"Future generations are not going to ask us what political party were you in. They are going to ask what did you do about it, when you knew the glaciers were melting."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."Martin Sheen on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."Martin Sheen 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."Martin Sheen on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."Martin Sheen on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."Martin Sheen on William Shakespeare
"Well, I think that Catholicism's basic foundation of faith is personal conscience. I think it's between you and God, not you and the Church."
"I honestly do not know if civil disobedience has any effect on the government. I can promise you it has a great effect on the person who chooses to do it."
"Those years on the golf course as a caddie, boy, those people were something. They were vulgar, some were alcoholics, racist, they were very difficult people to deal with. A lot of them didn't have a sense of humor."
"On the show, we are not trying to get people to eat their vegetables we are not trying to get people to become Democrats. We are basically trying to encourage people to get involved with public life so that politics isn't left to the wealthy and privileged."
"We live in a very dysfunctional society, and this is a very, very dysfunctional Administration."