"I think everyone's experience with a terminal disease is so deeply personal and unique to the person, the context in which they're living and the relationships that they have."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Laura Linney on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Laura Linney on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Laura Linney on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Laura Linney on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Laura Linney on Mark Twain
"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."