Laverne Cox Best Quotes

Laverne Cox is an American actress, reality television star, television producer, and LGBT advocate, best known for her portrayal of Sophia Burset on the Netflix television series Orange Is the New … Enjoy Laverne Cox’s best quotes below.

“I just have to be myself. I’m not perfect, and I’m going to make mistakes; I might say the wrong thing. I have to be responsible to my community, and I feel like I am, but then I have to not be so hard on myself.”
“I was an actress long before I was a reality TV person.”
“My mother was a teacher. She was grooming my brother and me to be successful, accomplished people.”
“When people find out you’re an actress, they Google you.”
“I was really creative. I started to dance very young. I loved to dance. I begged my mother to put me into dance classes, and finally, in third grade, she did. Tap and jazz, but not ballet.”
“Everyone is insecure. I think, really, it comes from, like, a desire to want to be in control of how you’re represented.”
“I don’t have children, and I don’t want children.”
“I wanted to be famous; I wanted to perform. Those things I really, really wanted more than anything else.”
“What took time for my mom was getting the pronouns right and calling me by a different name. Laverne was my middle name before I transitioned.”
“I never knew my father. He was never married to my mother; he was never a part of my life. It was just my mom, my brother and me.”

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