"When we started the show, 'Dallas' was known as the city where JFK was assassinated. By the end it was known as JR's home town."
"Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country."Larry Hagman on Margaret Thatcher
"A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body."Larry Hagman on Benjamin Franklin
"Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts."Larry Hagman on Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home."Larry Hagman on Bill Cosby
"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in."Larry Hagman on Robert Frost
"'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."