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" '30 Rock' is one of the best things on TV, I think. "
" I loved the stories my parents and grandparents would read to me. "
" People ask me about my limp. I say, 'You know, I don't know how bad it is, because I don't watch - I don't watch myself.' I don't look at it. I don't. "
" I go to Yosemite a lot. To get there, you fly from L.A. to Fresno and rent a car. So I know about Fresno. It looks like the entire city was built in 1946 in three months - all these low California ranch style homes. The whole city looks like that. "
" My mother was a real tough cookie. She raised the three of us, and she worked at the same time. "
" My daughter couldn't wake me up, so they called 911. They rushed me to the hospital. They drilled a hole in my head and wrapped a coil around my brain. I was unconscious for a week, and I was in rehab for two months - couldn't walk, couldn't talk. Now I've relearned everything. I'm so happy. "
" Directors would tell me, 'We want you to play a character a little less complex than you are.' Yeah, sure. What they mean is, 'You're playing a dummy.' "
" If there's ever a woman who's smart, funny, or witty, people are afraid of that, so they don't write that. They only write parts for women where they let everything be steamrolled over them, where they let people wipe their feet all over them. "
" I try to laugh as much as possible and enjoy the company of people who can make me laugh. "
" I went on the 'Letterman' show the first time to plug something, and then I came back as the Fool, the court jester. "
" Usually, the extras have a different mentality. I had the mentality of an artist, because I was a 'ballet-rina.' But most extras are out to make a fast buck for nothing. They're 'atmosphere.' "
" I think eventually they're going to find out that MS is like 10 different things. I have a neurological disease something like MS, and it's MS, so let's take medicine for it. "
" How come women are treated differently from men all the time? Not only handicapped people, but women - and handicapped women, forget it! "
" If you get your foot in the door doing one kind of part, that's the kind of role they call you for. I can't say I resent it - then I would resent my whole career. "
" I resent it when they write the part of a woman who's just a sexy femme fatale who seduces people to ger her way, perpetrating the myth that that's how woman have to operate, instead of using their brains or their wit. "
" My doctor said, for want of a better word, now that we've got medicines out here that can help, let's put you on one of them and say we're treating MS. "
" I want to write more, because I think I've got a story to tell. "
" Speed bumps, I was thinking, you know, you're driving along, everything's OK, and then there's a speed bump to go, 'Slow down.' Go over it real slowly, and you hit the pedal, and you keep going, and I just thought it was kind of a nice metaphor for life. "
" The Academy not only knew I existed, they thought I was good! "
" I'm really grateful for my dancers' discipline. "
" You have to find out what's right for you, so it's trial and error. You are going to be all right if you accept realistic goals for yourself. "
" I have heard all kinds of stories about telling employers about MS and I really don't know what the answer is. I am a private person, but I have found support by talking to fellow MSrs in the community. "
" The whole MS stuff put the kibosh on my career. And I sort of let it go. I even have a friend who went to CBS and said, 'I want Teri Garr to be in this series,' and the head of the network said, 'Oh no, she's got MS.' "
" I was in love with Michael Keaton. He was very funny. "
" My next book's title is going to be, 'I Have One Foot in the Grave and Another on a Banana Peel.' "
" You can keep it to yourself, but you could also call a support team like the team at MS LifeLines. They are there to support the MS community and give good advice. "
" People aren't so interested in seeing movies about women's problems. "
" I did a string of about six or seven Elvis movies, all in a row. He made all of those movies in two years' time. All of them bad. Don't quote me. "
" I went to physical therapy, occupational therapy, voice, every kind of therapy except mental therapy - obviously! "
" I have a disease, but I also have a lot of other things. "
" There's always going to be somebody worse off than me. "