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  I love life because what more is there.  
 -  Anthony Hopkins
  

  I am most suspicious of scripts that have a lot of stage direction at the top of the page... sunrise over the desert and masses of... a whole essay before you get to the dialogue.  
 -  Anthony Hopkins
  

  The magical, supernatural force that is with us every second is time. We cant even comprehend it. It is such an illusion, it is such a strange thing.  
 -  Anthony Hopkins
  

  I have got a great sense of humor.  
 -  Anthony Hopkins
  

  I am the slowest driver in the world.  
 -  Anthony Hopkins
  

  I never make conscious decisions.  
 -  Anthony Hopkins
  

  My father was grounded, a very meat-and-potatoes man. He was a baker.  
 -  Anthony Hopkins
  

  I have got no need to prove to myself that I can do Shakespeare. I have done it.  
 -  Anthony Hopkins
  

  I am always cast in these strange men... that's not me, really.  
 -  Anthony Hopkins
  

  We adore chaos because we love to produce order.  
 -  Anthony Hopkins
  

  I have no interest in Shakespeare and all that British nonsense... I just wanted to get famous and all the rest is hogwash.  
 -  Anthony Hopkins
  

  Oh yes. I am an actor, so I just learn my lines, and show up and do it. I gave it a little bit of thought.  
 -  Anthony Hopkins
  

  It was a challenge, to work with Oliver Stone.  
 -  Anthony Hopkins
  

  I worked with Steven Spielberg on Amistad... he seemed so very secure in himself that he let me do things.  
 -  Anthony Hopkins
  

  I worked with Lawrence Olivier some years ago. He was a great mentor.  
 -  Anthony Hopkins
  

  And I love a scary movie. It makes your toes curl and it is not you going through it.  
 -  Anthony Hopkins
  

  I have got a great sense of humor. Anthony Hopkins  
 -  Anthony Hopkins
  

  We are dying from overthinking. We are slowly killing ourselves by thinking about everything. Think. Think. Think. You can never trust the human mind anyway. It is a death trap.  
 -  Anthony Hopkins
  

  Why love if losing hurts so much? I have no answers anymore; only the life I have lived. The pain now is part of the happiness then.  
 -  Anthony Hopkins
  

  I would like to go back to Wales. I am obsessed with my childhood and at least three times a week dream I am back there.  
 -  Anthony Hopkins
  

  I love roller coasters. I dont get a chance often, but I have gone to Magic Mountain and gone on the rides. I love roller coasters.  
 -  Anthony Hopkins
  

  I know that the arts are important. I am not denying that, but I cant associate myself with all the claptrap that goes on around it.  
 -  Anthony Hopkins
  

  I like the good life too much, I am not good at going on stage night after night and on wet Wednesday afternoons.  
 -  Anthony Hopkins
  

  Well, everyone likes movies when they're a little kid.  
 -  Anthony Hopkins
  

  Actors I admire? Ed Harris, or course, I think he is terrific; because I know he always had to fight being what he looked like a lot, but I think he is a terrific actor.  
 -  Anthony Hopkins
  

  I think all those actors from that generation, like Bogart - they were wonderful actors. They didn't act. They just came on and they did it, and the characters were wonderful.  
 -  Anthony Hopkins
  

  This industry has been really good to me. It is been a great life. I am not through yet. I am ready when you are, Mr. DeMille.  
 -  Anthony Hopkins
  

  I am able to play monsters well. I understand monsters. I understand madmen.  
 -  Anthony Hopkins
  

  I dont know what acting is, but I enjoy it.  
 -  Anthony Hopkins
  

  Every time I try to retire, or even think of retiring from acting, my agent comes up with a script.  
 -  Anthony Hopkins
  

  Richard Burton came from the same town as me, so I thought I'd follow my nose, and follow my luck. I think I have been very lucky.  
 -  Anthony Hopkins
  

  I came here in 1974 to do a play, and then I went to L.A. I really like living in America. I feel more at home here than anywhere else.  
 -  Anthony Hopkins
  

  I dont have people following me around, like bodyguards. I dont know how people live like that. Maybe the young movie stars have to live like that, I dont know. But it seems a little crazy to me. I dont think you need all that stuff.  
 -  Anthony Hopkins
  

  I have dual citizenship, it just so happens I live in America.  
 -  Anthony Hopkins
  

  I have a punishing workout regimen. Every day I do 3 minutes on a treadmill, then I lie down, drink a glass of vodka and smoke a cigarette.  
 -  Anthony Hopkins