Sir Michael Gambon quotes
“Every part I play is just a variant of my own personality.”
“For in dreams, we enter a world that is entirely our own.”
“It's very vulgar to talk about one's business. Only stock brokers do that, and then merely at dinner parties.”
“- Ichabod Crane: You must believe me, it was a horseman, a dead one! Headless!
- Baltus Van Tassel: I know, I know.
- Ichabod Crane: You don't know because you were not there. It's all true!
- Baltus Van Tassel: Of course it is. I told you. Everyone told you.
- Ichabod Crane: I... saw him.”
“Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, when one only remembers to turn on the light.”
“Good order, very precise, feeling of the unknown. Fine poetry is the music of mathematics, numbers, singing. You have to look behind the words to understand their meaning.”
“England. Typical. Even drug dealers don't work weekends.”
“A wise bear always keeps a marmalade sandwich in his hat, in case of emergency.”
“Everything that seems clear is bent. And everything that seems bent is clear. Trapped in reflections, you must learn to recognize when a lie masquerades as the truth, and then deal with it efficiently, dispassionately.”
“- Lt. General Leland Zevo: Put this place on red alert. They're as good as dead.
- Hagenstern: That's your son, sir.
- Lt. General Leland Zevo: War knows no relatives.”
“I like causing trouble. It's the teddy boy in me.”
“A child did approach me in a restaurant in Cornwall, but he thought I was Gandalf.”
“No spell can reawaken the dead. Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.”
“You're born, you take shit. You get out in the world, you take more shit. You climb a little higher, you take less shit. Till one day you're up in the rarefied atmosphere and you've forgotten what shit even looks like.”
“- Charlie 'Lucky' Luciano: Looks like I don't have a choice, do I? Either I agree to kill my friends, or you kill me.
- Don Faranzano: That's right.”
“To be young and to feel love's keen sting.”
“I often talk aloud to myself. I find it extraordinarily useful.”