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I was absolutely delighted that those shows have been preserved. ...
by Patrick Macnee

I was absolutely delighted that those shows have been preserved.
- Patrick Macnee

I went to acting school, but only for nine months.
If you're an actor, you know, don't really need to learn how to do it.
- Patrick Macnee

They call it The New Avengers but it's really the old
Avengers with new people except for me,
looking rather fat and rather old.
- Patrick Macnee

But I did an awful lot of work in Hollywood,
and in New York for that matter.
- Patrick Macnee

 

I like most of the Humphrey Bogart movies because they had to act then,
and they acted very well.
Edward G. Robinson is probably the best actor I've ever seen on the movies.
- Patrick Macnee

The radio even weren't allowed to say there was a Holocaust
and people were being killed right,
left and center in these terrible camps.
- Patrick Macnee

Accomplishment is such a patronizing,
dangerous word, isn't it? I haven't really accomplished anything.
The most accomplished thing I've done is to have lived this long -
81.
- Patrick Macnee

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So I find the fascination, the love,
the incredible skill and everything to do with acting,
writing plays, and doing them, just darling.
Lovely.
I love actors.
- Patrick Macnee

Television has some lovely aspects to it -
and some ghastly aspects -
but the theater itself was a wonderful invention.
- Patrick Macnee

Well, you know, I was through the whole of the Second
World War and saw all my friends killed.
- Patrick Macnee

The only danger about websites, you know,
is people who remember something you did or said thirty or forty years ago,
and bring it up against you, so you're going for a
job and you don't get it.
- Patrick Macnee

And in the Second World War, you didn't just read about
it in the newspapers because you weren't allowed to
read it in the newspapers.
It was all censored, you know? So nobody knew what we were doing.
- Patrick Macnee

Until the year 1967, it was a crime,
for which you could be put in prison,
to make homosexual love to someone in your own house.
If they came in and caught you at it,
you could be put into prison.
This has changed - I'm talking about England,
incidentally.
- Patrick Macnee

These things don't just come, arrive and settle like
a bird picking up a few bits of crumbs.
They develop.
I think the best word for these things is develop.
They develop because of the human beings who just happen to be there at the time.
- Patrick Macnee

And that's what happened to that show.
It started ordinary, it started really rather bad.
As I said, there was a review that said,
really, we think the commercials are better than the show.
And then it gradually developed.
- Patrick Macnee

I mean, everyone says Citizen Kane.
It isn't that great, anyway.
And Orson Welles I knew well, of course.
He made other incredible films that no one would let him make,
which were much better than Citizen Kane,
really.
- Patrick Macnee

It doesn't work that way, you know, because most parts
that you think you'd do well,
most other people don't.
So they offer you something - The Avengers is a good example...
I fitted into that because I came from that sort of background.
It's not even acting.
- Patrick Macnee

Nothing is ever absolutely "wrong."
"Wrong" is in the cultural tradition of the beholder.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know first that you have absolutely no power to change the world,
and then address all your energies and intent toward improving it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Listen to all, plucking a feather
from every passing goose,
but, follow no one absolutely.
- Chinese Proverb

The only way to deal with an unfree world
is to become so absolutely free
that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
- Albert Camus

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone
who can do him absolutely no good.
- Samuel Johnson

If humanity does not opt for integrity we are through completely.
It is absolutely touch and go.
Each one of us could make the difference.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Inside most people there's a feeling of being separate,
separated from everything ... And they're not.
They're part of absolutely everyone, and everything.
- the movie Powder

There is danger that we lose sight of
what our friend is absolutely,
while considering what she is to us alone.
- Henry David Thoreau

The WORK
1.Is it true?
2.Can you absolutely know that it's true?
3.How do you react when you think that thought?
4.Who would you be without the thought?
- Byron Katie

We should meet abuse by forbearance.
Human nature is so constituted that
if we take absolutely no notice of anger or abuse,
the person indulging in it will soon weary of it and stop.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If you are absolutely without mind,
just pure consciousness,
time stops completely,
disappears,
leaving no trace behind.
- Osho

Always remember that you are absolutely unique.
Just like everyone else.
- Margaret Mead

I've said it before, but it's absolutely true:
My mother gave me my drive,
but my father gave me my dreams.
Thanks to him, I could see a future.
- Liza Minelli

Women have to harness their power - its absolutely true.
It's just learning not to take the first no.
And if you can't go straight ahead, you go around the corner.
- Cher

I have tried to know absolutely nothing about a great many things,
and I have succeeded fairly well.
- Robert Benchley

I don't doubt God. I have firm faith absolutely in God.
It's religion I'm doubting.
- Bono

Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius
and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous
than absolutely boring.
- Marilyn Monroe

Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery.
- Calvin Coolidge

It is absolutely imperative that we protect,
preserve and pass on this genetic heritage for man
and every other living thing in as good a condition as we received it.
- David R. Brower

It appeared as if I had invited the audience into the water with me,
and it conveyed the sensation that being in there was absolutely delicious.
- Esther Williams

The thing is, continuity of strategic direction and
continuous improvement in how you do things are absolutely
consistent with each other.
In fact, they're mutually reinforcing.
- Michael Porter

Let it be immediately added, however,
that this economic independence and prosperity has
always been absolutely associated in the American mind
with free political institutions.
- Herbert Croly

As a teenager I was so insecure.
I was the type of guy that never fitted in because
he never dared to choose.
I was convinced I had absolutely no talent at all.
For nothing.
And that thought took away all my ambition too.
- Johnny Depp

If I was coming into the business today,
I wouldn't be in it.
Knowing what I know, absolutely not.
- Jason Patric

You're in a profession in which absolutely everybody
is telling you their opinion,
which is different.
That's one of the reasons George Lucas never directed again.
- Francis Ford Coppola

I absolutely adored Wuthering Heights and fell in love
with Heathcliff as most girls do.
- Margaret Forster

I knew we were going to marry someday,
but I was absolutely surprised when he actually proposed.
And surprised he had bought a ring.
I ran around the yard screaming.
- Jennifer Garner

And of course, I absolutely loved making Lost in Space as a kid.
- Bill Mumy

Acting touches nerves you have absolutely no control over.
- Alan Rickman

I have been absolutely hag-ridden with ambition.
If I could wish to have anything in the world it would
be to be free of ambition.
- Tallulah Bankhead

To feel valued, to know, even if only once in a while,
that you can do a job well is an absolutely marvelous feeling.
- Barbara Walters

Freedom is absolutely necessary for the progress in
science and the liberal arts.
- Baruch Spinoza

I envision a future where there'll be 300 million reporters,
where anyone from anywhere can report for any reason.
It's freedom of participation absolutely realized.
- Matt Drudge

It's absolutely absurd to even consider voting on Sunday alcohol sales.
I am opposed to alcohol period.
It doesn't do anybody any good in the long run.
It's a dangerous drug.
- John Hunter

I am, as a European, absolutely shocked by European people.
I am also shocked by European nationalist people.
They have allowed themselves to be so emasculated so silently.
- Ernst Zundel

Though I was a mother at 21, being a grandmother makes
the whole thing absolutely normal and gorgeous.
The relief, the joy of being a grandmother is wonderful.
- Joanna Lumley

None of God's Creatures absolutely consider'd are in
their own Nature Contemptible;
the meanest Fly,
the poorest Insect has its Use and Vertue.
- Mary Astell

Going to Peru is, well, if you ever have an opportunity
in your life to go there,
you should do it because it is absolutely mind boggling.
- Dean Stockwell

From the stage I've seen people of all ages absolutely
roaring at really good toilet humour.
- Adrian Edmondson

I have absolutely no desire and no thought of quitting ever.
- Barbara Cook

It's absolutely not acceptable for people to argue that,
if we are going to do anything about climate change at all,
well, the responsibility lies solely with the individual.
- Peter Garrett

Patenting and purchase of lands are absolutely vital
to the health of Nevada's rural communities.
- Jim Gibbons

I thought The Shining was just absolutely wonderful.
Stephen King reaches all kinds of people.
In the beginning he was just dismissed out of hand,
which was terrible.
- Anne Rice

An absolutely different and distinctive character.
- George Edmund Street

Eddie Izzard is absolutely brilliant.
I would love to write something for him.
- Bruce Vilanch

I never believed I wouldn't make it -
and perhaps that's why I've always found work.
I've always stuck at everything I've ever done.
I absolutely won't give up.
- Amanda Holden

I wasn't in any way a kind of soothsayer or not surprised when Sept.
11 happened.
I was absolutely shocked.
- Jon Ronson

You must be absolutely honest and true in the depicting
of a totem for meaning is attached to every line.
You must be most particular about detail and proportion.
- Emily Carr

Well, in pharmacology, if the effect is local,
it's of course absolutely awkward to use it in any
other way than as a local treatment.
- Arvid Carlsson

I especially object to having my character assassinated
by reference to events from my past which bear absolutely
no relationship to the question of who the anthrax killer is.
- Steven Hatfill

It is absolutely impossible to settle the debts to pensioners,
teachers, and others.
The country hasn't got enough money to do so.
- Eduard Shevardnadze

There will one day spring from the brain of science
a machine or force so fearful in its potentialities,
so absolutely terrifying, that even man,
the fighter, who will dare torture and death in order
to inflict torture and death,
will be appalled, and so abandon war forever.
- Thomas A. Edison

No form of Christianity is absolutely and only true.
- Frederick Henry Hedge

I'm always pleased with my work.
Absolutely.
- Tom Jenkinson


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