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If you don't mind haunting the margins,
by Colin Firth

If you don't mind haunting the margins,
I think there is more freedom there.
- Colin Firth

I have a very long relationship with America.
My mother grew up there and I felt to some extent that I partly belong there.
I was schooled there briefly for about a year.
- Colin Firth

Bridget Jones is part of literary lore now and actually
to be a part of it is enormously flattering.
- Colin Firth

It used to be that I was always paranoid or a loser
or something so there's usually something that you
seem to associate yourself with at one time or another.
- Colin Firth

 

Most actors will tell you they have some sort of dream
of doing something other than what they're doing.
- Colin Firth

People have the idea of missionaries as going out with
the Bible and hitting natives with it.
It's not really what they were doing.
They were all doing something rather different.
- Colin Firth

We've always been involved with America -
I have a son who lives there and it's a big part of my life.
- Colin Firth

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I think it's quite extraordinary that people cast me as if I'm Warren Beatty:
until I met my present wife,
at the age of 35, you could name two girlfriends.
- Colin Firth

As much as the next person, I want to be approved of,
but I'm not greedy for that stuff.
- Colin Firth

My grandmother was a minister as well,
which was not that common in the 1930s.
- Colin Firth

I don't want to sound smug but I am reasonably satisfied with how it's gone.
I think it's fine.
- Colin Firth

I haven't had to struggle very much.
I haven't paid my dues.
I think I have been lucky.
- Colin Firth

I would rather five people knew my work and thought
it was good work than five million knew me and were indifferent.
- Colin Firth

To be bothered wherever you go - it's not a rational thing to want at all.
- Colin Firth

I have a kind of neutrality, physically,
which has helped me.
I have a face that can be made to look a lot better -
or a lot worse.
- Colin Firth

I do notice that when I've been away and I come back to London.
People look at you.
People are ready to pick arguments.
- Colin Firth

The last thing I would attempt to do is to buy clothes
for a child I didn't know well.
- Colin Firth

I do think I'm a character actor.
- Colin Firth

Hollywood hasn't aggressively pursued me.
Neither have I aggressively pursued Hollywood.
- Colin Firth

I'd love to try my hand at something else.
- Colin Firth

My looks aren't something that come dazzlingly through in everything I do.
I can be made to look one way or the other fairly easily...
I am still not recognised on the street that much.
- Colin Firth

Almost every comedy you see is about people making
all wrong choices and making all the errors of judgement possible.
Good comedy is when it works on this scale.
Because it is psychologically very real.
- Colin Firth

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

I think England has served me very well.
I like living in London for the reasons I gave.
I have absolutely no intentions of cutting those ties.
There is absolutely no reason to do so.
Certainly not, so that I can have a swimming pool and a palm tree.
- Colin Firth

In this case it appealed to me partly because it felt
close to me in some ways.
This is about a confused, bewildered middle class Englishman
adrift in smalltown America and that has definitely been me.
- Colin Firth

One of my grandfathers, actually, having gone out there as a minister,
decided he would better serve the people as a doctor.
So at a very late age - at the age of 38 in fact -
he changed course and decided to become a doctor.
- Colin Firth

I think that London is very much like that.
I find there's humour in the air and people are interesting.
And I think that it's a place which is constantly surprising.
The worst thing about it? I think it can be smug and aggressive.
- Colin Firth

Powerful Dreams Inspire Powerful Action.
When you can taste, smell, and touch your dreams,
you can enroll the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Whatever you do, do with kindness.
Whatever you say, say with kindness.
Wherever you go, radiate kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

How do you want to be remembered?
Live life full out - Begin today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Choose the World You See,
and See the World You Choose.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is without meaning.
You bring the meaning to it.
The meaning of life is
whatever you ascribe it to be.
Being alive is the meaning.
- Joseph Campbell

You will not be punished for your anger,
you will be punished by your anger.
- The Buddha

Footprints in the sands of time...
Where have you been?
Where are you going?
Why are you going there?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't Take Anything Personally.
Nothing others do is because of you.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz (don Miguel Ruiz)

If you don't know where you're going,
any road will take you there.
- Lewis Carroll
(Alice in Wonderland)

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

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 true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

If you aren't in the moment,
you are either looking forward to uncertainty,
or back to pain and regret.
- Jim Carrey

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

Faith is taking the first step,
even when you don't see the whole staircase.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You are never too old to set another goal
or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

Change what you see,
by changing how you see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.
- Joseph Campbell

A well-developed sense of humor
is the pole that adds balance to your steps,
as you walk the tightrope of life.
- William Arthur Ward

Live with intention.
Walk to the edge.
Listen hard.
Practice wellness.
Play with abandon.
Laugh.
Choose with no regret.
Appreciate your friends.
Continue to learn.
Do what you love.
Live as if this is all there is.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

May your life always be Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.
May you delight in Dancing Lightly With Life.
May you soar on eagle wings, high above the madness of the world.
May you always sing Melody in the Symphony of Your Life.
May you taste, smell, and touch your dreams of a beautiful tomorrow.
May your sun always shine, and your sky be forever blue.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is the friends you can call up at 4 A.M. that matter.
- Marlene Dietrich

Take time to play!
Ask for what you want.
Laugh.
Live loudly.
Be avid.
Learn a new thing.
Be Yourself!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

A friend is someone who knows all about you,
and loves you just the same.
- Elbert Hubbard

A true friend is someone who
thinks that you are a good egg
even though he knows that
you are slightly cracked.
- Bernard Meltzer

Whatever you do, you need courage.
Whatever course you decide upon,
there is always someone to tell you
that you are wrong.
There are always difficulties arising
that tempt you to believe your critics are right.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed
by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do.
So throw off the bowlines.
Sail away from the safe harbor.
Catch the trade winds in your sails.
Explore. Dream. Discover.
- widely misattributed to Mark Twain

May flowers always line your path and sunshine light your day.
May songbirds serenade you every step along the way.
May a rainbow run beside you in a sky that's always blue.
And may happiness fill your heart each day your whole life through.
- Irish Blessing

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

You cannot do a kindness too soon,
for you never know how soon it will be too late.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Dare to dream of your great success.
Become intimate with those things
which deeply motivate you
and regularly work toward
the realization of that mission.
- Mary Anne Radmacher


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