"I do believe we're all connected. I do believe in positive energy. I do believe in the power of prayer. I do believe in putting good out into the world. And I believe in taking care of each other."
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."Harvey Fierstein on Edmund Burke
"It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come."Harvey Fierstein on Dalai Lama
"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed."Harvey Fierstein on Albert Einstein
"Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart."Harvey Fierstein on Anne Frank
"When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion."Harvey Fierstein on Abraham Lincoln
"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."