"To be fair to my dad, he is one of the brightest men I've ever met."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."Philip Seymour Hoffman on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."Philip Seymour Hoffman on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."Philip Seymour Hoffman on Eminem
"I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much."Philip Seymour Hoffman on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."Philip Seymour Hoffman on Friedrich Nietzsche
"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."
"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.'"