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Facts about Anthony Hopkins
SummaryAnthony Hopkins is a famous Actor from Welsh, he is 79 years old and still alive, born December 31, 1937.
Our collection contains 32 quotes who is written / told by Anthony, under the main topic Life.
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Famous quotes by Anthony Hopkins (32)
"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"
"I love roller coasters. I don't get a chance often, but I've gone to Magic Mountain and gone on the rides. I love roller coasters"
"I don't have people following me around, like bodyguards. I don't know how people live like that. Maybe the young movie stars have to live like that, I don't know. But it seems a little crazy to me. I don't think you need all that stuff"
"Actors I admire? Ed Harris, or course, I think he's terrific; because I know he always had to fight being what he looked like a lot, but I think he's a terrific actor"
"My father was grounded, a very meat-and-potatoes man. He was a baker"
"I know that the arts are important. I'm not denying that, but I can't associate myself with all the claptrap that goes on around it"
"I worked with Lawrence Olivier some years ago. He was a great mentor"
"I have no interest in Shakespeare and all that British nonsense... I just wanted to get famous and all the rest is hogwash"
"This industry has been really good to me. It's been a great life. I'm not through yet. I'm ready when you are, Mr. DeMille"
"I'm most suspicious of scripts that have a lot of stage direction at the top of the page... sunrise over the desert and masses of... a whole essay before you get to the dialogue"
"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"
"I worked with Steven Spielberg on Amistad... he seemed so very secure in himself that he let me do things"
"I like the good life too much, I'm not good at going on stage night after night and on wet Wednesday afternoons"
"I am able to play monsters well. I understand monsters. I understand madmen"
"I've got no need to prove to myself that I can do Shakespeare. I've done it"
"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"
"And I love a scary movie. It makes your toes curl and it's not you going through it"
"Oh yes. I'm an actor, so I just learn my lines, and show up and do it. I gave it a little bit of thought"
"Every time I try to retire, or even think of retiring from acting, my agent comes up with a script"
"Richard Burton came from the same town as me, so I thought I'd follow my nose, and follow my luck. I think I've been very lucky"
"I think all those actors from that generation, like Bogart - they were wonderful actors. They didn't act. They just came on and they did it, and the characters were wonderful"
"I came here in 1974 to do a play, and then I went to L.A. I really like living in America. I feel more at home here than anywhere else"