"The actors I respect are the ones who see it as a career and manage to live reasonably normal lives, like Meryl Streep and Philip Seymour Hoffman."
"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."Max Irons on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Max Irons on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Max Irons on Albert Einstein
"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."Max Irons on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Max Irons on Abraham Lincoln
"Acting advice is a bit like your parents teaching you how to drive a car. You know they're right, but you still kind of want them to shut up a bit."
"I've got my dad's height and smoking habit. But I think I've got my mum's looks and sensibilities."
"Kindness and a generous spirit go a long way. And a sense of humor. It's like medicine - very healing."
"I mean, it's fine when you're a kid and someone runs into the playground and goes, 'I've got this great game of pretend,' and you play... As an actor, getting to play, getting to use your imagination and be childish - it is weird but it's wonderful."
"If you try to bring 'teen drama,' you end up doing nothing but pouting."
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