Top 10 Quotes by Connie Nielsen

Connie Nielsen

I'm definitely more attracted to chaos than to order.

Connie Nielsen
If you asked somebody, 'what do you wish for in life?' they wouldn't say 'happiness.' I would have answered 'excitement, knowledge,' God knows - I mean, many, many different things, but certainly not 'happiness'. It seemed like a foreign concept to wish for something that specific and that singular.
Connie Nielsen

You think once you've shown what you can do, and your movies have been successful, that snap, you work. So to discover the difference between guys' roles and girls' roles made me plain mad. It's unjust.

Connie Nielsen
As an artist you actually do have to make a choice to be an outsider. If you're an outsider you have the freedom to say what people on the inside don't dare to say.
Connie Nielsen

If Copenhagen were a person, that person would be generous, beautiful, elderly, but with a flair. A human being that has certain propensities for quarrelling, filled with imagination and with appetite for the new and with respect for the old - somebody who takes good care of things and of people.

Connie Nielsen
Often when you get a really good script, and you receive the new pages, you see that the entire thing has been dumbed down. Films in the '30s and '40s, that were huge blockbusters, were very sophisticated in their language, and the ideas they brought. There were no questions about whether the audience would get it or not.
Connie Nielsen

I absolutely refuse the fame part of my business. I refuse even the money side of my business. I try to do as good work as I can do, I try to grow in my art and reach for truth. That's what I want from my art, that's what I aspire to.

Connie Nielsen
A role can go from being a babe to anything, as long as it's something that makes me curious.
Connie Nielsen

I've actually had a meeting and I've made it clear I would be interested in returning, but I have no idea what's going to happen, if anything.

Connie Nielsen
TV is a different animal these days. You can bring together really smart writing and directing, in-depth character development and really meaty political and emotional stories.