"I played sports year around: basketball, soccer, softball and I ran track year around, from the time I was, like, six, seven."
"I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed."Gabrielle Union on Michael Jordan
"It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling."Gabrielle Union on Mark Twain
"Golf is a good walk spoiled."Gabrielle Union on Mark Twain
"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."Gabrielle Union on Hunter S. Thompson
"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."Gabrielle Union on Henry David Thoreau
"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."