"All an actor has is their blind faith that they are who they say they are today, in any scene."
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."Meryl Streep on Mother Teresa
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."Meryl Streep 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."Meryl Streep 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."Meryl Streep 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."Meryl Streep on Mahatma Gandhi
"America doesn't reward people of my age, either in day-to-day life or for their performances."
"I didn't have any confidence in my beauty when I was young. I felt like a character actress, and I still do."
"The more you are in this business, the more humbled by it you become."
"Show business has been really, really good to me because I can work and take a lot of time off, and I'm extremely undisciplined person."
"My family really does come first. It always did and always will."