858 Total Quotes

British Actor Quotes

Ralph Richardson
Acting is merely the art of keeping a large group of people from coughing.
Ralph Richardson
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In Scouting, a boy is encouraged to educate himself instead of being instructed.
Sir Baden-Powell
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The sport in Scouting is to find the good in every boy and develop it.
Sir Baden-Powell
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My only obligation is to keep myself and other people guessing.
Jude Law
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I've had bad luck with both my wives. The first one left me and the second one didn't.
Patrick Murray
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Matthew Perry
After I got my first laugh on stage, I was hooked.
Matthew Perry
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I think that reality TV is so bad. It is a tool by the media to not make people think.
Naveen Andrews
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There's a lot to do when you're a kid - spiders to catch, girls to poke in the eye - stuff to be getting on with.
Alan Davies
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I see myself as a comic but the acting helps sell tickets for gigs.
Alan Davies
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I'm always glad to be offered roles, but wouldn't take any role as this could do you more harm than good, but I've been at what they call 'on the top' as far as being known for twenty years.
Peter Cushing
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People need to be peppered or even outraged occasionally. Our national comedy and drama is packed with earthy familiarity and honest vulgarity. Clean vulgarity can be very shocking and that, in my view, gives greater involvement.
Kenneth Williams
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I loathe cheese, it makes me ill.
Colin Baker
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Henry A. Kissinger
In crises the most daring course is often safest.
Henry A. Kissinger
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My parents certainly didn't have anything to do with the theater. I'm some kind of accident.
Alan Rickman
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It's better to burn brightly for half as long than to be a dim lingering light.
Roland Gift
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Henry A. Kissinger
The statesman's duty is to bridge the gap between his nation's experience and his vision.
Henry A. Kissinger
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The English people, a lot of them, would not be able to understand a word of spoken Shakespeare. There are people who do and I'm not denying they exist. But it's a far more philistine country than people think.
Colin Firth
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To be a character who feels a deep emotion, one must go into the memory's vault and mix in a sad memory from one's own life.
Albert Finney
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Henry A. Kissinger
The American temptation is to believe that foreign policy is a subdivision of psychiatry.
Henry A. Kissinger
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How would you compare Polanski or Kubrick? I try not to do any comparisons.
Tim Roth
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Henry A. Kissinger
The Vietnam War required us to emphasize the national interest rather than abstract principles. What President Nixon and I tried to do was unnatural. And that is why we didn't make it.
Henry A. Kissinger
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I think every director has a different take, some are good, some are bad. The directors you get on best with sometimes don't make the best films, so who's to say who is right.
Tim Roth
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One of the characteristics of plays that are made into films is that they can be very talky.
Tom Wilkinson
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If you turn down work because you are frightened of getting typecast, you'll never do anything good.
Colin Baker
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I'm thrilled of the acceptance I get abroad. The people are so hearty, warm and grateful and I feel privileged having seen so many countries and some of the greatest monuments.
Daniel Radcliffe
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I really wouldn't want to live in America. I found New York claustrophobic and dirty. I missed England when I was there, simple things like smells and the British sense of humor.
Jonny Miller
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I do not envy the headache you will have when you awake. In the meantime, dream of large women.
Cary Elwes
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Henry A. Kissinger
University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small.
Henry A. Kissinger
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If I had the luxury of working as a full time writer, I think you would see novels appearing on a much more regular, and frequent, basis.
John Scott
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If you don't look like Rupert Graves or Hugh Grant, they'll have you playing the gardener.
Jared Harris
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