"The worst thing that an actor can do is go into any project with a lack of respect for the material. You can have an opinion about it, but you have to respect yourself in doing it."
"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."Alfred Molina on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Alfred Molina on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Alfred Molina 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."Alfred Molina on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Alfred Molina on Abraham Lincoln
"The big stars I felt a kinship with were never the romantic leads. It wasn't Steve McQueen or Robert Redford - it was people like Walter Matthau and Anthony Quinn. My big hero was Tommy Cooper."