Best Quotes by American Actor Harvey Fierstein

Collection of most interesting and famous quotes by American actor Harvey Fierstein.

Harvey Forbes Fierstein is an American actor, playwright, singer and voice actor. He is best known for his roles as Frank Hillard in Mrs. Doubtfire and the voice of Yao in Mulan and Mulan II. 

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Best Quotes by Harvey Fierstein

Art has the power to transform to illuminate to educate inspire and motivate.

— Harvey Fierstein

Also if you want to reach people theatre is not always the best way to do it.

— Harvey Fierstein

My play Safe Sex was picked apart because critics thought it was untrue. It was a play in which no one had AIDS but the characters talked about how it was going to change their lives.

— Harvey Fierstein

What looks absolutely fabulous in rehearsal can fall flat in front of an audience. The audience dictates what you do or don’t change.

— Harvey Fierstein

In Torch Song I did that character almost non-stop from 1978 until I made the movie in 1987. Then I had some failure which also colors how you react to doing other things.

— Harvey Fierstein

My father was brought up in an orphanage in the Catskills. He was a factory worker. And because his family wasn’t there for him family was everything. We could disagree inside the house but outside the house it was us against the world. So when I became a drag actor he looked sideways but said okay.

— Harvey Fierstein

I actually pray everyday but I don’t believe in God.

— Harvey Fierstein

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.

— Harvey Fierstein

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.

— Harvey Fierstein

I got a lovely check today from being a writer that I earned by sitting at home. That’s rewarding.

— Harvey Fierstein

Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life define yourself.

— Harvey Fierstein

And I believe that you never be limited in what you do so I like to do movies I like to do television.

— Harvey Fierstein

Movies are all about plot. Theater even if it’s story heavy it’s about ideas.

— Harvey Fierstein

Theater has to resonate in your heart in a way that movies don’t.

— Harvey Fierstein

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.

— Harvey Fierstein

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.

— Harvey Fierstein

Art has the power to transform to illuminate to educate inspire and motivate.

— Harvey Fierstein

You know I always got offered other stuff. Not the romantic leads obviously. But very often it’s a role that’s underwritten where the character has no personality at all. And they need a character actor who can fill it in.

— Harvey Fierstein

How time files when you’s doin’ all the talking.

— Harvey Fierstein

Time will tell us what we did and didn’t do.

— Harvey Fierstein

When I write stuff and I help cast it I turn away good people all the time. I may turn them down because this one’s too tall and that one doesn’t have a high enough voice or this one looks to old to match up with that one – there’s a billion reasons not to hire somebody.

— Harvey Fierstein

Beware of anyone who says they know. Trust me they don’t or they wouldn’t have to say they did.

— Harvey Fierstein

I burned out on AIDS and did no AIDS work for a couple of years. I was so angry that people were still getting this disease that nobody can give you – you have to go out and get it!

— Harvey Fierstein

So did I work with Warhol? I worked with him less on that play then I did on other things. He actually did a portrait of my rabbit and some other stuff. Warhol was definitely… Warhol.

— Harvey Fierstein

I actually may do a musical next year… not one that I’ve written one that I may star in. Plus my concert and other people’s work and all of a sudden you’ve got a very full life.

— Harvey Fierstein

To work all the time is to be incredibly lucky.

— Harvey Fierstein

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