One's dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but cannot be taken away unless it is surrendered.
I am careful not to confuse excellence with perfection. Excellence, I can reach for perfection is God's business.
I can get sad, I can get frustrated, I can get scared, but I never get depressed - because there's joy in my life.
The oldest form of theater is the dinner table. It's got five or six people, new show every night, same players. Good ensemble; the people have worked together a lot.
Zoos are becoming facsimiles - or perhaps caricatures - of how animals once were in their natural habitat. If the right policies toward nature were pursued, we would need no zoos at all.
I'm going to marry a Jewish woman because I like the idea of getting up Sunday morning and going to the deli.
If I were overweight because I ate too much, I would have far more of a complex. I would know if I just stopped eating and showed a little discipline I would be thin. But there's not a hell of a lot I can do about being short. You just gotta run with it.
I got sick of turning on the TV and seeing my face.
The laughs mean more to me than the adoration. If two girls walk up to me and one says 'you're cute', I'll say thank you, but I appreciate it much more when the other one says 'you make me laugh so much'.
What other people think about me is not my business.
The only thing worse than an opportunity you don't deserve is blowing an opportunity.
The purpose that you wish to find in life, like a cure you seek, is not going to fall from the sky. ...I believe purpose is something for which one is responsible; it's not just divinely assigned.
My happiness grows in direct proportion to my acceptance, and in inverse proportion to my expectations.
what other people think of me is not my business.
When prescribing one of the drugs I take, my doctor warned me of a common side effect: exaggerated, intensely vivid dreams. To be honest, I've never really noticed the difference. I've always dreamt big.