"I learned to change my accent in England, your accent identifies you very strongly with a class, and I did not want to be held back."
"So great was the extremity of his pain and anguish, that he did not only sigh but roar."
"As a kid, this is what I wanted my life to be. Not in my wildest dreams did I ever dare to dream that it would be this."
"When I was 12 years old, someone took me to see Martha Graham. It was nothing like what I thought of as serious dancing and even then I knew I was having a great experience. It was as if somebody was moving through space like no one ever did before."
"To deal with the stark reality of having hit or hurt a woman or child, to deal with the initial responsibility you have not to do that and the knowledge you did do it, can be incredibly hard."
"I think all those people I did stories about measured their own success by the joy their work was giving them."
"A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves."
"If I did any movies I'd have to take a break from singing, because I'd want it to be really good."
"I was asked to do a test commercial shoot for an Apple product which didn't mean much to me at the time. Some music player that holds all your songs. Sounded cool to me and I never gave up an opportunity to work, especially with the possibility of it turning into a national commercial. Coolest job I did in that time."
"What the Beatles did was something incredible, it was more than what a band could do. We have to give them respect."