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Everybody's a dreamer. ...
by John Lithgow

Everybody's a dreamer.
- John Lithgow

Related topics: Dreams

I'm a fun father, but not a good father.
The hard decisions always went to my wife.
- John Lithgow

If it's well written and well directed and you've got
good actors to work with,
acting is easy.
But making sure all the ducks are in a row is the hard part.
It's very rare.
- John Lithgow

I was in 20 Shakespearean plays by the time I was 20.
- John Lithgow

 

The Broadway audience is made up of a greater percentage of tourists now.
There's not nearly as much variety and danger and challenge in what's being offered.
- John Lithgow

Up there with my awards, I have a great big statue of Groucho Marx,
just to put everything in perspective.
- John Lithgow

For me, working on stage is much more exhausting than all the other mediums,
but it's also much more thrilling.
- John Lithgow

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I can't imagine doing an hour-long dramatic series
because it's so much work.
A sitcom is a wonderful gig.
You work from 10 to 4 every day, it's fun,
and you get to live at home.
- John Lithgow

I'm a con artist in that I'm an actor.
I make people believe something is real when they know perfectly well it isn't.
- John Lithgow

Academics tend to have wonderfully infantile senses of humor.
- John Lithgow

I'm very concerned for the future of the earth and its amazing creatures.
We've got to be careful and make sure we don't foul our own nest.
- John Lithgow

I never get tired of hearing compliments.
- John Lithgow

I have a lot of faith in people.
- John Lithgow

If you read in front of your kids, it's very likely
that they'll become readers,
too.
- John Lithgow

There's nothing like spending an evening with an audience every night.
- John Lithgow

Look at the darkest hit musicals - Cabaret,
West Side Story, Carousel - they are exuberant experiences.
They send you out of the theater filled with music.
- John Lithgow

I'd sleep under a Vermeer.
- John Lithgow

In animation, there's this exhilarating moment of discovery
when you see the film and you say,
Oh THAT'S what I was doing.
- John Lithgow

I gave up shame a long time ago.
- John Lithgow

I keep looking for things I haven't done yet.
- John Lithgow

It's a very tough time for the playwright.
Broadway has become almost a musical comedy theme park
with all these long-running shows.
- John Lithgow

Take care, be kind, be considerate of other people and other species,
and be loving.
- John Lithgow

Shakespeare is like mother's milk to me.
- John Lithgow

Time sneaks up on you like a windshield on a bug.
- John Lithgow

What you aspire to on a sitcom is the feeling of live comedy.
- John Lithgow

I find I have to walk a little faster in public these days,
but it's very easy to remember when nobody had any idea who I was.
- John Lithgow

I consider myself a very lucky actor that,
approaching 60, I'm still employed and employable.
- John Lithgow

When you end a successful sitcom, the most sensible
thing to do is go back to the theater.
- John Lithgow

Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers,
who can cut through argument, debate, and doubt
to offer a solution everybody can understand.
- Colin Powell

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread,
places to play in and pray in,
where nature may heal and cheer
and give strength to the body and soul.
- John Muir

There's a point... when you have to choose
whether to be like everybody else the rest of your life,
or to make a virtue of your peculiarities.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread.
- John Muir

When you are content to be simply yourself
and don't compare or compete,
everybody will respect you.
- Lao Tzu

That old law about "an eye for an eye" leaves everybody blind.
The time is always right to do the right thing.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

You don't get harmony when everybody sings the same note.
- Doug Floyd

Never trust a man who speaks well of everybody
- John Churton Collins

Money won't make you happy...
but everybody wants to find out for themselves.
- Zig Ziglar

Everybody is a genius.
But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree,
it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.
- Albert Einstein

It was impossible to get a conversation going,
everybody was talking too much.
- Yogi Berra

Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody,
I think that is a much greater hunger,
a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
- Mother Teresa

I grew up in a household where everybody lived at the top of his lungs.
- Frank Langella

Everybody likes a compliment.
- Abraham Lincoln

I grew up not liking my father very much.
I never saw him cry.
But he must have.
Everybody cries.
- Charley Pride

The Vice-Presidency is sort of like the last cookie on the plate.
Everybody insists he won't take it, but somebody always does.
- Bill Vaughan

There is only one boss.
The customer.
And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down,
simply by spending his money somewhere else.
- Sam Walton

Everybody is a teenage idol.
- Barry Gibb

The only way forward, if we are going to improve the
quality of the environment,
is to get everybody involved.
- Richard Rogers

Not everybody trusts paintings but people believe photographs.
- Ansel Adams

A person is smart. People are dumb,
panicky dangerous animals and you know it.
Fifteen hundred years ago everybody knew
the Earth was the center of the universe.
Five hundred years ago,
everybody knew the Earth was flat,
and fifteen minutes ago,
you knew that humans were alone on this planet.
Imagine what you'll know tomorrow.
- the movie Men in Black

Everybody gets so much information all day long that
they lose their common sense.
- Gertrude Stein

My teenage years were exactly what they were supposed to be.
Everybody has their own path.
It's laid out for you.
It's just up to you to walk it.
- Justin Timberlake

Everybody knows how to raise children,
except the people who have them.
- P. J. O'Rourke

There was a time when a fool and his money were soon parted,
but now it happens to everybody.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

How absurd and delicious it is to be in love with somebody younger than yourself.
Everybody should try it.
- Barbara Pym

Everybody loves you when you're six foot in the ground.
- John Lennon

You have to be an original individual;
you have to find your innermost core on your own,
with no guide, no guiding scriptures.
It is a dark night, but with the intense fire of inquiry
you are bound to come to the sunrise.
Everybody who has burned with intense inquiry
has found the sunrise.
Others only believe.
Those who believe are not religious,
they are simply avoiding the great adventure
of religion by believing.
- Osho

When I was little I thought, isn't it nice that everybody
celebrates on my birthday? Because it's July 4th.
- Gloria Stuart

I say, If everybody in this house lives where it's God first,
friends and family second and you third,
we won't ever have an argument.
- Jeff Foxworthy

Trust everybody, but cut the cards.
- Finley Peter Dunne

No one knows what's next, but everybody does it.
- George Carlin

I don't believe you have to be better than everybody else.
I believe you have to be better than you ever thought you could be.
- Ken Venturi

Everybody's a filmmaker today.
- John Milius

Everybody wants to be somebody.
The thing you have to do is give them confidence they can.
You have to give a kid a dream.
- George Foreman

Just as everybody has the vote including women,
I think children should, because as a child is conscious
of itself then it has to me an existence and has a stake in what happens.
- Gertrude Stein

My brother was a great favorite with everybody,
and his death cast a gloom upon the whole neighborhood.
- Buffalo Bill

Before the first year, nobody gave it a chance.
Now, 36 years later, everybody knows Monday Night Football.
- Frank Gifford

Everybody looks at his clothes to see what he's wearing.
- Tim Hardaway

Everybody did something.
It was very entertaining.
We had a lot of fun.
Lot of fun.
And there was no segregation, that I could see.
I never saw any.
- Cab Calloway

Everybody's worried about stopping terrorism.
Well, there's a really easy way: stop participating in it.
- Noam Chomsky

Everybody knows that I am one of the greatest fighters
of all time and I would beat all those guys.
- Larry Holmes

The professionals are going to be joined by the average Joe.
Everybody's a publisher.
- Eric Brown


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