Anthony Hopkins Quotes


33 Anthony Hopkins quotes:



"My father was grounded, a very meat-and-potatoes man. He was a baker."
"I love life because what more is there."
"I have no interest in Shakespeare and all that British nonsense... I just wanted to get famous and all the rest is hogwash."
"On his Hannibal Lector mask: I've got it at home. I wear it to bed every night."
Author: Hopkins Quotes Category: Bed Quotes
"Why love if losing hurts so much? I have no answers anymore; only the life I have lived. The pain now is part of the happiness then."
"And I love a scary movie. It makes your toes curl and it's not you going through it."
"Richard Burton came from the same town as me, so I thought I'd follow my nose, and follow my luck. I think I've been very lucky."
"I've got no need to prove to myself that I can do Shakespeare. I've done it."
"I love roller coasters. I don't get a chance often, but I've gone to Magic Mountain and gone on the rides. I love roller coasters."
"Actors I admire? Ed Harris, or course, I think he's terrific; because I know he always had to fight being what he looked like a lot, but I think he's a terrific actor."
"Every time I try to retire, or even think of retiring from acting, my agent comes up with a script."
"I am able to play monsters well. I understand monsters. I understand madmen."
"I came here in 1974 to do a play, and then I went to L.A. I really like living in America. I feel more at home here than anywhere else."
"I don't have people following me around, like bodyguards. I don't know how people live like that. Maybe the young movie stars have to live like that, I don't know. But it seems a little crazy to me. I don't think you need all that stuff."
"I don't know what acting is, but I enjoy it."
"I have a punishing workout regimen. Every day I do 3 minutes on a treadmill, then I lie down, drink a glass of vodka and smoke a cigarette."
"I have dual citizenship, it just so happens I live in America."
"I know that the arts are important. I'm not denying that, but I can't associate myself with all the claptrap that goes on around it."
"I like the good life too much, I'm not good at going on stage night after night and on wet Wednesday afternoons."
"I never make conscious decisions."



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