I certainly relate to Ygritte in the fact that she is so strong and also ruthless as well and I feel that especially within Game of Thrones, I think that as a show, it is one of the frontrunners for showing dominant female characters and making sure that men answer to women rather than the other way around.

— Rose Leslie

The most blissful Rose Leslie quotes that will activate your inner potential

It's never fun to be scared [about stage fright] but I think that it is important and it's healthy to always push yourself.


You always try to play it off cool, but even if I think I have a certain laidback body language when I'm meeting someone who I greatly admire, I still have this horrible tendency to go bright red.


I think booze is a good ritual. I think knocking back a shot of whiskey does calm the nerves and helps a lot.


I now LOVE archery, I find it a very therapeutic sport.

I would be taken away for a couple of hours before we started filming to get back into the rhythm so that it was a fluid movement of picking up the bow and then the arrows and just being able to make it look as authentic as possible.


The honeymoon phase always ends, for everyone.


Graduating at the age of 21 was a wonderful age to hopefully start a career.


There's a lovely freedom of will when you approach a character that no one has really come across before, because it is your own interpretation.


I don't really think it matters if you go into stage or TV as long as you do a bit of character work, really.


Working on camera is a different ballgame in the sense that it's far more intimate work, but the basics and the foundations of being able to create something that isn't necessarily your own instincts - is a character that you have inside your head - whether you're talking about television or film or theater, that still has to be the grounding work.


With big productions, you can sometimes get lost with the terminology and all the different departments.


I have an older brother and an older sister - and they had the time of their lives at university. They were at Newcastle and Edinburgh. Looking up to them the whole time, I wanted to go to university and live the life they were living, having a blast, and I didn't get in. I didn't get into any of the universities I wanted to go to.


Unfortunately I don't have my grandparents, but Mum and I are working quite well together. That's candid, that's frank. Your grandmother is never going to lie to you.


About Rose Leslie

Quotes 13 sayings
Profession Actress
Birthday February 9, 1987