"I was always trying to make up for my size, to compensate. So to get people to take you seriously, you have to come at things with a great deal of strength. You have to emphasize that the way you are is unusual. That you don't come along every day."
"We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot."Linda Hunt on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Linda Hunt on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."Linda Hunt on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Linda Hunt on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Linda Hunt on Ernest Hemingway
"I can't be a man. But I can embrace the head of a man, the intelligence of a man, the spirit of a man."
"When I was growing up, particularly during puberty in my teen years, I was so miserable because I elicited so much teasing and meanness from my teenage cohorts."