Born on December 31, 1937, Sir Anthony
Hopkins is one of Hollywood’s most distinguished actors and a living legend.
Hopkins started working in the film industry in
the late 60’s. Before that, he pursued a stage career, which he hated. He felt
like he was working without a point and he knew he could do so much more.
There are so many movie titles linked to Hopkins’
remarkable acting style, but the actor gained critical acclaim due to his
game-changing performance as Hannibal Lector in Silence of The Lambs. In fact, he was so convincing that he kind of
scared his co-star Jodie Foster. She later admitted that she avoided Hopkins as
much as she could during the filming of the thriller.
Hopkins has consistently proven his immense versatility
and due to such a lengthy list of achievements and awards, he was knighted in
His skills and talent are undeniable, but the
actor owes his success to hard work. He still rehearses every line more than
200 times – that’s how first-class portrayals are delivered.
Here are 21 Anthony Hopkins quotes on living a
happy and worry-free life.