Judi Dench Quotes

33 Judi Dench quotes:

"I am so thrilled to be nominated for something I loved working on every single day."
"It actually was a complete departure having a woman playing M. I didn't realize at the time that it would be so noticed."
"Because, you know, I can't work a bicycle pump."
"I just feel incredibly lucky to be employed when there are so many actors and actresses who are not employed. That's why, you know, I sometimes feel desperate, in case I'm not going to be cast again."
"I was in Yorkshire. We were a family of five and I used to be sent sometimes to get the rations for the week and I was easily able to carry them back. It was like one egg and a tiny bit of tea."
"I work out the other bits, too, but I need to know what I look like, very early on. And then it's like a template; I'll fill that person out. If I get that out of the way, then I'm all right."
"the glamorous life!"
Author: Dench Quotes Category: Life Quotes
"Some things you know about, you know what the ingredients are - maybe not all of them. But it's up to you to put in the amount. It's up to the director to nag you until you get it right."
"The more I do, the more frightened I get. But that is essential. Otherwise why would I go on doing it?"
"It's incredibly moving to hear some of our greatest actors performing Shakespeare."
"I think you should take your job seriously, but not yourself - that is the best combination."
"It is true that there are few plays of Shakespeare that I haven't done."
"I'm going to have a bit of a rest and come face-to-face with it all. I think I must do it, and it's time for me to do it now,"
Author: Dench Quotes Category: Rest Quotes
"People think you know beforehand when you win an Oscar - I can assure you you don't."
"I have no control over a film. I don't know what will be left on the cutting floor."
"I love being part of a company, and telling a story."
"In contrast, the control you have in a theatre is very attractive to me."
"It was good to learn so early. They're not going to be kind to you. You have to do it and get on, and then gulp down and get better."
"Seriously, though, I think I never ceased to be grateful of the fact that I am able to do a job that I really love - I never got over that."
"Since Michael died I think I've worked constantly. Friends and colleagues are very sustaining. They're the people who get you through it... It's no good to be on your own."

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