Benedict Cumberbatch Quotes About World, Mediocrity, Win, Live

Benedict Cumberbatch Quotes About World, Mediocrity, Win, Live

Benedict Cumberbatch Quotes

Benedict Cumberbatch Quotes:

Our daily lives are so mundane, we get taken over by what is immediately in front of us and we don’t see beyond that.

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Mystique is rare now, isn’t it? There aren’t that many enigmas in this modern world.

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I drive a motorbike, so there is the whiff of the grim reaper round every corner, especially in London.

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Enjoy the journey of life and not just the endgame.

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Lines are very difficult to learn.

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I have an appetite for the normal in my life, as well as the abnormal.

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‘Frankenstein’ was all about the idea that, through electricity and the destruction of night, man creating light and darkness, we took on god-like powers and then abused them like gods, and we are only men. That’s a story about man making a man in his own image. The inversion of natural order.

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There’s so much in the 21st century that is stymied by bureaucracy and mediocrity and committee.

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Talking about class terrifies me. There is no way of winning.

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The world of ‘Sherlock Holmes’ and the world that we live in now is big enough to take more than one interpretation.

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Upper class to me means you are either born into wealth or you’re Royalty.

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The more charming person is the person who admits the other person is more charming.

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If you have an over-preoccupation with perception and trying to please people’s expectations, then you can go mad.

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My mum and dad had worked incredibly hard to afford me an education.

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I’ve realised now that the reality of children is you have to be in the right place with the right person.

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There’s no shame in stealing – any actor who says he doesn’t is lying. You steal from everything.

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One of the best things about being an actor is that it’s a meritocracy.

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I’m interested in art for all. I don’t want it to be only the sons and daughters of Tory MPs who get to see my plays.

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I’ve always wanted to play a spy, because it is the ultimate acting exercise. You are never what you seem.

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I’m not confident in social situations; just going up to someone in a bar and saying ‘Hi’ is going to be even more difficult because they won’t know the real me. They will just know me as a fictional person I play on the screen.

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Having your adolescence at an all-male boarding school is just crap.

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I got live tweeted once by someone who was opposite my home in some rented accommodation. He was actually describing on twitter what I was doing. ‘I took a shirt off, I went to the window, I put a shirt back on… ‘ And I’ve got blinds in my flat!

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Pull the hair on my head the wrong way, and I would be on my knees begging for mercy. I have very sensitive follicles.

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When you freefall for 7,000 feet it doesn’t feel like you’re falling: it feels like you’re floating, a bit like scuba diving.

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I drag a lot of stuff round with me that I don’t need.

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I did a lot of acting at school and university, then I went to drama school. It was quite a normal route.

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I had a real yearning to make use of the opportunities I had at school. When I heard about the gap year of teaching English at a Tibetan monastery, I knew I had to do something about it really quickly, otherwise it was going to get allocated.

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I was happy as an only child, but I’ve always wanted to be part of a bigger family.

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I’m not loyal to one genre. I want to mix it up.

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I wasn’t born into land or titles, or new money, or an oil rig.

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Being a posh actor in England you cannot escape the class-typing from whatever side you look at it.

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Metaphorically speaking, it’s easy to bump into one another on the journey from A to B and not even notice. People should take time to notice, enjoy and help each other.

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When you see a good horseman, you’re unable to tell where the instruction is coming from. It’s like telepathy.

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Do I like being thought of as attractive? I don’t know anyone on Earth who doesn’t, but I do find it funny.

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I have actual acting scars.

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I think with any characterization there’s a point where you empathize, no matter how much of a deviance his or her actions may be from your understanding of humanity.

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Any privacy in public is a hard thing to negotiate.

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There’s a huge raft of roles that actors in our culture perform, and you can see any one of about three Hamlets in a year. It’s not something to be completely daunted by.

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If people ask, ‘Are you Sherlock Holmes?’, it’s horribly naff, but I say, ‘I’m not, I just look a bit like him’ – which is how I feel. There are bad attributes of his that I really don’t share!

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I was thrilled with how the first series of ‘Sherlock’ was received. It was such great fun to film, which makes it so rewarding when something you enjoy is so well received.

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I want to be able to play trailer-bound fatties in a Judd Apatow comedy.

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I’ve been broody since I was 12, but I can’t just get anyone pregnant. It has got to be the right person.

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People’s hands fascinate me. It’s tempting to look at a businessman’s left hand and see if there’s an indentation from a missing wedding ring. Or maybe there’s a tan line and the skin is pressed down where’s he’s worked a ring off his finger.

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I’m quite sensitive to people noticing me. There are times when I’m relaxed, then others when it does make me self-conscious.

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I realised quite early on that, although I wasn’t trying to make a career speciality of it, I was playing slightly asexual, sociopathic intellectuals.

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I love doing impersonations of people.

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I was brought up in a world of privilege.

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We all want to escape our circumstances, don’t we? Especially if you are an actor.

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I’ve been quite a late developer on the clothes front, but I’ve suddenly realised it is one of life’s joys.

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Maybe it’s because I was an only child, but I’ve always wanted kids.

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Someone will always hate what I say. There’s always going to be somebody spitting blood about my wooden-faced, toffee-named, crappy acting.

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One of the fears of having too much work is not having time to observe. And once you get recognised, there is nowhere for you to look any more. You can’t sit on a night bus and watch it all happen.

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I had the privilege of being able to choose, or at least have the opportunity to work at, being anything but an actor.

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I’m a Prince of Wales Trust ambassador, so I’m all about giving youth an education, a voice and a chance to not take the wrong road.

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I struggle to learn by rote. I’ve had meltdowns on set. Which is embarrassing and shameful.

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Who is Benedict Cumberbatch?

Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch CBE is an actor from the United Kingdom. Cumberbatch has won numerous awards for his performances on stage and screen, including an Emmy Award, a BAFTA Award, and an Olivier Award.

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