"It is tragic that people who are incarcerated are unable to vote. They are probably the most important voices to listen to because they can tell us what we need to change."
"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."Margaret Cho on Maya Angelou
"Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent."Margaret Cho on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference."Margaret Cho on Reinhold Niebuhr
"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek."Margaret Cho on Barack Obama
"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."Margaret Cho on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."