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Laura Linney – 27 Quotes

 

27 Quotes by Laura Linney

 

I’m not someone who likes to have my picture taken, let alone see it plastered all over the place.

– Laura Linney


The goal seems to me at times just to be business first.

– Laura Linney


People’s view of cancer will change when they have their own relationship with cancer, which everyone will, at some point.

– Laura Linney


I believe that no matter what you do in life, if you learn the basics through theater, it will help you in everything else – problem solving, communication, discipline, all of that stuff.

– Laura Linney


Traits like humility, courage, and empathy are easily overlooked – but it’s immensely important to find them in your closest relationships.

– Laura Linney


I think the way we talk about cancer has really evolved. I remember the way my grandmother used to talk about it, like a death sentence, no-one would even mention the word.

– Laura Linney


The thing about death is that it’s honest.

– Laura Linney


I think everyone’s experience with a terminal disease is so deeply personal and unique to the person, the context in which they’re living and the relationships that they have.

– Laura Linney


My experience is that’s rare – that you have a script that is… what they call ‘film-ready.’

– Laura Linney


My family is from the South, and I can remember all those ladies I grew up with, like my great-aunts, who had handkerchiefs. There’s something sweet about them.

– Laura Linney


Just because you’re not famous, doesn’t mean you’re not good.

– Laura Linney


Fear, anxiety and neurosis: that’s just in the suitcase when you’re an actor.

– Laura Linney


It’s always nice when you do something and it’s well received as opposed to the other way which God knows happens to everybody. When the good times come around, you take a deep breath, appreciate it, but not take it too seriously.

– Laura Linney


History’s a resource.

– Laura Linney


I’ve seen the greatest actors in the world, transcendent talents, who can’t find a home.

– Laura Linney


I hope that anyone I worked with wouldn’t exploit our relationship.

– Laura Linney


What I hope in my ideal world is that with each project, I’ll either get to work with a really great script that would force me to grow, or work with a really great actor who will make me better.

– Laura Linney


I had a good imagination and I still have one a child-like imagination that hasn’t gone away.

– Laura Linney


I enjoy learning about different periods and people, and then taking what’s universal about the human condition and seeing where it matches up. No matter where you are, certain things unite everybody.

– Laura Linney


I had learning disabilities, and I couldn’t express myself in the written word.

– Laura Linney


It is always good to explore the stuff you don’t agree with, to try and understand a different lifestyle or foreign worldview. I like to be challenged in that way, and always end up learning something I didn’t know.

– Laura Linney


I tend to make low-budget movies but, yeah, I make more money than I ever thought I would make.

– Laura Linney


I love 70’s music.

– Laura Linney


Doing the right thing has power.

– Laura Linney


You know when someone’s over-flattering you in a way. You smile but you can’t believe it.

– Laura Linney


I get cold – really cold – when I travel.

– Laura Linney


Comedy is a way to make sense of chaos. It’s a way of dealing with things that are overwhelming, that threaten you it’s a way to survive and get closer to the truth.

– Laura Linney


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