"America doesn't reward people of my age, either in day-to-day life or for their performances."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Meryl Streep on Mark Twain
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."Meryl Streep on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Meryl Streep on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Meryl Streep on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Meryl Streep on Robert Frost
"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."
"All an actor has is their blind faith that they are who they say they are today, in any scene."
"My family really does come first. It always did and always will."