"Decide very early on: do you want to be an actor or do you want to be famous? Because they're very different routes."
"Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes."James Purefoy on Andy Warhol
"I have no use for people who throw their weight around as celebrities, or for those who fawn over you just because you are famous."James Purefoy on Walt Disney
"What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous."James Purefoy on Voltaire
"We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free."James Purefoy on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable."James Purefoy on Ambrose Bierce
"Violence is a very ugly thing. Violence is often so casual on film, and made to look so cool and so sexy, but violence is a repulsive, repugnant act that human beings inflict on each other. It shouldn't seem to be cool and sexy, ever really."
"I have to travel a lot for work."