The beauty of life is in people who feel some obligation to enhance life. Without that, we’re only half alive.
You only mature when you face problems you can’t deal with.
Just as theater has to be where people live, actors have to go out in the marketplace – not be cut off by a lens. Either an artist grows or he stagnates.
The Waltons was profoundly important after years of wandering around. I was 44 and cut off from family and friends. It nurtured me back to a sense of family and who I am. It was a transforming experience.