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Motivational Alan Rickman Quotes And Sayings

Alan Rickman Quotes:- Alan Rickman (21 February 1946 – 14 January 2016) was an English actor and director. Rickman trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London and became a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC), performing in modern and classical theatre productions.

His first big television role came in 1982, but his big break was as the Vicomte de Valmont in the RSC stage production of Les Liaisons Dangereuses in 1985, and after the production transferred to Broadway in 1987 he was nominated for a Tony Award.

Inspirational Alan Rickman Quotes

“I’m still living the life where you get home and open the fridge and there’s half a pot of yogurt and half a can of flat Coca-Cola.”-Alan Rickman

Inspirational Alan Rickman Quotes

“Maverick is a word that appeals to me more than misfit. Maverick is active, misfit is passive.”-Alan Rickman


“I’ve never been able to plan my life. I just lurch from indecision to indecision.”-Alan Rickman


“I think there’s some connection between absolute discipline and absolute freedom.”-Alan Rickman


“Actors are agents of change. A film, a piece of theater, a piece of music, or a book can make a difference. It can change the world.”-Alan Rickman


“I have a love-hate relationship with white silk.”-Alan Rickman


“I think there should be laughs in everything. Sometimes, it’s a slammed door, a pie in the face or just a recognition of our frailties.”-Alan Rickman


“Talent is an accident of genes – and responsibility.”-Alan Rickman


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“I do take my work seriously and the way to do that is not to take yourself too seriously.”-Alan Rickman

“All I want to see from an actor is the intensity and accuracy of their listening.”-Alan Rickman


“The point about a great story is that it’s got a beginning, a middle and end.”-Alan Rickman


“I want to swim in both directions at once. Desire success, court failure.”-Alan Rickman


“If people want to know who I am, it is all in the work.”-Alan Rickman


“I don’t think it’s right that everybody knows everything about me.”-Alan Rickman

“I’m a quite serious actor who doesn’t mind being ridiculously comic.”-Alan Rickman


“I have just returned from the dubbing studio where I spoke into a microphone as Severus Snape for absolutely the last time.”-Alan Rickman


“I get stage fright and gremlins in my head saying: ‘You’re going to forget your lines’.”-Alan Rickman


“Acting touches nerves you have absolutely no control over.”-Alan Rickman


“I think worrying things are going on in England – a real apathy.”-Alan Rickman


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“I was 7, and I remember being given a part in a play and thinking, This is exciting.”-Alan Rickman


“I’m always aware of the camera and it feels like that’s the audience.”-Alan Rickman

“If only life could be a little more tender and art a little more robust.”-Alan Rickman


“It would be wonderful to think that the future is unknown and sort of surprising.”-Alan Rickman


“Market forces impose certain rules before a film can actually get made.”-Alan Rickman


“My idea of a real treat is Magic Mountain without standing in line.”-Alan Rickman


“My parents certainly didn’t have anything to do with the theater. I’m some kind of accident.”-Alan Rickman


“One long for a director with a sense of imagination.”-Alan Rickman


“Somebody with Debbie Reynolds’ features doesn’t get cast as the Wicked Witch.”-Alan Rickman


“The audience should feel like voyeurs. Their response is absolutely crucial.”-Alan Rickman


“There’s a voice inside you that tells you what you should do.”-Alan Rickman


“What is it about actors? God knows I get bored with actors talking about themselves.”-Alan Rickman


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“When I get off the plane in England I always feel about two inches shorter.”-Alan Rickman


“Who I get in the way of people looking innocently at the parts I play.”-Alan Rickman


“You can lull the paying customers as long as they get slapped.”-Alan Rickman


“I love working in New York theater.”-Alan Rickman


“You know, London is so sprawling, and you can sometimes forget that anybody else is on a stage anywhere else.”-Alan Rickman


“So you can’t judge the character you’re playing ever.”-Alan Rickman


“From my experience, I think that every actor has to make sure that they’re in charge of their own career somehow or other.”-Alan Rickman


“I mean, language fascinates me anyway, and different words have different energies and you can change the whole drive of a sentence.”-Alan Rickman


“You try to find things that are challenging and interesting and hopefully it will be the same to the audience.”-Alan Rickman


“I knew with Snape I was working as a double agent, as it turns out, and a very good one at that.”-Alan Rickman


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“In theater, you’ve got to be aware of your whole body because it involves stamina. It involves two-and-a-half hours and a sustained release of energy, maybe for six months.”-Alan Rickman


“I’m a lot less serious than people think.”-Alan Rickman


“Every so often you read a play and a character just speaks to you – almost seems to speak through you, in fact.”-Alan Rickman


“Being on the stage in New York is always exciting because you feel like you’re part of the life of the city.”-Alan Rickman


“Mellow doesn’t describe me. I’m hungry every day.”-Alan Rickman


“Actors are actually very supportive of each other.”-Alan Rickman


“Older people say, ‘Oh I loved you in ‘Sense and Sensibility,’ and that’s the only film they want to talk about. Equally, there are people who only want to talk about ‘Galaxy Quest.’ And there’s a whole bunch of teenagers who only want to talk about ‘Dogma.”-Alan Rickman