Rosario Dawson quotes

  • You only live once. You don't want your tombstone to read: 'Played it Safe.'
    -- Rosario Dawson

    #Tombstone #Safe #Want

  • As an advocate to end violence against women, I have come to learn that the shame surrounding domestic violence is a barrier to talking about the issue. #‎ PurplePurse provides victims and those who support the cause with information and resources they need to take the necessary actions to break the vicious cycle with confidence.
    -- Rosario Dawson

    #Talking #Issues #Support

  • This future is ours to embrace. Whether we, the established generations, choose to accept that is in our court.
    -- Rosario Dawson

    #Generations #Embrace #Accepting

  • It's extremely important for women to be writing their own stories and giving them to people to really be emotionally impacted by
    -- Rosario Dawson

    #Writing #People #Giving

  • It's a form of violence, in the way that we look at women and how we expect them to look and be - for what sake? Not health, not survival, no enjoyment of life but just so you could look pretty. I'm constantly telling girls all the time, 'Everything's airbrushed, everything's retouched. None of us look like that.
    -- Rosario Dawson

    #Girl #Survival #Looks

  • Whenever we do voter registration, we ask, 'Why haven't you voted before?' The response is often, 'No one's asked us.' It's not about telling people what to do - it's about sharing what they can do.
    -- Rosario Dawson

    #People #Voters #Registration

  • The American future is here, and there's great news: the future votes.
    -- Rosario Dawson

    #Here And There #News #Vote

  • I'd love to be the first one to say this, but it automatically turns into - we all have those responsibilities that we ignore because we don't feel like they're ours.
    -- Rosario Dawson

    #Responsibility #Firsts #Turns

  • I remember everyone asking, 'What did you do to get so thin? You looked great.' I looked emaciated.
    -- Rosario Dawson

    #Asking #Body Image #Remember

  • I'm a New Yorker, so there are some aspects of being a tough woman that I thought I could bring to the role - but it's such a different world as a woman who's like a warrior.
    -- Rosario Dawson

    #Warrior #Different #World

  • This is the only free country in the world that's doing lobbying. Voters should be the lobbyists. If we can spend all of this time with all these different celebrities who fill up the internet and magazines then we should be able to keep an eye on politicians because they might cost you your job and your home and your life savings.
    -- Rosario Dawson

    #Country #Home #Eye

  • I always thought my jaw line was manly. I have this pockmark on my chin from when I was 9. I used to get freaked out about it because people thought it was a pimple. But those are the things I've become really comfortable with as I've gotten older. My scars.
    -- Rosario Dawson

    #People #Lines #Pimples

  • It's like our relationship is always about the other side that isn't the obvious side.
    -- Rosario Dawson

    #Sides #Our Relationship #Obvious

  • When you look at the gladiator times or at any of the things in human history, people are and have always been attracted to violence to the point where they're in stadiums still to this day watching people getting stoned to death.
    -- Rosario Dawson

    #People #Looks #Violence

  • When I see a woman who is all gaunt and emaciated, I don't think she's beautiful. She reminds me of a Chihuahua that's freezing and shaking.
    -- Rosario Dawson

    #Beautiful #Thinking #Chihuahua

  • In my family, I'm short.
    -- Rosario Dawson

    #My Family

  • People in Hollywood don't have that much sex, or at least I don't.
    -- Rosario Dawson

    #Sex #People #Hollywood

  • It was funny actually because that was still during the time we were dating. He would get all these calls because supposedly before we broke up, we had already broken up in the trades, in the rags or whatever.
    -- Rosario Dawson

    #Broken #Dating #Rags

  • I'm a New Yorker, so I have the sort of tough vein that's naturally bred into me. In general, I'm a nice person, and that seems to surprise people sometimes.
    -- Rosario Dawson

    #Nice #People #Tough

  • Back in the day, you'd walk down to a street corner and see some people making a story with a hat in front of them. It's ancient entertainment, ancient storytelling and oral history - now we're doing it on YouTube.
    -- Rosario Dawson

    #People #Ancient #Storytelling

  • I don't know my biological father. That could have had a huge impact on my life had it not been for the fact that my dad married my mom when I was one and raised me as his own.
    -- Rosario Dawson

    #Mom #Dad #Father

  • There have been people who've understood it for a long time, who've gone, okay, this is a medium I get. It's not a phase; it's not a fad; it's actually something quite vital and important, and it's pretty fascinating to watch that.
    -- Rosario Dawson

    #Long #People #Important

  • We're really delving into so many stories that are comic book based, so I like that we have a woman as part of that production. We haven't really explored that too much. Wonder Woman has had so many different connotations over the years because she's so beloved as a character, and it's been interesting to see how she's evolved - to see how her outfits have changed, and going from having her invisible plane to starting to fly herself, and sort of be on par with the physical attributes of Superman.
    -- Rosario Dawson

    #Book #Character #Interesting

  • I grew up and I've worked with people who have been very present, a) either always jumping to whatever is most modern technologically advanced sort of thing, or b) people in this industry, like Kevin Smith, who, his communication with his fans is hugely connected to his success. And he was talking about that years ago. And David Bowie was doing that years ago. And Prince was doing that years ago.
    -- Rosario Dawson

    #Communication #People #Modern