I hate to see capable, smart people out of work – young or old.
On a cosmic scale, our life is insignificant, yet this brief period when we appear in the world is the time in which all meaningful questions arise.
Growing up in Canada, none of my family were performers or anything like that, but I was terrible at hockey, so they needed something for me to do on Saturdays for me to get out of the house. I signed up for theater school on Saturdays, and I'd go for four-and-a-half hours every Saturday morning and learn about theater.
Failure and its accompanying misery is for the artist his most vital source of creative energy.
I think being open-minded about what Nature is trying to tell you is the key to being creative and successful.
I have the heart of a man, not a woman, and I am not afraid of anything.