It's kind of bittersweet. The human spirit is not measured by the size of the act, but by the size of the heart.
In today's society we sometimes forget to balance our hearts and our heads; this is the reason we stop laughing.
Balance is so important in our lives. In our busy world, we can give ourselves balance between thinking and feeling.
We may have forgotten how to feel. Nobody is teaching us how to live happily ever after, as we've heard in fairy tales.
I believe that love and laughter can only happen when one person takes the time to think about what would cause the other person to feel good.
Homosexuality in Russia is a crime and the punishment is seven years in prison, locked up with the other men. There is a three year waiting list.
In Russia we only had two TV channels. Channel One was propaganda. Channel Two consisted of a KGB officer telling you: Turn back at once to Channel One.
I found out that when you get married the man becomes the head of the house. And the woman becomes the neck, and she turns the head any way she wants to.
We have been learning since we were children how to make money, buy things, build things. The whole education system is set up to teach us how to think, not to feel.
My father described this tall lady who stands in the middle of the New York harbor, holding high a torch to welcome people seeking freedom in America. I instantly fell in love.