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Fiona Shaw – 8 Quotes

 

8 Quotes by Fiona Shaw

 

To be honest I live among the English and have always found them to be very honest in their business dealings. They are noble, hard-working and anxious to do the right thing. But joy eludes them, they lack the joy that the Irish have.

– Fiona Shaw


I’m not on the run from anything and I’m not at all clear about what I’m running towards. But as some great writer put it, I want to be certain that when I arrive at death, I’m totally exhausted.

– Fiona Shaw


Even when they have nothing, the Irish emit a kind of happiness, a joy.

– Fiona Shaw


There once was a demographic survey done to determine if money was connected to happiness and Ireland was the only place where this did not turn out to be true.

– Fiona Shaw


I think America becomes more disgruntled by going to the movies and having an endlessly good time at them.

– Fiona Shaw


A relationship is sent by God and accident.

– Fiona Shaw


People who are good at film have a relationship with the camera.

– Fiona Shaw


A lot of Irish people perform. They perform in drawing rooms. They sing songs and they play piano.

– Fiona Shaw