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Top 34 Best Lupita Nyong'o Quotes

#1. The first time I cut all my hair off was when I was 19. I just got fed up going to the salon every week. I'd had enough! On a whim, it was off. It's low-maintenance. - Author: Lupita Nyong'o
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#2. Human beings have an instinct for freedom. - Author: Lupita Nyong'o
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#3. In the madness, you have to find calm. - Author: Lupita Nyong'o
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#4. I loved make-believe. I was the child in the cupboard playing with my Barbies. - Author: Lupita Nyong'o
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#5. I went to an all-boys high school, and they accepted girls in only the two A.P. classes. - Author: Lupita Nyong'o
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#6. The muscles you flex in theater are muscles that you really need. I must always find a way to get back there. It's irreplaceable. - Author: Lupita Nyong'o
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#7. There's always a sense of newness with acting, because every role, you come to every role fresh. - Author: Lupita Nyong'o
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#8. I grew up in a world where the majority of people were black, so that wasn't the defining quality of anyone. When you're describing someone, you don't start out with 'he's black, he's white.' - Author: Lupita Nyong'o
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#9. My mother talked about the stories I used to spin as a child of three, before I started school. I would tell this story about what school I went to and what uniform I wore and who I talked to at lunchtime and what I ate, and my mother was like, 'This girl does not even go to school.' - Author: Lupita Nyong'o
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#10. I learned at Yale, one of the biggest lessons was to learn how special I am and therefore how totally unspecial I am. I was special among everyone else who was special. The fact that we're all so individual and that's what makes us special. - Author: Lupita Nyong'o
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#11. My father was a professor of political science and also a young politician fighting for democracy in Kenya, and when things got ugly, he went into political exile in Mexico. Then I moved back to Kenya shortly after I turned one, and I grew up in Kenya. - Author: Lupita Nyong'o
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#12. What I will say is that what I have learned for myself is that I don't have to be anybody else; and that myself is good enough; and that when I am being true to that self, then I can avail myself to extraordinary thingsYou have to allow for the impossible to be possible. - Author: Lupita Nyong'o
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#13. My father used to act in high school. He was in a production of 'Othello;' I don't know who he played, but it wasn't Othello. He would talk about it, though, and read Shakespeare to me. - Author: Lupita Nyong'o
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#14. I went to the Independent Spirit Awards and won. - Author: Lupita Nyong'o
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#15. As human beings, what makes us able to empathize with people is a connection that is not necessarily understood mentally. - Author: Lupita Nyong'o
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#16. I do my best work when I feel conviction to say something through the character I play. Always I want to have integrity and not compromise that. - Author: Lupita Nyong'o
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#17. One of the reasons why I went to the Yale School of Drama is because I felt that I was acting off of instinct, but sometimes that is not reliable. When you're not feeling it, what do you do? So, going to grad school was about getting the tools to just use my instrument to the best of my ability. - Author: Lupita Nyong'o
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#18. I have the opportunity to learn about the fashion world, and I appreciate it as an art form ... But I never want it to take over my acting. - Author: Lupita Nyong'o
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#19. I can speak of actors that I love. I love Cate Blanchett, Viola Davis, her tenacity. I love Charlize Theron. She's so surprising and so exhilarating, the kinds of projects she takes on. Marion Cotillard as well. - Author: Lupita Nyong'o
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#20. I had moved back to Kenya after undergrad, and I went through this crisis of, 'What is my life going to be about?' - Author: Lupita Nyong'o
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#21. I thought I was going to school to be other people, but really, what I learned was to be myself - accepting myself, my strengths and weaknesses. - Author: Lupita Nyong'o
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#22. Being considered a fashion star is wonderful. It's definitely a bonus thing. - Author: Lupita Nyong'o
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#23. I spent some time back in Mexico at 16 because my parents thought it would be prudent for me to learn Spanish, because I held a Mexican passport. - Author: Lupita Nyong'o
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#24. Even in my dreams of being an actor, my dream was not in the celebrity. My dream was in the work that I wanted to do. - Author: Lupita Nyong'o
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#25. My conscious life has all been in Kenya, and it's my point of reference. But going back to Mexico was very formative. - Author: Lupita Nyong'o
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#26. Steve McQueen is a genius. And I think that word is overused, but I think with Steve it's rightly used. He's a genius. - Author: Lupita Nyong'o
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#27. I never understood who all those people are behind the actors! When you see them on the red carpet on TV, you go, 'Why does that person need such a large entourage?' And then you realize that every single person there has a role to play. - Author: Lupita Nyong'o
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#28. I didn't know any successful actors in Kenya, so I felt like I could get away with going to college to study film more easily than I could with saying, 'I want to be an actor.' That's what I did. - Author: Lupita Nyong'o
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#29. That you will feel the validation of your external beauty but also get to the deeper business of being beautiful inside. There is no shade to that beauty. - Author: Lupita Nyong'o
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#30. You can't eat beauty, it doesn't sustain you. What is fundamentally beautiful is compassion, for yourself and those around you. That kind of beauty inflamed the heart and merchants the soul. - Author: Lupita Nyong'o
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#31. I realized that beauty was not a thing that I could acquire or consume, it was something that I just had to be. - Author: Lupita Nyong'o
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#32. I haven't always been gluten-free. - Author: Lupita Nyong'o
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#33. To this day, I love eating steak tacos before going to the red carpets. - Author: Lupita Nyong'o
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#34. Whoopi Goldberg looked like me, she had hair like mine, she was dark like me. I'd been starved for images of myself. I'd grown up watching a lot of American TV. There was very little Kenyan material, because we had an autocratic ruler who stifled our creative expression. - Author: Lupita Nyong'o
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