Marlo Thomas Poster

Quotes (3)

  • My father said there were two kinds of people in the world: givers and takers. The takers may eat better, but the givers sleep better.
  • [on her debt to Lee Strasberg and Sandra Seacat, from her 2010 autobiography] I only wish Lee could have lived to see me portray a schizophrenic in Nobody's Child (1986). I never could have gotten near playing that kind of part without Lee's exercises, and the subsequent work I did and continue to do with his primary disciple, the brilliant Sandra Seacat.
  • [from her book "Growing Up Laughing: My Story and the Story of Funny" (2010)] I was learning that even a woman with power, the path was dotted with land mines -- she's so ambitious, she's so aggressive, she's ruthless. "Funny thing," I used to say, "a man has to be Joe McCarthy to be called ruthless... all a woman has to do is put you on hold.".