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A collection of top quotes and sayings by Emmy Rossum on life, work, character, relationships, job, money etc.

72 Top Quotes By Emmy Rossum On Things That Matter

Quick Facts

Born On: September 12, 1986

Born In: New York City

Emmy Rossum is an American actress and singer. She started growing her dark and curly hair long because most girls in school had long, straight and blonde hair. Now she knows better and says, “I am happy when I am truly me and feel comfortable and confident in myself”. A very private person, she also admits that she does live her life in media spotlight and therefore people do not know much about her. Nonetheless, beginning her career at the age of seven at Metropolitan Opera Children’s Chorus, she has accumulated wide experiences and in her interviews she has talked not only about some of them, but also has given us an insight into her way of thinking. Let us now look into some of her top quotes on life, work, character, relationships, job, money etc.

I don't really live my life in the media spotlight. People don't know that much really about me or what I think.

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It's the best feeling when you wake up and it's warm and cozy, and you don't have to go to work.

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I've learned to take jobs as an actress that is meaningful to me because I've never taken a job for the money.

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I've never had siblings, I didn't grow up in a big family; it was just me and my single mom. And hectic family dysfunction was actually something that I craved.

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I'm a very rational person but I pray every day.

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Men only need two things - grilled cheese and sex.

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I feel like I've come out of this grown up, maybe because I live through the character vicariously and she grows up so much during the course of this story.

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Hey @giseleofficial, I feel ya girl. #kidding #fakebaby #soymilk #shameless.

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I can be naked with the lights on.

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She's lonely and wounded and very vulnerable and it really is a story about people at the heart of it all.

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It wasn't my intention in going after this part but I suppose now I do. The adult roles are a lot meatier - you're not always just the daughter or the girlfriend or whatever.

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I love music. I'd love to go on Broadway and do a musical there. I just like to kind of go with whatever's inspiring at the moment, and kind of follow that as far as I can.

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Ideal date is doing something new, either hiking a new place I've not been, or learning something weird and new like pottery.... and then a meal.

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I love Judy Garland, I love Doris Day, I love Marilyn Monroe. I love everything that comes from that era. The music is just beautiful and powerful - and simple. That's what makes it so great.

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I loved getting to investigate the grey areas of morality.

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Sometimes I vocalize in the car. It's a good way to multitask. Although fellow drivers on the road think I'm craaaazy.

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I've never been a person who focused on trends. I'm influenced and inspired by trends, but I don't always subscribe to them.

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I love the silhouettes of the '50s that were feminine and womanly without being too revealing. I've always gravitated towards that kind of sense of style and fashion.

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As an actor, and especially as a young woman, there's so much pressure to look good all the time and it really detracts from what our job really is about, which is portraying a different person.

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A lot of my hair and makeup, and everything I pull for inspiration, is [drawn] from old photographs.

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I have a dog as well, and I'm not a vegan or anything. But I needlepoint and I have a cat, so it's not boding well.

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Never get your girlfriend a pet that she didn't know she was getting.

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A lot of people would wear anger, depression or aggravation as their first layer, and they don't. They very much understand what's really important in life.

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I hate cats. But this cancer cat made me feel bad, so I was like, Okay, I'll take her back to L. A. and give her her last six months of pain-free life.

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Being on Twitter, live tweeting some of the episodes, I get direct feedback from people.

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When I read the scripts, I'm always so excited to see what's going to happen because it's unpredictable.

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I'm an actor, so I love to be degraded!

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My favorite episode is where the guy has a relationship with his car. An intimate and sexual and emotional relationship with his car.

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Uncommon things that are attractive in women: a gap between the teeth... a unique fashion sense.... In MEN... a unique nose... or accents.

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When a really cute dog shows up on your doorstep, you can't be like, Yeah, no. You're like, Oh, yay, puppy!

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I think acting is a job where you're always unemployed. You're always looking for the next job, so I assume that it's like other jobs that are with that same kind of setup.

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I've never had my brows done - I tweeze them myself. I used to watch my mom pluck her brows, that's how I learned.

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A friend of mine is in a long-distance relationship. They have dates on Skype. They'll both watch the same movie and...play.

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I've always loved the fashion of the '30s and everything that came with the Art Deco era - the jewelry and the glamour.

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I suppose that it doesn't matter whether a song is written or sung by a man or a woman. If the sentiment is there, it captures the audience.

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I went to school on the Internet. I was not a cheerleader.

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We like it to be realistic but not real, but I wear something I call the 'vag pad,' it's kind of a little triangular panty liner that you stick to you.

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When something looks too good to be true, it usually is.

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I just really gravitate towards a nostalgia for a time when things were simpler. When beauty was more classical and glamorous.

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I think of Gisele Bundchen to get myself on the treadmill

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Being yourself is one of the hardest thing because it's scary you always wonder whether you'll be accepted for who you really are.

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I think we're all a lot more like our parents than we want to admit.

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People who take risks like Amy Winehouse and Norah Jones take a second to catch on, but eventually they do because they're different and honest in a musical landscape that's not always like that.

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I've never had siblings, I didn't grow up in a big family; it was just me and my single mom. And hectic family dysfunction was actually something that I craved.

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I think we're all a lot more like our parents than we want to admit.

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I don't really live my life in the media spotlight. People don't know that much really about me or what I think.

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Music is also a part of who I am so I'm thinking about recording an album.

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I had classical training but I don't consider myself an opera singer though.

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I've never had my brows done - I tweeze them myself. I used to watch my mom pluck her brows, that's how I learned.

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It wasn't my intention in going after this part but I suppose now I do. The adult roles are a lot meatier - you're not always just the daughter or the girlfriend or whatever.

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It is very grand and sumptuous and awesome to look at but it was really about the characters for me.

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She's lonely and wounded and very vulnerable and it really is a story about people at the heart of it all.

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Here we spent so much time together - eight months of our lives almost - and it was so great because we all got so close and that really made us not afraid to improve with each other.

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I try to keep myself as sane and as grounded as possible by surrounding myself with normal people, such as all the friends that I've had from when I was little.

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I started singing at the Met when I was seven, and the competition was so fierce that it really prepared me.

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I know that I am my worst critic. I know that if I can walk away from the set at the end of the day and feel that I did the best job I could and feel proud, that's what will satisfy me.

Emmy Rossum

I've learned to take jobs as an actress that is meaningful to me because I've never taken a job for the money.

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I started working when I was seven and I was working for five dollars a night at the Met.

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Everyone messes up in relationships and has peaks and valleys in their personal lives. When I realized it wasn't the end of the world and I would keep on standing, I knew it was going to be OK.

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I feel like I've come out of this grown up, maybe because I live through the character vicariously and she grows up so much during the course of this story.

Emmy Rossum

There's something safe about playing a character, but then it's like, 'Who am I underneath it all?'

Emmy Rossum

It's the best feeling when you wake up and it's warm and cozy, and you don't have to go to work.

Emmy Rossum

I've been in the studio experimenting on making a CD of my own. I'm trying out different producers, styles, sounds. With music, as opposed to acting, you are not playing a character. You are showing people who you are. I really want to have my spirit in it.

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I never walk into the studio and say, I'm going to write a song called... 'X' or called 'Slow Me Down.' I write a ton of lyrics, often the title is somewhere in those 10 pages of... I call it brain vomit. It's kind of like whatever comes out of my head and I'm unabashedly just writing it down.

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Life can be very funny and very tragic. Everyone has stuff that they've been through that makes up whatever fire it is that they have in their gut, but nobody goes around wearing that as their outmost exterior, all the time.

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When I was in school, I got there on the first day and everyone had long, blonde, straight hair, and I had short, dark, curly hair. I immediately felt I didn't fit in and started growing my hair. But I've learned that I'm only happy when I am truly me and feel comfortable and confident in myself.

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I can put my legs behind my head and sing 'Happy Birthday.' Because that's something that me and my friends used to do when we were in gymnastics class as kids, and I can still do it. I was doing it since I was 8 and 9. They used to call me Gumby. Very bendy.

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Guys usually like a very natural look. I think it's bad idea to wear a strong lip on a first date - or for the first few dates. I'm always too nervous he'll kiss it off - if I'm lucky enough to get a kiss! I also think soft, sexy hair is important.

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As an actor, you always look for things that will stretch you and that are different than you are, so that you can surprise yourself, and you want to surround yourself with the highest caliber of people that will make you look good.

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Being yourself is one of the hardest things because it's scary. You always wonder whether you'll be accepted for who you really are. I decided to call my record 'Inside Out' because that's my motto about life. I don't think you ever succeed at trying to be anyone else but who you truly are.

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Guys usually like a very natural look. I think it's bad idea to wear a strong lip on a first date - or for the first few dates. I'm always too nervous he'll kiss it off - if I'm lucky enough to get a kiss! I also think soft, sexy hair is important.

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If I can't find a project that I'm really interested in, I'll just go back to college where I've been studying art history and French. I'm also going to study English and philosophy - the whole curriculum!

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