Top 10 Quotes by Michael J Fox

Michael J Fox

I got sick of turning on the TV and seeing my face.

Michael J Fox
My view of life is colored by humor and looking at the best in any situation.
Michael J Fox

No matter how much fame you have, it's not something that belongs to you. If I'm famous, that doesn't belong to me-that belongs to you. If you can't remember who I am, I'm no longer famous.

Michael J Fox
With Parkinson's, it's like you're in the middle of the street and you're stuck there in cement shoes and you know a bus is coming at you, but you don't know when. You think you can hear it rumbling, but you have a lot of time to think. And so you just don't live that moment of the bus hitting you until it happens. There's all kinds of room in that space.
Michael J Fox

Pain is temporary, film is forever. Michael J.

Michael J Fox
To be brutally honest, for much of that time, I was the only person in the world with Parkinson's. Of course, I mean that in the abstract. I had become acutely aware of people around me who appears to have the symptoms of Parkinson's disease, but as long as they didn't identify with me, I was in no rush to identify with them. My situation allowed, if not complete denial, at least a thick padding of insulation.
Michael J Fox

Almost instantly [after my announcement of Parkinson's], I saw the first couple of days the coverage was about, you know, "Fox's Parkinson's, blah, blah, blah." Then, two days after that, I saw the coverage turn. It started to become, "Can young people get Parkinson's?" All of a sudden, the conversation turned to become about that. And that was one of the first eye-opening things.

Michael J Fox
Muhammad would never have allowed this if it were just a museum, a place to glorify the man. This is not an institution to serve as a monument or shrine. It's to continue his walk.
Michael J Fox

I didn't just want to be a poster boy and sign on to publicize somebody else's method of operations. If I was going to put myself out there, I wanted to make sure that it was to an end. So I got involved with this congressional hearing about Parkinson's being underfunded.

Michael J Fox
I truly believe that we have infinite levels of power that we don't even know are available to us.