"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."
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."Jeremy Irons on Albert Einstein
"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men."Jeremy Irons on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control."Jeremy Irons on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right a single experiment can prove me wrong."Jeremy Irons on Albert Einstein
"Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss."Jeremy Irons on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"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."
"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."