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Letter "T" » The characters
«I don't think I'm like any of the characters I've played - they're all really far from who I am.»
«I, for one, get rather annoyed when I settle into a nice bubble bath with some Belgian chocolate and a mystery at my side only to discover that all of the characters in the latter are still alive at the end.»
«All my movies have an autobiographical dimension, but that is indirectly, through the characters. In fact I am behind everything that happens and that is said, but I am never talking about myself in first person. Something in me -probably a dislike of cheap exhibitionism- stops me from approaching a project too autobiographically.»
Author: Pedro Almodovar
, first person
, The characters
«I'm happy being myself, which I've never been before. I always hid in other people, or tried to find myself through the characters, or live out their lives, but I didn't have those things in mine.»
«I have found it easier to identify with the characters who verge upon hysteria, who were frightened of life, who were desperate to reach out to another person. But these seemingly fragile people are the strong people really.»
Author: Tennessee Williams
, reach out
, The characters
«I like to hide behind the characters I play. Despite the public perception, I am a very private person who has a hard time with the fame thing.»
«Example has more followers than reason. We unconsciously imitate what pleases us, and approximate to the characters we most admire.»
«Don't think for a moment that I'm really like any of the characters I've played. I'm not. That's why it's called 'acting'.»
«I know who I am, and I know too that I am capable of being not only the characters I have named, but all the Twelve Peers of France, and all the Nine Worthies as well.»
«Do you set down your name in the scroll of youth, that are written down old with all the characters of age?»