"My family was very supportive of whatever I wanted because my grandfather was an opera singer. My dad's dad. So my dad has an appreciation for the arts, and he let me choose my own path."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."Tony Hale on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."Tony Hale on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."Tony Hale on Eminem
"I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much."Tony Hale on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."Tony Hale on Friedrich Nietzsche
"What would be a show that I would rescue? If I could bring anything back, it would be 'The Carol Burnett Show'. Tim Conway is just... I just watched him so many times do stuff over and over. He's just so amazing."
"What's fascinating about D.C., the exteriors are these elaborate structures, this gorgeous architecture and beautiful stonework, and then you go inside and it's crap-looking - apart from the White House, which is beautiful."
"And you know, whether it's drama or comedy, the best work is based on truth. It's just that, with comedy, the circumstances are just crazy-heightened, and you have these crazy things thrown at you. But you still have to do it truthfully, because that's where the humor comes from. So it's not that difficult to cross over."
"Look, if I ever stop being grateful for gigs, I just need to stop. Because this business is... you know, it's just so kind of job-to-job, and the fact that I've continued working... I'm just incredibly thankful for it. And I never, ever take it for granted."
"I was telling somebody just the other day, there's technically such a hierarchy in this business. You have film, that's the ideal then you have TV, and things like web series do not claim as much cred, but the fact is, if the material is solid and I believe and trust in the team that's involved, I don't care what format it is."
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