"In his later years, he has been known for his charitable work and environmental activism."
Brosnan has expressed contempt for his education by the De La Salle Brothers, "I grew up being taught by the Christian brothers, who were dreadful, dreadful human beings. Just the whole hypocrisy. And the cruelness of their ways toward children. They were very sexually repressed. Bitter. Cowards, really. I have nothing good to say about them and will have nothing good to say about them. It was ugly. Very ugly. Dreadful. I learnt nothing from the Christian brothers except shame."
"After leaving school at 16, he decided to be a painter and began training in commercial illustration"
"When I found acting, or when acting found me, it was a liberation. It was a stepping stone into another life, away from a life that I had, and acting was something I was good at, something which was appreciated. That was a great satisfaction in my life."
""(On meeting his first wife) What a beautiful looking woman. I never for an instant thought she was someone I'd spend 17 years of my life with. I didn't think of wooing her, or attempting to woo her; I just wanted to enjoy her beauty and who she was"."
"my Irishness is in everything I do. It's the spirit of who I am, as a man, an actor, a father. It's where I come from."