"I've got research, I have my own life experience I can apply, and I have my imagination."
"Imagination is more important than knowledge."Chris Cooper on Albert Einstein
"I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities."Chris Cooper on Dr. Seuss
"Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions."Chris Cooper on Albert Einstein
"I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation and is but a reflection of human frailty."Chris Cooper on Albert Einstein
"Can you imagine what I would do if I could do all I can?"Chris Cooper on Sun Tzu
"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 like a very dry wit, not the big kind of humor like Robin Williams. I don't think I'm capable of that."