Maggie Smith Quotes

Top 36 wise famous quotes and sayings by Maggie Smith

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Maggie Smith quotes: Try not to cry too much because it can be pretty heart-breaking and pretty hard. Try not to cry too much because it can be pretty heart-breaking and pretty hard.
Maggie Smith quotes: It was - it's always very nice to be somebody rather grand. It was - it's always very nice to be somebody rather grand.
Maggie Smith quotes: I believe that I am past my prime. I had reckoned on my prime lasting till I was at least fifty. I believe that I am past my prime. I had reckoned on my prime lasting till I was at least fifty.
Maggie Smith quotes: The thing is, often press people ask questions that are so personal that even your nearest and dearest wouldn't ask them. The thing is, often press people ask questions that are so personal that even your nearest and dearest wouldn't ask them.
Maggie Smith quotes: I like the ephemeral thing about theatre, every performance is like a ghost - it's there and then it's gone. I like the ephemeral thing about theatre, every performance is like a ghost - it's there and then it's gone.
Maggie Smith quotes: It's true I don't tolerate fools but then they don't tolerate me, so I am spiky. Maybe that's why I'm quite good at playing spiky elderly ladies. It's true I don't tolerate fools but then they don't tolerate me, so I am spiky. Maybe that's why I'm quite good at playing spiky elderly ladies.
Maggie Smith quotes: I'd done "Gosford Park," a film that Julian Fellowes had written that Robert Altman directed. I'd done "Gosford Park," a film that Julian Fellowes had written that Robert Altman directed.
Maggie Smith quotes: I know there is something out there and like most people, I tend to believe in it more when things go bad. I know there is something out there and like most people, I tend to believe in it more when things go bad.
Maggie Smith quotes: When I started acting almost 50 years ago, it wasn't about fame. It was about acting. When I started acting almost 50 years ago, it wasn't about fame. It was about acting.
Maggie Smith quotes: My career is chequered. Then I think I got pigeon-holed in humour; Shakespeare is not my thing. My career is chequered. Then I think I got pigeon-holed in humour; Shakespeare is not my thing.
Maggie Smith quotes: Where you get people who want to take a picture of you or take a picture of them with you. Where you get people who want to take a picture of you or take a picture of them with you.
Maggie Smith quotes: An actor is somebody who communicates someone else's words and emotions to an audience. It's not me. It's what writers want me to be. An actor is somebody who communicates someone else's words and emotions to an audience. It's not me. It's what writers want me to be.
Maggie Smith quotes: It's funny to be pigeonholed so late in life but there we are. It's funny to be pigeonholed so late in life but there we are.
Maggie Smith quotes: I think lots of actors are very nervous and shy. I know lots of them who are, and some who aren't of course. I think lots of actors are very nervous and shy. I know lots of them who are, and some who aren't of course.
Maggie Smith quotes: The performances you have in your head are always much better than the performances on stage. The performances you have in your head are always much better than the performances on stage.
Maggie Smith quotes: The last couple of years have been a write-off, though I'm beginning to feel like a person now. My energy is coming back. The last couple of years have been a write-off, though I'm beginning to feel like a person now. My energy is coming back.
Maggie Smith quotes: Don't be defeatist, dear, it's very middle class. Don't be defeatist, dear, it's very middle class.
Maggie Smith quotes: When you get into the granny era, you're lucky to get anything. When you get into the granny era, you're lucky to get anything.
Maggie Smith quotes: I have many good friends, but I tend to keep to myself anyway. It's odd, doing things and having no one to share them with. I have many good friends, but I tend to keep to myself anyway. It's odd, doing things and having no one to share them with.
Maggie Smith quotes: I fear that I won't work in the theatre again. I'm sad about that. But I won't retire. I fear that I won't work in the theatre again. I'm sad about that. But I won't retire.
Maggie Smith quotes: I wanted to be a serious actress, but of course that didn't really happen. I wanted to be a serious actress, but of course that didn't really happen.
Maggie Smith quotes: I'm so moved to hear Celia Johnson again, so lovely. I'm so moved to hear Celia Johnson again, so lovely.
Maggie Smith quotes: Old people are scary. And I have to face it. I am old and I am scary. Old people are scary. And I have to face it. I am old and I am scary.