"Drama can feel like therapy whereas comedy feels like there's been a pressure and a weight lifted off of you. You come to work and you laugh all day, you go home and you feel light and there's a certain feeling when you're sitting with the audience and they leave after 90 minutes and it's just pure escapism and they're happy."
"Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country."Gabrielle Union on Margaret Thatcher
"A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body."Gabrielle Union on Benjamin Franklin
"Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts."Gabrielle Union on Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home."Gabrielle Union on Bill Cosby
"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in."Gabrielle Union on Robert Frost
"In Hollywood, you play a mom, and the next thing you know, you're on 'The Golden Girls.' They age you so fast."
"Hollywood needs to recognise all shades of African American beauty."
"I can't just say one time of the year I'm going to do something different. I have to commit to a lifestyle behavioral change and just try to be a little bit better today than I was yesterday."
"I'm not going to change the world overnight. It's one person at a time, and hopefully they're people in positions of power who can help people get in those roles and really, truly embrace colorblind casting."
"I think I'm drawn to more villain-type characters, because it's so cool to get to say all the things you want to say. In Hollywood, you get to this position where you have to bite your tongue so much. You take all your experiences of not being able to say what you really want to say, and channel that through your character."