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17 quotations by Mandy Patinkin

QuoteYou rarely pay the rent by doing Shakespeare or Ibsen.Quote

QuoteWhen you work on a text of a lesser quality, as the interpreter or the delivery person, you are obliged to try to fill it out as you see so many people do in lesser work.Quote

QuoteWell, I'm not a critic, I'm just a worker. So, I'm always grateful for anything the critics say - good or bad.Quote

QuoteWe did a different show every night. We'd open a show, and then two weeks later we'd open the next show. And two weeks later we'd open the third show until we had all eight running. And it was just one of the richest experiences I'd ever had in my theatrical life.Quote

QuoteThe best work I can do is to take myself as much as I can out of it and get it as simple as I can.Quote

QuoteSondheim is the Shakespeare of the musical theater world.Quote

QuoteMy dream has come true, now that I have passed it on.Quote

QuoteIsaac and I are going to Israel to ride for peace enviromental justice and a safer world for us all.Quote

QuoteI'm active in PAX, which is a gun awareness organization. We treat gun safety as a public health issue.Quote

QuoteI wanted to go to a liberal arts college, I wanted to have that experience.Quote

QuoteI try to say something about the human condition whenever I can when I'm lucky.Quote

QuoteI try to get that across in the work, to try to, if I'm lucky, to make this world a little bit better for all of us before I check out. And that's if I'm lucky, I don't always get to have that privilege but I try always.Quote

QuoteI love my work, I love the people I work with, I do the best I can.Quote

QuoteI don't want people to sit and process the song. I want them to just let them bathe over them.Quote

QuoteI can achieve that by personally relating the words that I am saying to something I have known in my life.Quote

QuoteBut I loved the theatre and I was just doing theatre 24/7 and kept dropping courses because I didn't have the time and the chancellor thought that wasn't a good idea after awhile.Quote

QuoteAnd all of those things: my religion, my politics, my family, my friends, the books I read, everywhere I travel - that influences everything I do.Quote