Homer Simpson, voiced by Dan Castellaneta, is the patriarch of The Simpsons and is definitely the main character.  Homer is an overweight, slob and a terrible father, but genuinely tries hard.

Homer previously had a job as safety inspector at Mr. Burns' Nuclear Power Plant, but good luck finding out what he's been doing for a living the last few years.

Homer Simpson Quotes

Marge: Tomorrow night, it might be nice to go out for dinner.
Homer: Tomorrow night? Friday? Pork chop night? Marge! We haven't missed pork chop night since the great pig scare in '87!

Homer: (Wearing glasses) The sum of the square roots of any two sides of an isosceles triangle is equal to the square root of the remaining side!
Man: (From inside a bathroom stall.) That's a right triangle, you idiot!
Homer: D'oh!

The Simpsons Quotes

Marge: Tomorrow night, it might be nice to go out for dinner.
Homer: Tomorrow night? Friday? Pork chop night? Marge! We haven't missed pork chop night since the great pig scare in '87!

Wow, now I see why they call you Miss Hoover. You must have been vacuuming for an hour.

Bart