"We live in a very dysfunctional society, and this is a very, very dysfunctional Administration."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Martin Sheen on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Martin Sheen on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Martin Sheen on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Martin Sheen on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Martin Sheen on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."
"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."
"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."