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One of my first memories of being a kid was, 'I want to have a real job when I grow up.' And to me that meant you wear a suit and a hat and carry a briefcase and go to your job.

If you are going to wrestle a bear, try to stay away from all fish oil products, you know. I mean it's tough for me, because I love to rub myself with salmon oil every day - it's a great conditioner for the hair, skin.

It's very easy for me to play silly, but to reveal something closer to you, that's so much harder.

I love playing the macho guy who looks like an idiot.

I have only been funny about seventy four per cent of the time. Yes I think that is right. Seventy-four per cent of the time.

I've never been a conceited person or cocky, never felt boastful, but I always had a sense of self-worth; I always had a real sense of myself.

James Caan told me at the end of filming 'Elf' that he had been waiting through the whole film for me to be funny - and I never was.

Saturday Night Live is such a comedy boot camp in a way, because you get to work with so many different people who come in to host the show and you get thrown into so many situations and learn how to think on your feet, so filmmaking actually feels slow, in a good way.

Anyone who does anything creative is always gonna want to change.

Aren't we all striving to be overpaid for what we do?

By the time I was ready for college, I didn't know what I wanted to do. I think I secretly wanted a show business career, but I was suppressing it.

Enjoy the little fun things - like taking your kids to school - before they're all grown up.

Happens I am very political. I have deep political instincts.

I don't really have aspirations to be Tom Hanks.

I grew up in an entertainment family, and so I saw how susceptible you are to the ups and downs of this business.

I guess ultimately a lot of comedians just wanna be taken seriously.

I know the nature of comedy, and you never know what will happen with the next movie or whether people will find it funny.

I left home to go to college, and then I moved back home. I moved back for three years from 21 to 24.

I live by 'Earnin' and burnin'.' Meaning, I like to make money and spend it before I even have it. That's the way I live my life.

I still regret that I never played soccer in high school. I chose basketball over soccer.