Duncan Roy Quotes.
I’m part of an industry that everybody wants to be a part of. I do hang out with a lot of sort of powerful, interesting people like Bella Freud or Jay Joplin or Tracey Emin. I’m part of that group of people. Brit artists who are doing things. That’s what I do. Some of them happen to be aristocrats.
Writers and filmmakers have this age-old relationship to the material.
I did make some money, the first money that I ever made, doing this last one, and it’s an extraordinary feeling just being given the freedom to do something.
Whether it’s Dorothy Parker or Oscar Wilde, they’re brilliant with genius bon mots. Of course, I find them extraordinary.
I found my friends very amusing the first time because they are funny and amusing. They really are because they’re people who’ve got everything. They’re sort of like camp caricatures of what you expect an aristocrat should be: vicious, rude, caustic unpleasantries.
When somebody say no, it’s a red flag to a bull to me.
As you get older and more successful, you don’t get magnetically drawn to aristocracy, you get magnetically drawn to power, and it gets magnetically drawn to you. It’s a symbiosis whether you like it or not.