"I mean, language fascinates me anyway, and different words have different energies and you can change the whole drive of a sentence."
"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."Alan Rickman on Maya Angelou
"Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent."Alan Rickman on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference."Alan Rickman on Reinhold Niebuhr
"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek."Alan Rickman on Barack Obama
"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."Alan Rickman on Mahatma Gandhi
"If only life could be a little more tender and art a little more robust."
"Actors are agents of change. A film, a piece of theater, a piece of music, or a book can make a difference. It can change the world."
"From my experience, I think that every actor has to make sure that they're in charge of their own career somehow or other."
"I want to swim in both directions at once. Desire success, court failure."
"I think there's some connection between absolute discipline and absolute freedom."