"The interesting thing about being a mother is that everyone wants pets, but no one but me cleans the kitty litter."
"To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him."Meryl Streep on Buddha
"A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone."Meryl Streep on Billy Graham
"We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves."Meryl Streep on Henry Ward Beecher
"I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection."Meryl Streep on Sigmund Freud
"Even as kids reach adolescence, they need more than ever for us to watch over them. Adolescence is not about letting go. It's about hanging on during a very bumpy ride."Meryl Streep on Ron Taffel
"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."
"All an actor has is their blind faith that they are who they say they are today, in any scene."