Motivational Rhys Ifans Quotes And Sayings

Rhys Ifans Quotes:- Rhys Ifans (22 July 1967) is a Welsh actor, producer, and musician. He is known for his portrayal of characters such as Spike in Notting Hill, Jed Parry in Enduring Love, Eyeball Paul in Kevin & Perry Go Large and Dr. Curt Connors / The Lizard in The Amazing Spider-Man.

Inspirational Rhys Ifans Quotes

Whereas Superman is a godlike guy from another planet and Batman is this mysterious, unknowable billionaire, everyone in ‘Spider-Man’ is human and flawed.
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Inspirational Rhys Ifans Quotes

When I was young, I was in a hurry to live. And now I’m just not in a hurry.
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There’s two kinds of rock n’ roll casualty: the one that has huge success and adoration, and then suddenly it stops. Or there’s when you’re in a band: it is all-consuming, so then you have the dream of that, and then the dream’s taken away from you even before it happens.
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In a sense, I feel a lot more an outsider in Los Angeles than I did in Newfoundland.
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I’ve worked with Hollywood stars, but the reason most of the Hollywood stars I’ve worked with are Hollywood stars is that they’re excellent actors, so I’ve been very lucky.
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I’ve done a lot of Shakespeare onstage, and I’m not convinced that the Earl of Oxford was the author of all those works, but I am convinced that the Stratfordian William Shakespeare was not. My feeling is that it was an amalgamation of many writers, in the same way that most films are a collaborative endeavor.
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Famous Rhys Ifans Quotes

I went to the Guilford School of Music and Drama, which was affiliated with the Royal Shakespeare Company. I was lucky enough to be taught by a beautiful, wonderful teacher called Patsy Rodenberg, who works a lot with the Royal Shakespeare Company as a voice coach and technician.
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When I was taught Shakespeare in school, it was such an alien, sanitized puzzle, it made no sense.
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I don’t sit around with other actors and talk about the pain and the magic of acting.
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I am an artisan. I only became an artist when people watch what I do. That is when it becomes art.
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People say: ‘Oh, it’s only acting,’ but it’s not ever just acting. At least not with me.
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My personal life is invented for me, so why bother?
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I am not gadgety at all. It’s not that I’m appalled by technology, but I’ve taken my time acquiring any of it.
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Howard Marks is a great friend and a great Welshman.
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I’m a passionate Welshman. I have a culinary relationship with language: I taste what I say because I have two languages, and each informs the other.
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I’m always flabbergasted and overwhelmed by the audience a film reaches.
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If you had to find a period in history that would equate to what the Internet has presented us with now, it would be Elizabethan England. It was a world in flux.
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We’re in an age of enlightenment, and we have a choice as a society which path to take.
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It’s a great life being an actor, and I wouldn’t change it for anything.
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I’ve reached a point in my career when I can demand certain conditions, and one of them is a weekend break every three weeks during the shoot.
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Acting is a tough, difficult job with long unsociable hours, although it can be a brilliant job, too. I don’t want to complain too much, as nurses, farmers and teachers are out working long hours.
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Very often, actors have to face being rejected time and again, and we must remember that the red carpet lasts just a minute.
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You look at any culture, and prohibition has invariably been an unmitigated failure. It is just idiotic to criminalise any substance, I think.
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The war on drugs is being lost on a daily basis.
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The older I get, I’m really reminded how important the arts are to our wellbeing as a society.
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Every time the Tories get a bit of power, they rip off all the things I love… The mining industry. Milk.
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I’m a sporadic reader. I have moments when I can’t stop… then I kind of forget that I can read. But then I go, ‘Oh God, yeah, books!’
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I’m a real magpie when it comes to music; it’s all random, and there’s no pattern to what I like.
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For me, ‘Come and See’ is, by a million miles, the best film about war that has ever been made. I would highly recommend, encourage and enforce anyone to watch it.
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Edward Curtis was a photographer in the late 19th century who tried to document the rapidly disappearing Native Americans. He assembled a canon of work which, today, is exemplary and invaluable.
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I’m becoming more indulgent and less giving as an actor as I get older. I’m immersing myself more in roles emotionally.
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I just don’t take myself as seriously anymore. But as a result of that, I am taking myself more seriously. My ego has gone on holiday, and it can’t get a flight back home.
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Best Rhys Ifans Quotes

I come from a culture where the pub is the centre of the community. The pub is the Internet. It’s where information is gathered, collated and addressed.
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If you’ve got a camera, go to a war zone and tell a story.
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I think Liverpool generates generosity which rubs off – it’s a good place to work and to party.
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Spider-Man is a school boy that’s looking for his parents.
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I go to work, and I work very hard. I’m loyal, generous, true, kind, fair – all those boxes are ticked. I’m going to Heaven.
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When I’m not filming, I do rock n’ roll; when I’m not doing rock n’ roll, I do filming.
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In terms of partying and reckless abandon, I’m Don Juan. But, in terms of my heart, I’m the most loyal man you’ll ever meet.
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Each generation needs a ‘Spider-Man’ to mirror their angst.
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I think that all great art never strives to answer any questions; it just asks the appropriate ones at the appropriate time.
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More than any other super-hero, ‘Spider-Man’ presents us with something very local in its ethics. It’s not messianic. It’s far more tangible.
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I consider projects very deeply, but there’s always a point in your life where there’s a bit of randomity.
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I’m Welsh. We didn’t do ‘Peter Pan.’ We have far more ancient legends to be put to sleep with.
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I don’t have a problem with green screen at all. I think children invented CGI. We invent worlds. A stick can become a sword. Or a bowl of stones can become a bowl of tomatoes. That’s what children do, and that’s what CGI enables us to do.
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I honed my passion for acting in theatre and education, and I think it’s important not to belittle the child audience.
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The majority of comic book villains are pure evil, but Curt Connors is an exception. Curt Connors is a good man who initially wants to save the world, but he gets hungry and greedy and reckless, and he pays the price for that.
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I’ll move back to Wales if and when I have children. I want them to speak the language I speak, but I love living in London. It’s my favourite city in the whole world. I love it because it’s not England, it’s London.
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Top Rhys Ifans Quotes And Sayings

Welsh women aren’t the most tactile unless they’re your relatives. And then you don’t want them to be.
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As a Welsh speaker, I’m very conscious of how activism can effect real change.
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What was extraordinary about Occupy London was that it was a village with a louder voice than one of the biggest cities of the world.
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On a conventional film, you do one take, and if it’s good, they say, ‘Let’s do another one for insurance.’
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After you have been incarcerated for so long, whatever story is told in the aftermath is beautiful.
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The whole film genre is one of deceit. It is the suspension of disbelief. That’s what all theater and all film is based on.
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As an actor, our very palette is one of imagination. So it is a walk onto an empty space and then imagine the world beyond it is what we do.
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