"In my cranky old age, I actually prefer recording alone now, on 'The Simpsons,' for example, because I find that the director can just focus on what I'm doing and I can do a lot of variations. A lot of times, when I record with a group, I'll stay after class for another hour or two."
"It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely."Hank Azaria on Albert Einstein
"Alone we can do so little together we can do so much."Hank Azaria on Helen Keller
"It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone."Hank Azaria on Marilyn Monroe
"Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for it is better to be alone than in bad company."Hank Azaria on George Washington
"I restore myself when I'm alone."Hank Azaria on Marilyn Monroe
"I tend to not watch things that are current. And then if everybody swears it's amazing then I'll like watch the whole series in a weekend."
"There's no experience like on-the-job training."
"Being funny with a funny voice is more my comfort zone, a broader character that I try to humanize, a kind of silly or wacky persona that I try to fill in."
"You can't be funny for funny's sake. You try to get as outrageous situation as you can but it always has to be believable and based in real character motivations and what people would really do."
"I was a huge fan of comedy and movies and TV growing up, and I was able to memorize and mimic a lot of things, not realizing that that meant I probably wanted to be an actor. I just really, really amused myself and my friends with memorizing entire George Carlin or Steve Martin albums."
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