I am the American Dream. I am the epitome of what the American Dream basically said. It said you could come from anywhere and be anything you want in this country. That's exactly what I've done.
It bums me out tremendously what the church has become, and if it's got me bummed, imagine what Jesus Christ must be feeling.
That's the thing about Mother Nature, she really doesn't care what economic bracket you're in.
I don't have pet peeves; I have whole kennels of irritation.
We're born with success. It is only others who point out our failures, and what they attribute to us as failure.
When I listen to these women, it makes what I thought were my hard knocks feel like little nudges.
Things happen to you out of luck, and if you get to stick around it's because you're talented.
You know, be an actor because you love to act. Don't be an actor because you think you're going to get famous, because that's luck.
If every American donated five hours a week, it would equal the labor of 20 million full-time volunteers.
Normal is nothing more than a cycle on a washing machine.
When you are kind to someone in trouble, you hope they'll remember and be kind to someone else. And it'll become like a wildfire.
Most of all, I dislike this idea nowadays that if you're a black person in America, then you must be called African-American. Listen, I've visited Africa, and I've got news for everyone: I'm not an African.
It's being willing to walk away that gives you strength and power - if you're willing to accept the consequences of doing what you want to do.
I am where I am because I believe in all possibilities.
An actress can only play a woman. I'm an actor, I can play anything.
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