Top Quotes by Angela Lansbury

I’ve never been particularly aware of my age. It’s like being on a bicycle – I just put my foot down and keep going.

Angela Lansbury

Here I am, I still go on, you know, like the tides.

Angela Lansbury

The theater is magical and addictive.

Angela Lansbury

I never regretted what I turned down.

Angela Lansbury

There is no excuse whatsoever for men to harass women in an abusive sexual manner. And, I am devastated that anyone should deem me capable of thinking otherwise.

Angela Lansbury

Through years and years of playing to various audiences, what I’ve learned is – and I think quite a few actors will agree with me – we’re not always the best judge of that audience’s reactions or not. And we discover, to our amazement, at the end of the show, they bring the house down with applause, and we thought, ‘No way tonight,’ you know.

Angela Lansbury

Mystery is something that appeals to most everybody.

Angela Lansbury

I had the ability, but I didn’t have the name. They could have built me, which is what they did with Deborah Kerr, but I don’t think I was quite hot enough in the looks department, quite frankly. I was all talent and no looks.

Angela Lansbury

We all have levels of performance.

Angela Lansbury

A sitcom. I hate that word.

Angela Lansbury

I don’t think about going back to the theater.

Angela Lansbury

I made about 56 movies, I think. Not that many.

Angela Lansbury

Clint Eastwood is an extraordinary director because he knows the value of a buck. He knows where it will show on the screen.

Angela Lansbury

The Manchurian Candidate was the most important movie I was in, let’s face it.

Angela Lansbury

I have never directed. But I think I could. I have thought about it. I’m a bit long in the tooth to start.

Angela Lansbury

I’ve worked with the greatest actors, and they’re all gone. This is what’s so desperate to me.

Angela Lansbury

I was put under contract. A major studio. I got nominated for an Academy Award. Isn’t that ridiculous? I mean, at the age of 18!

Angela Lansbury

I think of myself as a journeyman actress. I will attempt almost anything that I think that I can bring off. It could be almost anything.

Angela Lansbury

I started in London, as a kid. My mother knew I had sort of an inbred talent. She was an actress, so I inherited it from her. But I think I got a lot of it from my grandfather, who was a great politician.

Angela Lansbury

Believe me, it jabs you. When you’re on the side of buses and New York loves you, you love to go out there every night. It’s like a race. Curtain opens, out you go, and New York is yours.

Angela Lansbury

I lead a very regimented life. I take excruciating care of myself: I take a lot of vitamins, get enough sleep, don’t drink apart from a glass of wine occasionally.

Angela Lansbury

Those of us who were 12 or 13 when the war started were absolutely thrown into the mainstream. We had to grow up instantly and take care of ourselves.

Angela Lansbury

Those who have known the quality of my work and the many public statements I have made over the course of my life must know that I am a strong supporter of Women’s Rights.

Angela Lansbury

Blithe Spirit’ is played almost all over Britain somewhere at all times because it is such a unique and ridiculously funny show. But it’s also, in fact, under those layers of humor, a very serious show. It’s quite misogynistic.

Angela Lansbury

Bringing humor and bringing happiness and joy to an audience is a wonderful opportunity in life, believe me.

Angela Lansbury