"I'm a parent, especially when you've had the intense parenting the way I had. It's all in the bank. It's all in the great experience bank. Those are your secrets. That's the stuff that makes your work rich, that's what you dip into."
"To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him."Hector Elizondo on Buddha
"A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone."Hector Elizondo on Billy Graham
"We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves."Hector Elizondo on Henry Ward Beecher
"I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection."Hector Elizondo on Sigmund Freud
"Even as kids reach adolescence, they need more than ever for us to watch over them. Adolescence is not about letting go. It's about hanging on during a very bumpy ride."Hector Elizondo on Ron Taffel
"You can trust a Neil Simon script. Every dot. Every dash that pause means something. He takes all the jokes out, practically."