Inspirational Quotes from Summer Phoenix

By | May 21, 2017

We went to L.A. as a family, with a sort of vision that we were going to ‘make it,’ whatever that meant.

Summer Phoenix

It’s not precisely that I’m not ambitious. I love what I do, and I love doing it, and I love getting better at it. I just am not willing to risk… much… to go on to the next level.

Summer Phoenix

I don’t want to risk my personal sanity or happiness, or my family, or the love of my life. That’s a mistake. And I think a lot of people make that mistake, they’re always kind of, like, seeking out the next thing that’s gonna happen.

Summer Phoenix

I love what I do, and I love doing it, and I love getting better at it. I just am not willing to risk… Much… to go on to the next level. I don’t want to risk my personal sanity or happiness or my family or the love of my life.

Summer Phoenix

Movies and I just equally avoided each other at certain times in my life, you know?

Summer Phoenix

I’ve never had a diamond before, and now I’ve got a diamond surrounded by other diamonds and diamonds in places where, frankly, you don’t need diamonds at all, and I would have been happy with a piece of twine.

Summer Phoenix

I didn’t grow up watching TV or going to McDonald’s or listening to mainstream music. Like, the casting agents are looking elsewhere for the cheerleader role.

Summer Phoenix

I’m good with accents and stuff; it’s mostly that I have a really good Spanish accent, so it sounds like I speak a lot better than I do.

Summer Phoenix

I sort of look at acting like that: if you have no confines, you have everywhere to go.

Summer Phoenix

I guess I don’t have the cut-throat ambition that some other actresses have. I don’t know how good that is for my career, but I know how good that is for me as a person. And to me, that’s much more important.

Summer Phoenix

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