"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 gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge."Harvey Fierstein on Albert Einstein
"Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results."Harvey Fierstein on Willie Nelson
"Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will."Harvey Fierstein on Zig Ziglar
"If you're not making mistakes, then you're not doing anything. I'm positive that a doer makes mistakes."Harvey Fierstein on John Wooden
"Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A world of optimism and hope. A 'you can do it' when things are tough."Harvey Fierstein on Richard M. DeVos
"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."