"People don't change their behavior unless it makes a difference for them to do so."
"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."Sharon Stone on Maya Angelou
"Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent."Sharon Stone on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference."Sharon Stone on Reinhold Niebuhr
"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek."Sharon Stone on Barack Obama
"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."Sharon Stone on Mahatma Gandhi
"I thought it might be a good move to get into a beauty contest so I tried for Miss Pennsylvania and won. I think that helped me get noticed, at least by the people of Pennsylvania."
"Some people work hard in this business and become really popular, really big stars but they never receive an award from within the business. Somehow, when your colleagues and friends believe in you to the point of handing you an award it means so much more."
"TV is so different from the movies. It takes a lot of stamina because you work such long hours. It is really challenging. You are learning the next day's lines while you are shooting today's scenes. I found courage I never realised I had. I hope to do more."
"I was lucky to have my dad in my life. As crazy as things got, I always had him to put his hand on my shoulder."
"It's my experience that you really can't lose when you try the truth."