Richard E. Grant quotes

Born
5 May 1957, Mbabane, Hhohho, Swaziland.

Occupation
Actor.

Richard E. Grant is an English actor.

Never give up. You only get one life. Go for it!
– Richard E. Grant

Proving yourself in a field where the casualty rate is so notoriously high is an ongoing challenge.
– Richard E. Grant

Actors always think that others are getting more work than them. In my case, they usually are.
– Richard E. Grant

The wisest person is not the one who has the fewest failures but the one who turns failures to best account.
– Richard E. Grant

I wrestle every opportunity with gusto.
– Richard E. Grant

It always depresses me when people moan about how commercial Christmas is. I love everything about it. The tradition of having this great big feast, slap bang in the middle of winter, is an essential thing to look forward to at the end of the year.
– Richard E. Grant

Anthony Hopkins says you just keep acting. Do it all the time and eventually it will happen. He got his break, after all, by taking a role nobody else wanted. A cannibal!
– Richard E. Grant

Unless you are an enormous name, you never stop auditioning.
– Richard E. Grant

I am a very judgmental person. Of myself and other people. I recognise it’s a great fault, but I have no power over that.
– Richard E. Grant

When an actor asks you to read his script, your heart sinks. The number of scripts I’ve been given by actors that are so unbelievably terrible! It’s well known that actors are lousy writers.
– Richard E. Grant

I place an enormous premium on loyalty. If someone betrays me, I can forgive them rationally, but emotionally I have found it impossible to do so.
– Richard E. Grant

It’s well known that actors are lousy writers.
– Richard E. Grant

Time and time again I was told that I would never make the film on time and never make it on budget. That kind of criticism tends to turn me into a great big motor of efficiency.
– Richard E. Grant

You feel your game’s raised by working with the best people.
– Richard E. Grant

You can measure success by the number of friends who have remained loyal to you, and you to them.
– Richard E. Grant

I’m a hoarder.
– Richard E. Grant

Always have an answer – even if you change your mind five minutes later.
– Richard E. Grant