"Comedy was the key to everything. I grew up fast and controlled my future by bringing it on faster than it naturally unfolded. I cheated myself out of a childhood but then got a running headstart into adulthood that no one else could keep up with."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."Margaret Cho on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."Margaret Cho on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."Margaret Cho on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."Margaret Cho on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."Margaret Cho on William Shakespeare
"I didn't appreciate the young woman that I was, or my young beauty, because I was so obsessed with the fact that I felt fat. It's never good to add to anybody else's suffering. It's an important topic to really get the gravity and the importance of - dealing with dignity."
"Thankfully, beauty is easier to remove than apply, and a swipe of demaquillage in the right direction and you are you once again."
"Just because you are blind and unable to see my beauty doesn't mean it does not exist."
"People drain me, even the closest of friends, and I find loneliness to be the best state in the union to live in."
"Interventions are really emotionally exhausting and I would never ever want to have one. In the same way, I would never want to have a surprise birthday party. That would be horrible."