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Christopher Parker Quotes and Sayings

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Procrastination is like a credit card:
it's a lot of fun until you get the bill.
- Christopher Parker

Related topics: Cynical Funny

It's not just about filming, you go to awards and interviews too.
I enjoy all of it, even learning my lines!
- Christopher Parker

I've done quite a few adverts.
I've also done some presenting and acting work in Spain.
I did a lot of Spanish education videos for people
wanting to learn English.
- Christopher Parker

I enjoy playing other people.
It's a great job and it's challenging.
I couldn't do a desk job.
- Christopher Parker

 

I don't watch much TV or films, but I've watched Cameron Diaz.
- Christopher Parker

I don't know if I'm a heartthrob or if I want to be one!
I heard that I get the most fan mail.
It's very flattering, and lovely to be popular with the public.
- Christopher Parker

I want more muscles!
I go to the gym three or four times a week with a personal trainer.
I can afford that now.
I can't put on weight though, no matter how much I eat.
- Christopher Parker

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I've been in the industry from the age of 9,
so I have an agent.
That's how you get auditions.
- Christopher Parker

What surprises me is when people give me their mobile number.
The other day, someone on a bus asked if I swear.
I said I try not to, but of course I'm just a normal person.
- Christopher Parker

I'm not confident with the ladies.
I can't just ask someone out in a club.
I'd like to say I'm a gentleman.
- Christopher Parker

I did loads of student films and fringe theatre.
I worked for free a lot.
- Christopher Parker

Working on such a big film was amazing.
I learned a lot.
There weren't too many stunts, just some doubling.
- Christopher Parker

I get to meet fantastic people, and I get to go through so many emotions.
For me, I have a craving for that.
When I'm acting, I feel great.
It's not to be famous.
- Christopher Parker

I wanted to be a doctor when I was young.
I also wanted to be a paramedic, but I always wanted to be an actor as well.
I didn't have kids or something that I needed to provide for.
- Christopher Parker

My parents couldn't afford a full time drama school,
but I basically just did every class I could do,
and followed every drama interest I could.
When I was 15 or 16 I did drama courses.
- Christopher Parker

If you want to act, you have to devote yourself to it.
Send out letters and photos every day,
work all the hours under the sun, whatever it takes.
If you're not determined, you won't get anywhere.
- Christopher Parker

I don't have role models or watch much TV.
I go to awards ceremonies but often I don't even know who the people are.
I think that's good, because then you don't have preconceived ideas about them.
- Christopher Parker

Procrastination is the thief of time.
- Edward Young

Nothing separates the generations more than music.
By the time a child is eight or nine,
he has developed a passion for his own music that is
even stronger than his passions for procrastination and weird clothes.
- Bill Cosby

Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday.
- Don Marquis

Procrastination is the bad habit of putting off
until the day after tomorrow what should
have been done the day before yesterday.
- Napoleon Hill

Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until
the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.
- Napoleon Hill

Know the true value of time; snatch,
seize,
and enjoy every moment of it.
No idleness, no laziness, no procrastination:
never put off till to-morrow what you can do to-day.
- Lord Chesterfield

I'd be more frightened by not using whatever abilities I'd been given.
I'd be more frightened by procrastination and laziness.
- Denzel Washington

Procrastination is opportunity's assassin.
- Victor Kiam

My evil genius Procrastination has whispered me to
tarry 'til a more convenient season.
- Mary Todd Lincoln

Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest
of diseases and its toll on success and happiness is heavy.
- Wayne Gretzky

If once a man indulges himself in murder,
very soon he comes to think little of robbing;
and from robbing he comes next to drinking and Sabbath-breaking,
and from that to incivility and procrastination.
- Thomas de Quincey

Hunger makes a thief of any man.
- Pearl S. Buck

The Moon Cannot Be Stolen:
A thief entered the little hut of a Zen Master,
but discovered there was nothing to steal.
The Zen Master discovered the thief.
"You have come a long way to visit me," he told the prowler,
"and you should not return empty-handed.
Please take my clothes as a gift."
The thief was bewildered,
but he took the clothes and slunk away.
The Zen Master sat naked, watching the moon.
"Poor fellow," he mused,
"I wish I could have given him this beautiful moon."
- Traditional Zen Koan

They're mutually incompatible I feel;
being a wise thief and a wise father.
- Andre Braugher

A selfish man is a thief.
- Jose Marti

What white man can say I never stole his land or a
penny of his money? Yet they say that I am a thief.
- Sitting Bull

They are shooting The Thief Lord in Venice at the moment.
- Cornelia Funke

Opportunity makes a thief.
- Francis Bacon

I was right not to be afraid of any thief but myself,
who will end by leaving me nothing.
- Katherine Anne Porter

The great thieves lead away the little thief.
- Diogenes

He who uses the office he owes to the voters wrongfully
and against them is a thief.
- Jose Marti

If there is one realm in which it is essential to be sublime,
it is in wickedness.
You spit on a petty thief, but you can't deny a kind
of respect for the great criminal.
- Denis Diderot

Being a hooker does not mean being evil.
The same with a pick-pocket, or even a thief.
You do what you do out of necessity.
- Samuel Fuller

Many a man is saved from being a thief by finding everything locked up.
- Edgar Watson Howe

And whether you're an honest man, or whether you're a thief,
depends on whose solicitor has given me my brief.
- Benjamin Franklin

Many a thief is a better man than many a clergyman,
and miles nearer to the gate of the kingdom.
- George MacDonald

The traveller with empty pockets will sing in the thief 's face.
- Juvenal

He who receives money in trust to administer for the benefit of its owner,
and uses it either for his own interest or against
the wishes of its rightful owner,
is a thief.
- Jose Marti

I don't want to be a thief of my own wallet.
- Johan Cruijff

I know a baseball star who wouldn't report the theft
of his wife's credit cards because the thief spends less than she does.
- Joe Garagiola

A thief believes everybody steals.
- Edward W. Howe

If war comes upon us, it will come as a thief in the night.
- Eamon de Valera

When a man comes to me and tries to convince me that he is not a thief,
then I take care of my coppers.
- Ernestine L. Rose

A person who steals bread during a famine is not treated as a thief.
- Cat Stevens

Tomorrow is a thief of pleasure.
- Rex Harrison

If you can manipulate news, a judge can manipulate the law.
A smart lawyer can keep a killer out of jail,
a smart accountant can keep a thief from paying taxes,
a smart reporter could ruin your reputation-
unfairly.
- Mario Cuomo

That is why the analogy of stealing does not work.
With a thief, we want to know how much money he stole,
and from whom.
With the artist it is not how much he took and from whom,
but what he did with it.
- Lukas Foss

Want of money and the distress of a thief can never
be alleged as the cause of his thieving,
for many honest people endure greater hardships with fortitude.
We must therefore seek the cause elsewhere than in want of money,
for that is the miser's passion, not the thief s. - William Blake

I've lost all my money on these films.
They are not commercial.
But I'm glad to lose it this way.
To have for a souvenir of my life pictures like Umberto
D. and The Bicycle Thief.
- Vittorio De Sica

I always have one or two, sometimes more,
Navajo or other tribes' cultural elements in mind when I start a plot.
In Thief of Time, I wanted to make readers aware of
Navajo attitude toward the dead,
respect for burial sites.
- Tony Hillerman

First of all I would make about 80% of the people law-abiding citizens again.
The policy which is carried out now makes every entrepreneur
and businessman a thief against his own will.
- Aleksandr Lebed

Therefore, don't let sinners take courage to think
they will be favoured like the thief on the cross;
for we see on the other side,
they may be like the hardened one, and reproach death itself.
- Elias Hicks

The hunger for love is
much more difficult to remove
than the hunger for bread.
- Mother Teresa

Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head,
and knows not that it brings abundance
to drive away the hunger.
- Saint Basil

Love men and women not for their strength
but their softness,
not for their fullness but their hunger,
not for their plenty but their need.
- Anais Nin
(paraphrase)

Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody,
I think that is a much greater hunger,
a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
- Mother Teresa

There is more hunger for love and appreciation
in this world than for bread.
- Mother Teresa

For food that stays our hunger,
For rest that brings us ease,
For homes where memories linger,
We give our thanks for these.
- Anonymous

If you take responsibility for yourself you will develop
a hunger to accomplish your dreams.
- Les Brown

An important lever for sustained action in tackling
poverty and reducing hunger is money.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

If we were meant to be happy,
why did God create war, hunger, and the 11 o'clock news?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is impossible for a lover of cats to banish these alert,
gentle, and discriminating friends, who give us just
enough of their regard and complaisance to make us hunger for more.
- Agnes Repplier

Success without honor is an unseasoned dish;
it will satisfy your hunger,
but it won't taste good.
- Joe Paterno

More than 820 million people in the world suffer from hunger;
and 790 million of them live in the Third World.
- Fidel Castro


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