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Motivational LaTanya Richardson Quotes and Sayings

LaTanya Richardson Quotes:- LaTanya Richardson (born October 21, 1949), often listed as LaTanya Richardson Jackson, is an American actress and producer. She began her career appearing in off-Broadway, before playing supporting roles on television and film.

She was born in Atlanta, Georgia. While a student at Atlanta’s Spelman College in 1974, she met actor Samuel L. Jackson, then at all-male Morehouse College, who would later become her husband.

Inspirational LaTanya Richardson Quotes

“In the theater, it’s a visceral and physical response because you move around so much. You have to do something physical to pull you in. On TV or in movies, everything is so small. You can just lock into a character and ease yourself in that way.“-LaTanya Richardson

Inspirational LaTanya Richardson Quotes

“I have always been involved in some philanthropic work – growing up in the church, you always had to have a reasonable portion of service to the community and to people who have less, who need a helping hand. It’s just something in my heart that I know needs to be done.“-LaTanya Richardson


“Look at Michelle Obama. Everyone keeps making a big deal about her arms being exposed, but don’t get it twisted: her arms are out for a reason. Black women have had those arms forever – lifting, picking cotton, toting and carrying babies.“-LaTanya Richardson


“I think most Americans, when we’re building a character, we look at the specificity of what that person is, in particular.“-LaTanya Richardson


“Acting is in your soul.“-LaTanya Richardson


“I don’t think you can ease yourself into the theater. I just thrust myself into it.“-LaTanya Richardson


“There is no one American beauty or just one beautiful color in the pantheon, especially in regards to black people – there is no better color.“-LaTanya Richardson


“I didn’t want my daughter brought up by nannies, and I didn’t want her to feel I wasn’t around.“-LaTanya Richardson


Famous Latanya Richardson Quotes & Sayings


“Shakespeare wrote about what was happening during the time; it still relates to us now.“-LaTanya Richardson


“I did theater at Spelman until I graduated from there, and I got to work with such luminous actresses as Diana Sands in ‘Macbeth.“-LaTanya Richardson


“Atlanta was a welcoming presence for a lot of artists; they called it ‘the Mecca of the South.’ I got to see the Negro Ensemble Company, Cicely Tyson, Geraldine Page, Ruby Dee, all onstage.“-LaTanya Richardson


“From the moment I saw ‘Camelot’ as a kid, the organic inclination of performing before a live audience is raw and visceral. Once you’re out there, there’s no yelling ‘Cut!’ or any such thing as a do-over because that moment has passed, and you’re in it as it’s happened and gone, sharing it with everyone.“-LaTanya Richardson


“I know it’s a stock answer, but besides acting, I’d love to produce and direct.“-LaTanya Richardson


“I never played an ingenue.“-LaTanya Richardson


“If I can stay centered, I’m basically going to be living in the world a happy person.“-LaTanya Richardson


“Our joy was to do theater. And in some theaters, the only pay we got was tokens for carfare.“-LaTanya Richardson


“I’ve learned that all of us should be constantly mindful of what’s going on around us. Sometimes I think we get pretty single-minded in our pursuits and forget that we really do need each other. We need to actively engage in giving and helping each other every day.“-LaTanya Richardson