Helen Mirren Quotes

Helen Mirren Quotes On Acting

Acting is a nice childish profession – pretending you’re someone else and, at the same time, selling yourself.

The terrible thing about

The terrible thing about acting in the theater is that you have to do it at night.

Acting is the most minor of gifts. After all, Shirley Temple could do it when she was four.

What acting means is that you’ve got to get out of your own skin.

Acting is the perfect idiot’s profession.

Helen Mirren Quotes On Children

I would have been a terrible mother because I’m basically a very selfish human being. Not that that has stopped most people going off and having children.

I can remember walking

I can remember walking as a child. It was not customary to say you were fatigued. It was customary to complete the goal of the expedition.

Children need boundaries, so they can know how far they have to go to get beyond them.

I would have made a terrible parent. The first time my child didn’t do what I wanted, I’d kill him.

Only when a woman decides not to have children, can a woman live like a man. That’s what I’ve done.

I remember as a child going around with “Votes For Women” balloons. I learnt early what it is to be snubbed for a good cause.

Helen Mirren Quotes On Giving

Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get – only with what you are expecting to give – which is everything.

You give because you

You give because you love and cannot help giving.

Don’t give in! Make your own trail. Don’t moan. Don’t complain. Think positively.

I was brought up by two extremely intelligent people who gave me the greatest gift that man can give anyone, and that is freedom from fear.

I was brought up by two extremely intelligent people who gave me the greatest gift that man can give anyone, and that is freedom from fear.

Helen Mirren Quotes On Inspirational

If you always do what

If you always do what interests you, at least one person is pleased.

If you obey all the rules you miss all the fun.

We are taught you must blame your father, your sisters, your brothers, the school, the teachers – but never blame yourself. It’s never your fault. But it’s always your fault, because if you wanted to change you’re the one who has got to change.

As one goes through life, one learns that if you don’t paddle your own canoe, you don’t move.

It’s not what you start in life, it’s what you finish.

To keep your character intact you cannot stoop to filthy acts. It makes it easier to stoop the next time.

I was born lucky, and I have lived lucky. What I had was used. What I still have is being used. Lucky.

Life is hard. After all,

Helen Mirren Quotes On Inspiring

Life is hard. After all, it kills you.

If you obey all the rules you miss all the fun.

We are taught you must blame your father, your sisters, your brothers, the school, the teachers – but never blame yourself. It’s never your fault. But it’s always your fault, because if you wanted to change you’re the one who has got to change.

If you need a helping hand, you can find one at the end of your arm.

Helen Mirren Quotes On Life

I never lose sight of the fact that just being is fun.

Enemies are so stimulating.

Without discipline, there’s no life at all.

Plain women know more about men than beautiful women do.

Life’s what’s important. Walking, houses, family. Birth and pain and joy – and then death.

Life is very hard, isn’t it? It does kill you, after all.

Helen Mirren Quotes On Love

Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get – only with what you are expecting to give – which is everything.

Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then.

As one goes through life, one learns that if you don’t paddle your own canoe, you don’t move.

Only the really plain people know about love – the very fascinating ones try so hard to create an impression that they soon exhaust their talents.

Love fattens on smooth words.