The Best Halle Berry quotes

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Halle Berry is one of the most well-known actresses in the world. She has starred in dozens of films and won numerous awards, including an Academy Award. But Halle’s life has been far from easy. This quotes compilation tells the story of her struggles and successes.

We are glad to present you the strongest Black, Beauty, Feelings, Love, Women, Mor, Life quotes from Halle Berry, and much more.


About Halle Berry

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August 14, 1966

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Actress, Model

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Beauty is not just physical. — Halle Berry

When I got to be about 16,17 I got into a beauty pageant and I was allowed to start playing around with makeup. — Halle Berry

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

First of all, I’m not pretty. I’m not a world class beauty, ladies and gentlemen. I’m just a guy. I was slow going and stuff like that. I was just never that brand of news. — Halle Berry

beauty is not just physical Halle Berry quote


Being a mother is probably the most important thing in my life right now. — Halle Berry

My whole life I’ve had the fear that I was going to be abandoned. — Halle Berry

I’m just going to live my life and be who I am. — Halle Berry

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

Beauty is not just physical. It’s about what you stand for, how you live your life. — Halle Berry

being a mother is probably the most important thing in my life right now Halle Berry quote

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. — Halle Berry

During really difficult times in my life when I start questioning why I am struggling with something, I often turn to books to understand myself better. — Halle Berry

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. — Halle Berry

Self–esteem comes from who you have in your life. How you were raised. What you struggled with as a child. — Halle Berry

Motherhood sort of puts things into perspective, and it’s bout real life, and life is about people, what we give, what we take, what we share. — Halle Berry

my whole life i ve had the fear that i was going to be abandoned Halle Berry quote

I can’t imagine my life without animals. I have two dogs and three cats. Coming home and finding them all lined up at the door waiting for me has got to be one of the sweetest joys of my life. — Halle Berry

The day I saw my mom eating the Santa cookies on the plate was one of the most horrific days of my life. — Halle Berry

I think I’ve evolved into someone pretty confident–in myself and in my skin. — Halle Berry

Who is Halle Berry?

Halle Berry is an American film actress known for roles in Catwoman, Monster’s Ball, X-Men and its sequels, and more.



I’m not done with love, but I refuse to settle. — Halle Berry

I’m not done with love, but I refuse to settle. I am a hopeless romantic. And I won’t stop till I get it right. — Halle Berry

i m not done with love but i refuse to settle Halle Berry quote

You think you know what love is–until you have a child and discover that unconditional mother love. — Halle Berry

I love a character that gives me a chance to grow and do something different. — Halle Berry

I do not love to work out, but if I stick to exercising every day and put the right things in my mouth, then my diabetes just stays in check. — Halle Berry

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. — Halle Berry

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


I find when I have short hair, I feel like I have nothing to hide behind anymore. — Halle Berry

I guess you could say I have bad taste in men. But I no longer feel the need to be someone’s wife. — Halle Berry

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. — Halle Berry

Growing older is not such a big deal for me, despite the fears that older actresses have in Hollywood. When I hit 40, for example, I didn’t feel 40–or whatever that is supposed to feel like. — Halle Berry

My partner is a Frenchman, so I have got to smell right. — Halle Berry

i find when i have short hair i feel like i have nothing to hide behind anymore Halle Berry quote


I’m a much better mother at 46… than if I were like, 21 or 25. — Halle Berry

Career is important, but nothing really supersedes my roles as a mother. — Halle Berry

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My mother never wanted me to focus on my physical self. She always said that beauty is what you do. — Halle Berry

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. — Halle Berry

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. — Halle Berry

i m a much better mother at 46 than if i were like 21 or 25 Halle Berry quote

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’. — Halle Berry


Sexuality is part of being a woman, it’s part of what empowers us when we’re smart enough to know how to use it. — Halle Berry

I think I am at my best when my hair is short. It’s easier to take care of and more of who I am. Women are conditioned to think we need long hair. — Halle Berry

Women slave for their hair! It’s all about how we compare ourselves to other women, how we size ourselves up. — Halle Berry

As a woman, when you embrace where you are in life, then I think the struggle [life] isn’t so hard. If you’re 42 and still think you’re an ingenue, then you’ve got a problem. — Halle Berry

in the x men the women are so strong and sexy we really kick some male butt Halle Berry quote

This moment is so much bigger than me. It’s for every nameless, faceless woman of colour that now has a chance because this door tonight has been opened. — Halle Berry

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. — Halle Berry

We’ve become obsessed with beauty and the fountain of youth and, frankly, I’m really saddened by the way women mutilate their faces today in search of that. — Halle Berry

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. — Halle Berry

I think there’s a certain level of trust that I have with women. I’ve always been honest, even when I haven’t had good times in my life or my movie bombed or I’ve had great success. I’ve owned up to all of it. — Halle Berry

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

In the X–Men the women are so strong and sexy! We really kick some male butt! — Halle Berry

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. — Halle Berry

Being a black woman, I’ve often felt I’ve been judged by my sex and my race, and I have always known that it shouldn’t hamper me. — Halle Berry

Actors always have to fight for the good parts. There are so few good roles written for women each year, and when one is written like this every actress in town covets the role. — Halle Berry

When a young woman tells me that she wants to become and actor, I say, ‘No, be a writer. Or go to business school and learn how to run a studio.’ The only real change will come from behind the scenes. — Halle Berry


I’ve pretty much learned I can let that [being black] hinder me if I want to … or I can fight for different kinds of roles. — Halle Berry

Does Halle Berry have an Academy Award?

Halle Berry won the Academy Award for best actress in 2002 for her portrayal of Leticia Musgrove in Monster’s Ball.


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. — Halle Berry

Most people I know of that mix have a real ability to be in a room with anyone, black or white. — Halle Berry

Being biracial is sort of like being in a secret society. Most people I know of that mix have a real ability to be in a room with anyone, black or white. — Halle Berry