• "When I was 13 years old, a professional theater company in my town needed a kid actor. I auditioned, and I got the part, so for just a few weeks I became a member of the company and I met some professional actors."
  • "I guess my tendency is to think essentially that the new wrinkles won't do the job if the old major idea didn't, and so you have to try something different. Then maybe they can all be combined in some coherent piece."
  • "Just the other day I pulled out this old cassette of Ragged Glory and I popped it into my cassette player and I was digging it. They were just a great rock and roll band, one that presents the song ahead of everything else - there's no grand idea or concept behind it."
  • "I started when I was 8 years old, which is obviously nowadays pretty late, but I guess in my generation it was all right. I had plenty of other interests and I didn't do only tennis."
  • "The whole new Democratic Party is the old Republican Party. We have a whole bunch of elephants running around in donkey's clothes."
  • "Just touching that old tree was truly moving to me because when you touch these trees, you have such a sense of the passage of time, of history. It's like you're touching the essence, the very substance of life."
  • "Being an old radical, I like films like Spartacus. I could relate to the hero."
  • "I'm not interested at all in playing more than 12, 15 tournaments a year on an annual basis because like all the old guys out here on this Tour, we've played golf for nearly 30 years of our lives."
  • "The problem with emotion was that it was clearly something important, but-at least according to the old philosophy-it was something to overcome."
  • "You don't have to be old in America to say of a world you lived in: That world is gone."