"I've become so earthy. And I never was earthy. I'm doing all kinds of different roles which are not at all like the intellectual and the legal mind of Ben Stone."
"I busted a mirror and got seven years bad luck, but my lawyer thinks he can get me five."Michael Moriarty on Steven Wright
"Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery."Michael Moriarty on Calvin Coolidge
"A successful lawsuit is the one worn by a policeman."Michael Moriarty on Robert Frost
"Make crime pay. Become a lawyer."Michael Moriarty on Will Rogers
"Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible only as first it resides in the hearts and souls of the citizens."Michael Moriarty on Plato
"Life is best when you are in love."
"If they want to talk about aliens and anything like that... that's part of the gift God gave us. That's what makes life exciting. We're pretty stuck, you know. What gives flight to our life is our imagination."
"When I got political that blew our marriage out of the water. I was not the same person and I admit that."