Last quote by Viola Davis
Viola Davis quotes
You must. And then let your heart do the rest. Myself, my mother, my sisters, my friend Rebecca, my friend from childhood, we all have one thing in common: We are all survivors of sexual assault in some way, shape or form.
You cannot win an Emmy for roles that are simply not there.
I always separate the message from the messenger. I think we've seen extraordinary human beings in the past; everyone from Martin Luther King to Joseph Campbell – I love all of his books, (such as) 'The Hero with a Thousand Faces' – who led very questionable personal lives.
During the course of promoting this movie and having to kind of defend my choices in playing a maid in 1963 Mississippi, in 2011 I've had to find my voice. I've had to find my voice as a woman of colour, an artist.
I think I have a fair amount in common with Skeeter. I wish I had that level of… well, maybe I don't because I think that she begins in a very idealistic way, she's kind of unrealistic in the beginning and the fact that it ends up working out. No, well, you know what, I do have that because I am idealistic.
I have a lot of Aibeleen in me I think. I think quiet dignity is how she's described a lot.