"Being a father, being a friend, those are the things that make me feel successful."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."William Hurt on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."William Hurt on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."William Hurt 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."William Hurt on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."William Hurt on Friedrich Nietzsche
"But I am not going to live for ever. And the more I know it, the more amazed I am by being here at all."
"The thing is, I don't believe in most of what's done. The amount of financial and imaginative energy that's put into mediocrity is just amazing which I find to be fundamentally offensive as a human being."
"Heroes to me are guys that sit in libraries. They absorb knowledge and then the risks they take are calculated on the basis of the courage it took to become replete with knowledge."
"Sometimes people call me a success for all the reasons that make me think I'm a failure."
"Being famous is not something that would make me feel successful - unless one was striving for mediocrity."