Charlize Theron is an American and South African actress and producer. She was was born in Benoni, Transvaal Province, South Africa, in August 7, 1975. Charlize best known for her roles in such films as “Mad Max: Fury Road”, “The Fate of the Furious”, “Monster”, and “Atomic Blonde.” She received several awards, including an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and the Silver Bear for Best Actress.
She launched the Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project (CTAOP) in 2007, In this organization they help the people who’s involved in the HIV and AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. She was named one of the United Nations Messenger of Peace in 2008.
Here are the top 20 quotes from Charlize Theron that prove there is beauty in darkness.
Love is such a divine thing, it’s such a gift.
I think today women are very scared to celebrate themselves, because then they just get labeled.
I’ve always been comfortable with my sexuality. I’m blessed to have been raised by a woman who never made me feel ashamed about what’s underneath my clothes. That’s a part of me and I don’t run away from it.
There’s nothing I despise more than people trying to be something that they aren’t.
I’ve always known I wanted a family.
You know, I don’t think any mother aims to be a single mom. I didn’t wish for that, but it happened.
I do this because I’m an observer of people. That’s why I want to be an actor. I’m fascinated by human beings and the circumstances they find themselves in.
What I know in my heart is that women and girls on the ground are powerful and that they are leaders.
I don’t think you can create anything interesting from a comfort zone. You have to work from a place of fear and failure.
When a person lives a very happy life they become beautiful.
penci_blockquote style=”style-1″ align=”none” author=”Charlize Theron” uppercase=”false”]I don’t believe in charmed lives. I think that tragedy is part of the lesson you learn to lift yourself up, to pick yourself up and to move on.[/penci_blockquote]
When government starts to tell us who can love and what is good love, I do have a problem with that.
We just need to put our foot down. This is a good time for us to bring this to a place of fairness, and girls need to know that being a feminist is a good thing. It doesn’t mean that you hate men. It means equal rights. If you’re doing the same job, you should be compensated and treated in the same way.
So far I’m not surprised by anything about being a mom. It’s all pretty great – but that’s what I expected.
I treat my relationships like marriages. The ceremony isn’t that important to me.
We don’t go through life with it all being smooth sailing… We all understand situations where you know it’s swim or drown. It’s a choice you have to make, and sometimes we surprise ourselves, when we actually make that choice and start swimming, with how well we can do it.
I want my son to grow up with a mom that he could see and look at her life with all the mistakes and with all the failures and all the flaws and say, ‘My mom lived an authentic life. That was the life she wanted to live.
There’s only so much you can do, but if somebody doesn’t give you a chance there is nothing you can do.
My mom has made it possible for me to be who I am. Our family is everything. Her greatest skill was encouraging me to find my own person and own independence.
Think bigger than society lets you think. And find mentors.