"I actually pray everyday, but I don't believe in God."
"Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right."Harvey Fierstein on Abraham Lincoln
"We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls."Harvey Fierstein on Mother Teresa
"When the solution is simple, God is answering."Harvey Fierstein on Albert Einstein
"While I know myself as a creation of God, I am also obligated to realize and remember that everyone else and everything else are also God's creation."Harvey Fierstein on Maya Angelou
"Never trust anyone completely but God. Love people, but put your full trust only in God."Harvey Fierstein on Lawrence Welk
"Art has the power to transform, to illuminate, to educate, inspire and motivate."
"Also, if you want to reach people, theatre is not always the best way to do it."
"My play Safe Sex was picked apart because critics thought it was untrue. It was a play in which no one had AIDS, but the characters talked about how it was going to change their lives."
"What looks absolutely fabulous in rehearsal can fall flat in front of an audience. The audience dictates what you do or don't change."
"In Torch Song, I did that character almost non-stop from 1978 until I made the movie in 1987. Then I had some failure, which also colors how you react to doing other things."