"You can't be funny for funny's sake. You try to get as outrageous situation as you can but it always has to be believable and based in real character motivations and what people would really do."
"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."Hank Azaria 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."Hank Azaria on Ron White
"A word to the wise ain't necessary - it's the stupid ones that need the advice."Hank Azaria on Bill Cosby
"Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes."Hank Azaria on Jim Carrey
"Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive."Hank Azaria on Elbert Hubbard
"In my cranky old age, I actually prefer recording alone now, on 'The Simpsons,' for example, because I find that the director can just focus on what I'm doing and I can do a lot of variations. A lot of times, when I record with a group, I'll stay after class for another hour or two."
"I tend to not watch things that are current. And then if everybody swears it's amazing then I'll like watch the whole series in a weekend."
"There's no experience like on-the-job training."
"Being funny with a funny voice is more my comfort zone, a broader character that I try to humanize, a kind of silly or wacky persona that I try to fill in."
"I was a huge fan of comedy and movies and TV growing up, and I was able to memorize and mimic a lot of things, not realizing that that meant I probably wanted to be an actor. I just really, really amused myself and my friends with memorizing entire George Carlin or Steve Martin albums."