Facts about Harvey Fierstein

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Harvey Fierstein is a famous Actor from USA, he is 63 years old and still alive, born June 6, 1954.

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He is born under the zodiac gemini, who is known for Communication, Indecision, Inquisitive, Intelligent, Changeable. Our collection contains 34 quotes who is written / told by Harvey, under the main topic Life.

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Famous quotes by Harvey Fierstein (34)


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"Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself"
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"To me, if a heterosexual has a right to do it, then I have a right to do it. And if it's important to the gay youth - who are now setting the agenda - then its important to me"
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"Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself"
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"If you deny yourself commitment, what can you do with your life?"
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"I'm sure there's going to be some material from This Is Not Going To Be Pretty. I usually use that song to just introduce myself to the audience, although the patter in between the song is always different"
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"I got the regular call, that they were doing a Broadway musical of Hairspray, and would I come and audition. I was familiar with the movie, because at the time it came out my lover wrote for Premiere magazine, and we had to see everything"
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"Pork was in 1971, and I stopped hanging out at The Factory by like 1973"
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"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"
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"Also, if you want to reach people, theatre is not always the best way to do it"
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"A child's kiss is magic. Why else would they be so stingy with them?"
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"The world is full of more interesting things than my voice"
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"It's a lot of fun to play someone you don't normally think of yourself as"
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"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"
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"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!"
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"But actually just yesterday we raised the key of one of my songs two steps up, so my voice is obviously responding. It's a muscle, and the more you use it, the more you use it right, the more you should get out of it. So yes, I sing"
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"You really, really, really have to love what you are going to do in theatre because it is an unmerciful life. It's six days a week. It's eight performances a week. And that's doing the exact same thing over and over and over again"
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"To work all the time is to be incredibly lucky"
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"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"
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"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"
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"Actually, I think the average voice is like 70 percent tone and 30 percent noise. My voice is 95 percent noise"
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"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"
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"It's through sheer will that I can sing"
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"It would be nice to redefine ourselves - at the moment we are drowning in diversity. That's not a bad thing, its just going to take a while before we refocus"
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"In London they don't like you if you're still alive"
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"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"
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"How time files when you's doin' all the talking"
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"Time will tell us what we did and didn't do"
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"I am thrilled - I can't stress that enough - thrilled when I see kids getting active"
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"I actually pray everyday, but I don't believe in God"
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"And I believe that you never be limited in what you do, so I like to do movies, I like to do television"
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"There are times when I don't take roles because I don't want to be perceived a certain way"
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"Political movements always belong to the young"
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"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"
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"But I'm not adverse to the idea of Torch Song as a musical. It would just be different. Because the play will always be there exactly as it was, and in a musical you could tell a lot of the story through songs"


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