmanuelle Chriqui

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