"I still have great faith in what is good and right in all of us."
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."Marvin Hamlisch on Mother Teresa
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."Marvin Hamlisch on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."Marvin Hamlisch on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired."Marvin Hamlisch on Martin Luther
"Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts."Marvin Hamlisch on Mahatma Gandhi
"Maybe I'm old-fashioned. But I remember the beauty and thrill of being moved by Broadway musicals - particularly the endings of shows."
"There have been studies that clearly state that children who are exposed to arts education at a young age will in fact do markedly better in their SAT tests."
"You mustn't underestimate an audience's intelligence."
"I started studying music at the age of five and a half. My older sister was taking piano lessons. When her teacher left our apartment, I would get up on the piano bench and start picking out the notes that were part of my sister's lessons."