Inspirational Quotes by Martin Compston

By | August 18, 2016

I’m a lucky boy. Never wanted for anything; new tracksuit, new pair of football boots. I had a happy childhood.

Martin Compston

I’ve two huge German shepherds who are my boys. They’re called Biscuit and Buster, and I love them to bits.

Martin Compston

When I was growing up, it was the guys who were hardest at school who got the prettiest girls. It’s a status thing.

Martin Compston

A lot of the films I do go down brilliantly critically and win awards, but not a lot of people see them.

Martin Compston

The last time I threw a punch was in primary school, and that was probably a slap.

Martin Compston

When I was young, running with a gang was a cool thing to do; that’s how you get popular; that’s how you get the girls.

Martin Compston

There was a lot of pressure on me when I was 18, 19 to move to America. I went out for a couple of weeks and hated it. I thought I could go out my mind. You could really see how people could go off the rails.

Martin Compston

I’ve been lucky enough to work with some great directors, and I don’t want to throw that away by doing one big horrible big budget film.

Martin Compston

I’m in the very fortunate position as a young actor to not have to take the first job that comes along. I’m not motivated by money at this stage in my life, I’m motivated by work.

Martin Compston

I don’t regret giving up football for acting. I love football and am very proud I played for Morton. But the truth is, I wasn’t going to get much higher in football. At the same time, I sensed I could go somewhere in acting. I’m 28, which is young for acting, whereas in football I’d now be near the end of my career.

Martin Compston

Acting has been really good me. You end up in some wild places, and I love adventure.

Martin Compston

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