"There are some people who walk into a room and they oxygenate it, by their very being there's fresh air. Then there are those who come in with the smell of death and they suck the life out."
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."Peter Mullan on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent."Peter Mullan on Buddha
"The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead."Peter Mullan on Albert Einstein
"The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time."Peter Mullan on Mark Twain
"Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see."Peter Mullan on Helen Keller
"As a dad I'm emotionally dedicated but I'm not 'figuring out their life plans'. But of course as I'm telling them about the rights of wrongs I'm thinking back to what I was like at their age."
"You have to just go with your imagination, where your instinct takes you."
"Part of the reason why movie bosses are so obsessed with crime movies is because they know that world and the criminals. And that's what they are - they would not hesitate to act illegally to achieve profit and gain."
"Truth is I don't think God on a daily basis. I think politics, science."
"There's no such thing as an actor giving positive criticism to a director. The minute you say 'Don't you think it would look nicer...', that director's going to hate your guts. Particularly if it's a good idea."