"I worked with creative people who were very demanding of me, and they helped me reach performances that I never could have gotten on my own without being pushed and having trust in them. And so I know the best way to get the best performance of an actor, and that's not to coddle them or to baby them. It's to help them it's to push them."
"Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none."Ricky Schroder on William Shakespeare
"For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth."Ricky Schroder on Bo Bennett
"The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool."Ricky Schroder on Stephen King
"Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult tasks."Ricky Schroder on Isaac Watts
"Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement."Ricky Schroder on Golda Meir
"I did a lot of gasoline commercials - Hess, Texaco. I was part of the family in the car, the little brat in the back."
"I have been a huge nerd to my kids. I haven't done the cool movies that they like. With '24,' I gained a lot of respect. '24' is now, it's hip, it's their generation."
"My career was full of struggles and dreams, disappointments and peaks and valleys. But there was no Twitter, no Facebook or TMZ. Young actors could make mistakes and not become the focus of tabloids."
"If the Indian people want stories written about themselves, how they want them told, they are going to have to make them, they're going to have to finance them. If you let Hollywood do it, Hollywood is going to get it wrong most of the time."
"I feel cheesy when I see 'Silver Spoons.' Some of it was funny, but some of it was just cheese! My kids love it, but I look at it and cringe."