Taraji P. Henson - Quotes

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Every human walks around with a certain kind of sadness. They may not wear it on their sleeves, but it's there if you look deep.

Every human walks around with a certain kind of sadness. They may not wear it on their sleeves, but it's there if you look deep.

Love is the greatest gift that God has given us. It's free.

Love is the greatest gift that God has given us. It's free.

Humans have a light side and a dark side, and it's up to us to choose which way we're going to live our lives. Even if you start out on the dark side, it doesn't mean you have to continue your journey that way. You always have time to turn it around. ---->>>

At the end of the day, I stand by who I am. I'm a good person. ---->>>

Once you're a mom, always a mom. It's like riding a bike, you never forget.

Once you're a mom, always a mom. It's like riding a bike, you never forget.

It's up to you to be responsible for how you feel if you're not happy. Your happiness lies in your hands. You can't rely on a man to make you happy or complete you. That starts with you.

It's up to you to be responsible for how you feel if you're not happy. Your happiness lies in your hands. You can't rely on a man to make you happy or complete you. That starts with you.

I'm always interested in challenging myself and pushing and seeing how far I can go. ---->>>

I don't harp on the negative because if you do, then there's no progression. There's no forward movement. You got to always look on the bright side of things, and we are in control. Like, you have control over the choices you make. ---->>>

When I meet a person and that chemistry is there, I cannot hide the electricity. I need to learn more about him, and once I feel safe, I'm gone, I'm in love, and I give it my all! ---->>>

I feel like we all have our skeletons. ---->>>

I'm really silly. That's the thing that people don't get. ---->>>

A woman is gentle, soft, delicate, and a man's position is to protect her, help her up stairs, make sure she's in the car safely first. Take good care of your woman, and the sky's the limit! ---->>>

I just like when I work with people that are professional and good. ---->>>

I'm nothing without God. ---->>>

With TV, the pace is so fast, the scripts are coming at you, the directors are firing things at you, it's breathtaking. ---->>>

I don't ever want to feel complacent. ---->>>

I'm always the cousin that can't make it to the family functions because I'm busy. ---->>>

I would love to play a superhero. I wish I could be in 'The Avengers,' kicking butt. ---->>>

I like to be home with my son, kickin' it and watching ESPN, a very normal life. I like to take him to school every day, watch his games. ---->>>

A lot of times characters are combinations of people I come across in life. I people-watch a lot. ---->>>

I don't ever want to get boxed in, playing the same characters, over and over again. That's why I prefer features over television. ---->>>

Acting for me is very therapeutic. It's my shrink. ---->>>

Date a woman with children only if you are ready to man up, because it's a position that comes with responsibility. ---->>>

I love the art of acting, so I don't care if I'm in a movie with 10 people, two people, or by myself. I just really enjoy it. ---->>>

I'm a creative person, so I have to stay busy. ---->>>

I'm not a selfish actor. I believe that it's a team effort. You're not in a scene by yourself. ---->>>

Oftentimes, when you have a huge studio film and you have big names attached, they like to keep attaching big names. ---->>>

Singing is something I can do, but it's not my first passion. ---->>>

When I come home, it's about my kid, who needs to eat, needs to do homework, and needs to get to basketball. I don't have a lot of time to think about me. ---->>>

I don't think a living being should suffer for the sake of fashion, period. End of story. You don't have to kill an animal just because you want to be hot and fly. And I really stand by that. ---->>>

I don't care if you're a man, if you're a player: If God sends you that one and your heart is in it, you'll work it out. ---->>>

I like to disappear in my roles because I don't have an assistant. ---->>>

I love children. ---->>>

I love New York. Love it. ---->>>

I prefer doing feature films. ---->>>

I'm a character actor. ---->>>

I'm always confident when I sign up for a project that it's going to be good. That's why I sign up for it. ---->>>

I'm not interested in disposable music. ---->>>

I've been doing a lot of drama, but I feel like comedy is my strength. ---->>>

If I were to meet the most incredible man, and he just so happened to not make as much money as I do, I wouldn't hold it against him. ---->>>

Most men are fragile. ---->>>

The best thing about being in New York is the people, and you get to walk everywhere. ---->>>

Well, for one, I don't judge my characters. ---->>>

I would love to do a biopic of a famous singer, like Diana Ross or Donna Summer, or an old jazz story that we haven't seen before. I would love to do that! I would love to play Diana Ross 'cause she's an icon. I'm salivating to do that.

I would love to do a biopic of a famous singer, like Diana Ross or Donna Summer, or an old jazz story that we haven't seen before. I would love to do that! I would love to play Diana Ross 'cause she's an icon. I'm salivating to do that.

Something happens to a woman when she can't reproduce. I've not had to walk that path, but I can only imagine when your organs don't work and how that could make you feel. ---->>>

With TV, you get on a show and you're there for 11 years playing the same character. I would pull my hair out. Yes, the money is good. But I'm really not in this business to chase dollars. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 09-11, 1970
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., U.S.
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Occupation: Actress
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Taraji Penda Henson ( tÉ™-RAH-jee; born September 11, 1970) is an American actress and author. She studied acting at Howard University and began her Hollywood career in guest-roles on several television shows before making her breakthrough in Baby Boy (2001). She received praise for playing a prostitute in Hustle & Flow (2005) and a single mother in David Fincher's The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008); for the latter, she received Academy Award, SAG Award and Critics Choice Award nominations for Best Supporting Actress; for the former, she received a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture nomination (wikipedia)