"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."
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."Philip Seymour Hoffman on Mark Twain
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax."Philip Seymour Hoffman on Albert Einstein
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."Philip Seymour Hoffman on Colin Powell
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."Philip Seymour Hoffman on Dale Carnegie
"If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."Philip Seymour Hoffman on Abraham Lincoln
"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."
"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.'"