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#1. Working with Angela Bassett is by far the best. I've watched and admired her for years. I'm very intrigued by her work. She's so cool. I still call her 'Mom' when I see her. - Author: Lance Gross
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#2. When you ask the best questions of yourself and others, you invite the best answers. - Author: Angela Bassett
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#3. Acting is my calling, not my career. - Author: Angela Bassett
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#4. I guess I'm breaking out a little of what's comfortable and easy. - Author: Angela Bassett
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#5. When I got married, I was all in love, but then came life intruding in, and sometimes it's difficult ... I would look at my husband and ask, 'did we do it too quickly?' ... But my husband was strong in his resolve. He kept reminding me that people go through this, and that we were going to be ok. - Author: Angela Bassett
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#6. There wouldn't be a Halle Berry or an Angela Bassett or a Cicely Tyson if there hadn't been a Lena Horne. - Author: Dee Dee Bridgewater
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#7. For me, I have this tough exterior and these Angela Bassett arms, and people think, 'Oh, my God, Rutina's tough.' - Author: Rutina Wesley
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#8. I remembered that throughout my growing up and education and pursuing my dreams and desires, going into acting, and, of course, getting through Yale University and on and on and on, that being average, being mediocre was not an option that you should be proud of. - Author: Angela Bassett
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#9. I hope I just continue to be passionate about the roles and to always endeavor to bring clarity and honesty to the table and different ideas. - Author: Angela Bassett
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#10. I don't really like horror shows, horror movies, or any of that. I'm really a lightweight, in terms of that. - Author: Angela Bassett
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#11. Film is forever. - Author: Angela Bassett
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#12. As an actor, you're used to putting on characters, taking them off, becoming someone else, doing your research, and working on that. - Author: Angela Bassett
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#13. Loving God is like my being black. I just am. [No one says] 'You know what? I'm gonna be blacker today!' It's my culture. It's not something I put on or take off or show more. You just communicate that in the way you live your life. - Author: Angela Bassett
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#14. God made a way out of no way. - Author: Angela Bassett
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#15. When you realize that every breath is a gift from God. When you realize how small you are, but how much he loved you. That he, Jesus, would die, the son of God himself on earth, then you ... you just weep. - Author: Angela Bassett
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#16. Maybe if you're younger you have more energy - but that's a big maybe. Because at this stage of life, I have more patience, understanding, wisdom, resources - and a husband. I didn't get him until I was 39. But I got a good one. - Author: Angela Bassett
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#17. I would have to say honestly I was very pleased to be in a film whether it was good or bad with De Niro, Norton and Brando even if I don't have any scenes with them, I thought it was pretty good company to keep. - Author: Angela Bassett
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#18. Viola Davis should be a household name. So should Angela Bassett. - Author: Rutina Wesley
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#19. The world has white people and black people in it. Even in Harlem. - Author: Angela Bassett
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#20. Angela Bassett is a friend of mine and someone who I truly admire tremendously in terms of her work and her choices. - Author: Tasha Smith
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#21. I look in the eyes and I see the heart. As long as it's a human story. I would like to turn on my television and see African American, Hispanic, Asian as well as Caucasian. And I think there are probably more people like me. - Author: Angela Bassett
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#22. My parents are my role models. I also love Halle Berry, Robert DeNiro, Eddie Murphy, Angela Bassett, Tom Cruise and Jennifer Lopez. When I see their work, I get engulfed in it. They really capture me. - Author: Raven-Symone
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#23. Theater's my first love. I love it. It excites me. It feeds me. - Author: Angela Bassett
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#24. I like the nice guys. I like when they show the stories, the human element behind it all. - Author: Angela Bassett
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#25. The actor that taught me the most was Bernie Mac. I did my first big budget studio film with he and Angela Bassett, 'Mr. 3000' for Disney. Bernie taught me by example what creates success is humility and hard work. - Author: Brian J. White
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#26. The three things I said when I came out of school were I want to work consistently, I want to do good work and I want to be paid fairly, and that's happened. But I didn't become an actress for the money. I do it for other reasons. - Author: Angela Bassett
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#27. Drink a bunch of water and get facials regularly. I take care of my skin. - Author: Angela Bassett
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#28. When I was a kid, people people would always say, 'Oh you look like Chilli from TLC.' It wasn't until I did 'Akeelah and the Bee' that people started saying I looked like Angela Bassett, but before then it was Chilli. - Author: Keke Palmer
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#29. Don't settle for average. Bring your best to the moment. Then, whether it fails or succeeds, at least you know you gave all you had. We need to live the best that's in us. - Author: Angela Bassett
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#30. I'm the type of individual that I enjoy watching any different cultural lives, and I see the common humanity even though the hair textures are different or the skin tones are varied. - Author: Angela Bassett
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#31. I'm thinking about directing, but I know it's a lot of work and I appreciate what directors do and I would like to be good at it. The opportunity has presented itself four to five times, and I usually said no because of the script. - Author: Angela Bassett
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#32. Memories are meant to fade, Lenny. They're designed that way for a reason. - Author: Angela Bassett
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#33. I really believe that what I do as an actress is my God-given talent. This is my calling, not my career. - Author: Angela Bassett
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#34. My mom was always pretty supportive. She saw me do plays and she'd always act out the parts I did. My aunt, who played a big part in my life, was a little bit more reserved, because if they don't see you on TV every week they think you must be starving. - Author: Angela Bassett
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#35. I deal in a very artistic way of what interests me and marks my passion, and I try to - whether its good or not - am in love with acting and the stage and characters and the ability to reach and to touch people, so that's where, I guess, that's where my heart will reside, by and large. - Author: Angela Bassett
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#36. Of course you want to do all the research that you can, but it's impossible to take a life and the boundaries of an hour and a half, so there is hope there will be understanding about that also. - Author: Angela Bassett
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#37. I am content that the work that I've done is wonderful. - Author: Angela Bassett
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#38. I love vegan choices, raw food choices, and I'll eat whatever I have to in order to get into whatever shape I need to get into for any one particular role. - Author: Angela Bassett
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#39. I don't just want to be a cute girl in a comedy or the actress who just does the same thing over and over again. I want to play roles that are distinct. I want to have a more varied career like actresses Viola Davis or Angela Bassett - those are the people that I grew up watching and admiring. - Author: Naturi Naughton
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#40. This is a career about images. It's celluloid; they last for ever. I'm a black woman from America. My people were slaves in America, and even though we're free on paper and in law, I'm not going to allow you to enslave me on film, in celluloid, for all to see. - Author: Angela Bassett
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#41. I'm an absolute fan of Angela Bassett. I think she's a great, great actress. In the biopics, she is so moving. She's very rare. It's something that doesn't happen that much, to see an actress inventing a new way of showing 'woman' onscreen, and a new way of being beautiful. - Author: Arnaud Desplechin
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#42. I can give you the King's English and then I can take it to the street, but do both or do one and don't do one knowing only the street. That's going to hold you back because what comes out is going to impress people, and it will impress them negatively. - Author: Angela Bassett
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#43. When I was in school, my mother stressed education. I am so glad she did. I graduated from Yale College and Yale University with my master's and I didn't do it by missing school. - Author: Angela Bassett
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#44. The first time I acted was in high school in Florida, and when I heard that applause I felt so alive and felt that electricity go up my spine. - Author: Angela Bassett
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