” If you’re with me, you’ll know if I want to kiss you or not. There will be no question. When it comes to that stuff, I’m pretty bold with the eyes. “


” I was signed to a record label when I was younger. I was in a group, and I just wasn’t – personally, I wasn’t ready to get out there. I don’t know. It was a pop group. Not like the Spice Girls, but when you don’t have any control over anything, it’s disheartening. “


” I think one of the most important lessons that I’ve learned is to put your head down and work. Don’t look at other people and compare yourself. Just do the work. Because when the opportunity is there, you have to be ready. Make sure your craft is refined and you’re constantly working on it. “


” You have a lot of disappointments as an actor. “


” I think most people write from what they see in their own world, which is maybe why we so often see an African-American woman as the best friend, or the one you bring in when you need some sass. It’s like we’re put in a box. “


” It used to be that film stars didn’t want to do TV, and actors weren’t singing, and singers weren’t acting. Everybody’s kind of crossing over to whatever they want to do. So I feel like, if you have it, use it. If God’s given you this talent, then use it. “


” I want to do good, and I want people to be happy, and sometimes when you’re a people pleaser, you spread yourself too thin. “



All 7 Tika Sumpter Quotes about You in picture


If you
I was signed to a record label when I was younger. I was in a group, and I just wasn


I think one of the most important lessons that I
You have a lot of disappointments as an actor.
I think most people write from what they see in their own world, which is maybe why we so often see an African-American woman as the best friend, or the one you bring in when you need some sass. It
It used to be that film stars didn
I want to do good, and I want people to be happy, and sometimes when you
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