"Film's hard when you don't have any relationship with the director at all and you just show up. Then you really are just a gun for hire."
"You can't stop loving or wanting to love because when its right it's the best thing in the world. When you're in a relationship and its good, even if nothing else in your life is right, you feel like your whole world is complete."Philip Seymour Hoffman on Keith Sweat
"Spiritual relationship is far more precious than physical. Physical relationship divorced from spiritual is body without soul."Philip Seymour Hoffman on Mahatma Gandhi
"One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives."Philip Seymour Hoffman on Euripides
"Courage means to keep working a relationship, to continue seeking solutions to difficult problems, and to stay focused during stressful periods."Philip Seymour Hoffman on Denis Waitley
"You don't develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity."Philip Seymour Hoffman on Epicurus
"It's important to say that actors can't act alone, it's impossible. What we have to do is support each other."
"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."
"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."