"I would love to do a biopic of a famous singer, like Diana Ross or Donna Summer, or an old jazz story that we haven't seen before. I would love to do that! I would love to play Diana Ross 'cause she's an icon. I'm salivating to do that."
"Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes."Taraji P. Henson on Andy Warhol
"I have no use for people who throw their weight around as celebrities, or for those who fawn over you just because you are famous."Taraji P. Henson on Walt Disney
"What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous."Taraji P. Henson on Voltaire
"We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free."Taraji P. Henson on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable."Taraji P. Henson on Ambrose Bierce
"A woman is gentle, soft, delicate, and a man's position is to protect her, help her up stairs, make sure she's in the car safely first. Take good care of your woman, and the sky's the limit!"
"It's up to you to be responsible for how you feel if you're not happy. Your happiness lies in your hands. You can't rely on a man to make you happy or complete you. That starts with you."
"Once you're a mom, always a mom. It's like riding a bike, you never forget."
"Every human walks around with a certain kind of sadness. They may not wear it on their sleeves, but it's there if you look deep."
"I've been doing a lot of drama, but I feel like comedy is my strength."