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Halle Berry Quotes

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Halle Berry quotes: actress and former fashion model shares some pretty cool insight.

“The first step is clearly defining what it is you’re after, because without knowing that, you’ll never get it.”

“When an opportunity comes your way, it’s about making sure you’re prepared to be the one who can walk through the door and deliver the goods.  And I’ve had a lot of luck on my side and I’ve been prepared for that luck.”

“If you set out to do something and you give it your all and it doesn’t work out, be willing to modify your goal slightly.  Have the ability to look in another direction.  A small shift could guide you to the real purpose of your life.”

“Any time you risk big you often risk losing big.  You can win big but you can also lose big, but you have to be willing to take those risks.”

“There have been so many people who have said to me, ‘You can’t do that,’ but I’ve had an innate belief that they were wrong.  Be unwavering and relentless in your approach.”

“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.”

“Don’t take yourself too seriously.  Know when to laugh at yourself, and find a way to laugh at obstacles that inevitably present themselves.”

“I think it’s always best to be who you are.”

“My mother always said to me, ‘You’re going to have to work harder and have to be better, and you can’t take no for an answer.'”

“There’s a place in me that can really relate to being the underdog.  I’m always fighting to overcome the obstacle.  I can really understand what that’s about.”

“Throughout my career I have been talked out of things I wanted to do, and when I look back, I think I should have followed my instincts.”

“If you really want to be competitive in today’s market you have to be in movies that make money.”

“I no longer scramble blindly through hardship.  I no longer emerge from a bad time feeling relieved just to have survived.  Instead of despairing, I try to find the lesson within the experience.”

“I’ve learned my tricks.  I know what I like.  I do not wait around.  I initiate.  And I’m not all about frequency.  I favor intensity.”

“Any time you get to laugh at yourself, that’s a memorable moment, and that’s what I got to do today.”

“After all, everybody has secrets and there are some things that nobody knows about you but only you, right?”

“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.”

“Self-esteem comes from who you have in your life.  How you were raised.  What you struggled with as a child.”

“A person’s self-esteem has nothing to do with how she looks.”

“My style has evolved in a nice way, but everyone has bad moments.”

“Beauty is not just physical.  It’s about what you stand for, how you live your life.”

“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.”

“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.”

“Sexiness is a state of mind – a comfortable state of being.  It’s about loving yourself in your most unlovable moments.”

“Facials are my biggest beauty indulgence.  Looking good is about having a good base.  It’s about taking care of your skin.”

“When you have short hair, there’s just a feeling of here I am.  What you see is what you get.  And there’s a confidence that comes with wearing short hair and I like the way that makes me feel.”

“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.”

“I’ve always liked to go down a different path.  Being a woman of color, I never followed a cookie cutter way.”

“I always had to prove myself through my actions.  Be a cheerleader.  Be class president.  Be the editor of the newspaper.  It gave me a way to show who I was without being angry or violent.”

“I spent a lot of time with a crown on my head.”

“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.”

“I love to go to dark places.  I love to stretch my body, test my limits, learn and grow.”

“I meditate and pray all the time.  The faith and respect that I have in the power of God in my life is what I’ve used to keep myself grounded, and it has allowed me to move away from the storms that were in my life.  I’m still a work in progress, but I know that as long as I stay close to God I’ll be alright.”

“I’m not a fanatic about exercising.  For me, it’s about moderation and balance.”

“I’m not obsessive, like I have to have the best butt or the best abs, but I like the idea of feeling strong and healthy.  It’s important to feel good about myself physically.”

“I take care of myself, because I learned early on that I am the only person in life who’s responsible for me.”

“I think I’ve evolved into someone pretty confident – in myself and in my skin.”

“I used to believe that if my career was going great, then I was not entitled to a great personal life.  Well, I’ve stopped thinking that way.  I believe I can have it all.”

“I know I’m only one human being and I’m only making one tiny contribution and it’s nothing more than that.”

“I’m just going to live my life and be who I am.”

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