"Doing the right thing has power."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Laura Linney on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Laura Linney on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Laura Linney on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Laura Linney on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Laura Linney on Booker T. Washington
"I'm not someone who likes to have my picture taken, let alone see it plastered all over the place."
"The goal seems to me at times just to be business first."
"People's view of cancer will change when they have their own relationship with cancer, which everyone will, at some point."
"I believe that no matter what you do in life, if you learn the basics through theater, it will help you in everything else - problem solving, communication, discipline, all of that stuff."
"Traits like humility, courage, and empathy are easily overlooked - but it's immensely important to find them in your closest relationships."