Kiersey Clemons quotes

  • You make choices and sometimes they're good and sometimes they backfire. The most important thing is to be brave, forgive yourself when you do something stupid, and allow yourself to move on.
    -- Kiersey Clemons

    #Stupid #Moving #Brave

  • A lot of times I don't know if I trust the director to tell that film's story. Or I think it's inappropriate for a male director to tell a female story, or a white director to tell a black story. Everyone walks away from a movie differently, because you're relating it to your own life.
    -- Kiersey Clemons

    #Thinking #Black #Female

  • Life choices and projects and photo shoots, I can't base them on anybody else but myself. I've done things where I'm like, "Do I want my dad to see this? I don't know!" But the best lesson I can teach my sisters, or any younger women, is "Do what YOU do. Don't follow me, follow you."
    -- Kiersey Clemons

    #Dad #Choices #Done

  • I feel like any role that I play is a little piece of me.
    -- Kiersey Clemons


  • I grew up in a household of girls, so I would just pick up naturally what everyone else was doing.
    -- Kiersey Clemons


  • Movies take a lot of time to make, so when I sign onto a project, I ask, do I want to dedicate a lot of time to this world? And more so, I look at what I need for me. Do I want to make a comedy? Do I want to make a drama? What do I need? Am I in the right headspace to do this role? And then politics come into consideration, too.
    -- Kiersey Clemons

    #Drama #World #Comedy

  • Nothing makes you feel more stupid than finding out you were wrong when you thought you were loved.

  • Anyone who meets you and doesn't want to get to know you and be part of your life is stupid. I saw it when I was just a kid." "No. You thought I was a vampire and you wanted to be my friend so I wouldn't eat you." "Well, that too. But I found out soon enough you weren't a blood sucker and I still licked you.

  • The ant, who has toiled and dragged a crumb to his nest, will furiously defend the fruit of his labor, against whatever robber assails him. So plain, that the most dumb and stupid slave that ever toiled for a master, does constantly know that he is wronged.

  • Prayer is the mighty engine that is to move the missionary work.

  • The spiritual master and Krishna are two parallel lines. The train, on two tracks, moves forward. The spiritual Master and Krishna are like these two tracks. They must be served simultaneously. Krishna helps one to find bona fide Spiritual Master and bona fide Spiritual Master helps one to understand Krishna. If one does not get bona fide Spiritual Master, then how he can ever understand Krishna ? You cannot serve Krishna without Spiritual Master, or serve just Spiritual Master without serving Krishna. They must be served simultaneously.

  • Giulia Melucci has written a wonderfully funny and moving book. It's like Eat, Pray, Love, with recipes.

  • I was very good at sitting. But I just read so much research about how horrible sitting is for you. It's like, it's really bad. It's like Paula-Deen-glazed-bacon-doughnut bad. So I now move around as much as possible.

  • I don't like it when people don't look me dead in the eye. I move my head around trying to catch their eye.

  • Oh when I was in love with you, Then I was clean and brave, And miles around the wonder grew How well did I behave. And now the fancy passes by, And nothing will remain, And miles around they'll say that I Am quite myself again.

  • To swear is neither brave, polite, nor wise.