Emily Watson quotes

  • And it is very sexy as well: somebody says I'm taking you on a surprise date, you don't know where you are going and you can't see and then you put your hand out and there is a tiger. Amazing.
    -- Emily Watson

    #Sexy #Hands #Surprise

  • I think so, Silence of the Lambs was a great, suspenseful thriller and I would expect Red Dragon to be similar. And I think it's very character driven.
    -- Emily Watson

    #Character #Thinking #Dragons

  • I mean, I have done scenes with animals, with owls, with bats, with cats, with special effects, with thespians, in the freezing cold, in the pouring rain, boiling hot; I've done press with every syndication, every country; I've done interviews with people dressed up as cows - there's honestly nothing that's gonna intimidate me!
    -- Emily Watson

    #Country #Rain #Mean

  • I don't know what makes a marriage work. My husband and I don't have it right at all; it's very tough on him. From the outside it looks like it's all about me - I have a glorious career and he doesn't.
    -- Emily Watson

    #Husband #Careers #Looks

  • In my early career I was like a goldfish. Rejection didn't affect me; I'd just forget how bad it was and keep going back for more.
    -- Emily Watson

    #Careers #Rejection #Goldfish

  • My character Lena is somebody who responds to people in a very simple way. I didn't have to take myself off to a darkened room to concentrate, I just had to try and be open. It's an interesting, subtle relationship.
    -- Emily Watson

    #Character #Simple #People

  • My husband. He keeps me grounded. If I were in the world on my own, it would all be much more seductive. But I'm in a relationship that has nothing to do with the film world.
    -- Emily Watson

    #Husband #Seductive #World

  • When the time came to make a decision about what do in life, I found myself thinking that acting was the thing I loved to do, so I applied to drama school. And then, I didn't get in - twice.
    -- Emily Watson

    #Drama #School #Thinking

  • You have to play the logic of a character.
    -- Emily Watson

    #Character #Play #Logic

  • It's a whole different kind of anxiety. But the great thing about doing a theatre job is that once the ball starts rolling you just have to go with it, it's inexorable.
    -- Emily Watson

    #Jobs #Anxiety #Theatre

  • It's an incredible privilege for an actor to look into the camera. It's like looking right into the heart of the film, and you can't take that lightly.
    -- Emily Watson

    #Heart #Cameras #Looks

  • I've always been creative, I think.
    -- Emily Watson

    #Thinking #Creative

  • I was a normal, rather dutiful child. I didn't even rebel as a teenager.
    -- Emily Watson

    #Children #Teenager #Rebel

  • I don't think I will be less good because there's less pressure on me.
    -- Emily Watson

    #Thinking #Pressure

  • I grew up without a television. It meant that I read lots of books and entertained myself.
    -- Emily Watson

    #Book #Television #Grew Up

  • During Breaking The Waves, I was on my own in a hotel room. I think I would have been impossible to live with. When you go home, you have to pretend to be the person you are at home.
    -- Emily Watson

    #Home #Thinking #Rooms

  • As actors, we went where we wanted to, and the camera followed us: it was like having another person in the room. There was no formal structure to the process. It was very liberating.
    -- Emily Watson

    #Cameras #Actors #Rooms

  • Believing in God is a very intense inner struggle of mine. It's something I worry about a lot, but which I don't have the answer to.
    -- Emily Watson

    #Believe #Struggle #Worry