Quotes of the day
While living in America when I attended Harvard in the early 1970s, I saw for myself the awesome, almost miraculous, power of a people to change policy through democratic means.
I just can't say enough about the actors having faith and trust in the writers and the writers having faith and trust in the actors.
My parents suffered from that ideal of a perfect nuclear family. They found that a difficult pressure, I think.
God forgives those who invent what they need.
Are you bored with life? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.
Teachers need to feel they are trusted. They must be allowed some leeway to use their imagination; otherwise, teaching loses all sense of wonder and excitement.
There's a period of life when we swallow a knowledge of ourselves and it becomes either good or sour inside.
The times may have changed, but the people are still the same. We're still looking for love, and that will always be our struggle as human beings.
Go for it now. The future is promised to no one.
My mother, may her soul rest in peace, shaped my personality; thanks to her, I have acquired many values, good traits and skills.
People in general are equally horrified at hearing the Christian religion doubted, and at seeing it practiced.
The successful man doesn't use others, other people use the successful man, for above all the success is of service.
Why does the past seem so magical, so fraught, so luminous? At the time it was just, ugh, another boring bloody day. But, to look back on, it's a day full of miracles and light and extraordinary events. Why is this? What process do we apply to the past, to give it this vividness? I don't know.
At 17 years old, STG took me under its wing and shared its resources and wisdom with me, even allowing me to take part in a show at the Edinburgh Festival. Without STG and the Ramshorn Theatre, I would not have found access to the world of drama that I later made my profession.