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Alan Rickman

Top 10 Alan Rickman Quotes,  British
Total Quotes : 85
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

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

I Am See Only

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

- 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

Listening Actor Intensity

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

- Alan Rickman

Very Supportive Actually

Actors are actually very supportive of each other.

- 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

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

Myself More Parks

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

- Alan Rickman

Think About Everybody

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

- Alan Rickman

Thanks Needs Stories

It is an ancient need to be told stories. But the story needs a great storyteller. Thanks for all of it, Jo.

- 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

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

Play Through Read

Every so often you read a play and a character just speaks to you - almost seems to speak through you, in fact.

- Alan Rickman

White Silk Love-Hate

I have a love-hate relationship with white silk.

- Alan Rickman

Over Nerves Absolutely

Acting touches nerves you have absolutely no control over.

- Alan Rickman

England Phenomenally

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

- Alan Rickman

Feel Always Edinburgh

I always feel that when I come to Edinburgh, in many ways I am coming home.

- Alan Rickman

Life My Life Been

I've never been able to plan my life. I just lurch from indecision to indecision.

- Alan Rickman

Remember Play Given

I was 7, and I remember being given a part in a play and thinking, This is exciting.

- Alan Rickman