"I started off on stage because it was the only work I could get. I haven't been back for 11 years. I think any stage experience is good experience, as far as being an actor is concerned."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Tim Roth on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Tim Roth on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Tim Roth on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Tim Roth on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Tim Roth on Mark Twain
"My dad was a Communist Party member who fought for his country."
"I miss my family, and I like being a tourist when I go back."
"There is less pressure as a character actor. It generally means that you will be acting for all of your life, which is my intention. It is not my intention to just be a rich and famous person, that would be pretty boring."
"I have come close to producing films. But generally by the time they hit the screen, there's about 50 people with producer credits, so what's the point. I usually find scripts I like with no money attached and take them to producers that I know and try to raise finance."
"You read a script and its based on 'Reservoir Dogs' and 'Pulp Fiction', and it goes right in the bin."