"Well I think they broke the mould when they made me and being humble is one of my great assets."
"Great minds discuss ideas average minds discuss events small minds discuss people."Larry Hagman on Eleanor Roosevelt
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."Larry Hagman on Albert Einstein
"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."Larry Hagman on William Shakespeare
"One sees great things from the valley only small things from the peak."Larry Hagman on Gilbert K. Chesterton
"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."Larry Hagman on Winston Churchill
"'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."