"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."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Gary Oldman on Mark Twain
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."Gary Oldman on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Gary Oldman on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Gary Oldman on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Gary Oldman on Robert Frost
"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."
"Change is vital to any actor. If you keep playing lead after lead, you're really gonna dry up. Because all those vehicles wean you away from the truths of human behaviour."