"I'd like to play Matt Damon's daddy. He's a wonderful actor, I really admire him, and I'd like to play his dad one day."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."Larry Hagman on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."Larry Hagman on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."Larry Hagman 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."Larry Hagman on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."Larry Hagman on Friedrich Nietzsche
"'Dallas' hit a chord back in the late Seventies and Eighties because it was the age of greed: here you have this unapologetic character who is mean and nasty and ruthless and does it all with an evil grin. I think people related to JR back then because we all have someone we know exactly like him. Everyone in the world knows a JR."
"I did successfully kick tobacco at the age of 34. I smoked for like 20 years, from 14 to 34."
"Good acting is all in the writing. If it isn't on the page, then it really won't make any difference. You cannot act on force of personality alone."
"I never travel without my Stetson, but the more I wear it the more I realise that no one wears hats any more. When I was a kid everybody wore hats, especially in Texas, but I get off the plane in Dallas now and I'm the only guy with a hat. It's amazing."
"My definition of a redundancy is an air-bag in a politician's car."