"I remember opening my dad's closet and there were, like, 40 suits, every color of the rainbow, plaid and winter and summer. He had two jewelry boxes full of watches and lighters and cuff links. And just... he was that guy. He was probably unfulfilled in his life in many ways."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."Jon Hamm on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."Jon Hamm on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."Jon Hamm on Eminem
"I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much."Jon Hamm on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."Jon Hamm on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Losing both parents at a young age gave me a sense that you can't really control life - so you'd better live it while it's here. I stopped believing in a storybook existence a long time ago. All you can do is push in a direction and see what comes of it."
"Acting is sort of an extension of childhood. You get to play all of these roles and have so much fun. Playing an athlete would be so cool. Or where you get to shoot guns, ride horses. I wouldn't turn down any of that."
"I have a lady, she's a great lady. I love her a lot, she loves me. We're on the same page. Whenever that day happens when we're not on the same page we'll move forward with it. We're interested in having our lives be our lives right now and not a third person's vis-a-vis marriage and whatever that means."
"It couldn't be a simpler answer. Marriage doesn't really mean anything to me. I feel like in many ways marriage is more for the families of the couple than for the people involved, so I don't gravitate to it."
"For a kid who's lost his mom and all the rage and grief that no one was able to talk out of me, football was a very therapeutic sport. Very."