Colin Firth Quotes

29 Colin Firth quotes:

"Hollywood hasn't aggressively pursued me. Neither have I aggressively pursued Hollywood."
"We've always been involved with America - I have a son who lives there and it's a big part of my life."
"As much as the next person, I want to be approved of, but I'm not greedy for that stuff."
"Bridget Jones is part of literary lore now and actually to be a part of it is enormously flattering."
"I do notice that when I've been away and I come back to London. People look at you. People are ready to pick arguments."
"The last thing I would attempt to do is to buy clothes for a child I didn't know well."
"I think it's quite extraordinary that people cast me as if I'm Warren Beatty: until I met my present wife, at the age of 35, you could name two girlfriends."
"I have a kind of neutrality, physically, which has helped me. I have a face that can be made to look a lot better - or a lot worse."
"I don't want to sound smug but I am reasonably satisfied with how it's gone. I think it's fine."
"Most actors will tell you they have some sort of dream of doing something other than what they're doing."
"My grandmother was a minister as well, which was not that common in the 1930s."
"I would rather five people knew my work and thought it was good work than five million knew me and were indifferent."
"I'd love to try my hand at something else."
"I do think I'm a character actor."
"I have a very long relationship with America. My mother grew up there and I felt to some extent that I partly belong there. I was schooled there briefly for about a year."
"I think England has served me very well. I like living in London for the reasons I gave. I have absolutely no intentions of cutting those ties. There is absolutely no reason to do so. Certainly not, so that I can have a swimming pool and a palm tree."
"My looks aren't something that come dazzlingly through in everything I do. I can be made to look one way or the other fairly easily... I am still not recognised on the street that much."
"To be bothered wherever you go - it's not a rational thing to want at all."
"Almost every comedy you see is about people making all wrong choices and making all the errors of judgement possible. Good comedy is when it works on this scale. Because it is psychologically very real."
"The English people, a lot of them, would not be able to understand a word of spoken Shakespeare. There are people who do and I'm not denying they exist. But it's a far more philistine country than people think."

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