"Bad psychoanalysis would say I enjoyed pleasing people, working really hard and pleasing people, which is probably related to my father in some way. But I really liked working hard. When I worked at Disneyland, I'd do 12 hours straight and go home thrilled."
"Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country."Steve Martin on Margaret Thatcher
"A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body."Steve Martin on Benjamin Franklin
"Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts."Steve Martin on Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home."Steve Martin on Bill Cosby
"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in."Steve Martin on Robert Frost
"I think I meant that, given the circumstances of my childhood, I had the illusion that it's easier to be alone. To have your relationships be casual and also to pose as a solitary person, because it was more romantic. You know, I was raised on the idea of the ramblin' man and the loner."
"Throughout my whole life, as a performer, I've never played with a band. I've always played alone, so I was never required to stay in rhythm or anything. So it was a real different experience for me to start playing with a band. There were so many basic things for me to learn."
"Talking about music is like dancing about architecture."
"What is comedy? Comedy is the art of making people laugh without making them puke."
"I believe entertainment can aspire to be art, and can become art, but if you set out to make art you're an idiot."
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