Colin Hanks quotes

  • I don't need to know how they make Coca-Cola. I think it tastes just fine not knowing what the ingredients are. I think there are some things that should be kept secret.
    -- Colin Hanks

    #Thinking #Knowing #Secret

  • I spent a lot of time in Tower Records. I'm a huge music nerd, and Tower was instrumental to me when I was growing up.
    -- Colin Hanks

    #Growing Up #Nerd #Towers

  • I think Robitussin is way underrated.
    -- Colin Hanks

    #Thinking #Way #Underrated

  • I was in two very horrible bands.
    -- Colin Hanks

    #Two #Band #Horrible

  • I'm the quiet bass player.
    -- Colin Hanks

    #Player #Bass #Bass Players

  • To be quite honest, I'm not religious.
    -- Colin Hanks

    #Religious #Honest

  • When it comes down to it, I just want to work.
    -- Colin Hanks

    #Want

  • Having come up in the era where movies are only movies if they're released in the theater... I don't know if that holds true anymore. I've been involved in some movies that have gone 'direct-to-video,' and that used to not be a good thing, but now it's different.
    -- Colin Hanks

    #Different #Video #Gone

  • I'm really fascinated with anything that takes place between the 1920s up through the 1960s. In some ways it feels familiar, and in other ways it feels like it's from another planet.
    -- Colin Hanks

    #Way #Planets #1960s

  • I've been able to find just as much interesting, exciting music through the Internet and iTunes... The personal interaction is not the same, and I'm not walking out of a store with a physical thing, so there's definitely an element that is lost, for sure.
    -- Colin Hanks

    #Interesting #Elements #Able

  • Religion theme aside, most of the time I'm in some sort of comedy and I'm a straight man and it's really just, let's wind this guy up and see him explode.
    -- Colin Hanks

    #Men #Wind #Guy

  • I did plays in grade school.
    -- Colin Hanks

    #School #Play #Grades

  • A baby's existence for the first three months is a one-way street. One person is doing all the work and the other is crying, sleeping and pooping. So the first moment when you're actually able to do something and they acknowledge your presence, that's a big deal. A very big deal.
    -- Colin Hanks

    #Baby #Sleep #Three

  • Keep in my mind my dad didn't become a huge, huge mega actor until I was halfway through high school, so right around the time he's going through his big renaissance is right when I'm starting to do my high school revolting.
    -- Colin Hanks

    #Dad #Father #School

  • No matter where you are in your life, whatever set of people you're with, it all still breaks down like high school does. You have your social cliques, you have the people you get along with, the people you don't and the people you're ambivalent about. All of the dynamics are still here.
    -- Colin Hanks

    #School #People #Doe

  • But yeah, I played bass guitar in high school and in college and then I actually fractured my thumb, so my bass career went bye-bye.
    -- Colin Hanks

    #School #College #Guitar

  • I guess maybe someone at 'Dexter' saw the 'Mad Men' stuff and thought, 'He can do this.'
    -- Colin Hanks

    #Men #Mad #Stuff

  • I like to look at scenarios and see how people interact with each other. That's why I'm an actor because I try to recreate that. Since our daughter joined us the spectrum has widened.
    -- Colin Hanks

    #Daughter #Mother #People

  • Everyone in my industry, the movie industry, is looking at the music industry and going, 'How do we avoid that collapse?' And I don't know if you can, to be quite honest!
    -- Colin Hanks

    #Honest #Music Industry #Collapse

  • I didn't want to come up with some generic Johnny Bravo type name. I'm not that cool, so I might as well stick with my birth name.
    -- Colin Hanks

    #Names #Want #Might

  • I collect watches because I'm always late, and I need to know exactly how late I'm going to be - in order to come up with a good excuse.
    -- Colin Hanks

    #Order #Watches #Needs

  • When I was younger it was, you know, my dad dressed up in drag on 'Bosom Buddies.' And that was what I was having to deal with at the time. And then around the time that I was into college was when he became statue-worthy I guess you could say.
    -- Colin Hanks

    #Dad #Father #College

  • My dad has always been extremely supportive in every decision I've made and much more interested in me picking what I wanted to do.
    -- Colin Hanks

    #Dad #Father #Decision

  • I knew that I needed to do something that I desperately loved. There was a period where I did question if it was acting because I knew that I would be making things hard on myself. I knew that there was going to be a little bit of a hullabaloo because of my dad being who he is and all that.
    -- Colin Hanks

    #Dad #Father #Acting

  • Normally, what I do for fun is just nothing. I try to just relax. Normally, it involves just relaxing and reading and maybe going out and meeting up with a friend. I live a very simple existence. I would much rather just sit around and listen to a couple of records and read the paper.
    -- Colin Hanks

    #Couple #Fun #Reading