I’m gonna make this year a bit wild and a bit selfish. I don’t wanna just support everyone else in their dreams and goals, I need time to make mine happen.

It was easy to get me to do this TV show. All the roles I’ve ever gotten, you’ve seen the roles I’ve gotten. They’ve been wonderful but so many of them have been downtrodden. They’ve been women who are pretty much asexual, they haven’t been realized, they have careers but no names. And all of a sudden I was given this opportunity to play someone sexy, mysterious, someone complicated. And it was a chance to use my craft. It was a chance to transform. It was a chance to surprise myself and the public. And I took it. - Viola Davis

(via wadewilsonz)

The only reoccurring theme in my dreams is that I’m usually muted. I can’t talk. And it’s usually a big issue for me that I can’t talk, it’s gets in the way of me doing whatever I need to do in the dream. The parallel between real life and dream is so obvious, yet I still stay mute in real life.