"One longs for a director with a sense of imagination."
"Imagination is more important than knowledge."Alan Rickman on Albert Einstein
"I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities."Alan Rickman on Dr. Seuss
"Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions."Alan Rickman on Albert Einstein
"I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation and is but a reflection of human frailty."Alan Rickman on Albert Einstein
"Can you imagine what I would do if I could do all I can?"Alan Rickman on Sun Tzu
"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."
"I mean, language fascinates me anyway, and different words have different energies and you can change the whole drive of a sentence."
"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."