Top 30 Colin Firth Quotes

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A life of very, very serious, po-faced films would driv

A life of very, very serious, po-faced films would drive me nuts. I need – and I’m fortunate to have – a fairly varied menu in that respect. I mean, I was shooting ‘Mamma Mia!’ at the same time as I was doing Michael Winterbottom’s ‘Genova’. That was a very, very bizarre summer.
Colin Firth
We are actors who show up for work in our sloppy gear, and we’ve got this extraordinary tailor. It’s someone else who’s done the design; someone else who’s cut the suit; someone else who’s measured it. Basically, your job is to just wear it.
Colin Firth
Something like ‘A Single Man,’ it was tiny; it was financed by one guy. We all lost money doing it.
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People coming up and saying something nice is always welcome. But when you‘re being secretly photographed, that’s not so nice. I would rather shake hands with someone and exchange a few words than take a selfie.
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I think it’s quite extraordinary that people cast me as if I’m Warren Beatty: until I met my present wife, at the age of 35, you could name two girlfriends.
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I have a kind of neutrality, physically, which has helped me. I have a face that can be made to look a lot better – or a lot worse.
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The last thing I would attempt to do is to buy clothes for a child I didn’t know well.
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I feel more comfortable in drama. Comedy is a high-wire act. I find it stressful. It’s a precision science in a way.
Colin Firth
People have the idea of missionaries as going out with the Bible and hitting natives with it. It’s not really what they were doing. They were all doing something rather different.
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We’ve always been involved with America – I have a son who lives there and it’s a big part of my life.
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Forget trying to be sexy. That’s just gruesome.
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Some people would say comedy draws from some dark places, from your dark stuff. Life’s great optimists aren’t necessarily the funniest people.
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I would rather five people knew my work and thought it was good work than five million knew me and were indifferent.
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One of my grandfathers, actually, having gone out there as a minister, decided he would better serve the people as a doctor. So at a very late age – at the age of 38 in fact – he changed course and decided to become a doctor.
Colin Firth
We all know the dangers of sequels. Lightning doesn’t strike twice in the same place too often, and I think you’ve got to move beyond it, go the extra mile and have the courage not to just repeat the first one.
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If you don’t mind haunting the margins, I think there is more freedom there.
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I have a very long relationship with America. My mother grew up there and I felt to some extent that I partly belong there. I was schooled there briefly for about a year.
Colin Firth
My primary instinct as an actor is not the big transformation. It’s thrilling if a performer can do that well, but that’s not me. Often with actors, it’s a case of witnessing a big party piece but wondering afterwards, where’s the substance?
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As much as the next person, I want to be approved of, but I’m not greedy for that stuff.
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I’d love to try my hand at something else.
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I do think I’m a character actor.
Colin Firth
They’re not bombarding me with offers, although the ones that have come along have been too preposterous to contemplate, so it’s not as if I spend every day resisting $20 million pay cheques.
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I always thought the biggest failing of Americans was their lack of irony. They are very serious there! Naturally, there are exceptions… the Jewish, Italian, and Irish humor of the East Coast.
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To be bothered wherever you go – it’s not a rational thing to want at all.
Colin Firth
I was in a lake in ‘Love Actually’, and I was attacked by some hideous aquatic beast and was rushed to the hospital by a man named Rafael! Something stung my elbow, and it blew up to the size of a tennis ball.
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If I were to write a book about the progress of getting to a third film, it would be a long one.
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I love ‘Manhattan‘, and I know it’s not one of Woody‘s favorites.
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‘A great British icon‘ is not the phrase I’d use about anybody, but there are people you admire that happen to be British. I think it’s a phrase that gets attached to anyone who’s been around long enough to become overfamiliar.
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I backpacked through France and Italy in my teens, and then I was at Cannes with the first movie I did in ’84.
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I work with the options I have in front of me and my reasons for choosing a job can vary enormously depending on the circumstances. Sometimes I take a job because it’s a group of people I’m dying to work with, and sometimes it can be a desire to shake things up a bit and not to take myself too seriously.
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