"And trust, yes, which is important, but that is what I aim towards. Now that is difficult for some people, and with that desire to get things as good as possible, I would say that I'm probably regarded as quite prickly to work with."
"Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none."Jeremy Irons on William Shakespeare
"For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth."Jeremy Irons on Bo Bennett
"The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool."Jeremy Irons on Stephen King
"Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult tasks."Jeremy Irons on Isaac Watts
"Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement."Jeremy Irons on Golda Meir
"We all have our time machines. Some take us back, they're called memories. Some take us forward, they're called dreams."
"So nevertheless, what I'm saying is that what one is - one's parameters are constantly narrowed by one's success, and my desire is to widen my field even if I risk failure."
"I constantly experience failure in that my work is never as good as I want it to be. So I live with failure."
"The sad thing about any business I suppose, but in mine you see it particularly, is that you're always asked to do what you've already done."
"However, I wasn't very good at the sciences, or didn't have a lot of help in the sciences or something but certainly didn't set science for my A level. And when I came to take my A levels I didn't get a good enough result to go to University."