"Fear is the enemy. I distrust it. Any feeling or decision I make that might be motivated by fear I quickly reassess."
"A nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people."Andrea Riseborough on John F. Kennedy
"Pick the day. Enjoy it - to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come... The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present - and I don't want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future."Andrea Riseborough on Audrey Hepburn
"I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death."Andrea Riseborough on Thomas Paine
"We fear violence less than our own feelings. Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict."Andrea Riseborough on Jim Morrison
"What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it."Andrea Riseborough on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"I'm interested in having a relationship with the world that's not my own."
"I subscribe to no religion. But I believe that in the creation of art, there can be moments of God."
"When you're playing a romantic version of a real person, you're playing a version of the truth."