All Quotations / Quotations from Leo Rosten
Acting is a form of deception, and actors can mesmerize themselves almost as easily as an audience.
Extremists think "communication" means agreeing with them.
For some not to be martyrs is martyrdom indeed.
I cannot believe that the purpose of life is (merely) to be happy. I think the purpose of life is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate. I think it is above all to matter, to count, to stand for something. To have it make some difference that you lived at all.
I learned that it is the weak who are cruel, and that gentleness is to be expected only from the strong.
I never cease being dumbfounded by the unbelievable things people believe
I never cease being dumbfounded by the unbelievable things people believe.
Most men do not mature, they simply grow taller.