"Yes, Mother. I can see you are flawed. You have not hidden it. That is your greatest gift to me."
"My mom was always pretty supportive. She saw me do plays and she'd always act out the parts I did. My aunt, who played a big part in my life, was a little bit more reserved, because if they don't see you on TV every week they think you must be starving."
"One of the things that I think you see sometimes in politics is a certain degree of caution. It's usually advised by consultants who don't want to see you march to the end of a limb."
"People see you as an object, not as a person, and they project a set of expectations onto you. People who don't have it think beauty is a blessing, but actually it sets you apart."
"The problem is, the more famous you get, the more people see you who didn't choose to."
"It's funny how many people will come to Vegas to see your show where they might not come out to see you unless you come to their hometown."
"You think that religion is a thing that is there to help you and to see you through life, and then you wake up one morning and find the entire Irish situation, the civil war that's based on religion."
"I'll see you in my dreams."
"When you're out of sight for as long as I was, there's a funny feeling of betrayal that comes over people when they see you again."
"You can't tell your kids to read if you're just watching television. They have to see you read. And in that respect, I think it's important to walk the walk. It's a wonderful shared time."