"I had to satisfy the action fans, the romantic fans, the intellectual fans. It was a terrific burden."
"Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow."Sidney Poitier on William Shakespeare
"Deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance."Sidney Poitier on Oscar Wilde
"The word 'romance,' according to the dictionary, means excitement, adventure, and something extremely real. Romance should last a lifetime."Sidney Poitier on Billy Graham
"A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure."Sidney Poitier on Charlie Chaplin
"Romantic love is mental illness. But it's a pleasurable one. It's a drug. It distorts reality, and that's the point of it. It would be impossible to fall in love with someone that you really saw."Sidney Poitier on Fran Lebowitz
"I wouldn't change a single thing, because one change alters every moment that follows it."
"But my dad also was a remarkable man, a good person, a principled individual, a man of integrity."
"My father was the quintessential husband and dad."
"I come from a great family. I've seen family life and I know how wonderful, how nurturing, and how wonderful it can be."
"So I'm OK with myself, with history, my work, who I am and who I was."