"It's funny, in a way the actor is a writer. It's not like the two things are so separate as to be like apples and oranges. The writer and the actor are one."
"A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man."Sam Shepard on Lana Turner
"I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade... And try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party."Sam Shepard on Ron White
"A word to the wise ain't necessary - it's the stupid ones that need the advice."Sam Shepard on Bill Cosby
"Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes."Sam Shepard on Jim Carrey
"Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive."Sam Shepard on Elbert Hubbard
"Sides are being divided now. It's very obvious. So if you're on the other side of the fence, you're suddenly anti-American. It's breeding fear of being on the wrong side."
"I feel like I've never had a home, you know? I feel related to the country, to this country, and yet I don't know exactly where I fit in... There's always this kind of nostalgia for a place, a place where you can reckon with yourself."