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My philosophy is: It's none of my business what people say of me and think of me. I am what I am, and I do what I do. I expect nothing and accept everything. And it makes life so much easier.
We are dying from overthinking. We are slowly killing ourselves by thinking about everything. Think. Think. Think. You can never trust the human mind anyway. It's a death trap.
Life's too short to deal with other people's insecurities.
No expectations. Ask nothing, expect nothing and accept everything, and life is very well.
A census taker once tried to test me. I ate his liver with some fava beans and a nice chianti.
I don't believe in nepotism. I don't much like the idea of parents who interfere.
Relish everything that's inside of you, the imperfections, the darkness, the richness and light and everything. And that makes for a full life.
The whole point of courage, to overcome your fear. That's the interesting thing, when courage bleeds through the fear.
I always liked to take the plunge, you know, I'd jump in at the deep end and hope that I'd find land somehow, or hope I'd float or survive. That's more or less the way I've gone through my life.
You're not more than one generation from poor white trash, are you, Agent Starling?
I love life because what more is there?
I would like to go back to Wales. I'm obsessed with my childhood and at least three times a week dream I am back there.
Israel means war and destruction and we Americans are behind this war and I am ashamed of being American.
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.
My weak spot is laziness. Oh, I have a lot of weak spots: cookies, croissants.
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.
If you’re an alcoholic or a drug addict, we flirt with death. We pull ourselves to the brink of destruction and if we’re lucky we pull ourselves back. We all have that in us.
The art of acting is not to act. Once you show them more, what you show them, in fact is bad acting.
I don't like mushiness. I'm a very emotional person but I hate sentimentality. I don't like great demonstrations of emotion. But as I'm getting older, I'm getting much more open about all that.
People don't always tell you what they are thinking. They just see to it that you don't advance in life.
I am a bit of a solitude person - a solitary personality. I like being on my own. I don't have any major friendships or relationships with people.
I am able to play monsters well. I understand monsters. I understand madmen.
Guilt is the thief of life.
I'm very much a loner. I don't like long relationships with people and I always keep people at a distance.
The reward is in the doing of it.
By giving up 'the need' and 'the want', things begin to happen for you
We all dream. We dream vividly, depending on our nature. Our existence is beyond our explanation, whether we believe in God or we have religion or we're atheist.
We are fascinated by the darkness in ourselves, we are fascinated by the shadow, we are fascinated by the bogeyman.
That's what happens if you don't address the darkness in you. You become repressed and depressed and suicidal.
If you don't go when you want to go, when you do go, you'll find you've gone.
If you don't follow through on your dreams, you might as well be a vegetable.
The movie industry is full of crazy people who think that they are god.
And I love a scary movie. It makes your toes curl and it's not you going through it.
I know how to be strong. I know how to be ruthless. It's part of my nature. I wouldn't be an actor if I wasn't.
I was called 'Dumbo,' like the elephant, as a child because I couldn't understand things at school.
I like the good life too much, I'm not good at going on stage night after night and on wet Wednesday afternoons.
I’m not young anymore. I don’t wanna start over again.
People forget that Mozart wrote for commissions. There's a thing in psychology where they think if it's popular, it can't be serious.
Getting old ain't for the faint of heart.
I know that some actors and directors like to have intensity on set. I don't, particularly. Certainly, if they want that, that's fine, but I can't work like that.
Beware the tyranny of the weak. They just suck you dry.
I have no interest in Shakespeare and all that British nonsense... I just wanted to get famous and all the rest is hogwash.
I just learn my lines, go on set. Do my preparation, whatever that is. Have a cup of coffee. Say hello to everyone. And be friendly. "Action" - and then do it.
As a Welshman that can't sing, I never feel more proud to be Welsh than when I hear the Treorchy Male Choir - the Master Choir of them all. If I could sing I would apply for membership myself.
When I was a young guy, I knew everything. Now I know very little. I know less and less as the time goes on.
My weak spot is laziness. I have a lot of weak spots - cookies, croissants; my wife is always lecturing me about this, I tend to put it all down as habit or it's just acting.
I am not very good with relationships. With anyone. I can't be locked up with anyone for too long.
When you're young, you're very insecure. And if I could learn, if I could revisit my own past I could say to myself, don't think too much, just get on and do it.
I've had no contact with my daughter for years. That's her choice. Anyway, you move on. If people don't want to bother with me, fine. You know, God bless them, and move on.
I've been composing music all my life and if I'd been clever enough at school I would like to have gone to music college.