Sometimes you may have to pull back from trying to save the world and just try to save the piece of the world that belongs to you.
These guys could have a starter or key player get hurt and still win games.
I'm really going to miss everybody. It's like a family there. I love them, but that's life, I guess.
But what I will do is I'll acknowledge it and if it can be of any help the fact that I do acknowledge it then maybe other people will benefit from it because I do have somewhat of a public forum being in the line of work I am.
If at the end of the day, people look at it and say, oh, yeah, I liked his stuff, or for the most part I liked his stuff, or I've enjoyed watching some of the things he's done, that's all I can hope for.
There are a lot of people who will come to me for advice or whatever.
I mean, it's the life lessons that I suppose you learn that nobody gets a free ride and that you do the best you can with the means that you can and try to open yourself to as much knowledge and all that that you can.
I'm in the wrong racket if I didn't want a public life.
I reached that day that I always thought might happen, where I say to myself I don't want to do this anymore. I'm looking for some stability. I want to stay home.
When they were small and my wife really had no other responsibilities, except taking care of the family and all of us, it wasn't that big a deal. It was fun. Hey, we're going to Moscow. We're going to Italy. We're going to Toronto. We're going to New York.
But we're still in somewhat a Puritanical society in a lot of ways.
I'm a character actor so I've jumped around to all kinds of things.
I wouldn't be surprised if some day, they put the Simpsons in the Smithsonian. It's become part of our culture, those characters.
I did plays and movies and whatever all over the place.
When I played Dean Martin, he was dead when we made the movie but there would have been nothing better than to spend a week with Dean Martin if I could have.