"I haven't had an orthodox career, and I've wanted more than anything to have your respect. The first time I didn't feel it, but this time I feel it, and I can't deny the fact that you like me, right now, you like me!"
"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."Sally Field on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Sally Field on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Sally Field on Albert Einstein
"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."Sally Field on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Sally Field on Abraham Lincoln
"Last year I was diagnosed with osteoporosis. I was over 50, Caucasian, thin, small-framed, and I have it in my genetic history. It was almost a slam-dunk."
"My agent said, 'You aren't good enough for movies.' I said, 'You're fired.'"
"I think that's very sad, that I haven't allowed my heart to be broken. I have broken a few."