"And of course I've got kids of my own now, and they love me being in the Harry Potter films. I'm now part of a phenomenon. You become incredibly cool to your kids, and you get a young fan base. So you became the cool dad at school. You're suddenly hip."
"Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances."Gary Oldman on Thomas Jefferson
"Rather be dead than cool."Gary Oldman on Kurt Cobain
"All women do have a different sense of sexuality, or sense of fun, or sense of like what's sexy or cool or tough."Gary Oldman on Angelina Jolie
"Let your soul stand cool and composed before a million universes."Gary Oldman on Walt Whitman
"It's really kind of cool to have solar panels on your roof."Gary Oldman on Bill Gates
"So Harry Potter came in and it is nice that I have kids of the right age. I took them to London and they walked around the set and met Harry Potter and that is thrilling."
"Growing up in a particular neighborhood, growing up in a working-class family, not having much money, all of those things fire you and can give you an edge, can give you an anger."
"My passion and energy get mistaken for anger."
"I drank for about 25 years getting over the loss of my father and I took the anger out on myself. I did a good job at beating myself up at sometimes. I don't drink anymore but my alcoholic head occasionally says different. 'Nil By Mouth' was a love letter to my father because I needed to resolve some issues in order to be able to forgive him."
"What other people think of me is none of my business."
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