"I like directors who have worked as actors. They know the experience."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Gabrielle Union on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Gabrielle Union on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Gabrielle Union on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Gabrielle Union on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Gabrielle Union on Mark Twain
"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."