Tom Hiddleston | GQ Men Of The Year Awards [Sept 3rd, 2013]
John Hamish Watson. It took him years to confide in me.
“You have to live your life to the fullest. You have to love as hard as you can love, and live as hard as you can live, ‘cause we just have one life”
"I think in life, it’s so important to love as hard as you can love, to live as hard as you can live and to really live life to the fullest because we are only given one life. I feel it’s important to be bold, be brave and be strong. Live your life louder, that’s why I named (the album) that.”
“The time winds will tear you into a million pieces. A million versions of you, living and dying all over time and space, like echoes.” – “But the echoes could save the Doctor, right?” – “But they won’t be you. The real you will die. They’ll just be copies.”
It is a mistake to equate Clara with her echoes, to take their characterisation at face value and apply them to the original Clara. But that does not mean that they do not say anything about her. Clara’s echoes are reflections, distorted but still mirroring the original - and they tell us quite a lot about the qualities which Clara values in a heroine.