"Acting is probably the greatest therapy in the world. You can get a lot stuff out of you on the set so you don't have to take it home with you at night. It's the stuff between the lines, the empty space between those lines which is interesting."
"Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country."Robert Carlyle on Margaret Thatcher
"A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body."Robert Carlyle on Benjamin Franklin
"Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts."Robert Carlyle on Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home."Robert Carlyle on Bill Cosby
"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in."Robert Carlyle on Robert Frost
"My first love is art, and I see a lot of things in an artistic way."
"In the late '70s, maybe just before I started, there was still an attitude that if you did film you didn't do TV and vice versa, but that's gone now."
"My dad was rubbish at all other aspects of his financial life, but he's pretty good at paying the rent."
"I've always taken my love of children from my father. He was a children magnet. Suddenly, having my first child hit home what my dad went through."
"There are a lot of things that make up a performance, a lot of technical things. It isn't always just about pulling it up from the darkest recesses of your mind or your heart. It's your experience and your observation."