50 Unforgettable Brittany Murphy Quotes

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Brittany Murphy was an American actress and singer. She was most famously recognized through her breakthrough role as ‘Tai Frasier’ in the box office hit movie ‘Clueless’.

Throughout her acting career, Murphy had an impressive number of film credits to her name and had successfully brought home many prestigious film awards nominations including ‘Young Artist Awards’, ‘Teen Choice Awards’, and ‘Satellite Awards’.

Murphy began her stage debut as a singer and actress in the popular play ‘A View from the Bridge’ which was performed on the world-renowned theatre, ‘Broadway’. She then received bigger acting projects such as the movies ‘Girl, Interrupted’, ‘Drop Dead Gorgeous’, and ‘Sin City’.

Here’s a collection of the best Brittany Murphy quotes:


50 Unforgettable Brittany Murphy Quotes

1. “If I could be a third of the woman that my mom is and have a third of the strength that she has, then I will have done good by this life.” – Brittany Murphy

2. “I’m a really rotten liar. Generally, if I’ve tried to pull off a lie, it hasn’t worked out to my advantage.” – Brittany Murphy

3. “My favorite song is Someone To Love. That is more like me than the other stuff, as it was the only one I was actually able to create from the bottom up. I call it an homage, not a remake. It is an homage to Freddie Mercury because I don’t think people can really remake Freddie Mercury. That’s why we did a gospel version.” – Brittany Murphy

4. “The older I get, the more I embrace my own idiosyncrasies.” – Brittany Murphy

5. “Anyone that has a music career and an acting career I think is pretty fantastic.” – Brittany Murphy

6. “I am an eternal optimist. Being happy is a choice. And you can make that choice every day if you want to.” – Brittany Murphy

7. “I can’t believe that people actually know my first and last name. I think it’s really, really, gosh-darn neat.” – Brittany Murphy

8. “I’ve always seen myself as one of those ‘show people.’ My earliest memories are wanting and needing to entertain people, like a gypsy traveler who goes from place to place, city to city, performing for audiences and reaching people.” – Brittany Murphy

9. “I am honored to be a part of that film. It has a really important message, embracing one’s individuality. It was the most universal film I’ve ever read.” – Brittany Murphy


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10. “I’m a clean freak and a germaphobe – I have hand sanitizer in my pocket.” – Brittany Murphy


11. “I definitely want to start a family, but that will happen when it’s supposed to.” – Brittany Murphy

12. “I think they should take everyone who works for The National Enquirer and the Star, and everyone who works for Us Weekly and put them all to work looking for terrorists. I think they would find the terrorists. All of them. It would be genius!” – Brittany Murphy

13. “My trouble is I talk first and think later.” – Brittany Murphy

14. “Sticking to your values, listening to your instincts, making your own choices is so important.” – Brittany Murphy

15. “To give Tinker Bell a voice for the first time in history is such an honor.” – Brittany Murphy

16. “Sometimes we love people so much that we have to be numb to it. Because if we actually felt how much we love them, it would kill us. That doesn’t make you a bad person. It just means your heart’s too big.” – Brittany Murphy

17. “My singing voice isn’t like my speaking voice.” – Brittany Murphy

18. “It’s always been my mom and I against the world.” – Brittany Murphy

19. “I don’t even take myself seriously, so how could I possibly take Hollywood seriously?” – Brittany Murphy


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20. “I’ve never formally trained in acting, so I’m very instinctual and visceral with decisions.” – Brittany Murphy


21. “You actually can make it, no matter what. I truly am a firm believer in that. Eminem’s living proof.” – Brittany Murphy

22. “I’d do almost anything for love, within safe boundaries. I’ve flown to places to surprise people, even if it was just for a day. I think it’s so important to keep the romance alive and make sure the fun and spontaneity are there.” – Brittany Murphy

23. “After a breakup, it takes a couple weeks for the fog to settle, but it’s always a period of self-priority and growth. Life presents you with so many decisions. A lot of times, they’re right in front of your face and they’re really difficult, but we must make them.” – Brittany Murphy

24. “I find this life so interesting.” – Brittany Murphy

25. “I consider myself a character actor.” – Brittany Murphy

26. “I think the key to happiness is allowing ourselves to not feel bad or guilty for feeling it and letting it be contagious. And to not be dependent on other people to create your own happiness.” – Brittany Murphy

27. “I come from a military family.” – Brittany Murphy

28. “I’m trying to figure out the trick of working to live as opposed to living to work, but I don’t know if I’ve quite stumbled upon it just yet.” – Brittany Murphy

29. “I ask a lot because I’m very curious – especially about ex-girlfriends. I’m pretty good at getting the answers, too.” – Brittany Murphy


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30. “I think if there’s something one needs to change with oneself, it doesn’t have to happen in the New Year. You can do that any time you please – not that it’s not a good inspirational tactic for the people that it works for.” – Brittany Murphy


31. “I don’t think Hollywood per se is supposed to be taken seriously, otherwise, dear Lord, that would be frightening.” – Brittany Murphy

32. “I do sarcasm really poorly.” – Brittany Murphy

33. “My dreams and aspirations when I was a child for as long as I can remember was to be an entertainer.” – Brittany Murphy

34. “I just always have to cry out a breakup, and then I can make peace with it pretty quickly.” – Brittany Murphy

35. “Everybody has difficult years, but a lot of times the difficult years end up being the greatest years of your whole entire life if you survive them.” – Brittany Murphy

36. “I love producing. My dream as a producer is to be able to build a company that can be a safe haven for artists, for directors, and for writers and actors to do what they do best and let them have final edit. I’d like to build something to that effect.” – Brittany Murphy

37. “It’s easy to get wrapped up in sharing everyday life with a partner. It’s fun to get lost in love and romance. It’s the best. But holding on to yourself while doing that is the most important thing.” – Brittany Murphy

38. “I never had a chance to learn how to drive.” – Brittany Murphy

39. “And as much as I love the gritty characters, I like to play all sorts of characters. I’m an actor. I love to create.” – Brittany Murphy


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40. “Yeah, I’m a giver. I’ve learned to be selective of the people in my world because if I love someone, I will give them my blood, whatever they need. In doing so, one can end up with little left for themselves.” – Brittany Murphy


41. “I’ve been trained in dancing and I used to be quite good, though I am a bit rusty right now. But I could probably brush up in a couple of months.” – Brittany Murphy

42. “I can play any instrument if you give me 20 minutes.” – Brittany Murphy

43. “I take work very seriously and telling the truth in my job and professionalism.” – Brittany Murphy

44. “I did learn one great lesson from a past relationship, and that was to never talk about relationships in print again because I’d rather live my private life than read about it.” – Brittany Murphy

45. “I don’t really take myself very seriously.” – Brittany Murphy

46. “I always wanted to be a young mom, but generations of women have worked so hard so we can have a career and wait to have children. So I say carpe diem – take advantage of that.” – Brittany Murphy

47. “I’d love to be a man for a day, just to see what it’s like.” – Brittany Murphy

48. “With all the technology we’re inventing and what they’re coming up with scientifically, people are having longer lifetimes. It’s scary, but in the same sense it’s also very exciting.” – Brittany Murphy

49. “Tired is not a word in my vocabulary.” – Brittany Murphy

50. “It blows my mind the way Frank Miller can write.” – Brittany Murphy



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Zisilia Alvsa
Zisilia Alvsa is a writer for Wealthy Gorilla. Friends often call her Zii. She is a girl from Jakarta, Indonesia who currently lives in Bali. Zii loves photography and travelling.


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