"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."
"Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition."Kenneth Branagh on Steve Jobs
"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.'"Kenneth Branagh on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear."Kenneth Branagh on Nelson Mandela
"Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen."Kenneth Branagh on Winston Churchill
"There are no easy answers' but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right."Kenneth Branagh on Ronald Reagan
"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."
"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."
"Friendship is one of the most tangible things in a world which offers fewer and fewer supports."
"My definition of success is control."