"I haven't lost faith in human nature and I haven't decided to be less compassionate to strangers."
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."Armistead Maupin on Mother Teresa
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."Armistead Maupin on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."Armistead Maupin on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired."Armistead Maupin on Martin Luther
"Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts."Armistead Maupin on Mahatma Gandhi
"But it's amazing how many people think that gay men should slink off into the shadows when it comes to having friendships with children."
"The world changes in direct proportion to the number of people willing to be honest about their lives."
"But I'm acutely aware that the possibility of fraud is even more prevalent in today's world because of the Internet and cell phones and the opportunity for instant communication with strangers."
"Being in love is the only transcendent experience."
"The film itself involves a New York City radio storyteller, Gabriel Noone, who strikes up a friendship with one of his fans, an abused 14-year-old teenager who is suffering from AIDS, who does not have much longer to live."