Gerard Butler Quotes

15 Gerard Butler quotes:

"When I went to Scotland to do another movie, I would sing with a coach up there and then when I went to New York I sang with a coach over there-I mean I've now sung with coaches in LA, New York, London, Glasgow, St Louis and Rio de Janeiro!"
Author: Butler Quotes Category: Coach Quotes
"The Phantom, as well as being backed up by that music, it just so was a role that I identified with so powerfully. From the first second that I walked on to perform."
Author: Butler Quotes Category: Music Quotes Scottish Actor Quotes
"Angelina had wanted a stronger male character to play opposite her, and I think one of the other advantages in that was a sense of competition."
Author: Butler Quotes Category: Character Quotes Scottish Actor Quotes
"I have a level of fear going into every project, and that's what keeps me going."
Author: Butler Quotes Category: Fear Quotes
"I love to do films of all shapes and sizes and feelings and genres. So for me to go from Tomb Raider straight into Dear Frankie, there's nothing that excites me more than to keep mixing it up."
Author: Butler Quotes Category: Feelings Quotes
"Generally I don't like doing remakes, but I think that's more in the cynical world of Hollywood where normally remakes are purely for commercial reasons."
Author: Butler Quotes Category: Hollywood Quotes Scottish Actor Quotes
"If you just tell the story of what the story's about, then it sparks curiosity, but I think it also arouses suspicion, as you say, that it could be overly sentimental. But it so isn't. And I think it was all about doing the inner work and then underplaying everything."
Author: Butler Quotes Category: Curiosity Quotes
"I'm sure, at the end, you can never keep everybody happy, especially the Scots-I hate to say this-if you're dealing with one of their national heroes. No matter what way you do it, there's no way you'll keep everybody happy. So I'll expect some praise, and I'm sure I'll get a lot of abuse."
Author: Butler Quotes Category: Hate Quotes
"On Phantom... I listened to the music while I was reading the script. And it had just blown me away. I really... I was so excited about it. It's been a long time since I really got so excited about something."
Author: Butler Quotes Category: Music Quotes
"I was training to be a lawyer... I was president of the law society at Glasgow University, and my bass guitarist was my secretary of my law society; the lead guitarist and writer worked at the law firm that I worked."
Author: Butler Quotes Category: Law Quotes Scottish Actor Quotes
"I had never done that before-singing while trying to give a cinematic performance. The temptation is to open your mouth and belt it out and do something theatrical, which would just be ghastly because every time you open your mouth it's 30 feet wide on a big screen."
Author: Butler Quotes Category: Performance Quotes
"I used the physical deformity to a certain extent by conducting research into physical deformities, but I used a more internal thing. I think the physical deformity represented emotional deformities; things inside ourselves which don't allow us fully to be open to love or to be loved. It was more the effect of that deformity that I was focusing on, and it was more of an interior journey into my own dark spaces."
Author: Butler Quotes Category: Research Quotes
"If you abandoned yourself to that world and that character and that period surrounded by extras in the same period clothing and costumes and listening to that music all the time, you give in and you let that music become a part of your soul. Then you can live it and breathe it, which is really what I was trying to do."
Author: Butler Quotes Category: Character Quotes
"The poem is much more about pure good versus pure evil. Whereas the movie, Beowulf goes to take on this troll who they all perceive as a demon and filthy and ignorant and sadistic, only to discover that that's not actually the case."
Author: Butler Quotes Category: Evil Quotes
"If I think the movie's not going to turn out, I quickly try and disassociate those feelings and push myself away... ."
Author: Butler Quotes Category: Feelings Quotes

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