"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."
"Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances."Gabrielle Union on Thomas Jefferson
"Rather be dead than cool."Gabrielle Union on Kurt Cobain
"All women do have a different sense of sexuality, or sense of fun, or sense of like what's sexy or cool or tough."Gabrielle Union on Angelina Jolie
"Let your soul stand cool and composed before a million universes."Gabrielle Union on Walt Whitman
"It's really kind of cool to have solar panels on your roof."Gabrielle Union on Bill Gates
"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 like directors who have worked as actors. They know the experience."