The best Quotes by Anthony Hopkins

The best Quotes by Anthony Hopkins

Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins (born 31 December 1937) is a Welsh actor, director, and producer. One of Britain's most recognisable and prolific actors, he is known for his performances on the screen and stage.

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My philosophy is: It's none of my business what people say of me and think of me.
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I don't know what acting is, but I enjoy it.
I was bullied as a boy - lots of kids are, but hopefully most of us get on with our lives and grow up.
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My weak spot is laziness. Oh, I have a lot of weak spots: cookies, croissants...
I tend to get bored quickly, which means I must be boring.
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.
I remember coming to New York in 1974. I remember the first morning getting up and walking around the streets, and I thought, 'I'm home.' I felt really at peace here.
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.
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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.
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I love life because what more is there?
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Quotes about Anthony Hopkins

It's always been my dream to do a dance scene with Anthony Hopkins.
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A favorite cast? Lisa Kudrow, Anthony Hopkins, Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman, and my wife.
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There's no sense living your life without this. To make the journey and not fall deeply in love, well, you haven't lived your life at all.
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I've felt loved, and that's all that matters. So, never mind favorites. You're allowed to have one. The point is, you've been mine.
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I loved Susan from the moment she was born, and I love her now and every minute in between. And what I dream of is a man who will discover her, and that she will discover a man who will love her, who is worthy of her, who is of this world, this time and has the grace, compassion, and fortitude to walk beside her as she makes her way through this beautiful thing called life.
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I can't believe you people. I come for you, and you want to stay, I let you stay and you want to go.
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Susan Parrish: "Tell me you love me now."
Joe Black: "I love you now. I love you always."
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I'm going to break precedent and tell you my one candle wish: that you would have a life as lucky as mine, where you can wake up one morning and say, 'I don't want anything more.' Sixty-five years. Don't they go by in a blink?
William Parrish in Meet Joe Black
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Love is passion, obsession, someone you can't live without. I say, fall head over heels. Find someone you can love like crazy and who will love you the same way back. How do you find him? Well, you forget your head, and you listen to your heart.
William Parrish in Meet Joe Black
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When the Fox hears the Rabbit scream he comes a-runnin', but not to help.
Nothing made me happen. I happened.
Being smart spoils a lot of things, doesn't it?
Nothing makes us more vulnerable than loneliness, except greed.
I'm not sure you get wiser as you get older, Starling, but you do learn to dodge a certain amount of hell.
Problem-solving is hunting; it is savage pleasure and we are born to it.
But the face on the pillow, rosy in the firelight, is certainly that of Clarice Starling, and she sleeps deeply, sweetly, in the silence of the lambs.
God's creatures who cried themselves to sleep stirred to cry again.
Sometimes you must hurt in order to know, fall in order to grow, lose in order to gain. Because life's greatest lessons are learned through pain.
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The world will break your heart ten ways to Sunday. That's guaranteed.
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But I've got more to learn, too. I don't feel like I'm done or I know it all.
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I was always fascinated with rock 'n' roll, or girls, or something like that when I was a kid.
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Oh yeah, that's the Holy Grail, Pirates of the Caribbean. Johnny Depp, he's the real deal, isn't he? He doesn't get the girl, and he doesn't care.
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I'm a firm believer that character is highly overrated. Character is a trick that we do with the audience's collusion.
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I hate the word homophobia. It's not a phobia, you are not scared, you are an a-shole!
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Challenge yourself; it's the only path which leads to growth.
Dysfunctional families have sired a number of pretty good actors.
It really costs me a lot emotionally to watch myself on screen. I think of myself, and feel like I'm quite young, and then I look at this old man with the baggy chins and the tired eyes and the receding hairline and all that.
Being different isn't a bad thing. It means you're brave enough to be yourself.
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Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I'm not perfect -and I don't live to be- but before you start pointing fingers... make sure your hands are clean!
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Acting is like lying. The art of lying well. I'm paid to tell elaborate lies.
Bullying happens because weak people need to prop up their ego by beating up or humiliating others.
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My ambition is handicapped by laziness.
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Only when you're stupid, can life be boring.
That's L.A. They worship everything and they value nothing.
Sebastian Wilder in La La Land
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No wonder the city never sleeps, it's too busy trying to get laid.
Carrie Bradshaw in Sex And The City - Season 1 Episode 11
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I don't care if you're black, white, straight, bisexual, gay, lesbian, short, tall, fat, skinny, rich or poor. If you're nice to me, I'll be nice to you. Simple as that.
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People spend more time talking than thinking.
For the soul, laughing is what oxygen is for the lungs.
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I think a night like tonight shows a lot of young girls and young boys that if you can shoot you can shoot. It doesn't matter if you're a girl or a boy, I think it just matters the heart that you have and wanting to be the best that you can be.
Sabrina Ionescu - February 2024

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