British Actor Quotes

826 British Actor quotes:

"I never did anything about my stardom, it never meant anything to me."
"A painting means as much to you as a string of pearls to an ape."
Author: Scofield Quotes Category: British Actor Quotes Painters And Painting Quotes
"But nobody can write poetry all the time."
"And I watch my friends, most of whom are in academic life because most poets have to be in academic life, there aren't so many other ways to survive."
"I like poems that are complex."
Author: Davison Quotes Category: British Actor Quotes Poems Quotes
"There are so many things that poetry is about, one of which is memory."
"It is very difficult for people to come in contact with their own emotions and their own sensibilities."
"I think academics are infuriating. For every expert on Shakespeare there is another one to cancel his theory out. It drives you up the wall. I think the greatest form of finding out the truth is through fantasy."
Author: Fiennes Quotes Category: British Actor Quotes Theory Quotes
"From the age of about five to twelve I was very bad, a hideous little terror who beat people up. I was a member of the Rough Gang - we went around and terrorized all the pupils in school."
"When you step back and watch people, you realize that we use every single body part. Movement, dance - I find it genius because it's ultimate expression, really."
Author: Law Quotes Category: British Actor Quotes
"I went away when I was 9 to a ballet school. I thought I wanted to be a dancer, but eight years of ballet cured me of that."
"When you're really working well with a director then you can be as outrageous as you like and so can he. And there's no worry about it."
Author: Hurt Quotes Category: British Actor Quotes
"A fan club is a group of people who tell an actor he's not alone in the way he feels about himself."
"A Lawyer will do anything to win a case, sometimes he will even tell the truth."
"I was stuck in boarding school when I was seven years old and I knew that the only way to get out was to go pass your exams, so I studied."
"Today's youth cannot miss something they have never known, but I fear that there are no current fictional characters whose impact and influence will last with such abiding affection into their 'sore and yellow' as this splendid man's creations have in mine!"
"I don't see myself as experimenting in any conscious way, it's perhaps that certain books require different densities of language."
"It is a way we reassess our past. We can do that in poetry in ways we can't do in prose."
"The trouble with the performance poets is that they don't seem to have read anything. So there is not a real sense of the poetic tradition in their work."
"I hope this doesn't sound pompous but I don't think of myself as famous, whatever fame I've got has come through what I've done and associations of things I've done."

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