"There is something liberating about just having what you need, on your bike," said Ewan McGregor. "A tent, a roll mat, a little bit of food, a bit of petrol in your tank and a vague idea of where you're going and that's all you need." - Sep 30, 2008, MarketWatch
"I'm sorry but when you're 12 you don't need a new mobile phone every few months just because a new one comes out," said Ewan. - Sep 26, 2008, Newstrack India
"Actually, I really want to play Princess Leia. Stick some big pastries on my head. Now, that would be interesting." -- (on his Star Wars casting, Entertainment Weekly)
"Ultimately, you have to not worry about people thinking you should have played him differently. You're the one playing the part so it has to be yours."
"Conservative's the last thing I am."