British Actor Quotes

826 British Actor quotes:

"The overwhelming majority of theories are rejected because they contain bad explanations, not because they fail experimental tests."
Author: Deutsch Quotes Category: British Actor Quotes Explanations Quotes
"Surely it is more interesting to argue about what the truth is, than about what some particular thinker, however great, did or did not think."
"Time travel may be achieved one day, or it may not. But if it is, it should not require any fundamental change in world-view, at least for those who broadly share the world view I am presenting in this book."
"The truly privileged theories are not the ones referring to any particular scale of size or complexity, nor the ones situated at any particular level of the predictive hierarchy, but the ones that contain the deepest explanations."
Author: Deutsch Quotes Category: British Actor Quotes Complexity Quotes
"Our best theories are not only truer than common sense, they make more sense than common sense."
"The sport in Scouting is to find the good in every boy and develop it."
"Acting is merely the art of keeping a large group of people from coughing."
"I veer away from trying to understand why I act. I just know I need to do it."
"I've never considered myself to be working for a living; I've enjoyed myself for a living instead."
"I never had any ambition to be a star, or whatever it is called, and I'm still embarrassed at the word."
Author: Hurt Quotes Category: British Actor Quotes
"If you do an interview in 1960, something it's bound to change by the year 2000. And if it doesn't, then there's something drastically wrong."
Author: Hurt Quotes Category: British Actor Quotes
"In music, the punctuation is absolutely strict, the bars and rests are absolutely defined. But our punctuation cannot be quite strict, because we have to relate it to the audience. In other words we are continually changing the score."
"Acting is the ability to dream on cue."
"Personally speaking there's only so long you can go from film to film to film. There's an inspiration an actor gets from the stage."
Author: Law Quotes Category: British Actor Quotes
"You feel yourself working to show something. I've learned to distrust that feeling."
Author: Fiennes Quotes Category: British Actor Quotes Distrust Quotes
"I've had bad luck with both my wives. The first one left me and the second one didn't."
"As Beckett said, it's not enough to die, one has to be forgotten as well."
Author: Hurt Quotes Category: British Actor Quotes
"As an actor, there's a bit of you that's decided you want to be looked at and watched, but there's a paradoxical bit that wants to run away."
"If you look around the table and you can't tell who the sucker is, it's you."
"The whole point of being an actor is to get satisfaction out of a role - unless you're just vain about celebrity."

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