"You know, this idea of going around the world imposing democracy by growing a middle-class, a trading merchant class that is independent of your faith, is a good notion, but we're all partially different - it's no good imposing systems on people that it doesn't suit."
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."Damian Lewis on Mother Teresa
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."Damian Lewis on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."Damian Lewis on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired."Damian Lewis on Martin Luther
"Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts."Damian Lewis on Mahatma Gandhi
"If you think you don't want to play another psychopath, but the script is amazing, and the director is fantastic, and the story is incredible, then you may end up playing your third psychopath in a row."
"I've always had a 'Work hard, play hard' attitude to life - I still do - but sometimes you get involved in something that needs a calm, methodical approach."
"I'm not an American, but I have this weird connection to America in different ways through my dad living here for five years, my godfather being an American who I'm very close to."
"Acting can be a narrow and isolated experience, because you only examine your particular part."
"I have a three-year-old and a four-year-old at home, and my mornings are about just dealing with the fact of that. I oddly enjoy it."
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