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And that's what happened to that show.
by 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 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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

There are only two or three human stories,
and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely
as if they had never happened before.
- Willa Cather

It had long since come to my attention
that people of accomplishment
rarely sat back and let things happen to them.
They went out and happened to things.
- Leonardo da Vinci

My life has been filled with terrible misfortune;
most of which never happened.
- Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

Live life with no regrets and no resentments.
Whatever happened in the past,
forgive yourself and others. Choose love.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When I look back on all these worries,
I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed
that he had had a lot of trouble in his life,
most of which had never happened.
- Winston Churchill

Whatever happened in the past,
forgive yourself and others.
Choose love.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

How much pain they have cost us,
the evils which have never happened.
- Thomas Jefferson

Whatever happened, forgive others, forgive yourself,
move forward, live for today and tomorrow.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Men occasionally stumble over the truth,
but most of them pick themselves up
and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
- Winston Churchill

We occasionally stumble over the truth
but most of us pick ourselves up and
hurry off as if nothing had happened.
- Winston Churchill

Every day I give thanks that I am me,
and that everything that has ever occurred in my life
happened exactly as it did -
however unpleasant it may have appeared at the time.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am not what happened to me,
I am what I choose to become.
- Carl Jung

For everything observed or experienced,
each of us creates a "story" - not sometimes, but always.
A "story" is the fiction a person tells themselves
about what has happened or is happening.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sometimes I lie awake at night and ask "Why me?"
Then a voice answers "Nothing personal,
your name just happened to come up. -
- Charlie Brown, in Charles M. Schulz' cartoon Peanuts

Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.
- Anonymous

When one gets angry, it is always angry AT someone -
perhaps a friend or spouse, perhaps a stranger,
perhaps the nameless "they" - "those people at the bank wronged me,"
perhaps God, or perhaps oneself.
In any case, when one gets angry,
they want to find someone to be "responsible" for what happened.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I don't see much sense in that," said Rabbit.
"No," said Pooh humbly, "there isn't.
But there was going to be when I began it.
It's just that something happened to it along the way."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

It was an honor and privilege to arrive to this country
16 years ago with almost no money in my pocket.
A lot has happened since then.
- Antonio Banderas

History is a pack of lies about events that never happened
told by people who weren't there.
- George Santayana

The past actually happened but history is only what someone wrote down.
- A. Whitney Brown

I told my doctor I get very tired when I go on a diet,
so he gave me pep pills.
Know what happened? I ate faster.
- Joe E. Lewis

Are you feeling stressed and upset?
If so, you are worrying about tomorrow.
Events that have already occurred may cause you regret,
but they only appear to cause worry.
If you just lost your job, you are not worrying about losing your job -
that already happened.
You are worrying about paying your bills and finding a new job.
Those are worries about tomorrow.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No matter what has happened, you too have the power to enjoy yourself.
- Allen Klein

Some stories are true that never happened.
- Elie Wiesel

The judicial system is the most expensive machine ever
invented for finding out what happened and what to do about it.
- Irving R. Kaufman

The past is malleable and flexible, changing as our
recollection interprets and re-explains what has happened.
- Peter Berger

World War II...
did not happen to everyone, but it happened to most.
There were people from Germany who were throwing bombs at us.
- Graham Chapman

Forgiveness isn't about condoning what has happened
to you or someone else's actions against you.
- Jennifer O'Neill

I found that when I did something for the sake of heaven,
heaven happened.
These things changed my life.
I owe them to my encounter with Christianity.
- Lionel Blue

People in England were coming up to me,
saying, My mother and father turned me on to your music.
This happened to me 20 years ago.
When I was 40 they were saying that.
- Roy Ayers

Well, I guess I needed this tough first round to really
put me into that tournament,
to really erase what happened at Indian Wells,
which is now the case, you know.
- Amelie Mauresmo

I've been sampled so much and I'm glad it's happened,
it's a great compliment.
- Roy Ayers

Star Trek is perhaps the best thing that ever happened to me,
in a career sense.
- DeForest Kelley

I find that easier to accept than this all happened out of nothing.
- Dwight Schultz

The strength of the Democratic Party of Cook County
is not something that just happened.
- Richard J. Daley

When I'm 60, maybe, I'll look at my pile of papers and wonder,
What really happened that year?
- Christa McAuliffe

The stardom thing happened and now I'm trying to make a comeback,
if you want to call it that.
- Leif Garrett

The sun, the moon and the stars would have disappeared long ago,
had they happened to be within reach of predatory human hands.
- Havelock Ellis

Everything that has happened to me is of value to me.
As painful as certain things are, and have been,
and were, there's a use for those things in my life and in my work.
- Martin Landau

So everything that ever happened, we knew about in Panama.
- Ruben Blades

There is no such thing as a person that nothing has happened to,
and each person's story is as different as his fingertips.
- Elsa Lanchester

When somebody was looking in my locker,
it was like going in my desk.
Somebody happened to be looking in my locker when they shouldn't have been.
- Bobby Bonilla

I had always dreamed of winning Wimbledon and when
it happened it was very stressful.
It was more of a relief!
- Pat Cash

My father also happened to be an intellectual,
as learned, literate, informed, and curious as anyone I have known.
Unobtrusively and casually, he was my wise and gentle teacher.
- James Tobin

I asked a man in prison once how he happened to be
there and he said he had stolen a pair of shoes.
I told him if he had stolen a railroad he would be a United States Senator.
- Mary Harris Jones

But acting just sort of happened and I found that I loved it.
It was such a challenge.
- Rachael Leigh Cook

I ran into Ellen at a photo shoot.
She took my breath away.
That had never happened to me in my life.
- Portia de Rossi

What's happened is that an incessant,
an insidious insurgency has repeatedly attacked the
key infrastructure targets,
reducing outputs.
- Stuart Bowen

My life's experiences, I've always had,
my uncle used to call it antenna.
I know what's going to happen oftentimes before it
happened when it's involving me.
- Terrence Howard

We had all week to rehearse.
An audience would come in at the end of the week and we'd our little show.
Most of the ad- libbing happened during the week on the show.
- Dick Van Dyke

We ask for way too much stuff - way too much stuff.
You got a job making $100 a year and bought a house for $3 million.
Talking about, 'I don't know what happened with the payment.'
- Sinbad

Basically, what happened was, I had moved out to Los Angeles,
I was pretty damn lazy and I put on some pounds.
- Jason Biggs

We thought we were going to go up against SNL on Saturday Nights -
that would have changed things so much that it's almost
impossible to speculate what might have happened.
- David Wain

Something else has happened with computers.
- Seth Lloyd


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