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" My focus on 9/11 was on the victims - in the towers, in the planes - and all that loss. "
" There are aspects of '24' where I love its politics and aspects where I hate them. "
" When I was younger, my whole sense of self-worth was based on whether or not I was working, which was awful. And I had a baby at 20 years old, so it wasn't just about me. At around the age of 30 there was a stretch where I wasn't working - certainly not on anything I liked, anyway - and I started to do other things. "
" I couldn't see my father's films because they were restricted and we didn't have videos or DVDs back then. "
" '24' and 20th Century Fox and Sky TV are not responsible for training the U.S. military. It is not our job to do. To me, this is almost as absurd as saying, 'The Sopranos' supports the mafia, and by virtue of that, HBO supports the mafia.' "
" I feel extraordinarily peaceful when I'm watching the sun set. "
" You can't ask the press to service you with everything that they have and not expect some of the other stuff in return if you're going to live your life like I have. "
" There are three things we need to do for a band. We need to make a great record; we need to get the record played; and we need to find an audience for the live shows. "
" My whole mood or sense can change by virtue of the music that I'm listening to. It really does affect me on a visceral and emotional level. "
" I've had some amazing people in my life. Look at my father - he came from a small fishing village of five hundred people and at six foot four with giant ears and a kind of very odd expression, thought he could be a movie star. So go figure, you know? "
" I would love to do '24' until I was 60, but I don't think anybody would accept it. "
" When Julia and I broke up and I was really scared to go into a market or anywhere because I thought, 'Oh God, everyone must hate me. And that wasn't the case. People said, 'I'm sorry this happened, man. Are you alright?' "
" Yes, I do believe that there is a cause and effect and a ripple effect upon everything everybody does, and they have positive consequences and negative consequences. If you start to focus on the kind of minutia of that, it's really quite extraordinary. "
" I've made films that I've given all I had to, that no one has seen. The bottom line is I want to work and I want someone to enjoy it. "
" If you are going to do something potentially for another eight years, you want it to be something that you can really sink your teeth in and that's going to be different and interesting for this next period of time. "
" The biggest mistakes I made in my career were when I said, 'If I do this movie, I'll be able to do a couple more movies.' Those are the times I really got ugly. "
" Youth is an amazing thing: I think back on when we did The Lost Boys, and I didn't think I could do anything wrong. "
" I am a bit obsessive about tidiness. I need to make my bed in the morning and leave it perfectly made up. "
" I loved '24', but I didn't think anyone else would. I had absolutely no idea. "
" I'm always jumping in my seat or gasping during a good horror movie. "
" When I wasn't the flavor of the week or month or day, those were hard times. "
" When you're a young actor you like to go for characters with a bit of flair, so in many films I ended up playing the weirdos. I can assure you I'm not a psycho or a criminal or a bully. "
" My mother's five-foot-two, and I'll be honest with you - she's the only person I'm scared of. "
" When I started, with films like 'The Bay Boy' and 'Stand by Me', I look back on those interviews and I'm amazed; there's no mention of my father; it's not even 'son of Donald Sutherland.' I caught a bit of a break in that it never felt like a weight to me. "
" When I saw Virginia Woolf, somewhere between the first and second acts, someone I had known as my mother became somebody else. "
" I do believe very strongly that all of us and all of the other things in the context of our planet with Mother Nature, all of these things absolutely have a profound effect. "
" I've always traveled with a picture of my daughter from 1989, her kindergarten school picture, that has 'I love you, Daddy' written on it. She's always made fun of me because I never changed that picture out. It's like my resistance to her getting older. It was the first thing she'd ever written to me and it means the world to me. "
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" I have a very strong political outlook, and that is something I'd like to take more responsibility for in my life. I don't believe in utilising certain aspects of the power I have with celebrity to push that forward, but I would like to make some films that address some of those political issues. "
" I was 20 when my daughter was born, and making all these plans during my wife's pregnancy. I was going to be the perfect father. Once she was born, it was suddenly, 'Oh, my God! I'm a parent!' "
" There are two things that Jack Bauer never does. Show mercy, and go to the bathroom. "
" I love collecting guitars, even though I can't play well. My favourite guitarists are Richie Blackmore, Jimmy Paige, and John Mayer. "