Francesca Annis Quotes

Francesca Annis Quotes: I don't regret the passing of time. I try to live in the present, which should mean my life's full.
The funny thing is I'm not bothered or sad about being on my own - after all I've never had a husband.
I'm often asked if I regret not going to Hollywood. I'm glad I didn't go, because if I had I wouldn't have my extended family, which is the fabric of my life. Only recently have I realised how special and unusual it is.
I don't want three million people digesting my private life over their cornflakes.
Sometimes sushi is just superb, and other times there's nothing like a great big steak. It depends where your taste buds are at the time.
I'm one of the great unemployed looking for the next job. I'm waiting for the right offer. Like anyone, I want something that turns me on inside.
Judi Dench and Ian McKellen taught me how to work hard and respect the theatre.
Everything is about class in England, whether it's upper, lower or middle. Why should that be?
Roman's wife Sharon Tate had been murdered by Charles Manson the year before, but Roman had been through so much leaving the Warsaw ghetto that he was very strong and private.
I go on giving interviews because I've been brought up to support the projects I'm involved in. When you've enjoyed working on a production, you want to do them a favour.
I am not going to share my private life with millions of people. I don't find a need to do that and nobody else close to me does either.
I maintain the rather old-fashioned view that this is my work and it's in the public arena, but that doesn't entitle everyone to know what happened at home before coming here.
I have yet to see a drama that puts forward women who are successful and have a family. Women are nearly always seen as victims.
I don't believe in expending energy on something you can't do anything about. If there was some easy way of fixing things, I'd probably do it.
Truly charismatic people, in my experience, dont come along very often.
I used to suffer from excessive pride. Well, I got over that one.
Thank God we're not like America. Everyone wants to look like they're 20. In Europe we admire grown-up women; I think men revere older women.
When I was starting out, young actresses had the studio system to protect them. Now you have a host of sharks, from your agent to your publicist to your lawyer.
I can feel the 60S looming. In my profession, I've just moved along with my age. By thinking in decades, rather than whether someone's 42 or 47, you can give yourself a whole 10 years to turn yourself around in.
You can be revered for all sorts of qualities, but to be truly charismatic is rare. Elizabeth Taylor was, for me, one of those rarities.