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" Disappointment is an endless wellspring of comedy inspiration. "
" I would wear a full-length cape if I could get away with it - I do love a good swirl in a fog. "
If I Could
" I've got a stag weekend coming up and I've said I'm not doing anything more than a few drinks. I won't have it. I'll go home and watch Antiques Roadshow. "
" My job as an actor is for you, so why should my private life be for you, too? That's not fair. "
" I think people just like seeing friendship. I think people like seeing people who just drive each other up the wall, but at same time, can't live without each other. "
" I read 'Animal Farm' when I was 11, and it remained my favorite book, really. "
" You have to, in a way, just get your head down and do the work and not expect every day to bring riches and not expect every minute to bring wild excitement, 'cause it just doesn't. It doesn't on films, anyway. "
" I did a play once where a reviewer said, 'Martin Freeman's too nice to play a bad guy.' And I thought: 'Well, bad guys aren't always bad guys, you know?' When I see someone play the obvious villain, I know it's false. "
" Not all art is great; most of it's rubbish. "
" My idea of a good night out is staying in. "
" To my mind there are not enough things that show the Nazis as human, as smart people, charismatic people, who are not inhuman naturally. But who are able to be fantastically inhuman when they choose to be. "
" I can spot someone with similar fashion sense to me a mile off. "
" I don't get cast as the guy who steps off a yacht in a white linen suit with a martini. "
" Your slippers last a lot longer in your bedroom. On a film set, they do get very scuffed up. "
" I don't think it was a surprise that I ended up as an actor, and it was anything but a disappointment. "
" We all know that people who've never been on a film set think it's way more glamorous than the people who work on them. "
" I'm a big believer that life changes as much as you want it to. "
" I've always been attracted to darkness. "
" I don't want to sound like a grumpy old man, but nothing winds me up more than people saying, 'Chill out' to me when I'm irritated! "
" I think what 'The Hobbit' and Middle-earth deal in are quite universal and timeless themes of honour and love and friendship... so they're things that do resonate with people. "
" If you are a plumber, you can work on a shed, or you can work on a mansion. It's just scale. "
" I like the quiet life sometimes. I also love a bustling press conference sometimes as well. I love a 600 metre red carpet. "
" I'm not posh or common, I'm in between. "
" Trouble is, some accents lend themselves to comedy. "
" I'm geek royalty now. "