"I wouldn't say I'm a method actor. I do research when I feel I don't have enough experience for the part I'm playing."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Tim Robbins on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Tim Robbins on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Tim Robbins on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Tim Robbins on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Tim Robbins on Mark Twain
"My philosophy is, don't take no for an answer and be willing to sacrifice your entire project for freedom."
"Is Walt turning over in his grave? A man named Joe Roth runs Disney right now-he gave me the go-ahead and total freedom to do whatever I wanted to do."
"Americans accept that gangsters are running the government."
"I learned much more about acting from philosophy courses, psychology courses, history and anthropology than I ever learned in acting class."
"Toy Soldiers was my introduction to film. I certainly didn't think I was doing art by any stretch of the imagination."