"Music and language are a vital element. We, as actors and directors, offer it to people who want to experience it. Sometimes the actual meaning is less important than the words themselves."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Kenneth Branagh on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Kenneth Branagh on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Kenneth Branagh on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Kenneth Branagh on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Kenneth Branagh on Mark Twain
"There are some amazing stories from all over this country, where people's work and contribution has been acknowledged. To be part of that is an absolutely fantastic feeling."
"One of the things that makes Hamlet unique among Shakespeare's characters is his courage to face up to the darker elements of his personality."
"Friendship is one of the most tangible things in a world which offers fewer and fewer supports."
"My definition of success is control."