"I didn't want to come up with some generic Johnny Bravo type name. I'm not that cool, so I might as well stick with my birth name."
"Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances."Colin Hanks on Thomas Jefferson
"Rather be dead than cool."Colin Hanks on Kurt Cobain
"All women do have a different sense of sexuality, or sense of fun, or sense of like what's sexy or cool or tough."Colin Hanks on Angelina Jolie
"Let your soul stand cool and composed before a million universes."Colin Hanks on Walt Whitman
"It's really kind of cool to have solar panels on your roof."Colin Hanks on Bill Gates
"Keep in my mind my dad didn't become a huge, huge mega actor until I was halfway through high school - so right around the time he's going through his big renaissance is right when I'm starting to do my high school revolting."
"My dad has always been extremely supportive in every decision I've made and much more interested in me picking what I wanted to do."
"I knew that I needed to do something that I desperately loved. There was a period where I did question if it was acting because I knew that I would be making things hard on myself. I knew that there was going to be a little bit of a hullabaloo because of my dad being who he is and all that."
"When I was younger it was - you know, my dad dressed up in drag on 'Bosom Buddies.' And that was what I was having to deal with at the time. And then around the time that I was into college was when he became statue-worthy I guess you could say."
"'Lucky' is for laughs, and there's really nothing funny that I'm doing on 'Dexter.' I think more than anything, both comment on the fact that anybody is capable of anything. Just because they are the shy guy in the corner doesn't mean that they are a harmless little bunny."