"I think there’s a sense of alienation that we felt as a band artistically, not in any pity part sort of way, just like "I wonder who we would fit in with?" – especially when you think about touring. We tend to march to our drum and we’re proud of that”.
[About the beard] “People seem to like it. I like it. I always have a beard between jobs. I just let it grow until they pay me to shave it. People are quite surprised it’s ginger. Sometimes they ask me if dye my hair and I always say “Wow, no!” I’m “trans-ginger”.”
"Embrace your differences and the qualities about you that you think are weird. Eventually they’re going to be the only things separating you from everyone else".
[About the last episode of Doctor Who with the Ponds]
"I was emotional for about two weeks filming the episode and I was crying at everything. Things that weren’t even sad, anything would set me off".
[about being a sex symbol]
"Oh god, no. What does that mean? I have no comment about that. I don’t know what to say about that. It’s news to me".
"[That’s] what I love about cinema: it allows you to live a different life, to have a different experience, to disappear for two hours. I think it’s wonderful".