"No matter how dark things may get in a story, I feel it's the responsibility of the storyteller to leave the audience with at least a shred of hope."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."Josh Radnor on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."Josh Radnor on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."Josh Radnor on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."Josh Radnor on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."Josh Radnor on Dalai Lama
"To write a story about New York that only deals with people in your age and socioeconomic bracket, that feels dishonest to me. So much of New York comes from everyone bumping into each other."
"It never made sense to me that someone would achieve any kind of success in show business, only to become a jerk."
"Cynicism is kind of like folding your arms and stepping back and commenting on things, like the old guys in 'The Muppets,' just throwing out comments all the time, whereas there are other people on the ground really trying to affect things and improve their lives and the lives of other people. I think it's noble and I think it's cool."
"I haven't left the house without a packet of Kleenex in my back pocket for as long as I can remember. Whenever I start thinking I'm incredibly cool, the packet of Kleenex in my back pocket brings me right back down to earth."
"My whole thing is that I want to explore why you read books, what's the purpose of reading, and maybe that it's not that cool to hate something just because it's popular."