"My family is from the South, and I can remember all those ladies I grew up with, like my great-aunts, who had handkerchiefs. There's something sweet about them."
"I'll never stop dreaming that one day we can be a real family, together, all of us laughing and talking, loving and understanding, not looking at the past but only to the future."Laura Linney on LaToya Jackson
"If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher."Laura Linney on Abdul Kalam
"Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten."Laura Linney on David Ogden Stiers
"The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege."Laura Linney on Charles Kuralt
"Sister is probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once the sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship."Laura Linney on Margaret Mead
"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."