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Anthony Hopkins Quotes and Sayings

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My father was grounded, a very meat-and-potatoes man.
He was a baker.
- Anthony Hopkins

Related topics: Dad

I love life because what more is there.
- Anthony Hopkins

I have dual citizenship, it just so happens I live in America.
- Anthony Hopkins

I'm the slowest driver in the world.
- Anthony Hopkins

 

I've got a great sense of humor.
- Anthony Hopkins

Every time I try to retire, or even think of retiring from acting,
my agent comes up with a script.
- Anthony Hopkins

I like the good life too much, I'm not good at going
on stage night after night and on wet Wednesday afternoons.
- Anthony Hopkins

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I worked with Steven Spielberg on Amistad...
he seemed so very secure in himself that he let me do things.
- Anthony Hopkins

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.
- Anthony Hopkins

Well, everyone likes movies when they're a little kid.
- Anthony Hopkins

I am able to play monsters well.
I understand monsters.
I understand madmen.
- Anthony Hopkins

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.
- Anthony Hopkins

It was a challenge, to work with Oliver Stone.
- Anthony Hopkins

I never make conscious decisions.
- Anthony Hopkins

I'm always cast in these strange men...
that's not me, really.
- Anthony Hopkins

I've got no need to prove to myself that I can do Shakespeare.
I've done it.
- Anthony Hopkins

And I love a scary movie.
It makes your toes curl and it's not you going through it.
- Anthony Hopkins

I don't know what acting is, but I enjoy it.
- Anthony Hopkins

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.
- Anthony Hopkins

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.
- Anthony Hopkins

I worked with Lawrence Olivier some years ago.
He was a great mentor.
- Anthony Hopkins

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.
- Anthony Hopkins

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.
- Anthony Hopkins

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.
- Anthony Hopkins

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.
- Anthony Hopkins

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.
- Anthony Hopkins

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.
- Anthony Hopkins

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.
- Anthony Hopkins

I have no interest in Shakespeare and all that British nonsense...
I just wanted to get famous and all the rest is hogwash.
- Anthony Hopkins

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.
- Anthony Hopkins

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.
- Anthony Hopkins

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.
- Anthony Hopkins

So your father, or your mother,
never thought you were good enough - SO WHAT?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Dear Father in heaven, I'm not a praying man,
but if you're up there and you can hear me ...
show me the way... show me the way.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

It is a wise father that knows his own child.
- William Shakespeare

The most important thing a father
can do for his children
is to love their mother.
- Henry Ward Beecher

It doesn't matter who my father was.
It matters who I remember he was.
- Anne Sexton

When a father gives to his son, both laugh;
when a son gives to his father, both cry.
- William Shakespeare

My father always used to say that when you die,
if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.
- Lee Iacocca

Nothing I've ever done has given me more joys and rewards
than being a father to my children.
- Bill Cosby

My father considered a walk among the mountains
as the equivalent of churchgoing.
- Aldous Huxley

A man cannot speak to his son, but as a father;
to his wife, but as a husband;
to his enemy, but upon terms:
whereas a friend may speak, as the case requires,
and not as it sorteth with the person.
- Francis Bacon

My father and he had one of those English friendships
which begins by avoiding the intimacies
and eventually eliminates speech altogether.
- Jorge Luis Borges

It is impossible to please all the world and one's father.
- Jean de La Fontaine

My father, he was like the rock, the guy you went to with every problem.
- Gwyneth Paltrow

My father never raised his hand to any one of his children,
except in self-defense.
- Fred Allen

The only important thing I have to say is that my father
never fought against his country.
- Zinedine Zidane

When I was 18, I thought my father was pretty dumb.
After a while when I got to be 21, I was amazed to
find out how much he'd learned in three years.
- Frank Butler

I would want my legacy to be that I was a great son,
father and friend.
- Dante Hall

My father was never anti-anything in our house.
- Errol Flynn

How pleasant it is for a father to sit at his child's board.
It is like an aged man reclining under the shadow of
an oak which he has planted.
- Voltaire

The Godhead consists of the Father, the Son,
and the Holy Spirit.
The Father is a material being.
- Orson Pratt

I was raised Catholic, but my father's people were Methodist,
so we went to both churches.
- Aaron Neville

It is my feeling that Time ripens all things;
with Time all things are revealed; Time is the father of truth.
- Francois Rabelais

An angry father is most cruel towards himself.
- Publilius Syrus

All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch
at one end and an alphabet at the other.
- George Eliot

If the new American father feels bewildered and even defeated,
let him take comfort from the fact that whatever he
does in any fathering situation has a fifty percent chance of being right.
- Bill Cosby

One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.
- George Herbert

I pressed my father's hand and told him I would protect his grave with my life.
My father smiled and passed away to the spirit land.
- Chief Joseph

Because of my father, we are that Shining City on a Hill.
- Michael Reagan

No, I never thought about my father's money as my money.
- Christie Hefner

Oh, Shrek. Don't worry.
Things just seem bad because it's dark and rainy
and Fiona's father hired a sleazy hitman to whack you.
- the movie Shrek 2

To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.
- Euripides

That is the thankless position of the father in the family -
the provider for all,
and the enemy of all.
- August Strindberg

I inherited that calm from my father,
who was a farmer.
You sow, you wait for good or bad weather,
you harvest, but working is something you always need to do.
- Miguel Indurain

I think Captain Cousteau might be the father of the environmental movement.
- Ted Turner

I stopped loving my father a long time ago.
What remained was the slavery to a pattern.
- Anais Nin

I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
- H. G. Wells

Humor is always based on a modicum of truth.
Have you ever heard a joke about a father-in-law?
- Dick Clark

Life was a lot simpler when what we honored was father and mother
rather than all major credit cards.
- Robert Orben

I decided in my life that I would do nothing that did
not reflect positively on my father's life.
- Sidney Poitier


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