"I'm not really one for fancy, big words and poetry, and the scriptwriters worked very hard on 'Paradise Lost' to translate it."
"All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling."Callan McAuliffe on Oscar Wilde
"A poet can survive everything but a misprint."Callan McAuliffe on Oscar Wilde
"Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion it is not the expression of personality, but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things."Callan McAuliffe on T. S. Eliot
"Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words."Callan McAuliffe on Robert Frost
"A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness."Callan McAuliffe on Robert Frost
"Hollywood is the place to be for actors - and there's just a big rush when an Australian comes over just because there's less of them. I guess that's just how it is. Like if you pick a pink jellybean out of a jar of green ones it'd be amazing, but if you pick a green one, no one will care."
"I don't want to scrounge around and be homeless, and I want to finish my education."
"I find that you learn from others. It's very much about watching TV and watching movies for me and grasping that way and watching other people act."