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Alan Rickman

Top 10 Alan Rickman Quotes,  British
Total Quotes : 85
Change Book Film

Actors are agents of change. A film, a piece of theater, a piece of music, or a book can make a difference. It can change the world.

- Alan Rickman

Listening Actor Intensity

All I want to see from an actor is the intensity and accuracy of their listening.

- Alan Rickman

I Am See Only

I can only see my limitations. That's just who I am.

- Alan Rickman

Decide Approach Part

I approach every part I'm asked to do and decide to do from exactly the same angle: who is this person, what does he want, how does he attempt to get it, and what happens to him when he doesn't get it, or if he does?

- Alan Rickman

Very Supportive Actually

Actors are actually very supportive of each other.

- Alan Rickman

Embody Weird Thing Part

Film has to be reflecting the world that we live in, and that's all you want to be a part of. Actors inhabit the same planet as everyone else. It's a weird thing that happens when you're an actor because people hold you up because you somehow embody in parts groups of people or people's hopes or something.

- Alan Rickman

Work Take Too

I do take my work seriously and the way to do that is not to take yourself too seriously.

- Alan Rickman

Over Nerves Absolutely

Acting touches nerves you have absolutely no control over.

- Alan Rickman

Myself More Parks

I do feel more myself in America. I can regress there, and they have roller-coaster parks.

- Alan Rickman

Think Again Tonight

A lot of the time I hate the theater. You think, 'I have to climb Mount Everest, again, tonight.' Oh, the theater is a scary place to be.

- Alan Rickman

Think About Everybody

I don't think it's right that everybody knows everything about me.

- Alan Rickman

Play Role Motives

Any actor who judges his character is a fool - for every role you play you've got to absorb that character's motives and justifications.

- Alan Rickman

England Phenomenally

England in the '60s and the '70s was everything that history has said; it was phenomenally exciting, musically.

- Alan Rickman

Feet Knees Bleeding

I have a photograph at home of Fred Astaire from the knees down with his feet crossed. It's kind of inspiring because it reminds me his feet were bleeding at the end of rehearsals. Yet when you watch him, all you see is freedom. It's a reminder of what the job is about in general, not just being in musicals.

- Alan Rickman

Going Your Stage Fright

I get stage fright and gremlins in my head saying: 'You're going to forget your lines'.

- Alan Rickman

Character I Am Like

I am the character you are not supposed to like.

- Alan Rickman

Tell Other About

And it's a human need to be told stories. The more we're governed by idiots and have no control over our destinies, the more we need to tell stories to each other about who we are, why we are, where we come from, and what might be possible.

- Alan Rickman

Words Play Them

Each character I play has different dimensions. I'm not interested in words that pull them together.

- Alan Rickman

White Silk Love-Hate

I have a love-hate relationship with white silk.

- Alan Rickman

New Always Like

Being on the stage in New York is always exciting because you feel like you're part of the life of the city.

- Alan Rickman