I believe that no matter what you do in life, if you learn the basics through theater, it will help you in everything else - problem solving, communication, discipline, all of that stuff.

Laura Linney

The goal seems to me at times just to be business first.

Laura Linney

People's view of cancer will change when they have their own relationship with cancer, which everyone will, at some point.

Laura Linney

Traits like humility, courage, and empathy are easily overlooked - but it's immensely important to find them in your closest relationships.

Laura Linney

The thing about death is that it's honest.

Laura Linney

I think the way we talk about cancer has really evolved. I remember the way my grandmother used to talk about it, like a death sentence, no-one would even mention the word.

Laura Linney

I think everyone's experience with a terminal disease is so deeply personal and unique to the person, the context in which they're living and the relationships that they have.

Laura Linney

My experience is that's rare - that you have a script that is... what they call 'film-ready.'

Laura Linney

Just because you're not famous, doesn't mean you're not good.

Laura Linney