"And regardless of the fact that in this country, certainly in the arts, we treat comedy as a second-class citizen, I've never thought of it that way. I've always thought it to be important. The last time I looked, the Greeks were holding up two masks. I've always thought of it not only as having equal value, but as the craft of it, being funny."
"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."Jeff Daniels 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."Jeff Daniels on Ron White
"A word to the wise ain't necessary - it's the stupid ones that need the advice."Jeff Daniels on Bill Cosby
"Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes."Jeff Daniels on Jim Carrey
"Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive."Jeff Daniels on Elbert Hubbard
"I know there are people, if I go into a market or a city for the first time, there are people that are there that just want to see the famous person, or the guy from 'Dumb and Dumber' or whatever movie they liked. And that's fine, it gets them in the door, but then it's my job to give them something different."
"I think it's a style of acting that you trust. You trust the instincts."