"I've never had a desire to be famous. Lots of actors are actually extremely shy. I have shy areas."
"Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes."Jeremy Northam 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."Jeremy Northam on Walt Disney
"What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous."Jeremy Northam on Voltaire
"We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free."Jeremy Northam on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable."Jeremy Northam on Ambrose Bierce
"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."
"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."
"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."