37 Total Quotes

Fiona Shaw Quotes

Fiona Shaw
Even when they have nothing, the Irish emit a kind of happiness, a joy.
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#Happiness #Irish Actress

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A lot of Irish people perform. They perform in drawing rooms. They sing songs and they play piano.
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#Irish Actress #Irish

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I loathe bad theater and most theatre is very bad because it's repetitious, unexciting and, dangerously, it is sometimes praised for those things.
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#Theater

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I had a ball doing Harry Potter.
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#Irish Actress

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There is a great relief in experiencing the worst vicariously.
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#Irish Actress

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The nice thing about movie roles is that someone else has done all the worrying.
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#Movie

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There once was a demographic survey done to determine if money was connected to happiness and Ireland was the only place where this did not turn out to be true.
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#Irish Actress

Fiona Shaw
Every generation is obsessed with the decade before they were born.
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#Irish Actress

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I've enjoyed it and I would like to make more films because it allows me this terrible time I need to find out what it is I want to do.
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#Irish Actress

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The word democracy has no meaning. Duty has gone. Only rights remain.
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#Irish Actress

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Irish people are educated not only about artistry but local history.
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#Irish Actress

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To be honest I live among the English and have always found them to be very honest in their business dealings. They are noble, hard-working and anxious to do the right thing. But joy eludes them, they lack the joy that the Irish have.
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#Irish Actress

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I can hardly decide what plays I should be in.
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#Irish Actress

Fiona Shaw
The energy released by it is enormous and it becomes quite addictive, the power between the audience and the actor.
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#Irish Actress

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I mainly drink wine and eat out a lot.
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#Irish Actress

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Also, an area that interests me - and it will probably take years to state what I mean - is the period of the rise of democracy, with Tom Paine, which is around the turn of the 18th century into the 19th.
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#Irish Actress

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This whole tribal loyalty seems to have gone.
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#Irish Actress

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One moment cannot be the most important.
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#Irish Actress

Fiona Shaw
I take the theater seriously in that I loathe it, I'm bored by it.
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#Irish Actress

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I would love to write the story of my upbringing in Ireland.
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#Irish Actress

Fiona Shaw
People who are good at film have a relationship with the camera.
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#Irish Actress

Fiona Shaw
I would say the next imminent hot writers are often the writers from the decade before you were born.
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#Irish Actress

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So I just play the character, I play the lines.
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#Irish Actress

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Acting doesn't have to be threadbare misery all the time.
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#Irish Actress

Fiona Shaw
The Americans are very clear, and obsessed with nouns.
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#Irish Actress

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Once you've done one style, you leave it for a while.
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#Irish Actress

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I certainly had no intention of playing a man.
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#Irish Actress

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I just think that things should be allowed to run their course, and not turned into a Disney ride.
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#Irish Actress