"I like a very dry wit, not the big kind of humor like Robin Williams. I don't think I'm capable of that."
"A joke is a very serious thing."Chris Cooper on Winston Churchill
"Humor is mankind's greatest blessing."Chris Cooper on Mark Twain
"Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing."Chris Cooper on William James
"If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide."Chris Cooper on Mahatma Gandhi
"A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road."Chris Cooper on Henry Ward Beecher
"You look at a herd of cattle and well, they all look the same... but they know. They all have an individual personality, and those personalities change from day to day. They can have their grumpy days and their happy days and their serene days. But it's unpredictable. You can't be off in outer space when you're dealing with animals."
"I've got research, I have my own life experience I can apply, and I have my imagination."