16 Total Quotes

Joseph Fiennes Quotes

I don't know what my limitations are until I reach them. I look for the challenge.
Joseph Fiennes
#British Actor

I think academics are infuriating. For every expert on Shakespeare there is another one to cancel his theory out. It drives you up the wall. I think the greatest form of finding out the truth is through fantasy.
Joseph Fiennes
#Theory #British Actor

Give me a sword fight any day.
Joseph Fiennes
#British Actor

I think everything I do is my early work. I can't wait to get on to the later stuff.
Joseph Fiennes
#Work #British Actor

I love new writing, new blood, modern works by unknown writers.
Joseph Fiennes
#British Actor

I'd like to be a passion fruit. Not because it's passionate, but because someone I know is mad about them and has got me onto them.
Joseph Fiennes
#Passion #British Actor

From the age of about five to twelve I was very bad, a hideous little terror who beat people up. I was a member of the Rough Gang - we went around and terrorized all the pupils in school.
Joseph Fiennes
#British Actor

Yeah, I guess that's fair, ... And in a weird way my childhood was a great precursor to where I am now. Every year I had to learn how to interact in a new schoolyard, reinventing myself if one character didn't work. In hindsight I can see that it was great actor's training. But it was just the art of survival, really. Trying not to get beaten up in the playground.
Joseph Fiennes
#Childhood

When I was offered the part in Shakespeare In Love a voice in my head said 'not another tights role!
Joseph Fiennes
#Shakespeare

[How does that affect his relationships?] It puts a stress on relationships, not just with partners but with mates. ... I wouldn't tell you if I was, so I could be lying. After all, I am an actor
Joseph Fiennes
#Relationships #Stress

I've got a vendetta to destroy the Net, to make everyone go to the library. I love the organic thing of pen and paper, ink on canvas. I love going down to the library, the feel and smell of books.
Joseph Fiennes
#British Actor