Albert Finney quotes

  • You're exactly as big as I let you be.
    -- Albert Finney

    #Bigs

  • It's true that old actors don't die, their parts get smaller. You're less likely to get the part, many parts, if you're playing people your age as opposed to people who are younger. There are fewer parts around.
    -- Albert Finney

    #People #Age #Actors

  • There might've been wires, but I have this ability to make myself light. Well you know what, in ballet, when you kind of lift yourself here, it's all up in the head.
    -- Albert Finney

    #Light #Ballet #Wire

  • That is one of the reasons one enjoys acting. Now and again, you get scenes where you work with somebody really good and you have a good time trying to make it really work and really work well.
    -- Albert Finney

    #Trying #Acting #Good Times

  • My dad was great. He was very droll, very dry.
    -- Albert Finney

    #Dad #Dry #My Dad

  • There’s a time when a man needs to fight, and a time when he needs to accept that his destiny is lost, that the ship has sailed, and that only a fool would continue. The truth is, I’ve always been a fool.
    -- Albert Finney

    #Fighting #Destiny #Men

  • We're given the springboard of the text, a plane ticket, told to report to Alabama, and there's a group of people all ready to make a film and it's a marvelous life.
    -- Albert Finney

    #People #Tickets #Groups

  • Maybe don't make it so.
    -- Albert Finney

    #Decision #Decision Making

  • My girlfriend and I rented a nice house on the river and I was there for about two and a half months, and we were just out of Alabama. I hardly got to see Alabama.
    -- Albert Finney

    #Girlfriend #Nice #Two

  • To be a character who feels a deep emotion, one must go into the memory's vault and mix in a sad memory from one's own life.
    -- Albert Finney

    #Memories #Character #Theatre

  • When I read the script, I liked the script very much and I thought it was a marvelous part for her, because I think it is a change of pace. I mean, we know how wonderful she is in romantic comedy.
    -- Albert Finney

    #Mean #Romantic Love #Thinking

  • Youll come to see that a man learns nothing from winning. The act of losing, however, can elicit great wisdom. Not least of which is how much more enjoyable it is to win. Its inevitable to lose now and again. The trick is not to make a habit of it.
    -- Albert Finney

    #Winning #Men #Losing

  • I'm not bothered by the paparazzi and I don't feel hemmed in, I've never felt that. My youth, mind you, there wasn't quite the same attention to celebrities as there is now, but I've never felt that.
    -- Albert Finney

    #Mind #Attention #Youth

  • I'm doing another Churchill. I did a Churchill for HBO and that was up to 1939 and there's talk of the war years. They were going to do it this fall, but the script wasn't going to be ready.
    -- Albert Finney

    #War #Fall #Hbo

  • I was in London. It's a long way to go for a very long party, sitting there for six hours not having a cigarette or a drink. It's a waste of time.
    -- Albert Finney

    #Party #Long #London

  • I mean, I did a film, a musical of 'Scrooge', in '70, and the tricks were done by flat clothes and mirrors. I hope that the day will come when we don't have to turn up at all.
    -- Albert Finney

    #Mean #Clothes #Mirrors

  • I like playing accents, and doing things like that, it was fun. It was fun.
    -- Albert Finney

    #Fun #Accents

  • I don't enter, I'm entered. It's up to someone else. It's up to them.
    -- Albert Finney

  • I don't think that we necessarily lie. I mean, we make our living by pretending that we're someone else. I don't tell tall tales. I always tell the truth.
    -- Albert Finney

    #Lying #Mean #Thinking