"My whole life I've had the fear that I was going to be abandoned."
"A nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people."Halle Berry on John F. Kennedy
"Pick the day. Enjoy it - to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come... The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present - and I don't want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future."Halle Berry on Audrey Hepburn
"I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death."Halle Berry on Thomas Paine
"We fear violence less than our own feelings. Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict."Halle Berry on Jim Morrison
"What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it."Halle Berry on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"I'm done with men... I'm going to be alone. I have no luck with relationships. I don't think I'm made for marriage."
"Let me tell you something - being thought of as a beautiful woman has spared me nothing in life. No heartache, no trouble. Love has been difficult. Beauty is essentially meaningless and it is always transitory."
"Beauty is not just physical."
"I think we have become obsessed with beauty and personally I'm really saddened by the way women mutilate their faces today in search of that."
"I know that I will never find my father in any other man who comes into my life, because it is a void in my life that can only be filled by him."