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.— Emmy Rossum
The most vibrant Emmy Rossum quotes that are life-changing and eye-opening
When something looks too good to be true, it usually is.
It's the best feeling when you wake up and it's warm and cozy, and you don't have to go to work.
I don't really live my life in the media spotlight.
People don't know that much really about me or what I think.
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.
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.
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.
I've always loved the fashion of the '30s and everything that came with the Art Deco era - the jewelry and the glamour.
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.
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.
A friend of mine is in a long-distance relationship.
They have dates on Skype. They'll both watch the same movie and...play.
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.
All the Hollywood bullshit and accolades and money really doesn't matter.
It just gives you a slightly nicer house and slightly nicer food and slightly shinier hair.
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.
I went to school on the Internet. I was not a cheerleader.
When a really cute dog shows up on your doorstep, you can't be like, Yeah, no.
You're like, Oh, yay, puppy!
I feel like, as an adult, a lot of how you feel about yourself and what your inner workings are can be revealed in a sexual situation.
I started singing at the Met when I was seven, and the competition was so fierce that it really prepared me.
I'd say that my musical influences are anywhere from pop-rock electronica, new age and classical. But I think that specifically, bands - I love Jem, I love Sigur Ross, I love David Gray, I love Elliot Smith... a lot of different people. But I don't find lyrical inspiration from anybody.
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.
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.
I'm a very rational person but I pray every day.
She's lonely and wounded and very vulnerable and it really is a story about people at the heart of it all.
Men only need two things - grilled cheese and sex.
I think we're all a lot more like our parents than we want to admit.
There's something safe about playing a character, but then it's like, 'Who am I underneath it all?'
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.
Uncommon things that are attractive in women: a gap between the teeth.
.. a unique fashion sense.... In MEN... a unique nose... or accents.
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.
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!
When I read the scripts, I'm always so excited to see what's going to happen because it's unpredictable.
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.
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.
I like René Descartes' theory about a ball of wax.
You can change its form from solid to liquid, but it's still the same ball of wax. With acting, you are the same person in a different form. You can only be what you know, and you only truly know yourself.
That's my dream to be old enough and mature enough that I won't be considered an "old lady" if I have a house with a barn. Because I already do needlepoint.
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.
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.
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.
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.
My favorite episode is where the guy has a relationship with his car.
An intimate and sexual and emotional relationship with his car.
Too many times you come across lyrics that sound like you've heard them before or you can't really relate to them. And I think that I write songs that sound fresh and sensual in kind of a layered, lush way. But I also think that they are real, and that's why I wanted to call the record 'Inside Out.'
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.
I love to create and I love to be challenged and I love to do things that are scary, so I think I would probably think about jumping off a bridge if somebody told me that's going to make that shot real great. I'd be like, "Okay, here we go, let's do it." Like, yeah.
With social media and advertising and filters and FaceTune-ing it's hard to even to know what's real and what's not. So to see an image of a woman where you can actually see her face and her skin texture and she's still polished and beautiful or even glamorous with a nighttime look, but it still feels like a real person. I feel like that's the kind of beauty I want to applaud and align myself with.
In terms of the characters, I definitely do look for somebody that I think people can learn from and I can learn from too. In one way or another, by the fact that they are a role or by that fact that they aren't a role model. I feel like I was attracted to the past few characters that I've played, because they have an element that really touched my heart.
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.
I hope that I'm sexy in a different kind of way than I think that a lot of girls are right now. I think a lot of girls in the public eye, especially musical artists, are just kind of objectified a little bit and wearing super-skimpy outfits and leaving nothing to the imagination.
I just really gravitate towards a nostalgia for a time when things were simpler.
When beauty was more classical and glamorous.
A lot of my hair and makeup, and everything I pull for inspiration, is [drawn] from old photographs.