Quotes by Kenneth Branagh (Actor/Irish).

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I've always loved the Bond films.
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There are some amazing stories from all over this country, where people's work and contribution has been acknowledged. To be part of that is an absolutely fantastic feeling.
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In Northern Ireland, I truly, effortlessly, knew who I was. I knew where I belonged. I felt completely and utterly secure.
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The records - what little we know about Shakespeare, including the records of the plays in his playhouse - were often the story of how quickly they came off if they didn't work. They had to move on. They were absolutely led by box office.
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The elasticity of Shakespeare is extraordinary.
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I think the best actors are the most generous, the kindest, the greatest people and at their worst they are vain, greedy and insecure.
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I was stuck in a wheelchair playing this deranged villain. I felt this mass amount of rage at being so confined. I thought, 'What can I do that is the direct opposite of this situation?' The only thing I could think of was that I could sing and dance.
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I fondly remember good times working on 'Thor.'
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What I've found about 'Cinderella' is that what it provokes in an audience is really extraordinary. It appears to be a deceptively simple tale, but I've heard nothing but people drawing all different things out of it.
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I went to Moscow and met some slightly powerful and scary people.
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The glory of 70mm is the sharpness of the image it offers.
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I do think that, for instance, we've been very lucky to have theatrical careers and be associated with Shakespeare which sometimes gives you a kind of bogus kudos.
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You go to the airport and look at the bookstand, and you feel the titles are similar, the covers are similar, and you wonder how they can be different.
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Life is surreal and beautiful.
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I loved 'Kundun.'
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I think what you're always looking for as artists is to be honest and to continue to be honestly driven by that which you are passionately engaged with. It should need not be forced.
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I suppose that was my first bit of acting, the acquisition of an English accent. It was really just an attempt to be understood.
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I remember the first book I bought, when I was about 11... Dad said, 'What have you got that for? What are libraries for?'
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Variety is very, very good. Going from medium to medium, if you get the chance to do it, from theater to television to film, which are all distinctly different, keeps me sharp. What works in one doesn't work in the other, and you have to be looking for the truth of the performance, whatever way that medium might demand.
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Do you know what I feel about Dr. Who's? I feel the same way as I do about the Bonds. I love them all. I love them all! I don't have favorites.
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My dad, for the first 15 years of my career, on every visit he made to a play or a film set, would find the oldest person on set and say, 'Do you think my son has a future?'
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A creative and artistic home is what I've been looking for in the theatre.
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Life is about making plans from which you deviate, almost always. If you are lucky, you do come up with a plan.
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I think we love the escapism of something like 'Cinderella,' and I think we do with 'Thor.'
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I think in the wake of the domination of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, everyone is now looking for a grand plan.
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