"I got a lovely check today from being a writer that I earned by sitting at home. That's rewarding."
"Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country."Harvey Fierstein on Margaret Thatcher
"A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body."Harvey Fierstein on Benjamin Franklin
"Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts."Harvey Fierstein on Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home."Harvey Fierstein on Bill Cosby
"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in."Harvey Fierstein on Robert Frost
"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."