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Gary Oldman Quotes and Sayings

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Growing up in a particular neighborhood,
growing up in a working-class family,
not having much money, all of those things fire you
and can give you an edge,
can give you an anger.
- Gary Oldman

I applaud anything that can take a kid away from a
PlayStation or a Gameboy -
that is a miracle in itself.
- Gary Oldman

I hadn't worked for a couple of years so I thought
it would be nice to earn some money and pay the bills.
- Gary Oldman

Shakespeare doesn't really write subtext,
you play the subtext.
- Gary Oldman

 

Rather like Batman, I embody the themes of the movie
which are the values of family,
courage and compassion and a sense of right and wrong,
good and bad and justice.
- Gary Oldman

Speaking very generally, I find that women are spiritually,
emotionally, and often physically stronger than men.
- Gary Oldman

I wasn't ever a huge fan of comics.
Just not one of those kids, you know?
- Gary Oldman

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I got obsessed with classical music,
I got obsessed with Chopin,
with playing the piano.
- Gary Oldman

Wanting to be a good actor is not good enough.
You must want to be a great actor.
You just have to have that.
- Gary Oldman

I'm not the best audience for that because I'm not
a great science-fiction fan.
I just never got off on space ships and space costumes,
things like that.
- Gary Oldman

I had a guitar when I was 6 or 7, a plastic guitar
with the Beatles' faces on it.
It would be a collector's item now.
It would fetch a hefty sum, I imagine.
- Gary Oldman

My passion and energy get mistaken for anger.
- Gary Oldman

So Harry Potter came in and it is nice that I have kids of the right age.
I took them to London and they walked around the set
and met Harry Potter and that is thrilling.
- Gary Oldman

Interesting things come your way but as you get older,
your lifestyle changes.
I don't want to travel; I don't want to be in a hotel
room away from my family.
- Gary Oldman

My big love was the Beatles.
I was more into music.
- Gary Oldman

People have an idea that one is in control of a career,
a lot more than you really are.
You can engineer things to an extent.
But you are at the mercy of what comes in across the desk.
- Gary Oldman

Well, I needed the work - that's the honest answer.
I haven't worked for a while, a couple of years.
So I thought it would be nice to get back to work and earn some money.
- Gary Oldman

How many movies do you see when you can say this director
really knew what film he wanted to make? I can count
them on the fingers of one hand.
- Gary Oldman

If one could have a wish, or an alternative life,
I would've liked to have been John Lennon.
- Gary Oldman

I was brought up by my mother and my two sisters,
although they're older than me and fled the nest very young,
so I was technically raised as an only child,
but I was very much loved.
- Gary Oldman

But you see, I have played more good guys than I have played villains.
- Gary Oldman

It's becoming increasingly harder and harder;
there's no such thing as independent film anymore.
There aren't any, they don't exist.
In the old days you could go and get a certain amount
of the budget with foreign sales,
now everybody wants a marketable angle.
- Gary Oldman

Your own barometer is all you have to go by,
and often what makes a good director is knowing when not to say something.
On occasions you can find yourself on a film set where
the person who is wearing the director's hat is only
trying to justify his position.
- Gary Oldman

I never told my father I loved him before he died,
and I have a lot of issues about that.
They're all swimming around in my head,
in my heart, unresolved, and in a way it felt fitting
to dedicate the film to him.
- Gary Oldman

It's always hard when you're playing someone for a
lot of people out there who are going to see the movie after reading the books.
There's a communion between a reader and the writer,
so people will have an idea who Sirius Black is and
I might not be everyone's idea of that.
- Gary Oldman

What's fascinating is that when you write a script,
it's almost a stream of consciousness.
You have an idea that it means something,
but you're not always sure what.
Then when you get on the set, the actors teach you.
- Gary Oldman

I have three kids who like Harry Potter so I was sort of aware of it.
You can't really move from it: it's on buses,
in stores, it's everywhere.
One of my kids has read the books; the other two are
too small but they like the movies.
- Gary Oldman

People imagine that actors are being offered everything and you are not.
So things come in and sometimes there are things that
I want and can't get a meeting on,
or go to a different actors.
- Gary Oldman

The trick is growing up without growing old.
- Casey Stengel PHOTO

Be not afraid of growing slowly,
be afraid only of standing still.
- Chinese Proverb

The false can never grow into truth by growing in power.
- Rabindranath Tagore

You have to do your own growing
no matter how tall your grandfather was.
- Abraham Lincoln

The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that
they can grow separately without growing apart.
- Elisabeth Foley

Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does.
Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up.
- James A. Baldwin

One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers,
but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings.
The curriculum is so much necessary raw material,
but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant
and for the soul of the child.
- Carl Jung

I wish my mother had left me something about how she felt growing up.
I wish my grandmother had done the same.
I wanted my girls to know me.
- Carol Burnett

I was a handful growing up.
- Olivia Wilde

Today the world changes so quickly that in growing
up we take leave not just of youth but of the world we were young in.
- Peter Medawar

I was growing up listening to Queen.
Freddie Mercury threw those incredible melodies into his songs.
- Gary Cherone

I regret not having had more time with my kids when they were growing up.
- Tina Turner

Nuclear power will help provide the electricity that
our growing economy needs without increasing emissions.
This is truly an environmentally responsible source of energy.
- Michael Burgess

Growing old is no more than a bad habit which a busy
person has no time to form.
- Andre Maurois

Growing up, my dolls were doctors and on secret missions.
I had Barbie Goes Rambo.
- Zoe Saldana

When I look in the mirror I see the girl I was when I was growing up,
with braces, crooked teeth, a baby face and a skinny body.
- Heather Locklear

Growing up, I didn't have a lot of toys,
and personal entertainment depended on individual ingenuity and imagination -
think up a story and go live it for an afternoon.
- Terry Brooks

Growing up, I wanted desperately to please,
to be a good girl.
- Claire Danes

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

I have this sense that I didn't really start growing up until my twenties.
- Winona Ryder

The left dismisses talk about the collapse of family
life and talks instead about the emergence of the growing
new diversity of family types.
- Christopher Lasch

A man growing old becomes a child again.
- Sophocles

But time growing old teaches all things.
- Aeschylus

The march of science and technology does not imply
growing intellectual complexity in the lives of most people.
It often means the opposite.
- Thomas Sowell

A man knows when he is growing old because he begins to look like his father.
- Gabriel Garcia Marquez

I think growing up is difficult and it's a process
that I'm always interested in,
with kids and adults, they are often on two different universes.
- Alice Hoffman

Growing up, I've enjoyed hunting with my father.
- Dale Earnhardt

My hobbies are cooking and gardening,
especially growing orchids.
I love soccer, my husband and I support a British team called Chelsea,
and I also enjoy tennis.
We have 3 cats.
- Juliet Mills

Growing up, mostly in Montreal, I was an only child of loving parents.
- Rudolph A. Marcus

Growing up, my brother and I were begging for attention.
- Jeremy London

For me, the great problem growing up in England was
that I had a very narrow concept of what God can be,
and it was damn close to an old man with a beard.
- John Cleese

Growing up on a dairy farm, you certainly learn discipline
and a commitment to purpose.
- Mike Johanns

C++ and Java, say, are presumably growing faster than plain C,
but I bet C will still be around.
- Dennis Ritchie

I hate this fast growing tendency to chain men to machines
in big factories and deprive them of all joy in their efforts -
the plan will lead to cheap men and cheap products.
- Richard Wagner

As a Latino growing up in Spanish harlem,
it's not easy trying not to be hot-headed.
- Erik Estrada

I remember growing up with television,
from the time it was just a test pattern,
with maybe a little bit of programming once in a while.
- Francis Ford Coppola

With Crazy Horse, it's all one big, growing,
smoldering sound, and I'm part of it.
It's like gliding, or some sort of natural surfing.
- Neil Young

The key to success is to keep growing in all areas of life -
mental,
emotional, spiritual, as well as physical.
- Julius Erving

It evolved from my experience in the fifties,
growing up during the McCarthy era, and hearing a lot
of assumptions that America was wonderful and Communism was terrible.
- Warren Farrell

As a kid growing up in the back streets of Dublin I
used to pretend I was playing in the World Cup with
my mates out on the streets,
and now I will be doing it for real.
- Robbie Keane

Fashion is in my blood.
Growing up, I was always clacking around the house in my mother's shoes.
- Sophia Bush

My first priority is growing this economy in the long term,
and stimulating it in the short term.
- Robert Menendez

Growing up in public is especially hard sometimes.
- Annette Funicello


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