"I failed to fulfill what should have been an interesting role. I couldn't take their formula and bring what I had, my humor, my ideas, and make it my own."
"A joke is a very serious thing."Dianne Wiest on Winston Churchill
"Humor is mankind's greatest blessing."Dianne Wiest on Mark Twain
"Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing."Dianne Wiest on William James
"If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide."Dianne Wiest on Mahatma Gandhi
"A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road."Dianne Wiest on Henry Ward Beecher
"I had to choose, I'd be so sad. They are flip sides of the same coin. I love both comedy and drama."
"I recently turned down a film that I didn't want my kids to see. Priorities shift. Sometimes I'm sad about that, but not enough to do anything about it."