"Sometimes in the most tragic situation, something just profoundly funny happens."
"A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man."David Hyde Pierce on Lana Turner
"I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade... And try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party."David Hyde Pierce on Ron White
"A word to the wise ain't necessary - it's the stupid ones that need the advice."David Hyde Pierce on Bill Cosby
"Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes."David Hyde Pierce on Jim Carrey
"Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive."David Hyde Pierce on Elbert Hubbard
"My dad had been an actor... not only had my dad been an actor, but his dad had been an actor, and my great-grandfather had been an actor. And who knows before then?"
"I went and took golf lessons so Dad would let me play with him. I was just terrible... but I was able to have a wonderful time just walking around with Dad. I can see the real pleasure of that game."
"I was as happy doing theater in New York for little or no money as I am now doing television for more money. The happiness, I guess, comes out of it being a good job. The success has to do with the fact that it's a good job that will continue."
"I don't remember any sibling rivalry growing up, because by the time I was really conscious, Tom was going away to college. My relationship with him, which is a very close one, really developed in more recent years."
"We all went to Kelsey's wedding, and yeah, we go to parties. We also go to each other's house. A group of us got together over at Kelsey's and just read through some plays just for the fun of it. That may not be everyone's idea of a good time, but we had a good time."