"I think today women are very scared to celebrate themselves, because then they just get labeled."
"A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water."Charlize Theron on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot."Charlize Theron on Marilyn Monroe
"Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent."Charlize Theron on Friedrich Nietzsche
"The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles."Charlize Theron on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot."Charlize Theron on John Lennon
"You can never get to a place of comfort in this business. As soon as you hit that little cushy spot, somebody's gonna kick you out. So I have a constant need to do it better."
"Marriage equality is about more than just marriage. It's about something greater. It's about acceptance."
"My mom has made it possible for me to be who I am. Our family is everything. Her greatest skill was encouraging me to find my own person and own independence."
"I've always known I wanted a family."
"You always have this fear in a movie of just being somebody's woman."