"In troubled times the last thing you want to do is to stick your money into a film. It's such a gamble."
"When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life now that I am old I know that it is."Robert Carlyle on Oscar Wilde
"A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money."Robert Carlyle on John Ruskin
"Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants."Robert Carlyle on Benjamin Franklin
"The lack of money is the root of all evil."Robert Carlyle on Mark Twain
"Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it."Robert Carlyle on Mark Twain
"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."