"My mom was an aesthetician and she went to beauty school back in the '60s. I just remember watching her do her makeup all the time. She always had her nails done, makeup on - her face was ready to go when she went out. I loved it."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."Emmanuelle Chriqui on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."Emmanuelle Chriqui on Victor Hugo
"Beauty is only skin deep. If you go after someone just because she's beautiful but don't have anything to talk about, it's going to get boring fast. You want to look beyond the surface and see if you can have fun or if you have anything in common with this person."Emmanuelle Chriqui on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."Emmanuelle Chriqui on Anne Roiphe
"People are like stained - glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within."Emmanuelle Chriqui on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"Most actors want to sink their teeth into amazing material."
"Reese Witherspoon is my everywoman. She's managed to have a family and this amazing career. That's the goal."
"The beauty of voice-over work is that maybe you come in and record once every two weeks for a couple of hours and do a couple episodes a session. It's awesome! You spend an afternoon playing in the booth, and there you have it. It doesn't interfere with much."
"I can celebrate food anytime. I love cheese. When I crave a certain food, I just eat it."
"As a child I was given the freedom to explore my passion for acting, but I also grew up in a home where there were a lot of rules. I didn't have 'yes' parents."