Harvey Fierstein quotes

 quotes - Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself. Share

“Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.”

— Harvey Fierstein

 quotes - Always admit when you're wrong. You'll save thousands in therapy... and a few friendships too. Share

“Always admit when you're wrong. You'll save thousands in therapy... and a few friendships too.”

— Harvey Fierstein

 quotes - Time will tell us what we did and didn't do. Share

“Time will tell us what we did and didn't do.”

— Harvey Fierstein

 quotes - Art has the power to transform, to illuminate, to educate, inspire and motivate. Share

“Art has the power to transform, to illuminate, to educate, inspire and motivate.”

— Harvey Fierstein

“Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.”

— Harvey Fierstein

“I do believe we're all connected. I do believe in positive energy. I do believe in the power of prayer. I do believe in putting good out into the world. And I believe in taking care of each other.”

— Harvey Fierstein

“It's a wonderful world. You can't go backwards. You're always moving forward. It's the wonderful part about life. And that's terrific.”

— Harvey Fierstein

“Beware of anyone who says they know. Trust me, they don't, or they wouldn't have to say they did.”

— Harvey Fierstein

“Never be bullied into silence.”

— Harvey Fierstein

“A child's kiss is magic. Why else would they be so stingy with them?”

— Harvey Fierstein

“If you deny yourself commitment, what can you do with your life?”

— Harvey Fierstein

“How time files when you's doin' all the talking.”

— Harvey Fierstein

“The great thing about suicide is that it's not one of those things you have to do now or you lose your chance. I mean, you can always do it later.”

— Harvey Fierstein

“Well, I always looked at Mulan as a movie about a lesbian coming out.”

— Harvey Fierstein

“Actually, I think the average voice is like 70 percent tone and 30 percent noise. My voice is 95 percent noise.”

— Harvey Fierstein

“Political movements always belong to the young.”

— Harvey Fierstein

“I actually pray everyday, but I don't believe in God.”

— Harvey Fierstein

“I am thrilled - I can't stress that enough - thrilled when I see kids getting active.”

— Harvey Fierstein

“The world is full of more interesting things than my voice.”

— Harvey Fierstein

“What looks absolutely fabulous in rehearsal can fall flat in front of an audience. The audience dictates what you do or don't change.”

— Harvey Fierstein

“You may feel powerless as a child, but the world will one day be yours. And you're responsible for it. So, seize the day and take charge of it.”

— Harvey Fierstein

“Also, if you want to reach people, theatre is not always the best way to do it.”

— Harvey Fierstein

“And I believe that you never be limited in what you do, so I like to do movies, I like to do television.”

— Harvey Fierstein

“As soon as I started writing, other writers stopped wanting me acting in their shows - maybe they thought I was going to rewrite them.”

— Harvey Fierstein

“I don't believe in the afterlife, so I do think when somebody passes, it's worthy of note.”

— Harvey Fierstein

“I got a lovely check today from being a writer that I earned by sitting at home. That's rewarding.”

— Harvey Fierstein

“In London they don't like you if you're still alive.”

— Harvey Fierstein

“It's a lot of fun to play someone you don't normally think of yourself as.”

— Harvey Fierstein

“It's through sheer will that I can sing.”

— Harvey Fierstein

“Movies are all about plot. Theater, even if it's story heavy, it's about ideas.”

— Harvey Fierstein