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The only danger about websites, you know,
by 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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Hate is never conquered by hate,
Hate is only conquered by love.
- The Buddha

Play with life, laugh with life,
dance lightly with life,
and smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen

The only thing necessary for evil to triumph
is for enough good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke

Darkness cannot drive out darkness;
only light can do that.
Hate cannot drive out hate;
only love can do that.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Life is an adventure.
I can only wonder what treasure
awaits at the top of the path.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
- Albert Einstein

If the only prayer you said in your whole life was,
Thank you, that would suffice.
- Meister Eckhart

Nothing in life is to be feared.
It is only to be understood.
- Marie Curie

Don't hurry. Don't worry.
You're only here for a short visit.
So don't forget to stop and smell the roses.
- Walter Hagen

We can only be said to be truly alive in those moments
when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.
- Thornton Wilder

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue,
but the parent of all other virtues.
- Cicero

Minds are like parachutes.
They only function when they are open.
- James Dewar

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
- Robert F. Kennedy

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

Universal compassion is the only guarantee of morality.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

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

We have only this moment,
sparkling like a star in our hand -
and melting like a snowflake.
- Marie B. Ray

Move out of your comfort zone. You can only
grow if you are willing to feel awkward and
uncomfortable when you try something new.
- Brian Tracy

Feeling sorry for yourself, and your present condition,
is not only a waste of energy
but the worst habit you could possibly have.
- Dale Carnegie

Just stop it. Seriously.
Whatever it is. Just stop it.
If only for an hour, a day, a week.
Stop doing it long enough to get a glimpse
of what the change would actually look like.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Miracles are the natural way of the Universe -
our only job is to move our doubting minds aside
and let the miracles flow.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life only
appears to be
rushing toward us
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Friendship is born at that moment
when one person says to another,
"What! You too? I thought I was the only one."
- C. S. Lewis

Find your balance and stand with it.
Find your song and sing it out.
Find your cadence and let it appear like a dance.
Find the questions that only you know how to ask and
The answers that you are content to not know.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The essence of all religions is one.
Only their approaches are different.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

For some of us, the world appears to provide
only a fixed quantity of each resource -
a limited amount of food, of money,
of love, of success, of appreciation.
For others, life is unlimited.
Their world expands with the generosity, compassion,
inventiveness, and service that they contribute.
In this world-view, money that is spent
or given away returns multiplied.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

You are important. You are the star -
the only star - of your own life show.
Everyone else is a bit player in the great drama of your life.
Be of service to humanity, but never be anyone's doormat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Providence has its appointed hour for everything.
We cannot command results, we can only strive.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I cannot teach anybody anything.
I can only make them think.
- Socrates

Winning isn't everything; it's the only thing.
- Vince Lombardi

Yesterday is a canceled check;
tomorrow is a
promissory note;
today is the only cash you have;
so spend it wisely.
- Kay Lyons

The distinction between the past, present and future
is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
- Albert Einstein

Play the game for more than you can afford to lose...
only then will you learn the game.
- Winston Churchill

The only limits in our life are those we impose on ourselves.
- Bob Proctor

Courage is the art of being the only one
who knows you're scared to death.
- Earl Wilson

An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Unity can only be manifested by the Binary.
Unity itself and the idea of Unity are already two.
- The Buddha

Failure is only the opportunity to
begin again more intelligently.
- Henry Ford

Only that day dawns to which we are awake.
- Henry David Thoreau

Everything's got a moral, if only you can find it.
- Lewis Carroll

The only roadblock to success is limited thinking.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We can do no great things,
only small things with great love.
- Mother Teresa

Whenever you are angry, be assured that
it is not only a present evil,
but that you have increased a habit.
- Epictetus

Far from idleness being the root of all evil,
it is rather the only true good.
- Soren Kierkegaard

An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere,
while the pessimist sees only the red stoplight.
The truly wise person is colorblind.
- Albert Schweitzer

Don't marry the person you think you can live with;
marry only the individual you think you can't live without.
- James C. Dobson


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