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A collection of thoughts and quotations by Alan Cumming on life, play, challenges, time, feelings, work, Scottish, ambition, acting and people.

18 Top Alan Cumming Quotes

Quick Facts

Famous As: Actor

Born On: January 27, 1965

Born In: Aberfeldy

Alan Cumming is a reputed actor known for doing unconventional roles backed by his versatile acting skills. He was interested in acting from an early age and went on to train at ‘Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama’. He acted and directed in some of the plays and was honored for his prolific performances. His most acclaimed role in the theater was in ‘Cabaret’, a musical drama and was honored with many accolades. This helped him to work with some renowned theater groups and paved his path to the big screen. He debuted with the film ‘Prague’ and was nominated for the ‘BAFTA Awards’. This made him famous and soon he made his debut in Hollywood with the film ‘Circle of Friends’. He further worked in many movies and became a known artist of the film fraternity. He even worked significantly in theaters and TV shows like ‘Tin Man’ which justified his reputation as an actor. He was honored with various awards including the ‘Laurence Olivier Award’ and the ‘Top Television Newcomer’. Many of the characters that he has played have become quite popular and so are their dialogues and thoughts, which are extensively quoted. We bring to you a collection of thoughts and quotes by Alan Cumming which will give you a glimpse into his mind.

You should *have* an experience; it shouldn't just *be* an experience.

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Sometimes people do you a favour when they drop out of your life.

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Be who you like as long as you mean it.

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It's actually quite a good ethos for life: go into the unknown with truth, commitment, and openness and mostly you'll be okay.

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Finally, the scariest thing about abuse of any shape or form, is, in my opinion, not the abuse itself, but that if it continues it can begin to feel commonplace and eventually acceptable.

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It is a startling thing, the need to feel utterly believed.

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I have no regrets in my life even the crazy things I've been in. It all made me the I am today and I wouldn't change anything. I'm happy with who I am!

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Here my advice to young gay person or actor its to be yourself and not to be pressured into what other people want you to be

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I don't understand this but I never felt any shame about my sexuality and the idea that I found boys attractive as well as girls

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Look at him he's just now getting ready and dressed and its 6 fucking minutes to the show! God fucking musicians.

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I don't avoid anyone but I always think some people hate me.

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And we have the same colour eyes. When I look into his, I feel I'm looking into myself.

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And so I have grown up wanting to feel secure when it comes to money, but doing so by treating it as something to be enjoyed, shared, and not given power.

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Sometimes the worst thing about change is the shock of the change itself and not actually the new circumstances.

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Go into the unknown with truth, commitment, and openness and mostly, you will be okay.

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But I smell the roses not just to remind myself of how lucky I am, but also to wonder how on earth it all happened. I smell the roses to try and figure out how I came to be in the garden at all.

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You can't go through sustained cruelty and terror for a large swathe of your life and not talk about it and be okay.

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The most important opinion, of both my work and my conduct in life, is my own.

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