Viola Davis

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From a rhinestone cowboy to a king of comedy, we also said goodbye to the people who created the shows we loved.feedback
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Sep 18 2017
Viola Davis has been quoted 31 times. The one recent article where Viola Davis has been quoted is I’m Not the Brownie-Making Mother’ When It Comes to My 6-Year-Old Daughter’s School. Most recently, Viola Davis was quoted as having said, “But I stress it in every way. I always say education doesn't stop until you get to your grave. That you're always learning and you're not just learning math and science, you're learning about yourself. You're learning that every time there's a chance to inject an idea into the world that can change it in some way.”.
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Apr 15 2017

Just like we have to redefine strength, we have to redefine beauty. It's not even about beautiful, it's about being who you are. It's about being honest. It's about stepping into, This is how I am in private, this is how I look, this is how I act, this is my mess, this is my strength, this is my beauty, this is my intelligence,' and then putting it out there that this is who I am.feedback

Mar 05 2017

I spent so many years at Juilliard just wanting to beat somebody up. I think it was the height of my anger; that chip on my shoulder.feedback

Mar 05 2017

I want people to be seen. I want them to feel less alone. I think Picasso is the one who said 'I paint because I want to show people what's going on behind the eyes.feedback

Mar 03 2017

It was great, but it was not fulfilling. I wanted my life to mean and be something deeper. That's when the urge came, and the urge was just very, very, very, strong. So I have a kid now and she is just the light of our lives.feedback

Feb 27 2017

I became an artist, and thank God I did, because we are the only profession that celebrates what it means to live a life. Here's to August Wilson who exhumed and exalted the ordinary people.feedback

Feb 26 2017 - Oscars 2017

Here's to August Wilson who exhumed and exalted the ordinary people.feedback

Feb 26 2017 - Oscars 2017

I became an artist, and thank god I did, because we are the only profession to celebrate what it means to live a life. So here's to August Wilson, who exhumed and exalted the ordinary people.feedback

Jan 29 2017

We deserve to be in the canon, in the center of any narrative that's written out there. And that's what August did. He elevated my father, my mother, uncles, who had 8th and 5th-grade educations. He just encapsulated them in history. So thank you, August.feedback

Jan 09 2017

I took all the pictures, went to luncheon.feedback

Jan 08 2017

You make me proud to be an artist. You make me feel that what I have in me – my body, my face, my age – is enough.feedback

Jan 06 2017

The only thing I could think of is the little girl from Central Falls.feedback

Dec 21 2016 - Olympic Games

Every day was an acting Olympics. There was no scene where you just walked in and put down a pot.feedback

Dec 21 2016

He honored people that literally had been seen as invisible throughout history and he uplifts them as exactly who they are.feedback

Dec 12 2016

I truly believe that the privilege of a lifetime is being who you are, and I just recently embraced that at 51.feedback

Sep 25 2016 - Sexual harassment

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.feedback

Sep 21 2015

You cannot win an Emmy for roles that are simply not there.feedback

Oct 29 2013 - Ford

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.feedback

Jan 30 2012

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.feedback

Aug 31 2011

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.feedback

Aug 31 2011

I have a lot of Aibeleen in me I think. I think quiet dignity is how she's described a lot.feedback

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