"Directing is a really kind of amazing thing, because you're helping others and, in the middle of that, you have to worry about yourself."
"Sometimes I think my husband is so amazing that I don't know why he's with me. I don't know whether I'm good enough. But if I make him happy, then I'm everything I want to be."Philip Seymour Hoffman on Angelina Jolie
"If you tell people where to go, but not how to get there, you'll be amazed at the results."Philip Seymour Hoffman on George S. Patton
"It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit."Philip Seymour Hoffman on Harry S. Truman
"If you set goals and go after them with all the determination you can muster, your gifts will take you places that will amaze you."Philip Seymour Hoffman on Les Brown
"Nobody in life gets exactly what they thought they were going to get. But if you work really hard and you're kind, amazing things will happen."Philip Seymour Hoffman on Conan O'Brien
"It's important to say that actors can't act alone, it's impossible. What we have to do is support each other."
"I have a fine level of recognition in the business and among the acting community now, so I consider myself one of the lucky ones. If I didn't think that, there would be something wrong with me. I'm grateful and thankful for what I've got."
"To be fair to my dad, he is one of the brightest men I've ever met."
"I have a family."
"I have so much empathy for these young actors that are 19 and all of a sudden they're beautiful and famous and rich. I'm like, 'Oh my God, I'd be dead.'"