"We have such a long, familiar history with Peter Falk. The minute his mug is on that screen people smile."
"Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around."Paul Reiser on Leo Buscaglia
"Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened."Paul Reiser on Dr. Seuss
"Look back, and smile on perils past."Paul Reiser on Walter Scott
"A warm smile is the universal language of kindness."Paul Reiser on William Arthur Ward
"A smile is a curve that sets everything straight."Paul Reiser on Phyllis Diller
"I remember my wife and I used to get on plane and see everybody else with their babies. They'd be putting strollers and car seats up above, and we'd think: Oh, please Lord, don't make us go through that."
"In the original draft I was 27 and Peter was 55 in the script. That's not the same as a guy in his 40s and a dad in the end of his 70s. It's a different point in both our lives."
"In fact, I had the idea because of Peter Falk. I saw my dad watching a Peter Falk movie and something clicked in my head. I gotta go make a movie for Peter Falk and me."
"And in that time, I lost my dad and had kids of my own. It was like, OK, I get it now. I know what fatherhood is all about. And you look at your parents differently."
"Field of Dreams is the only movie - and I saw it in the theater - on an afternoon when I was on location somewhere, and there were like 12 people in the theater. I was just so devastated I couldn't get out of my seat. And I sat and watched it a second time."
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