"I've discovered that I've never had much respect for money, and that has meant that money has ended up ruling me a little bit more than it should have. So I'm trying to learn - at this late stage in life! - to actually control that."
"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."Rufus Sewell on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Rufus Sewell on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Rufus Sewell on Albert Einstein
"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."Rufus Sewell on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Rufus Sewell on Abraham Lincoln
"My feelings about my mortality are less selfish than they used to be. I used to affect a cavalier attitude to death now I see it from my son's perspective."
"Billy is a funny, cheeky, lovely boy and I love being with him. Parenthood is terrifying though. I can barely walk past a building without panicking that it's going to collapse on his head."
"I do as much comedy as I possibly can, but I'm basically limited by the imagination of the secretaries who make the decisions."
"I was a very undisciplined person but acting was something that actually motivated me to get up in the morning. I hadn't experienced that before, but it was something that really excited me. I think I could be quite self-conscious and it gave me a release."
"It's important to me to be in a relationship when I'm in one, but I'm not someone who needs to be in a relationship."