Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Dan Castellaneta Quotes. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
It’s the cushiest job, but some lines are so funny that I crack up.
Go ahead and play the blues if it’ll make you happy.
It’s a different way of getting across an emotion. You’re trying to get it across to the animator because the animator is inspired by the voicetrack in terms of how to animate the character.
I think that most people don’t even know that I do other things. They think that Homer is all that I do.
The voice doesn’t take a lot of effort now, but in the beginning it was hard to try to find a voice. The one I settled on was just easier to do for a half-hour.
The humor is essentially dark for a cartoon and sophisticated. But at the same time, being a cartoon gives the writers more freedom than in a normal sitcom. It always pushes the line that, despite human failings, the Simpsons are really decent people.
Don’t eat me. I have a wife and kids. Eat them.
I often say, if I wasn’t part of the show I’d be a huge fan of it.
Sometimes the only way you can feel good about yourself is by making someone else look bad. And I’m tired of making other people feel good about themselves.
Beer. Now there’s a temporary solution.
I’ve made a kind of pact with myself where I said, It doesn’t matter what it is as long as I’m acting.
If I were actually Homer Simpson, I’d be getting scripts out the wazoo.
It’s hard to find a play that’s right for me to do. Rather than waiting around for the right script to come along, I decided to write one myself.
In this house, we obey the laws of thermodynamics!
I think the tone of the show has certainly changed over the years, because it’s really, really hard to do something different when you have a show going on as long as this has.
I always enjoyed writing. I did playlets in high school, I did radio shows in college. That’s one of the reasons I went down to Second City, because you could do acting and writing.
Getting out of jury duty is easy. The trick is to say you’re prejudiced against all races.
The nice thing is that, at least in Los Angeles, I’m known as a character actor and I do auditions for other things besides just cartoon shows.
One of my favorite episodes was the one in which Homer grew hair. That was a very unique episode, since there was a gay secretary, but that wasn’t even the issue of the show-the issue was Homer’s image changing because he had hair.
It is better to watch things then to do them.
It’s the weirdest thing. When you go into acting, you expect to be a huge star and to be recognized… It did happen, but not in the way you expect it to… In L.A., I’m just another character actor.
To many, Homer may appear lazy and a loser, but he’s just much misguided. He’s boorish, sure, but well meaning and, I guess, the one thing we have in common is the pursuit of lousy diets.