Jacqueline Bisset Quotes


44 Jacqueline Bisset quotes:



"A mode of conduct, a standard of courage, discipline, fortitude and integrity can do a great deal to make a woman beautiful."
"A Latin teacher told me I might make a good actress, and that stuck in my memory. I did some modeling, and Polanski gave me that small part."
"At first I was always cast as the girlfriend. It was a long time before I got to play characters who were people."
"At the time, 1980, people regarded actresses involved with production with a certain amount of fear, resentment and anger."
"I am a great lover of art, in many forms: paintings, objets, textiles. I don't have the talent for painting, but I have a very good sense of colour, a love of visual beauty."
"I can't believe I've been doing it so long. In the last three or four years, I've slowed down. I'm doing only the roles I really want to do."
"I could never have conceived that I would ever get to work in a Truffaut film. It was astonishing to me, and still is. I felt like an old pro, but it was still so unexpected."
"I don't come in with any preconceived ideas, and although I will have done some preparation, I can go which way the director wants."
"I have always watched the rushes, and have learned more because I have done so, because you can have all manner of ideas in your head, but they have to end up on the screen."
"I have an intense obsession with making films. I not only love to make films, I perhaps need to make films."
"I have never given up on men easily."
"I have watched people who have nothing to do with the film business, but who have become part of the circle for a short period of time. They can be truly devastated when the film wraps and people leave."
"I love being in my garden. I don't plant a lot of exotic flora, but I do spend a lot of time outside doing manual labour."
"I really feel that the talent I have is acting. Freedom and the possibility of play-that is what I like to have."
"I think I am an adult."
"I want to keep my attractiveness as long as I can. It has to do with vitality and energy and interest."
"I was never any good in the school theatrical productions. I always got a role like the March Hare."
"I went to the premiere of The Detective with Sinatra, and perhaps people jumped to conclusions. He was very protective towards me and never came on to me sexually."
"I work hard, and I tend to play hard. I very seldom rest hard."
"I'd like to get my public image nearer to my reality. People have a lot of misconceptions."



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