"It can make you sad to look at pictures from your youth. So there's a trick to it. The trick is not to look at the later pictures."
"When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight."Jerry Stiller on Khalil Gibran
"Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad."Jerry Stiller on Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"I seldom think about my limitations, and they never make me sad. Perhaps there is just a touch of yearning at times but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers."Jerry Stiller on Helen Keller
"If my world were to cave in tomorrow, I would look back on all the pleasures, excitements and worthwhilenesses I have been lucky enough to have had. Not the sadness, not my miscarriages or my father leaving home, but the joy of everything else. It will have been enough."Jerry Stiller on Audrey Hepburn
"Sadness is but a wall between two gardens."Jerry Stiller on Khalil Gibran
"During the Great Depression, when people laughed their worries disappeared. Audiences loved these funny men. I decided to become one."
"I don't think my judgment is that good. I don't know what is funny."
"We managed to hang in there. Today when people get married there's a tendency to run away when things get tough. There is a lot of strength in hanging together."