"I love sci-fi because it leads in the imagination, and I always say it has the most intelligent fans in the world."
"Imagination is more important than knowledge."Robert Carlyle on Albert Einstein
"I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities."Robert Carlyle on Dr. Seuss
"Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions."Robert Carlyle on Albert Einstein
"I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation and is but a reflection of human frailty."Robert Carlyle on Albert Einstein
"Can you imagine what I would do if I could do all I can?"Robert Carlyle on Sun Tzu
"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."