Best Quotes from Ksenia Solo

You really have to stay true to yourself, as cheesy as that sounds. And you cannot take no for an answer, and you have to dream big. I think that’s the greatest thing my family ever taught me: if you’re going to dream, you have to dream so big.

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I was born in Eastern Europe, in Latvia, and I’m fluent in Russian.

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It’s funny because I’m so used to acting in English that any time I have these moments where I have to speak Russian, it definitely takes a different part of my brain to pull it off, but it’s always nice and fun.

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I understand the power of the Internet, but I can’t say that I’m there. I’m old-fashioned and living in a different century. I don’t know. I just don’t really understand the craze of it.

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Black Swan’ was absolutely unbelievable. I had always dreamed of working with Darren Aronofsky, and Natalie Portman, Winona Ryder, Barbara Hershey, Mila Kunis and Vincent Cassel. The entire cast was really a dream cast, and it was amazing to work with these powerhouse women that I’ve just admired for so many years.

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My mom is actually a former prima ballerina, and all the women in my family are associated either with dance or choreography or acting, so I’m very lucky in a way because I grew up in a family of artists. I’ve been dancing since I was a little kid.

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I always say that I was dancing and acting in the belly. I feel like it’s something I was born with and inspired by my family since I grew up backstage, watching them perform. I guess it was just a natural path for me.

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I am totally, completely, 100% in love with fashion. I would wear Chanel gowns to the grocery store if I could. I’m a huge fan of Chanel and Versace, and I actually have always dreamed of designing my own line one day.

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In places like South Afghanistan, where cultural norms prevent men from entering homes, female vaccinators often make the difference between a closed or opened door.

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I consider myself incredibly lucky to live and work in places like Canada and the U.S. where polio no longer threatens to rob the livelihoods of innocent children. As a young woman, I stand behind the women around the globe who are leading the charge against polio and working relentlessly to achieve a polio-free world.

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