Samuel West Quotes & Sayings

23 most famous Samuel West quotes and sayings. These are the first 10 quotes we have for him. He's a 50 year old British actor born on Jun 19, 1966.

Samuel West Quotes
“Of course 'Hamlet' is a debate about the nature and morality of revenge and whether it is right to do something to assuage your angry feelings.”
“I mean I think children love the idea that there are different viewpoints and different words for things and different worlds. And the more that they pretend to be other people, the harder it is for them to hate them and misunderstand them when they grow up.”
“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.”
Samuel West Quotes
“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.”
Samuel West Quotes
“My one remaining professional ambition is to read the shipping forecast. I live in hope.”
Samuel West Quotes
“I am a coward, basically, but one of the things about acting is that you are always putting yourself through yet another test.”
Samuel West Quotes
“It would've been hard to do something else, to as it were, run away from the circus and become an accountant.”
Samuel West Quotes
“I really do think the things that make our society what it is are under threat. It should be about everyone having the potential to be what they're going to be.”
“I'm lucky enough to work with, I think, the greatest writer there's ever been, Shakespeare. Whose collected works would always be under my pillow if I was only ever allowed one book to keep, and who never bores me.”
“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.”

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