” Books don’t exist unless you read them. And it’s a two way process – you write the book as you read it and you fill in the gaps. You discover it and you put the marks together and without you doing it they’re just marks. “


” We’ll be back. I promise you that. “


” The idea that if you are very clever you shouldn’t be an actor would be laughable in Russia. “


” When you are in a bad production there are two things you can do. You can do your best or you can leave. I chose to do the third thing which was sulk. “


” Stamps from Afghanistan are hilarious. You can tell when the revolutions are because suddenly they stop having pictures of the mullahs and the independence monument and they start having fish on them. “


” I am a coward, basically, but one of the things about acting is that you are always putting yourself through yet another test. “


” If you play a part that’s been done before, on stage for instance, you feel like you’re carrying a torch and staggering under the weight of it for a bit and then passing it on to somebody else. “



All 7 Samuel West Quotes about You in picture


Books don
We
The idea that if you are very clever you shouldn
When you are in a bad production there are two things you can do. You can do your best or you can leave. I chose to do the third thing which was sulk.
Stamps from Afghanistan are hilarious. You can tell when the revolutions are because suddenly they stop having pictures of the mullahs and the independence monument and they start having fish on them.
I am a coward, basically, but one of the things about acting is that you are always putting yourself through yet another test.
If you play a part that

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