“We are not nouns, we are verbs. I am not a thing – a writer, an actor – I am a person who does things – I write, I act – and I never know what I’m going to do next. I think you can be imprisoned if you think of yourself as a noun.”
Stephen Fry is an English actor, screenwriter, author, playwrighter, journalist, poet, comedian, television presenter and film director – that’s if you force some nouns upon him. His quotes are wise, witty and full of “Haha, that’s so true!” moments.
When people ask me, “What do you want to become when you grow up” or what profession my studies will lead me to, I usually respond by quoting the above. It’s such an honest, profound and quirky response!
Here’s another one of his brilliant quotes: