” If you think you don’t want to play another psychopath, but the script is amazing, and the director is fantastic, and the story is incredible, then you may end up playing your third psychopath in a row. “


” You have to go where the good writing is. “


” You just have to take control of your own performance. “


” Quiet people, people who aren’t given to emotional outbursts, people who are economic with words – they’re also fun to play, but you find yourself needing a laser precision in those roles. Otherwise you just sort of stand around, looking slightly brain-dead. You worry about being uninteresting. “


” You know, I think I am faintly spiritual. “


” You know what it’s like to feel anxious – it’s horrible feeling anxious. It’s stressful having that feeling, having butterflies in your stomach, even for a day, and you don’t sleep at night. “


” It’s certainly true that I was brought up in that British amateur tradition, the one which always held that if you were reasonably good at cricket, knew one or two Latin texts and a few zingy Oscar Wilde quotes for dinner parties, you were pretty much ready to go and run some outpost in Hindustan. “


” I was, if you like, a successful schoolboy in that I had a degree of talent in all the required things that make you a success at school. “


” You can’t do something that is morally vacuous or dysfunctional and then write it off saying, ‘It wasn’t my film, I was just doing a job in it. “


” If you only do issue-based drama, you can become a boring wanker. “



All 10 Damian Lewis Quotes about You in picture


If you think you don
You have to go where the good writing is.


You just have to take control of your own performance.
Quiet people, people who aren
You know, I think I am faintly spiritual.
You know what it
It
I was, if you like, a successful schoolboy in that I had a degree of talent in all the required things that make you a success at school.
You can
If you only do issue-based drama, you can become a boring wanker.
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