Lindsay Duncan quotes
“Never get on the bad side of small-minded people who have a little authority.”
“A certain amount of anger doesn't make us less empathetic, less humane, less loving. It just makes us real.”
“- Evelyn Adler: Midlife crisis, apparently.
- Frank Adler: He's 70.
- Evelyn Adler: I know. Must have been on time delay or something.”
“Regrets are a waste of time. They're the past crippling you in the present.”
“I hate you and everyone you represent. Entitled, selfish, spoiled children. Blissfully untrained, unversed and unprepared to even attempt real art. Handing each other awards for cartoons and pornography. Measuring your worth in weekends? Well this is the theater and you don't get to come in here and pretend you can write, direct and act in your...” (continue)(continue reading)
“It's all so horrible you know, the nightmare of childhood. And it only gets worse. One day you'll wake up, and you'll be past it. Your beautiful skin will wrinkle and shrivel up, you'll lose your hair, your sight, your memory. Your blood will thicken, teeth turn yellow and loose. You will start to stink and fart and all your friends will be dead.”
“I suppose because I do and can work in the theatre, I don't see work as closing down as an older woman. ”
“No matter how much we disagree with people, demonising them doesn't get us anywhere; it merely indicates a closed mind. ”
“Just pray that when this happens you've got someone to love you, because if you're loved you'll still be young.”
“Innocence can be hell.”
“- Lady Markby: I can't help feeling that this disturbing new thing, this higher education of women, will deal a terrible blow to happy married life.
- Mrs. Laura Cheveley: The higher education of men is what I should like to see. Men need it so sadly.
- Lady Markby: They do, dear. But I'm afraid such a scheme would be quite unpractical. I don't...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Never lose your childish innocence. It's the most important thing.”