"I like so many different kinds of music just because all I did was listen to the radio as a kid."
"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain."Philip Seymour Hoffman on Bob Marley
"If music be the food of love, play on."Philip Seymour Hoffman on William Shakespeare
"Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything."Philip Seymour Hoffman on Plato
"Without music, life would be a mistake."Philip Seymour Hoffman on Friedrich Nietzsche
"I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me-like food or water."Philip Seymour Hoffman on Ray Charles
"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."