Search my Quotes DataBase - Enter one or two keywords and/or author last name.

Hint: keep it simple, like life twain




Facebook share   Tweet This   Email this

Daily Inspiration - Quotes to Live By
Inspiration  |  Motivational Articles  |  Being Strong  |  Being Positive  |  Links  |  About
Topics:   A-   B-   Ca-   Co-   D-   E-   F-   G-   H-    I-    J-K-L   M-   N-O   Pa-   Pr-   Q-R   Sa-   Sk-   T-   U-V-W-X-Y-Z

Colin Firth Quotes and Sayings

I hope you find great value in these Quotes by Colin Firth from my large collection of motivational and inspirational quotes and sayings.

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

Please sign-up for my Free Inspirational Daily Email on the form below.

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.


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

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

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

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

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

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

I do think I'm a character actor.
- 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

As much as the next person, I want to be approved of,
but I'm not greedy for that stuff.
- 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 don't want to sound smug but I am reasonably satisfied with how it's gone.
I think it's fine.
- 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I leave no trace of wings in the air,
but I am glad I have had my flight.
- Rabindranath Tagore PHOTO

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 PHOTO

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.
If we did not sometimes taste of adversity,
prosperity would not be so welcome.
- Anne Bradstreet PHOTO

I never accepted the idea
that I had to be guided by
some pattern or blueprint.
- Little Richard PHOTO

I wept because I had no shoes
until I met a man who had no feet.
- old Persian Proverb

I never had a policy;
I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.
- Abraham Lincoln

The only good luck many great men ever had was
being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
- Channing Pollock

As for accomplishments,
I just did what I had to do as things came along.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

I had three chairs in my house;
one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society.
- Henry David Thoreau

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

In the long run, men hit only what they aim at.
Therefore, they had better aim at something high.
- Henry David Thoreau

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

Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end.
It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing;
it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.
- Margaret Thatcher

Does anybody really think that they didn't get what they had
because they didn't have the talent
or the strength or the endurance or the commitment?
- Nelson Mandela

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

If i had known... i would have lingered
over my coffee a little longer.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I had forgotten how much light there is in the world,
'til you gave it back to me.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

If I had eight hours to chop down a tree,
I'd spend six hours sharpening my ax.
- Abraham Lincoln

I have had dreams, and I have had nightmares.
I overcame the nightmares because of my dreams.
- Jonas Salk

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

Anger is a killing thing:
it kills the man who angers,
for each rage leaves him less than he had been before -
it takes something from him.
- Louis L'Amour

We thought that we had the answers,
it was the questions we had wrong.
- Bono

What work I have done I have done because it has been play.
If it had been work I shouldn't have done it.
- Mark Twain

I have found that hollow,
which even I had relied on for solid.
- Henry David Thoreau

You can learn how to let go of the past.
Whether you have experienced a break up
with someone you cared for deeply,
whether death has taken a loved one,
whether you have had a feud with a friend or family member,
whether you have lost a job.
Move on and let go.
Life can be joyful and rewarding again.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My father always used to say that when you die,
if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.
- Lee Iacocca

If I had no sense of humor,
I would long ago have committed suicide.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

It is only when we truly know and understand
that we have a limited time on earth
and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up
that we will begin to live each day to the fullest,
as if it were the only one we had.
- Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart,
it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Ever had a bad hair day -
a day when everything seemed to be going wrong?
Perhaps today is a day to soothe your ruffled feathers,
take a deep breath, and reaffirm that
the weight of the world is really not on your shoulders,
unless you choose to assume that burden.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Never cease loving a person, and never give up hope for him,
for even the prodigal son who had fallen most low,
could still be saved; the bitterest enemy
and also he who was your friend could again be your friend;
love that has grown cold can kindle
- Soren Kierkegaard

That's what learning is, after all;
not whether we lose the game,
but how we lose and h
ow we've changed because of it
and what we take away from it
that we never had before,
to apply to other games.
Losing, in a curious way, is winning.
- Richard Bach

I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately,
to front only the essential facts of life,
and see if I could not learn what it had to teach,
and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.
- Henry David Thoreau

When we quarrel, how we wish we had been blameless.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

No stream rises higher than its source.
Whatever man might build, could never
express or reflect more than he was.
He could record neither more nor less
than he had learned of life.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

It's YOUR time - it's YOUR life -
YOU get to choose how you use it. T
here is no way that your life is "supposed" to be.
Your parents had their vision for your life.
Your boss, your spouse, your church, your friends,
and even the family next door have their ideas
of how you should live your life.
What about YOUR vision for your life?
What do YOU want?
YES, it matters what you want.
YES you can have what you want.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I once had a rose named after me
and I was very flattered.
But I was not pleased to read
the description in the catalogue:
no good in a bed, but fine up against a wall.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

If someone had told me I would be Pope one day,
I would have studied harder.
- Pope John Paul I

I tried to remember how to exhale.
I had to look away before it came back to me.
- Bella, from Twilight saga by Stephenie Meyer

Essentially all suffering is the result of...
1. Comparing what we have (or don't have) today
... with what we had yesterday.
2. Comparing what we fear we might have (or not have) tomorrow)
... with what we have today.
3. Comparing what we have (or don't have) with what others have.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I have lost my seven best friends,
which is to say that God has had mercy on me
seven times without realizing it.
He lent a friendship, took it from me, and sent me another.
- Jean Cocteau

Suppose our gratitude could be zero-based gratitude.
With zero-based gratitude,
we would be grateful for everything we had each day -
regardless of whether it was more or less than yesterday.
With zero-based gratitude, I can be grateful for all the people,
the love, the food, the shelter, the services,
the health, that I am blessed with today,
regardless of what I had yesterday.
With zero-based gratitude,
I can be grateful each day for the gift of life itself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Everyone who got where he is,
had to begin where he was.
- Richard L. Evans

Touch me in the morning
Then just walk away
We don't have tomorrow
But we had yesterday
- Ron Miller/Michael Masser


Quotes and Sayings

---------


Thank you for visiting: Colin Firth Quotes and Sayings.

Please sign up on the form below to receive
my Free Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes email.

You can also search my large collection of Quotes and Sayings.

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

 


Sign-up to receive Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes
free via email

Daily inspirational quotes and motivational messages of self-worth, choice,
positive attitude, happiness, forgiveness, and gratitude.
Inspiring motivational sayings plus Jonathan's insights into life,
relationships, and joyful living.

Enter Your E-Mail Address:
Enter Your Name (what you want to be called):
To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.
Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.

Or Subscribe to the Feedburner feed for Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes.



All materials & writings are copyright ©. You may read about our disclaimer, our privacy policy, our copyright policy, terms of use, participation in affiliate programs, and the list of all our websites.