"My dad was a Communist Party member who fought for his country."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."Tim Roth on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."Tim Roth on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."Tim Roth on Eminem
"I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much."Tim Roth on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."Tim Roth on Friedrich Nietzsche
"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."
"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."