"I believe acting is very physical, and when you have to fight or do those kinds of things, it takes a lot of respect not to allow yourself to go off and hurt yourself or someone else."
"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."Giancarlo Esposito on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Giancarlo Esposito on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Giancarlo Esposito 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."Giancarlo Esposito on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Giancarlo Esposito on Abraham Lincoln
"It feels amazing to work with writers that write really well."
"People who have not done their research on me do not know that I am European, born in Copenhagen, Denmark to an Italian father from Napoli and a mother from Alabama who was singing opera and went to Europe, met my dad, fell in love, and then moved back to Rome, where I was raised, between Rome and Hamburg."
"It's certain that the death of an actor can be on a television screen playing the same thing every week."
"I'm not too into fast food, but you know if I was, it would be chicken."
"Luis Bunuel made great movies."