Halle Berry Quotes and Sayings

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  • Full name: Halle Maria Berry
  • Born: August 14, 1966
  • Born in: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
  • Occupation: American actress
  • Height: 5ft 5in (165 cm)
  • Weight: 55kg
  • Net worth: $80 million
  1. In the X-Men the women are so strong and sexy! We really kick some male butt!
  2. I think a smart person today realizes that you have to be part of the art films that are done just for the sake of the art.
  3. The worst thing a man can ever do is kiss me on the first date.
  4. I never wanted to be a model. My modelling career was nothing but a stepping stone to my acting career and that’s all I ever saw it as. A pointless rock in the river that has to be stepped on in order to get to the meaningful oasis of acting.
  5. Anytime you put a movie out it’s subject to such scrutiny and such criticism.
  6. Let me tell you something – being thought of as a beautiful woman has spared me nothing in life. No heartache, no trouble. Love has been difficult. Beauty is essentially meaningless and it is always transitory.
  7. I know that I will never find my father in any other man who comes into my life, because it is a void in my life that can only be filled by him.
  8. I don’t think I’m unlike a lot of people. I am just someone who is trying to find that mate, and I think it’s a really hard thing to do.
  9. I am a hopeless romantic. And I won’t stop till I get it right.
  10. My mother helped me identify myself the way the world would identify me. Bloodlines didn’t matter as much as how I would be perceived.
  11. I’m not the girl for superhigh fashion because I don’t have the right body.
  12. I don’t know why, but I respond well to tortured characters.
  13. I like Doritos. I’m usually watching ‘The Biggest Loser’ eating Doritos.
  14. I carried my Oscar to bed with me. My first and only three-way happened that night.
  15. I think we have become obsessed with beauty and personally I’m really saddened by the way women mutilate their faces today in search of that.
  16. I’ll never get married again, and I always hate to say never to anything, but I will never marry again.
  17. When I was a kid, my mother told me that if you could not be a good loser, then there’s no way you could be a good winner.
  18. There’s a place in me that can really relate to being the underdog.
  19. I’m not done with love, but I refuse to settle.
  20. If you really want to be competitive in today’s market you have to be in movies that make money.
  21. I wish all men were like dogs.
  22. I’m just going to live my life and be who I am.
  23. I’m not sad at all about turning 40.
  24. I was black growing up in an all-white neighborhood, so I felt like I just didn’t fit in. Like I wasn’t as good as everybody else, or as smart, or whatever.
  25. What’s the worst that can happen? If it doesn’t do well I can put on my big girl panties, deal with it and move on.
  26. I know I’m only one human being and I’m only making one tiny contribution and it’s nothing more than that.
  27. Self-esteem comes from who you have in your life. How you were raised. What you struggled with as a child.
  28. I think it’s always best to be who you are.
  29. I spent a lot of time with a crown on my head.
  30. I’m a much better mother at 46… than if I were like, 21 or 25.
  31. By the time I left school, I had a lot of tenacity.
  32. It is very hard to separate one’s self from a character. Sometimes the people closest to me have to be very understanding.
  33. 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.
  34. I’m not afraid of portraying anything on-screen.
  35. 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.
  36. I’m learning to accept the lack of privacy as the real downer in my profession.
  37. I guess you could say I have bad taste in men. But I no longer feel the need to be someone’s wife.
  38. After all, everybody has secrets and there are some things that nobody knows about you but only you, right?
  39. I always had to prove myself through my actions. Be a cheerleader. Be class president. Be the editor of the newspaper.
  40. Having a baby takes so much from you. It’s the most glorious thing you’ll ever do, but the aftermath is not so glorious!
  41. I think I’ve evolved into someone pretty confident – in myself and in my skin.
  42. And you also have to do movies that are about commerce because that’s what is required of the industry today.
  43. I see women in their 30s getting plastic surgery, pulling this up and tucking that back. It’s like a slippery slope – once you start you pull one thing one way and then you think, ‘Oh my God, I’ve got to do the other side.’
  44. I always had to diet. I’m diabetic, so it’s a lifestyle for me anyway just to stay healthy and not end up in the hospital.
  45. I don’t see a white woman. I see a black woman, even though my mother is white. Knowing that has made my life easier, I think.
  46. My whole life I’ve had the fear that I was going to be abandoned.
  47. You have to get the audience invested even if you’re doing something that they think is dumb, it’s kind of what these movies are all about.
  48. I’m done with men… I’m going to be alone. I have no luck with relationships. I don’t think I’m made for marriage.
  49. While being called beautiful is extremely flattering, I would much rather be noticed for my work as an actress.
  50. People win ‘Oscars’, and then it seems like they fall off the planet. And that’s partly because a huge expectation walks in the room and sits right down on top of your head.
  51. Beauty is not just physical.
  52. I’d like to be able to use Storm’s powers for good, like have it rain more in Southern California. We could do with it.

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