"You go back to those films of the '40s and '50s and hear the dialogue, the way the people played off each other - the wordplay. I think we've really lost that in movies."
"Film spectators are quiet vampires."Clive Owen on Jim Morrison
"Am I a romantic? I've seen 'Wuthering Heights' ten times. I'm a romantic."Clive Owen on Johnny Depp
"You know what your problem is, it's that you haven't seen enough movies - all of life's riddles are answered in the movies."Clive Owen on Steve Martin
"This film cost $31 million. With that kind of money I could have invaded some country."Clive Owen on Clint Eastwood
"Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the ideals and objectives of normal adulthood."Clive Owen on Walt Disney
"If you explode onto the scene at a very young age, there are so many people pulling you in different directions. It takes time to recalibrate and see what's important."
"I think that Phil Kaufman is one of the best directors that I have come across."
"A huge part of acting in movies is appetite. You do your best work when you've got a lot of appetite and you really want to embrace something. When you get tired, you don't have that hunger."
"Parenthood and family come first for me, and when I'm not working I'm cool with the Teletubbies."
"I go off and make movies I come home, and I'm a dad and I hang with my girls."