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Gavin MacLeod Quotes and Sayings

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Somebody did an article in one of the newspapers saying
that at that time I had the most visibility of any actor around.
Kind of nice, you know, when that thing was happening.
- Gavin MacLeod

I haven't killed anyone on television in years and years.
Must have been twenty something years.
- Gavin MacLeod

You know, you have to put bread on the table.
So you thank God you got the job.
- Gavin MacLeod

We used two Princess Cruise ships.
The Island Princess and The Pacific Princess.
They were identical ships.
- Gavin MacLeod

 

There are a lot of new opportunities that are poking
their head up in my future.
I've been very fortunate that way, but for right now,
what I like is what I'm doing.
- Gavin MacLeod

It's very trying on a marriage when you're doing a one hour show,
week after week after week.
You don't have enough time for people that maybe you
should have top priority.
- Gavin MacLeod

It was tough for him in that newsroom with Ted Baxter
getting all the glory and this poor guy doing all the work.
Murray worried so much he worried his hair off!
- Gavin MacLeod

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I went over to shoot for six days.
It turned out to be ten days, very nicely so.
A little money.
- Gavin MacLeod

We have nine ships and in the next two years will have ten,
eleven and twelve.
So things are going very nicely and all because of
that program that people thought was mindless and so forth.
- Gavin MacLeod

We had to be very careful on our best behaviour when
we went to these other countries.
And then I made a living, I had a chance to support my wife and my kids.
It was a wonderful, wonderful, wonderful program from that point of view.
- Gavin MacLeod

We went out for six weeks a year.
We first started in Mexico and we did that for so many
years that we finally said we've got to explore and start going globally.
And then we started going all over the world.
- Gavin MacLeod

Also, now as a result of that show being on,
the cruise industry is just growing all over the place.
Princess Cruises, who I now represent,
is the fastest growning cruise line in the world.
- Gavin MacLeod

It all depended on the cut.
Some of them were really on the ship.
Some were really on the set.
Like if they had the stars for a week,
the stars coming off, that was usually on the set,
except if we were on location for that particular show.
- Gavin MacLeod

We sat down and read it for the first time and I thanked God under my breath,
because they were all so good.
And my leading ladies are both exceptional.
I mean, everybody in the play.
I could just go on all night about them.
- Gavin MacLeod

I always think that I love doing what I'm doing at the moment.
The past is over.
I can't go play one of those characters again.
But I can play this and I can continue to grow in what
I'm doing at the moment and that's really what I'm thinking about now.
- Gavin MacLeod

I've played heavies for years and years and years.
I was bald.
I came to Hollywood.
I did a play about junk.
I was a pusher, so I played pushers for years and years and years.
I did war movies and things like that.
- Gavin MacLeod

I checked myself out in that funeral parlour scene.
I saw myself laughing, because there was a shot of
Ed and I together and Mary was right in back of us.
My head turned from the camera and I saw myself laughing,
because Mary was absolutely brilliant in that thing.
- Gavin MacLeod

I'm just there to do interviews and stuff,
because we have about 40 media people there,
so it's a very, very busy week.
But that's the only time.
I did marry, I think on one show, about 25 couples in Acapulco Bay once,
but that was all just for kicks.
- Gavin MacLeod

I just love the hours of the theatre,
I love the way it operates.
I always say that when you're doing a play it's like getting a shot of B12,
and when you do television for a long series you need a shot of B12.
- Gavin MacLeod

This is a group effort.
This is group theatre.
This is no big star turn.
You could do things with it to do that but it would just be out of kilter.
This is one reason I like this play.
This is a unit.
- Gavin MacLeod

That's one of the reasons I wanted to be an actor,
to be like them.
And there they were at my table, all talking about how nervous they were,
about the lines, and so forth.
No matter how big you get, you still have the same
kinds of anxieties and so forth.
- Gavin MacLeod

But the character was so successful,
that first one,
that they wrote him again and he came in right at the
end of the first year in a show called THE BOX.
I was up for the Emmy for that one too.
- Gavin MacLeod

We were making new ones the second year.
We were in syndication the second year.
So we were on Saturday nights, prime time,
every morning, and then they put it on Sunday evenings too.
So it was all over the place.
- Gavin MacLeod

This is a group playing together and that's the only way,
I feel, this play can be successful and moving.
I am so lucky to have the people that are in it.
When I came here I didn't know who was going to be in the play.
- Gavin MacLeod

Always be a first-rate version of yourself,
instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.
- Judy Garland PHOTO

A man can fail many times,
but he isn't a failure until
he begins to blame somebody else.
- John Burroughs

A somebody was once a nobody who wanted to and did.
- John Burroughs

The secret of success is to find a need and fill it,
to find a hurt and heal it,
to find somebody with a problem
and offer to help solve it.
- Robert H. Schuller

When I hear somebody sigh, "Life is hard,"
I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what?
- Sydney Harris

Give somebody a gold star - Today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Immortality is a long shot, I admit.
But somebody has to be first.
- Bill Cosby

All discarded lovers should be given a second chance,
but with somebody else.
- Mae West

Truth cannot be defined,
although it can certainly be experienced.
But experience is not a definition.
A definition is made by the mind,
experience comes through participating.
If somebody asks, "What is a dance?" how can you define it?
But you can dance and you can know the inner feel of it.
God is the ultimate dance.
- Osho

The person who you're with most in life is yourself
and if you don't like yourself,
you're always with somebody you don't like.
- Marc S. Lewis

I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I
should have been more specific.
- Lily Tomlin

It is lovely, when I forget all birthdays,
including my own, to find that somebody remembers me.
- Ellen Glasgow

Make yourself necessary to somebody.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I have six locks on my door all in a row.
When I go out, I lock every other one.
I figure no matter how long somebody stands there picking the locks,
they are always locking three.
- Elayne Boosler

A liberal is a man who is willing to spend somebody else's money.
- Carter Glass

The Vice-Presidency is sort of like the last cookie on the plate.
Everybody insists he won't take it, but somebody always does.
- Bill Vaughan

It is necessary for me to establish a winner image.
Therefore, I have to beat somebody.
- Richard M. Nixon

Some guys say beauty is only skin deep.
But when you walk into a party, you don't see somebody's brain.
The initial contact has to be the sniffing.
- James Caan

Every known fact in natural science was divined
by the presentiment of somebody,
before it was actually verified.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sometimes it's a form of love just to talk to somebody
that you have nothing in common with and still be fascinated by their presence.
- David Byrne

The hardest thing to believe about The Fan is not that
Robert De Niro is stalking somebody again but that
anyone cares that much about a baseball player.
- Bernie Lincicome

We all should choose our friends carefully.
I used to think that no one could know me better than somebody else,
because you're inside yourself, your body, you can't see yourself.
If you think like that, you surround yourself with
other people who are willing to tell you who you are,
which are usually judgmental people ...
we should really surround ourselves with the ones
that adore us and believe in the highest of us.
- Jewel

There is nobody so irritating as somebody with less
intelligence and more sense than we have.
- Don Herold

Show me a person who has never made a mistake and I'll
show you somebody who has never achieved much.
- Joan Collins

Law of Contrariness:
Our chief want in life is somebody
who shall make us do what we can.
Having found them, we shall then hate them for it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Somebody hits me, I'm going to hit him back.
Even if it does look like he hasn't eaten in a while.
- Charles Barkley

Do something for somebody everyday
for which you do not get paid.
- Albert Schweitzer

Reminds me of my safari in Africa.
Somebody forgot the corkscrew and for several days
we had to live on nothing but food and water.
- W. C. Fields

To think that the new economy is over is like somebody
in London in 1830 saying the entire industrial revolution
is over because some textile manufacturers in Manchester went broke.
- Alvin Toffler

About the time we can make the ends meet,
somebody moves the ends.
- Herbert Hoover

The most difficult thing in the world
is to know how to do a thing
and to watch somebody else doing it wrong,
without comment.
- Theodore. H. White

An artist is somebody who produces things that people don't need to have.
- Andy Warhol

The fastest way to succeed is to look as if you're
playing by somebody else's rules,
while quietly playing by your own.
- Michael Korda

If you can't annoy somebody with what you write,
I think there's little point in writing.
- Kingsley Amis

If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking.
- George S. Patton

It's a delight to trust somebody so completely.
- Jeff Goldblum

I would never have done what I'd done if I'd considered
my father as somebody I wanted to please.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

The seaweed is always greener in somebody else's lake.
- the movie The Little Mermaid (1989)

Home is our sanctuary, where we:
relax into being ourselves,
play with our inner child,
paint the walls green and pink,
dig in the dirt,
grow something,
love somebody else,
love ourselves even more,
snuggle with a warm blanket on a Sunday afternoon,
hang "go away" on the door whenever we want,
clean and tidy often... or never,
launch from and return to,
are truly ourselves.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If somebody invented cigarettes today,
the government would not legalize them.
- Loni Anderson

Love is what you've been through with somebody.
- James Thurber

How absurd and delicious it is to be in love with somebody younger than yourself.
Everybody should try it.
- Barbara Pym

I find that it's nice to work with somebody and spin
off on someone else's feelings.
You get a little jaded by yourself.
- Herb Alpert

All my references are 50 years old-when somebody shot J.R.,
you know? Oh my god, I'm 100!
- Lauren Graham

What are we blaming? Is this Vietnam? We made a movie,
it didn't make much money.
I'm gonna be really happy if somebody watches it in
10 years' time and really enjoys it.
- Kevin Costner

But I didn't ask to have somebody nose around in my private life.
I didn't even ask to be famous.
All I asked was to be able to earn a living making people laugh.
- Carol Burnett

Everybody has to be somebody to somebody to be anybody.
- Malcolm Forbes


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