Halle Berry

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Halle Berry is an American actress and Acadamy Award winner.

  • "It's probably the first time the tabloids got my life right!"
    • (RE: her ex-husband's sexual addiction)
  • "“The times may have changed, but the people are still the same. We're still looking for love, and that will always be our struggle as human beings.”
  • “I wish all men were like dogs.”
  • “I understand now that 'special love' exists between two people when the passions lie beneath the surface.”
  • “I think it's always best to be who you are.”
  • “I know that there is a God - the God within me that's always present and will protect me. I'm not afraid to climb any mountain, because I know that I'm protected. Even if I fall and die, I'm still protected. My faith is on that level.”
  • “Just to be true to myself, which is why I did this movie. I figured everyone was going to freak out and say, 'Why would you do that after Dorothy Dandridge?' My answer is 'Because I can.' And that feels really good to be comfortable saying that.”
  • “While being called beautiful is extremely flattering, I would much rather be noticed for my work as an actress.”
  • “Secretly part of me has always wanted to try cocaine, but I just couldn't imagine sniffing anything up my nose. It seems like that would hurt.”
  • “Blackness is a state of mind and I identify with the black community. Mainly, because I realized, early on, when I walk into a room, people see a black woman, they don't see a white women. So out of that reason alone, I identify more with the black community.”
  • “The man for me is the cherry on the pie. But I'm the pie and my pie is good all by itself. Even if I don't have a cherry.”
  • “Oh, my God. I'm sorry. This moment is so much bigger than me. This moment is for Dorothy Dandridge, Lena Horne, Diahann Carroll. ... It's for every nameless, faceless woman of color who now has a chance because this door tonight has been opened.”

(Oscar acceptance speech)