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Emmanuelle Chriqui quotes

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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.'

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

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

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.

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

I generally circuit train and do Pilates.

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

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

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.

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

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

I love doing voice-over. It's so fun.

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