Cristela Alonzo Famous Quotes & Sayings

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34 Cristela Alonzo Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Cristela Alonzo Sayings: Whatever you want to do with your life, you really got to want it. And Whatever you want to do with your life, you really got to want it. And if you want it, and you work hard, it will happen.
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Cristela Alonzo Sayings: We grew up devout Catholics, so my trips to San Juan always include going to We grew up devout Catholics, so my trips to San Juan always include going to the churches that we used to go to and lighting candles and everything. Everything I do in San Juan is what I used to do with my mom, kind of as a tribute to her.
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Cristela Alonzo Sayings: I grew up in a very Catholic household. We were pretty conservative. I grew up in a very Catholic household. We were pretty conservative.
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Cristela Alonzo Sayings: The Texas thing is such a big deal because whenever I see Texas in a The Texas thing is such a big deal because whenever I see Texas in a TV show, they always show slow-moving cattle and cowboys with the hats. I wanted to show that Texas isn't a stereotype.
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Cristela Alonzo Sayings: The chances of anyone of any race getting their own show are, like, .001 percent. The chances of anyone of any race getting their own show are, like, .001 percent.
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Cristela Alonzo Sayings: When you have a different name, people just kind of take the liberty to spell When you have a different name, people just kind of take the liberty to spell it how they want.
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Cristela Alonzo Sayings: Looking back, I remember my family laughing a lot. We were never the kind of Looking back, I remember my family laughing a lot. We were never the kind of people that dwelled on hard times. My family laughs when things are tough. Growing up like that, I got used to making jokes about things that were difficult. So when I started doing stand-up, that's what I went towards.
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Cristela Alonzo Sayings: The first eight years of my life, we lived in an abandoned diner - we The first eight years of my life, we lived in an abandoned diner - we were basically squatters.
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Cristela Alonzo Sayings: There aren't any concrete steps to becoming a comic. There aren't any concrete steps to becoming a comic.
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Cristela Alonzo Sayings: My family didn't have money, and I think it made me fearless. I'm willing to My family didn't have money, and I think it made me fearless. I'm willing to try everything and not be afraid because what's the worst that can be happen? It might not work out, but I can't be worse off than when I was a kid.
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Cristela Alonzo Sayings: A lot of my material was based on my family. A lot of my material was based on my family.
Cristela Alonzo Sayings: My goal has always been to just kind of show how my family, we might My goal has always been to just kind of show how my family, we might be a different culture, but we're completely like everybody else.
Cristela Alonzo Sayings: My stand-up has a lot of performance in it, and I loved doing it so My stand-up has a lot of performance in it, and I loved doing it so much that, after years, I put the idea of having a show on the back burner.
Cristela Alonzo Sayings: I used to love 'Murphy Brown' as a kid. I didn't even understand half of I used to love 'Murphy Brown' as a kid. I didn't even understand half of the jokes that were going on, but I loved the character so much that they stood out.
Cristela Alonzo Sayings: Two brothers and a sister, my niece, my nephew ... we're a very small group. Two brothers and a sister, my niece, my nephew ... we're a very small group. We're very close, very tight-knit. We spend every holiday weekend together.
Cristela Alonzo Sayings: I love the Rio Grande Valley. I always say it's home - Texas is home. I love the Rio Grande Valley. I always say it's home - Texas is home. I've been out in L.A. a little over ten years, and I still get so excited when I go back home. It just feels comfortable; it makes me smile.
Cristela Alonzo Sayings: My family doesn't understand trying to chase your dreams because they were all about survival. My family doesn't understand trying to chase your dreams because they were all about survival.
Cristela Alonzo Sayings: I understand a lot of celebrities lose weight because they have the opportunity to get I understand a lot of celebrities lose weight because they have the opportunity to get in shape and become healthier, but when you get so polished, you can't tell the story of a blue-collar family anymore.
Cristela Alonzo Sayings: That's what makes a good show. It doesn't target one group. It tells a story That's what makes a good show. It doesn't target one group. It tells a story everyone gets.
Cristela Alonzo Sayings: My mom ending up passing away, and I got really depressed and didn't have money My mom ending up passing away, and I got really depressed and didn't have money for therapy, and so I started doing standup to cope with my mom's death.
Cristela Alonzo Sayings: Because I grew up in McAllen, we would watch Televisa a lot. Because I grew up in McAllen, we would watch Televisa a lot.
Cristela Alonzo Sayings: As a kid, I really wanted to have my own show. But when you grow As a kid, I really wanted to have my own show. But when you grow up in poverty, people tell you nothing is possible. So I kind of gave up on that dream.
Cristela Alonzo Sayings: My favorite movie is 'Die Hard.' It doesn't have pinatas and mariachis. It's just a My favorite movie is 'Die Hard.' It doesn't have pinatas and mariachis. It's just a good movie.
Cristela Alonzo Sayings: I love multi-cam. I grew up in a border town in South Texas right next I love multi-cam. I grew up in a border town in South Texas right next to Mexico, a million miles away from this world ... and to me, multi-cams are just like theater.
Cristela Alonzo Sayings: I always knew, even as a kid, that my mom had a really rough life, I always knew, even as a kid, that my mom had a really rough life, and I always wanted to make her feel happy and to make her feel good.
Cristela Alonzo Sayings: I love basketball. I love football. And to me, I think that's a dimension that I love basketball. I love football. And to me, I think that's a dimension that you don't see with a lot of female leads, especially. I have a genuine love for it, and I always thought it was very interesting to show that side of me.
Cristela Alonzo Sayings: It might sound dramatic and a little grandiose, but as a Latina, I would like It might sound dramatic and a little grandiose, but as a Latina, I would like to be someone that gives a voice to my culture.
Cristela Alonzo Sayings: To me, a multi-cam is just like the feeling you get from the audience. To me, a multi-cam is just like the feeling you get from the audience.
Cristela Alonzo Sayings: I'm not trying to represent the whole Latino community. There are too many different cultures, I'm not trying to represent the whole Latino community. There are too many different cultures, and Latinos will always say, 'My family doesn't do that.'
Cristela Alonzo Sayings: I couldn't afford therapy, so I just watched 'Frasier.' Season 4 was a breakthrough. I couldn't afford therapy, so I just watched 'Frasier.' Season 4 was a breakthrough.
Cristela Alonzo Sayings: I did the 'Wizard of Oz' in third grade, and I was a witch. I did the 'Wizard of Oz' in third grade, and I was a witch.
Cristela Alonzo Sayings: We don't have enough Latinos on TV just getting cast in supporting roles; the idea We don't have enough Latinos on TV just getting cast in supporting roles; the idea of having your own show named after you seemed like such a long shot.
Cristela Alonzo Sayings: I can't tell a story about a working-class family on a premium channel that you I can't tell a story about a working-class family on a premium channel that you have to pay to get.
Cristela Alonzo Sayings: If I'm laughing, you know I'm either very happy or very sad. I cope with If I'm laughing, you know I'm either very happy or very sad. I cope with things with jokes.