"Anyone who can do the splits and come back up on the backbeat, as James Brown and Prince can, has my eternal respect. Prince, who is a genius of the highest order, can come back up while singing and playing the guitar."
"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."Bill Nighy on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Bill Nighy on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Bill Nighy 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."Bill Nighy on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Bill Nighy on Abraham Lincoln
"I don't even own a car."
"My dad had a personal style which was very attractive. It was quite reserved and quite elegant, and it was infectious."
"I like being in kids' movies, and I like being in family movies."
"I'm not a royal family watcher."
"When you have a family, or even when you're just seeing a girl, it's difficult to be skint."