We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Cynthia Erivo Quotes. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
If you’re going to go for a thing, there’s no point unless you’re going all the way.
I don’t drink anything other than water and herbal tea.
If you believe in chakras – head and heart – I think singing opens them up, like a wide open door.
My body is one that kind of looks at weights, and then all of a sudden, I have muscle.
I’m a very, very healthy eater, so it’s proteins, greens, proteins, and more greens – and lots of water.
As a singer, I like to have a warm beverage with me all the time.
The major perk of living in Brooklyn is that everything is there. If I did not want to leave Brooklyn, I could stay there the whole time.
When I was 15, I didn’t think I was the prettiest at all. But then something happened when I was 20-something – I thought, actually, I really like what I look like. Just because I don’t look like everybody else doesn’t mean that I can’t be just as beautiful.
If your body is working correctly, and then you get a cold or something, that cold probably won’t knock you out as hard as it would have if you weren’t healthy.
One of my favourite pieces is ‘Antony and Cleopatra’ – I’d love to be in that. Or an alternative version of ‘Romeo & Juliet’ where I get to play Mercutio, something like that.
I’ve seen ‘Hamilton.’ I’m obsessed. The music is crazy.
I would love to appear in ‘Scandal,’ something like that, or ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ because I think they’re incredible.
I became a fitness fiend when I was about 17 or 18.
I love that I can demonstrate that it’s OK to look and be strong.
My faith is with me always.
Just because I don’t look like everybody else doesn’t mean that I can’t be just as beautiful.
I don’t have dairy because I’m a singer and, quite frankly, I don’t want to mess around with my vocal chords and how those behave, and dairy is an allergen for me.
The thing that disturbs me the most, being in England, is that on the screen we don’t see very many of us – there aren’t very many black girls. They don’t make the roles for us, or they don’t see us in those roles.
I take biotin to make sure hair and nails are growing well.
I try to ignore the Tonys buzz as much as possible. It’s wonderful to be thought of that way, but I have to kind of pretend it’s not happening so I can keep focus. It’s about the work I’m doing, and it’s more than enough to come away knowing that people are changed when they leave the theater.
When I was younger, I just liked the sound of different accents, and I used to just play around to see if I could do things. I hear accents like music, so that’s what helps me to learn them.
I like Traditional Medicinals for most teas I drink.
I don’t think it’s different to be a black girl in England than it is to be a black girl from America. We all collectively share in a pain of displacement and not feeling like we quite belong in places.
What happens when I go to America is I sound really English. Most people would start sounding American, but I do the opposite.
I don’t believe that many things are impossible to achieve so long as you put your mind to it and take the time to get it done.
What’s amazing with ‘The X Factor’ is that it gives people a chance who wouldn’t normally have one. I couldn’t go on it, because it would be, like, me being lazy, because I’ve definitely had my opportunities.
I do have my own washing machine, but I do miss going to the laundromat. I love the smell of fabric softener.
I think what’s different about working on stage is that you have another chance to portray it again. If you don’t get something right on film, you can do another take, but on stage, once it’s done, it’s done. You can’t go back.
I discovered at the age of five that I could sing, and I realised people liked it. The sound that came out made people happy, so I kept doing it.
I always say that I want to play Serena Williams if they ever did a biopic of hers. I definitely want to do that, and I want to do some films.
Watching Mum work hard made me do the same. I’ve watched her since I was little, and I’ve picked up on how hard she works and the fire she has in her belly.
It’s kind of epic to see four women really be physically and mentally strong, in themselves and in their lives. That’s what ‘Widows’ is.
I’m a geek when it comes to my voice. I know if it hurts, something’s wrong. You shouldn’t feel it! It’s very important to look after your voice.