Quotations by Philip Seymour Hoffman
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Born: Sunday, July 23, 1967
Actors are responsible to the people we play.
(Keywords: People, Actors, Play)
Being unemployed is not good for an actor. No, it isn't, no matter how unsuccessful you are. Because you always remember getting fired from all the restaurants. You remember that stuff very, very strongly.
(Keywords: Actor, Being, Restaurants)
I didn't have any idea that I would be able to have a career in film.
(Keywords: Idea, Career, Film)
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.
(Keywords: Business, Acting, Community, Now, Wrong)
I work constantly but I work at a lot of different things. You know, I run a theater company in New York, I direct plays, act in plays, in movies, so I try to keep it eclectic.
(Keywords: Work, Movies, Act, Company, Theater)
If I was a little bit younger I would worry more. I'd want to do one thing at a time but now I try to do a bunch of different things at a time if I can.
(Keywords: Time, Now, Want, Worry)
It's important to say that actors can't act alone, it's impossible. What we have to do is support each other.
(Keywords: Act, Actors, Support)
My love for the theater has always been a priority. That hasn't changed. I got into acting that way. The film work that came up was really a surprise.
(Keywords: Love, Work, Acting, Film, Theater)
People actually live with their id exposed. They're not good at concealing what's going on inside.
Sometimes I have a great day of filming and sometimes the theater strikes me better. It just depends.
(Keywords: Day, Theater)
Sometimes I'm uncomfortable with the level of fame I've got! It all depends on the day and what's going on. I don't desire any more fame. I don't need it.
(Keywords: Day, Desire, Fame)
The foibles of my body are pretty much out there in the work I do.
(Keywords: Work, Body, Pretty)
The only true currency in this bankrupt world is what you share with someone else when you're uncool.
The size of my head though is pretty abnormal.
There are a lot of things going on with my life right now that don't just have to do with career. So I have a hard time making decisions about work. That's really a luxury problem.
(Keywords: Life, Time, Work, Career, Decisions, Luxury, Now, Right)
When you have a child, as anyone knows who has them, that's basically all you want to talk about.
(Keywords: Talk, Want)