My Favorite Quotes
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 Francesca Annis - “You have to be careful not to let your fear stop you doing things. It's very exciting to test yourself.”
 Francesca Annis - “You can love more than one person in your life, but things will be different. There'll be a different dynamic. Needs and desires change.”
 Francesca Annis - “When I was starting out, young actresses had the studio system to protect them. Now you have a host of sharks, from your agent to your publicist to your lawyer.”
 Francesca Annis - “The minute anyone's getting anxious I say, You must eat and you must sleep. They're the two vital elements for a healthy life.”
 Francesca Annis - “The first thing you have to do is accept that decay sets in and there's nothing you can do about it.”
 Francesca Annis - “Judi Dench and Ian McKellen taught me how to work hard and respect the theatre.”
 Francesca Annis - “If people think I look good, it's the make-up.”
 Francesca Annis - “I'm one of the great unemployed looking for the next job. I'm waiting for the right offer. Like anyone, I want something that turns me on inside.”
 Francesca Annis - “I'm often asked if I regret not going to Hollywood. I'm glad I didn't go, because if I had I wouldn't have my extended family, which is the fabric of my life. Only recently have I realised how special and unusual it is.”
 Francesca Annis - “I'm an actress, not a pin-up.”
 Francesca Annis - “I was asked to be in Vogue but I said no. I didn't want to advertise make-up. I didn't want to be seen as a sex symbol.”
 Francesca Annis - “I used to suffer from excessive pride. Well, I got over that one.”
 Francesca Annis - “I think people have surgery for psychological reasons more than because of their looks.”
 Francesca Annis - “I go on giving interviews because I've been brought up to support the projects I'm involved in. When you've enjoyed working on a production, you want to do them a favour.”
 Francesca Annis - “I don't need a piece of paper to suggest that I can commit myself.”
 Francesca Annis - “I don't buy the tabloids, but you're surrounded by it all and people tell you things they've read. I'd be sitting on a train looking over someone's shoulder and thinking That's familiar... oh my God, it's me.”
 Francesca Annis - “I don't believe in expending energy on something you can't do anything about. If there was some easy way of fixing things, I'd probably do it.”
 Francesca Annis - “I do find acting cathartic.”
 Francesca Annis - “I didn't choose to be an actress.”
 Francesca Annis - “I couldn't imagine playing someone young now it would be so boring.”
 Francesca Annis - “I consulted a Chinese herbalist and spent two weeks on an island off the coast of Zanzibar. I was away from any kind of contemporary technology.”
 Francesca Annis - “I am pretty self-indulgent.”
 Francesca Annis - “I am not going to share my private life with millions of people. I don't find a need to do that and nobody else close to me does either.”
 Francesca Annis - “However successful you are, there is no substitute for a close relationship. We all need them.”
 Francesca Annis - “Everything has changed. An interview has become such a confrontational thing. It makes you very defensive.”

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