“It's a troublesome world. All the people who're in it
are troubled with troubles almost every minute.
You ought to be thankful, a whole heaping lot,
for the places and people you're lucky you're not.”
“Truly, I'm not joking when I thank my lucky stars for the awful operation I had, since it has made me young again and philosophical which means that I don't want to fritter away the new lease on life I've been given.”
“Probably the hardest days are when the presenters come in for rehearsal. We're lucky. We have a person from the academy who tapes the pronunciations (of the nominees' names) for us, so we don't usually find out we're saying someone's name wrong, but still you're running everywhere making changes.”