"People go to the movies to watch a film and all they're thinking about is the actress's cellulite they saw in a magazine."
"Film spectators are quiet vampires."Robert Carlyle on Jim Morrison
"Am I a romantic? I've seen 'Wuthering Heights' ten times. I'm a romantic."Robert Carlyle on Johnny Depp
"You know what your problem is, it's that you haven't seen enough movies - all of life's riddles are answered in the movies."Robert Carlyle on Steve Martin
"This film cost $31 million. With that kind of money I could have invaded some country."Robert Carlyle on Clint Eastwood
"Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the ideals and objectives of normal adulthood."Robert Carlyle on Walt Disney
"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."