"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."
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."Meryl Streep on Mark Twain
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax."Meryl Streep on Albert Einstein
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."Meryl Streep on Colin Powell
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."Meryl Streep on Dale Carnegie
"If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."Meryl Streep on Abraham Lincoln
"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."
"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."