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  • One thing they don't tell you about growing old — you don't feel old, you just feel like yourself. And it's true. I don't feel eighty-nine years old. I simply am eighty-nine years old.

  • ... there is nothing more fatal than to give before asking has come from the deepest level of consciousness. Too many times I have rushed into this moment and killed it by my eagerness. Now I wait until I am sure.

  • Self-acceptance begets acceptance from others, which begets even deeper, more genuine self-acceptance. It can be done. But no one is going to bestow it on you. It is a gift only you can give yourself.

  • What happens to children and families today who sit around the television? They're watching made-up stories. It's not their experience and it's not truly shared. A human being must learn at a very young age how to connect to other human beings. Our technologies are driving us apart, only connecting us in terms of information, not in terms of emotions.

  • She has the hide of a rhinoceros, as so many people do who confuse sensitivity with egocentricity.

  • Ego problems are endemic in every walk of life, but in the movie business egomaniacs are megalomaniacs.

  • ... when I left the stage door and sought my orientation among real people I was in a wilderness of unpredictables in an unchoreographed world.

  • ... the less a person has to give, the more he needs to give it.