Wisdom Lives in Words

Memorable Quotes by Amber Riley

Not having a private life is hard.
Amber Riley
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I auditioned for 'American Idol' at 17. They told me, 'No.'
Amber Riley
I want to encourage young women to stand up for each other and speak up when they see others in a tough situation.
Amber Riley
I never wanted to play a character that hated herself. I wanted people to know that those aren't the only roles for people like me, normal girls.
Amber Riley
As a kid, I was super skinny.
Amber Riley
My parents always instilled knowing that your beautiful, that your fearfully and wonderfully made, and that you know who you are.
Amber Riley
I always say as a celebrity you have two choices - you can be a celebrity, or you can be a role model. You can choose to just go to parties and do the red carpets and all that, or you can choose to be an example to these people.
Amber Riley
I've always been comfortable with my size.
Amber Riley
I haven't personally experienced bullying, but when I was in high school, I had a best friend who became a bully. I took a stand and took it upon myself to separate from her. I couldn't be associated with her because it wasn't the type of person I wanted to be.
Amber Riley
I have great friends around me that are positive and I think that's the key to life is making your own path. Set your own rules because there is no set rule, there is no set look, there is no set anything. You make your own rules in your life. You make your own decisions.
Amber Riley
I love myself.
Amber Riley
As long as you are being true to yourself, you will always find happiness.
Amber Riley
I don't ever feel like anybody knows who I am.
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I'm a healthy person.
Amber Riley
I worked at Ikea as a customer service rep for two years and loved it.
Amber Riley
I dreamed really big when I was little.
Amber Riley
My friends tell me I'm the most boring celebrity they know! A typical night for me is at home in California or watching movies in my pyjamas.
Amber Riley
Everyone needs a creative outlet to express themselves, and the arts in school provides that.
Amber Riley
Being the person I am, you know, the size I am, being a woman, being a black woman, there's not a lot of roles for us.
Amber Riley
When I receive letters from girls that say, 'You give me confidence,' I think, 'Wow, this is amazing.' That's my goal: to let people know it's truly what's on the inside that counts.
Amber Riley
I am so girly. I love dresses.
Amber Riley
What is the use in being a celebrity if you can't use the platform to help?
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I'm a little bit of a germophobe - not that bad!
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Back in high school, I went on dates, but I was too focused on my career. My parents were like, 'It's nice to have a boyfriend, but it's even nicer to own your house when you're 21.'
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I love, love, love Michael Jackson.
Amber Riley
Hollywood is a very hard place to be in. It really is.
Amber Riley
I love Adele, I want her to be my best friend. She could come to the U.S., live with me and sing to me every morning.
Amber Riley