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    Martin Freeman as [Bilbo] is just a revelation.
    — James Nesbitt
    Like the character I played in Jekyll, we all have different masks we put on for different occasions. As much as we all want to lead decent lives, we're also attracted by the idea that something dark may lurk within us,
    — James Nesbitt
    Funnily enough, Northern Ireland is a great example of where politics can win over conflict. The decision to down arms and follow a political path would have been unthinkable once. It shows just what is possible.
    — James Nesbitt
    The thing to remember is that the work comes first, and not to get distracted by anything else. If you keep focused on the work, everything else will fall into place. That's my mantra now.
    — James Nesbitt
    tags: work 
     
    I've heard some duff Irish accents. The worst must be Mickey Rourke.
    — James Nesbitt
    I never forget that I'm extremely fortunate.
    — James Nesbitt
    I spend my money on holidays and eating out, and it allows me to be generous.
    — James Nesbitt
    tags: money 
     
    I'd be a very easy therapist's subject.
    — James Nesbitt
    New Zealand is a place where you can get well.
    — James Nesbitt
    I thought I was God's gift to mankind and the greatest Irishman since George Best.
    — James Nesbitt
    tags: thoughts  mankind  gift  god 
     
    I didn't much like Las Vegas. The noise of the place and the whole 24-hour, 'let's play the slot machines all night' culture of the place just left me cold.
    — James Nesbitt
    tags: culture  night  machine 
     
    My mother taught me what it is to have a sense of humour; my dad, who was a headmaster, everything you need to know about hard work. My dad is the most decent man you could come across.
    — James Nesbitt
    tags: men  work  decent  mother 
     
    Brain surgeons are dealing with the very last thread of life, and they have to be very confident, but I think they tend to remember their failures rather than their successes, and that must be very hard. Who do you share that failure with? That's why their personal lives are often disastrous.
    — James Nesbitt
    In my life, I have made the occasional catastrophic choice, and it's just a case of moving on and learning from it.
    — James Nesbitt
    tags: choice  learning 
     
    It's ridiculous, but it's horrible going bald. Anyone who says it isn't is lying.
    — James Nesbitt
    tags: lying 
     
    I feel old and vulnerable. I now realise that I knew nothing and know nothing, but back when my career was beginning, I thought I was a man when, in fact, I was a dewy-eyed boy who'd not seen an avocado or eaten a tomato.
    — James Nesbitt
    tags: men  thoughts  career  facts  boys 
     
    Spoilt is a euphemism for loved.
    — James Nesbitt
    Ours was a very progressive Protestant family, but my parents were God-loving rather than God-fearing. We went to church, and I still go with my mum and dad when I return home - it's a family thing. I played flute in my dad's marching band, but I had an integrated upbringing. We had a lot of Catholic friends.
    — James Nesbitt
    tags: friends  church  parent 
     
    I'm not strong-willed enough or unkind enough... or maybe simply not wise enough to tell a journalist that a subject is out of bounds.
    — James Nesbitt
    tags: wise 
     
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