"So one day, in a fit of trying to do something different, I just dyed my hair dark brown and got my first role a week later, after which I thought: 'People are closed-minded, man! Like a different hair colour changes everything!'"
- Emma Stone
About this Quote
This quote by Emma Stone speaks to the power of taking risks and challenging the status quo. By coloring her hair dark brown, she was able to break out of the mold and reveal individuals that she can more than they anticipated. Her success in getting a function a week later was a testament to the reality that individuals can be closed-minded and that a simple modification in look can make a huge difference. This quote motivates us to take dangers and challenge the status quo in order to accomplish success. It also serves as a reminder that people can be closed-minded and that in some cases a little change can make a big effect.
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