"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."
"Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes."Tim Roth on Andy Warhol
"I have no use for people who throw their weight around as celebrities, or for those who fawn over you just because you are famous."Tim Roth on Walt Disney
"What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous."Tim Roth on Voltaire
"We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free."Tim Roth on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable."Tim Roth on Ambrose Bierce
"My dad was a Communist Party member who fought for his country."
"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."
"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."