65 Halle Berry Quotes On Success In Life

Halle Maria Berry is an American actress. She began her career as a model and entered several beauty contests, finishing as the first runner-up in the Miss USA pageant and coming in sixth in the Miss World 1986. Her breakthrough film role was in the romantic comedy Boomerang (1992), alongside Eddie Murphy, which led to roles in films, such as the family comedy The Flintstones (1994), the political comedy-drama Bulworth (1998), and the television film Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999), for which she won a Primetime Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award. This Halle Berry quotes will motivate you.

Best Halle Berry Quotes

  1. “Facials are my biggest beauty indulgence. Looking good is about having a good base. It’s about taking care of your skin.” ~ Halle Berry
  2. “Don’t take yourself too seriously. Know when to laugh at yourself, and find a way to laugh at obstacles that inevitably present themselves.” ~ Halle Berry
  3. “Beauty is not just physical. It’s about what you stand for, how you live your life.” ~ Halle Berry
  4. “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.” ~ Halle Berry
  5. “Sexiness is a state of mind – a comfortable state of being. It’s about loving yourself in your most unlovable moments.” ~ Halle Berry

  6. “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.” ~ Halle Berry
  7. “The first step is clearly defining what it is you’re after, because without knowing that, you’ll never get it.” ~ Halle Berry
  8. “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
  9. “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
  10. “I’m just going to live my life and be who I am.” ~ Halle Berry

  11. “When you grow up in that (multi-ethnic) environment, you see the world differently. Being a mixed-race child, I didn’t always see colour in people, I really didn’t. It was other people that made me see the colour all the time.” ~ Halle Berry
  12. “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.” ~ Halle Berry
  13. “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
  14. “I think it’s always best to be who you are.” ~ Halle Berry

  15. “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
  16. “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.” ~ Halle Berry
  17. “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.” ~ Halle Berry
  18. “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.” ~ Halle Berry
  19. “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.” ~ Halle Berry

  20. “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
  21. “The worst thing a man can ever do is kiss me on the first date.” ~ Halle Berry
  22. “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 purposes of your life.” ~ Halle Berry
  23. “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’s that about.” ~ Halle Berry
  24. “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
  25. “I carried my Oscar to bed with me. My first and only three-way happened that night.” ~ Halle Berry

  26. “While being called beautiful is extremely flattering, I would much rather be noticed for my work as an actress.” ~ Halle Berry
  27. “For me, the walk of the character is always the first part that I must define for myself.” ~ Halle Berry
  28. “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
  29. “I won’t have a traditional marriage; I don’t find the value in that anymore. But I am such a hopeless romantic and I really want love and I want a committed relationship, so I am going to reinvent marriage for myself.” ~ Halle Berry
  30. “I love a character that gives me a chance to grow and do something different.” ~ Halle Berry

  31. “I realize as you age the less makeup you wear the younger you look.” ~ Halle Berry
  32. “I think I’ve evolved into someone pretty confident – in myself and in my skin.” ~ Halle Berry
  33. “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
  34. “My pregnancy was amazing. I was happy that whole time, I felt good, I had energy, I was like Superwoman. I wish I could feel like that for the rest of my life, that’s how fantastic it was.” ~ Halle Berry
  35. “To make lips look naturally pink, I put on red lipstick, wipe it off, and then apply clear gloss.” ~ Halle Berry
  36. “My whole life I’ve had the fear that I was going to be abandoned.” ~ Halle Berry

  37. “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
  38. “I wish all men were like dogs.” ~ Halle Berry
  39. “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
  40. “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

  41. “Nature has got it all wrong: When you are younger, it should be harder to get pregnant, and as you get older it should be easier. When you are so ready, you can’t do it to save your life. And when you are 21, you are so not ready, but you are ripe as could be. The eggs should become more developed the older you get, not die slowly from the day you’re born. That’s one thing God got wrong.” ~ Halle Berry
  42. “My daughter doesn’t want to go to school because she knows ‘the men’ are watching for her. They jump out of the bushes and from behind cars and who knows where else, besieging these children just to get a photo.” ~ Halle Berry
  43. “I’ll never get married again, and I always hate to say never to anything, but I will never marry again.” ~ Halle Berry
  44. “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.” ~ Halle Berry
  45. “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

  46. “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
  47. “I’ve always thought that when anyone receives an award for acting they should always thank their fellow actors because the only way you’re going to deliver your best performance is when you have other good actors on the set supporting you and being very present for you even when the camera is not on them.” ~ Halle Berry quotes
  48. “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
  49. “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.” ~ Halle Berry

  50. “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
  51. “I archive a lot of my clothes and have them wrapped up and in boxes. I call them ‘little tombs’ and keep them in a storage space… I would never get rid of the dress I wore on the night I won my Oscar. When I die, someone can have it, but not a minute before!” ~ Halle Berry
  52. “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
  53. “Beauty is not just physical.” ~ Halle Berry

  54. “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
  55. “I never wanted to be a model. My modeling 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.” ~ Halle Berry
  56. “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
  57. “The fact is that I like thrillers and action movies. But what really fulfills me is getting out of my comfort zone, taking chances.” ~ Halle Berry
  58. “I chose a sunflower because when darkness descends they close up to regenerate. But I really wish I’d never had the tattoo in the first place. Clean, clear skin is always better.” ~ Halle Berry
  59. “A person’s self-esteem has nothing to do with how she looks.” ~ Halle Berry

  60. “I have to live for me. I have to do what I need to do for me, and I have stopped concerning myself with what people say.” ~ Halle Berry
  61. “As beautiful as Halle is on the outside, she’s 10 times more beautiful on the inside.” ~ Halle Berry
  62. “When a young woman tells me that she wants to become an 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
  63. “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!” ~ Halle Berry
  64. “Although some people will say it’s a cliché, I think not having had a father when I was growing up affect me negatively because I didn’t have a good role model to follow.” ~ Halle Berry
  65. “There’s a place in me that can really relate to being the underdog.” ~ Halle Berry

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