Quotes By Francesca Annis
Francesca Annis Quotes
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There is not enough celebration of companionship. Relationships aren't just about eroticism and sexuality.
Roman's wife Sharon Tate had been murdered by Charles Manson the year before, but Roman had been through so much leaving the Warsaw ghetto that he was very strong and private.
Sometimes sushi is just superb, and other times there's nothing like a great big steak. It depends where your taste buds are at the time.
I'm trying to learn to smoke, which is rather weird when everyone is trying to stop. I'm not a smoker. But my character only smokes as an affectation.
I don't need a piece of paper to suggest that I can commit myself.
I'm an actress, not a pin-up.
I've never been married and I've no more desire to be married now than I ever have. I hate bureaucracy and I am not religious.
I couldn't imagine playing someone young now; it would be so boring.
Some actors get fired up by the sound of the audience. I just want to retreat.
I am not a fanatic about anything. I do what I can do when I've got the time.
I think people have surgery for psychological reasons more than because of their looks.
I have made a public statement about me and Ralph by being seen with him. I don't need to make any other. You can live the way you want.
I'm one of the great unemployed looking for the next job. I'm waiting for the right offer. Like anyone, I want something that turns me on inside.
I go on giving interviews because I've been brought up to support the projects I'm involved in. When you've enjoyed working on a production, you want to do them a favour.
I am not going to share my private life with millions of people. I don't find a need to do that and nobody else close to me does either.
I don't buy the tabloids, but you're surrounded by it all and people tell you things they've read. I'd be sitting on a train looking over someone's shoulder and thinking: That's familiar... oh my God, it's me.
As you grow older, your whole life becomes very rich, multifaceted.
The first thing you have to do is accept that decay sets in and there's nothing you can do about it.
I am pretty self-indulgent.
I maintain the rather old-fashioned view that this is my work and it's in the public arena, but that doesn't entitle everyone to know what happened at home before coming here.
Having children with someone is the real bond.
I don't believe in expending energy on something you can't do anything about. If there was some easy way of fixing things, I'd probably do it.
I consulted a Chinese herbalist and spent two weeks on an island off the coast of Zanzibar. I was away from any kind of contemporary technology.
I do find acting cathartic.
Judi Dench and Ian McKellen taught me how to work hard and respect the theatre.
I'm often asked if I regret not going to Hollywood. I'm glad I didn't go, because if I had I wouldn't have my extended family, which is the fabric of my life. Only recently have I realised how special and unusual it is.
Too often, older women are seen as victims, but I know lots of formidable women who have marvellous jobs as well as a full erotic life, and children and friends and family.
The minute anyone's getting anxious I say, You must eat and you must sleep. They're the two vital elements for a healthy life.
Everything has changed. An interview has become such a confrontational thing. It makes you very defensive.
I'll dance to anything: Bob Marley or rap.
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