"We were taking collections for people with AIDS in New York around Easter."
"A man who was completely innocent, offered himself as a sacrifice for the good of others, including his enemies, and became the ransom of the world. It was a perfect act."Chita Rivera on Mahatma Gandhi
"God proved His love on the Cross. When Christ hung, and bled, and died, it was God saying to the world, 'I love you.'"Chita Rivera on Billy Graham
"We are told to let our light shine, and if it does, we won't need to tell anybody it does. Lighthouses don't fire cannons to call attention to their shining- they just shine."Chita Rivera on Dwight L. Moody
"Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song."Chita Rivera on Pope John Paul II
"The great gift of Easter is hope - Christian hope which makes us have that confidence in God, in his ultimate triumph, and in his goodness and love, which nothing can shake."Chita Rivera on Basil Hume
"Southern California, they have been amazing. They're totally with us."
"Beauty is not everything!"
"It's communication - that's what theatre is all about."