1145 Total Quotes

English Actor Quotes

John Cleese
If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play.
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Peter Ustinov
Sex is a conversation carried out by other means. If you get on well out of bed, half the problems of bed are solved.
Peter Ustinov Permalink
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Hugh Grant
The moral of filmmaking in Britain is that you will be screwed by the weather.
Hugh Grant Permalink
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Charlie Chaplin
I remain just one thing, and one thing only, and that is a clown. It places me on a far higher plane than any politician.
Charlie Chaplin Permalink
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We've been asked to do 'Playboy' together, me and Victoria, as a pair. I don't think I'll ever go naked, but I'll never say never.
David Beckham Permalink
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A superb tenor voice, like a silver trumpet muffled in silk.
Alec Guinness Permalink
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Charlie Chaplin
The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury.
Charlie Chaplin Permalink
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Orlando Bloom
A friend told me that teenage girls are always looking for someone to pin their dreams on. That doesn't make it any less weird though.
Orlando Bloom Permalink
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Be like a duck. Calm on the surface, but always paddling like the dickens underneath.
Michael Caine Permalink
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Football is a game of skill, we kicked them a bit and they kicked us a bit.
Graham Roberts Permalink
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We all have our time machines. Some take us back, they're called memories. Some take us forward, they're called dreams.
Jeremy Irons Permalink
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Charlie Chaplin
Actors search for rejection. If they don't get it they reject themselves.
Charlie Chaplin Permalink
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Charlie Chaplin
I thought I would dress in baggy pants, big shoes, a cane and a derby hat. everything a contradiction: the pants baggy, the coat tight, the hat small and the shoes large.
Charlie Chaplin Permalink
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Charlie Chaplin
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
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Charlie Chaplin
A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure.
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Benjamin Franklin
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
Benjamin Franklin Permalink
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Peter Ustinov
In America, through pressure of conformity, there is freedom of choice, but nothing to choose from.
Peter Ustinov Permalink
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Charlie Chaplin
Nothing is permanent in this wicked world - not even our troubles.
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Charlie Chaplin
I went into the business for the money, and the art grew out of it. If people are disillusioned by that remark, I can't help it. It's the truth.
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Lord of the Rings was something I always wanted to do. I read the book when I was about 25, and I was always hoping if it was ever made into a feature film that I would be involved in some way. And then I finally got it, and I was over the moon. It was fantastic news.
Sean Bean Permalink
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Surely we have always acted; it is an instinct inherent in all of us. Some of us are better at it than others, but we all do it.
Laurence Olivier Permalink
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George Will
Baseball, it is said, is only a game. True. And the Grand Canyon is only a hole in Arizona. Not all holes, or games, are created equal.
George Will Permalink
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The actor should be able to create the universe in the palm of his hand.
Laurence Olivier Permalink
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Charlie Chaplin
I have no further use for America. I wouldn't go back there if Jesus Christ was President.
Charlie Chaplin Permalink
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Joining Real Madrid is a dream come true.
David Beckham Permalink
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George Will
Conservatives define themselves in terms of what they oppose.
George Will Permalink
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Charlie Chaplin
We think too much and feel too little.
Charlie Chaplin Permalink
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John Cleese
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
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We had some marvelous outtakes, but the producer had destroyed them all.
Alan Young Permalink
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Judges pretty much act independently once they get on the bench so I'm not really sure why Harper's concerned that the court is currently being stacked with a lot of Liberal appointments.
Alan Young Permalink
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