"It's not like I'm the most famous person in the world."
"Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes."Ron Silver on Andy Warhol
"I have no use for people who throw their weight around as celebrities, or for those who fawn over you just because you are famous."Ron Silver on Walt Disney
"What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous."Ron Silver on Voltaire
"We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free."Ron Silver on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable."Ron Silver on Ambrose Bierce
"I've seen people with a tremendous amount of educational background in the field not turn out to be terribly good actors, and I've seen people with no education in the field turn out to be people that I admire quite a bit."
"But some actors I have met possess an intelligence that I can only dream of. It's about character, it's about behavior. They understand things about people that I simply don't see."
"I can't talk about foreign policy like anyone who's spent their life reading and learning foreign policy. But as a citizen in a democracy, it's very important that I participate in that."
"Too often in the past, U.S. leaders have forced Israel to pay the price for American strategic interests in the Middle East - through concessions in the peace process as well as passivity in the face of Iraqi attacks."
"I don't even like to use the word relationship. I don't know what it means."