"He has such a patronizing tone and manner, and such a sarcastic sense of humor. I found him rather brutal, a kind of elegant brutality which appealed. No, I think he came pretty much off the page."
"A joke is a very serious thing."Jeremy Northam on Winston Churchill
"Humor is mankind's greatest blessing."Jeremy Northam on Mark Twain
"Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing."Jeremy Northam on William James
"If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide."Jeremy Northam on Mahatma Gandhi
"A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road."Jeremy Northam on Henry Ward Beecher
"My dad served in the Air Force as ground crew for several years, and doesn't really talk about it. I know that it's there. I think my main thing about direct or indirect experiences as near to home as it were is the idea of self-sacrifice really."
"I've never had a desire to be famous. Lots of actors are actually extremely shy. I have shy areas."
"The space and light up there in Norfolk is wonderfully peaceful. I find myself doing funny things like gardening, and cooking, which I rarely do in London."