"I think we still live in a culture that assumes that men are single by choice and women are single because no one wants them."
"I’m not really a talker when I have problems. It keeps me from seeming weak, but it also closes me off from the insights of other people."
"What’s your favorite thing about your mother?"
"She loves life more than anyone I’ve ever known. I hope she doesn’t mind me telling you this, but recently she’s had some health problems. And her health got so bad at one point, she called me and said: ‘I was starting to wonder if there was any reason to go on. But then I had the most delicious pear!’"