I think we learn from medicine everywhere that it is, at its heart, a human endeavor, requiring good science but also a limitless curiosity and interest in your fellow human being, and that the -patient relationship is key; all else follows from it.

Abraham Verghese

In creative writing, I teach that characters arise out of our need for them.

Marlon James

I write funny. If I can make my wife laugh, I know I'm on the right track.

Gene Wilder

If you want something, and you find an obstacle, you need to get over it. By any means necessary.

Stacey Dash

My agents and my managers are very good at whittling things down to the things they think I would be good at and that I'd well to, and that includes theater, TV and film. Whatever it is, if the material is right for me, then I'll go for it.

Dominic Sherwood

You never know in TV – sometimes you're on at the time at the wrong place. Sometimes you don't get a chance to on.

Larry Wilmore