"What other people think of me is none of my business."
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."Gary Oldman on Mark Twain
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax."Gary Oldman on Albert Einstein
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."Gary Oldman on Colin Powell
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."Gary Oldman on Dale Carnegie
"If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."Gary Oldman on Abraham Lincoln
"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."
"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."
"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."