"You know when someone's over-flattering you in a way. You smile but you can't believe it."
"Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around."Laura Linney on Leo Buscaglia
"Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened."Laura Linney on Dr. Seuss
"Look back, and smile on perils past."Laura Linney on Walter Scott
"A warm smile is the universal language of kindness."Laura Linney on William Arthur Ward
"A smile is a curve that sets everything straight."Laura Linney on Phyllis Diller
"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."