"I've been doing a lot of drama, but I feel like comedy is my strength."
"We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot."Taraji P. Henson on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Taraji P. Henson on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."Taraji P. Henson on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Taraji P. Henson on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Taraji P. Henson on Ernest Hemingway
"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!"
"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."
"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."