The best Quotes by Harvey Fierstein

The best Quotes by Harvey Fierstein

Harvey Forbes Fierstein (born June 6, 1954) is an American actor, playwright and screenwriter, known for his distinctive gravelly voice. He is best known for his theater work in Torch Song Trilogy and Hairspray and movie roles in Mrs. Doubtfire, Independence Day, and as the voice of Yao in Mulan and Mulan II. Fierstein won two Tony Awards, Best Actor in a Play and Best Play, for Torch Song Trilogy.

It's a wonderful world. You can't go backwards. You're always moving forward. It's the wonderful part about life. And that's terrific.
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Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself!
Nothing binds a people to their leader like a common enemy. Voters don't change governments during war.
I do believe we're all connected. I do believe in positive energy. I do believe in the power of prayer. I do believe in putting good out into the world. And I believe in taking care of each other.
The great thing about suicide is that it's not one of those things you have to do now or you lose your chance. I mean, you can always do it later.

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Believe you can, then you will.
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The flower that blooms in adversity is the most rare and beautiful of all.
Emperor of China in Mulan
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Mulan: "Would you like to stay for dinner?"
Grandmother Fa: "Would you like to stay forever?"
Grandmother Fa in Mulan
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You're at peace because you know it's okay to be afraid.
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No matter how the wind howls, the mountain cannot bow to it.
Emperor of China in Mulan
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I'm doomed, and all 'cause 'Miss Man' decides to take her little drag show on the road.
Mushu in Mulan
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What beautiful blossoms we have this year! But look, this one's late. But I'll bet that when it blooms, it will be the most beautiful of all!
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Mulan: "No one will listen!"
Mushu: "Huh? I'm sorry, did you say something?"
Mushu in Mulan
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What? What do you mean you're not lucky? You lied to me?! [to the horse] And what are you, a sheep?
Mushu in Mulan
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Dragon! Dragon, not lizard! I don't do that tongue thing.
Mushu in Mulan
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Perhaps it's fate that today is the Fourth of July, and you will once again be fighting for our freedom... Not from tyranny, oppression, or persecution... but from annihilation. We are fighting for our right to live. To exist.
President Thomas J. Whitmore in Independence Day
If we don't act now, we may not have much of an America left to defend.
Albert Nimziki in Independence Day
Once again, the L.A.P.D. is asking Los Angelenos not to fire their guns at the visitor spacecraft. You may inadvertently trigger an interstellar war.
Albert Nimzicki: "I'm not Jewish."
Julius Levinson: "Nobody's perfect."
Julius Levinson in Independence Day
If you're so smart, tell me something, how come you go to M.I.T. for 8 years to become a cable repairman?
Julius Levinson in Independence Day
President Whitmore: "Why the hell wasn't I told about this place?"
Albert Nimziki: "Two words, Mr. President. Plausible deniability."
President Whitmore: "I don't understand. Where does all this come from? How do you get funding for something like this?"
Julius Levinson: "You don't actually think they spend $20,000 on a hammer, $30,000 on a toilet seat, do you?"
The only mistake I ever made was to appoint a sniveling little weasel like you Secretary of Defense. However, that is a mistake, I am happy to say, that I don't have to live with. Mr. Nimzicki... you're fired!
President Thomas J. Whitmore in Independence Day
David Levinson: "Hey, you have any idea how long it takes for those cups to decompose?"
Julius Levinson: "If you don't move soon, I'm gonna start to decompose."
Julius Levinson: "You punched the President?"
David Levinson: "He wasn't the President yet!"
Constance Spano: "Now what do we do?"
President Whitmore: "Address the nation. There's gonna be a lot of frightened people out there."
Constance Spano: "Yeah? I'm one of 'em."
No wonder the city never sleeps, it's too busy trying to get laid.
Carrie Bradshaw in Sex And The City - Season 1 Episode 11
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There are eight million people in this city. And those teeming masses exist for the sole purpose of lifting the few exceptional people onto their shoulders.
Grüner Kobold in Spider-Man
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If I can make it there
I'll make it anywhere
It's up to you
New York, New York
Frank Sinatra - New York, New York
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Manhattan, for millions of our forefathers, the gateway to hope, opportunity and happiness beyond their wildest dreams. Today, that hope is still alive, it's called "The First Date". On Saturday nights, every restaurant in Lower Manhattan resembles its own little Ellis Island.
Carrie Bradshaw in Sex And The City - Season 2 Episode 3
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I want to wake up in that city
That doesn't sleep
And find I'm king of the hill
Top of the heap
Frank Sinatra - New York, New York
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Sometimes you must hurt in order to know, fall in order to grow, lose in order to gain. Because life's greatest lessons are learned through pain.
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Ich gehe langsam, aber ich gehe nie zurück.
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Being different isn't a bad thing. It means you're brave enough to be yourself.
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Bullying happens because weak people need to prop up their ego by beating up or humiliating others.
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Oh, great warrior? Wars not make one great.
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For the soul, laughing is what oxygen is for the lungs.
2
It's not about the absence of fear. It's overcoming it.
4
If there hadn't been women we'd still be squatting in a cave eating raw meat, because we made civilization in order to impress our girlfriends.
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My philosophy is: It's none of my business what people say of me and think of me.
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My father always said, "Never trust anyone whose TV is bigger than their book shelf" - so I make sure I read.
We think too much and feel too little.
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If one does not attach himself to people and desires, never shall his heart be broken. But then, does he ever truly live?
One should judge a man mainly from his depravities. Virtues can be faked. Depravities are real.
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I'm much more proud of being a father than being an actor.
I dream of a day where I walk down the street and hear people talk about Morality, Sustainibility and Philoshophy instead of the Kardashians.
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Just overwhelmed with gratitude. What an honor it is to run alongside President Donald J. Trump. He delivered peace and prosperity once, and with your help, he'll do it again.
J. D. Vance - Juli 2024

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