17 Inspiring Gugu Mbatha-Raw Quotes

British bright young actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw, who starred alongside Will Smith in Concussion, is quickly making her mark within the industry. She earned some critical acclaim for her role in Bella which kick started her career and she has claimed during a speech that her rise to fame, was a result of her taking massive leaps, facing her fears and being courageous. This list features the most insightful quotes by the ever inspiring Gugu Mbatha-Raw who is known for being vocal about her personal life lessons and wisdom she has learned.


 

1.)

“Our fears can be our greatest liberators if we let them.” – Gugu Mbatha-Raw


2.)

“I try not to define myself. Other people are going to do that for you anyway.” – Gugu Mbatha-Raw


3.)

“Don’t worry about society’s conditioning and the labels that are put on you by external forces. Hold onto your true self.” – Gugu Mbatha-Raw


4.)

“I try not to limit myself. The actors that inspire me are the comedians and the people able to shape-shift into different roles and into different media. That ensures your longevity as an artist and prevents you from getting bored with yourself and, hopefully, prevents people from getting bored with you.” – Gugu Mbatha-Raw


5.) 

“But when you become a slave to a public persona and don’t feel comfortable without it, it becomes a shield and it shouldn’t come at the expense of your self-worth.” – Gugu Mbatha-Raw


6.)

“I prefer to focus on the future. There are a lot of new stories to be heard.” – Gugu Mbatha-Raw


7.)

“I was always the one leading the way in terms of wanting to do acting, singing and dancing.” – Gugu Mbatha-Raw


8.)

“I was lucky that my mother had a very well-adjusted perspective of the world, and never pressured me to do anything I didn’t want to do.” – Gugu Mbatha-Raw


9.)

“I like being free to take on any project that inspires me and to trust that the work will speak for itself.” – Gugu Mbatha-Raw


10.)

“It takes a lot of blood, sweat and tears to get a movie to the screen. I do feel a certain element of responsibility to say something worth saying with it, as well as entertainment.” – Gugu Mbatha-Raw


11.)

“It is important to be conscious of the message that you’re putting out there.” – Gugu Mbatha-Raw


12.)

“I try not to limit myself. The actors that inspire me are the comedians and the people able to shape-shift into different roles and into different media. That ensures your longevity as an artist and prevents you from getting bored with yourself and, hopefully, prevents people from getting bored with you.” – Gugu Mbatha-Raw


13.)

“I try to put myself into whatever character I play.” – Gugu Mbatha-Raw


14.)

“From the age of four, I loved ballet and tap. I was in the school band, the choir, and all my school plays.” – Gugu Mbatha-Raw


15.) 

“I think, irrespective of your race, everybody has moments in life where they don’t fit in, or where they try to puzzle through who they really are or to find the courage of their convictions.” – Gugu Mbatha-Raw


16.)

“For me, it was all about working with an inspirational filmmaker.” – Gugu Mbatha-Raw


17.)

“At home I wear my own clothes, no makeup and don’t do anything exciting with my hair. I get to borrow pretty dresses for the red carpet, and have experts do my hair and makeup.” – Gugu Mbatha-Raw


18.)

“At home I wear my own clothes, no makeup and don’t do anything exciting with my hair. I get to borrow pretty dresses for the red carpet, and have experts do my hair and makeup.” – Gugu Mbatha-Raw


Bonus Gugu Mbatha-Raw Quote:

“I’m interested in playing lots of different complex women.” – Gugu Mbatha-Raw


In the comments section below our sources, please let us know which Gugu Mbatha-Raw quotes inspired you the most, and if you have found a better one not on this list, please let us know! P.S – You Are An Authentic Genius – Find that unique power within…


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