Best Quotes by Alan Rickman (Top 10)

  1. And it's a human need to be told stories. The more we're governed by idiots and have no control over our destinies, the more we need to tell stories to each other about who we are, why we are, where we come from, and what might be possible.
  2. I've never been able to plan my life. I just lurch from indecision to indecision.
  3. Talent is an accident of genes - and a responsibility.
  4. Do you know that moment when you paint a landscape as a child and, when you’re maybe under seven or something, the sky is just a blue stripe across the top of the paper? And then there’s that somewhat disappointing moment when the teacher tells you that the sky actually comes down in amongst all the branches. And it’s like life changes at that moment and becomes much more complicated and a little bit more boring, as it’s rather tedious to fill in the branches…
  5. 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.
  6. If only life could be a little more tender and art a little more robust.
  7. I do take my work seriously and the way to do that is not to take yourself too seriously.
  8. Those of you who are not aware of my brilliant career as a stand up comic, I'm not aware of it either so we might well wonder what we're doing here.
  9. Mellow doesn't describe me. I'm hungry every day.
  10. Acting touches nerves you have absolutely no control over.

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