Laurence Olivier Quotes

Laurence Olivier Quotes: A sexual athlete is not likely to find sufficient energy for work of another athletic kind, and the acting of great parts most definitely was and always will be athletic, depending on inner if not on visible energy. Members of other professions that depend on the expenditure of physical energy must, I believe, find similar difficulties when attempting to double up on their energies. One has often heard that the most magnificent specimens of boxers, wrestlers and champions in almost every branch of athletic sport prove to be disappointing upon the removal of that revered jockstrap.
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Laurence Olivier Quote: If he was lost for a moment, he would dive straight back into its honey.
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Quotes about Laurence Olivier: In the great wealth, the great firmament of your nation's generosities this particular choice may perhaps be found by future generations as a trifle eccentric, but the mere fact of it . . . the prodigal, pure, human kindness of it . . . must be seen as a beautiful star in that firmament which shines upon me at this moment, dazzling me a little, but filling me with warmth of the extraordinary elation, the euphoria that happens to so many of us at the first breath of the majestic glow of a new tomorrow.
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Quote about Laurence Olivier: If you're an artist, you've got to prove it.
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Laurence Olivier Sayings: When you're a young man, Macbeth is a character part. When you're older, it's a straight part.
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Laurence Olivier Saying: I'm rather bored by the subject - meaning me. It's a sort of a yoke, but at times you know, a yoke is a kind of comfort. And it's always there.
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Sayings about Laurence Olivier: Acting is illusion, as much illusion as magic is, and not so much a matter of being real.
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Saying about Laurence Olivier: There is a spirit in us that makes our brass to blare and our cymbals crash-all, of course, supported by the practicalities of trained lung power, throat, heart, guts.
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