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Jeremy Brett Quotes and Sayings

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Villains are very, very boring to do.
They're so much easier than heroes.
- Jeremy Brett

I meditate and do yoga.
I sit cross-legged and try not to levitate too much.
- Jeremy Brett

I mean, money people are usually quite brisk,
but mine aren't, and they keep on giving me spaces
so that I've been able to go on and do plays and films.
- Jeremy Brett

I think the greatest star in American at the moment is Kevin Costner.
- Jeremy Brett

 

The provocation with Holmes is the fact that he's described
by Doyle as a man without a heart -
all brain...
and that's very difficult to play, or even indicate.
- Jeremy Brett

One of the wonderful things about this glorious holiday
trip I'm on is that I'm in public with people.
It hasn't been inclined...
I don't know - something to do with the death of my wife.
It's inclined to make me isolated.
- Jeremy Brett

I try to give both my heroes and villains an emotional
dimensionality which provides the motivation for their actions.
- Sidney Sheldon

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Things were easier for the old novelists who saw people all of a piece.
Speaking generally, their heroes were good through and through,
their villains wholly bad.
- W. Somerset Maugham

In Hollywood they usually cast me as villains or priests.
- Max von Sydow

I keep attacking the villains, the know-nothings,
the people who want to take our freedoms away.
- Al Goldstein

Browning's tragedies are tragedies without villains.
- Edward Dowden

Life is not simple, and people can't be boxed into
being either heroes or villains.
- Jessica Hagedorn

I love playing villains.
- Alfred Molina

I cannot help thinking that the menace of Hell makes
as many devils as the severe penal codes of inhuman humanity make villains.
- Lord Byron

They are superpower of villains.
They are superpower of Al Capone.
- Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf

Villains never know they are villains in a picture
so I play this like I'm the nicest guy in the world.
- Wayne Rogers

Political extremism involves two prime ingredients:
an excessively simple diagnosis of the world's ills,
and a conviction that there are identifiable villains back of it all.
- John W. Gardner

With any good story, you need the adversary,
the heroes and villains.
You need a good mixture to make it work.
- Phil Keoghan

But you see, I have played more good guys than I have played villains.
- Gary Oldman

A lot of people only see me as villains.
- Terence Stamp

I've played villains on stage - you know,
the Iagos and so on - but I think of myself as a funny person.
I mostly did comedies before I did TV work.
- Michael Emerson

It was so much fun to play, that I've now had a taste
for it and want to play more villains now.
- Piper Perabo

History will tell where I stand in the ranks of Bond villains,
I have no control over that.
- Rick Yune

I also try very hard to create characters -
both heroes and villains -
with psychological depth.
- Jeffery Deaver

I like villains because there's something so attractive
about a committed person -
they have a plan,
an ideology, no matter how twisted.
They're motivated.
- Russell Crowe

I like being a villain.
Villains are more exciting.
- Judd Nelson

I hate changes of administrations, because I have all
my villains in place and they are all taken away and
replaced with faceless wonders nobody knows.
- Pat Oliphant

Damn you villains, who are you? And from whence came you?
- Edward Teach

One thing that's happened to me is I've been around
a long time and I've played a lot of villains and so forth.
I think it had to do with, well one thing is that I
looked younger than I was for a long time.
Now I think I'm suddenly starting to play people's father.
- Christopher Walken

Also for me it was different because I play a lot of
villains and in this one I play a dad and I play a good guy,
basically.
He's the Secretary of the Treasury.
I never had a job like that.
- Christopher Walken

I sometimes find that playing the bad guy,
or villains, or psychopaths tend to be much more psychologically rewarding.
And you can really push it, you can push the limits,
and get away with it.
- Sean Bean

The other thing is we have an incredible villain.
And we worked very hard to have villains that are connected to the hero.
They have an effect, an emotional effect.
They never become out-of-this-world,
crazy villains.
- Avi Arad

I think that sometimes when they see me in a movie
they expect me to be something nasty.
I mean, I play a lot of villains and you show up and they think maybe...
That's why it's good to defy expectations sometimes.
- Christopher Walken

There are new words now that excuse everybody.
Give me the good old days of heroes and villains,
the people you can bravo or hiss.
There was a truth to them that all the slick credulity of today cannot touch.
- Bette Davis

And I think that when I play these villains,
maybe what is different is that the audience sees me
play these and they know that that's Chris and he's
having fun and he knows that and he knows that and
you know that and everybody knows that.
- Christopher Walken

Courage doesn't always roar.
Sometimes courage is the quiet voice
at the end of the day, saying,
"I will try again tomorrow."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Try a new perspective on diversity.
Across the country and around the world,
we are all one.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The best way to cheer yourself
is to try to cheer someone else up.
- Mark Twain

Do or do not, there is no try.
- Jedi Master Yoda in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations.
I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty,
believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
- Louisa May Alcott

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

If I try to be like him, who will be like me?
- Yiddish proverb

By letting it go it all gets done.
The world is won by those who let it go.
But when you try and try.
The world is beyond the winning.
- Lao Tzu

Be - don't try to become.
Being is enlightenment, becoming is ignorance.
- Osho

Women must try to do things as men have tried.
When they fail their failure must be
but a challenge to others.
- Amelia Earhart

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.
The most certain way to succeed
is always to try just one more time.
- Thomas A. Edison

When you keep getting the wrong answers,
try asking better questions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The happiness of one's own heart alone
cannot satisfy the soul;
one must try to include,
as necessary to one's own happiness,
the happiness of others.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Don't bother just to be better than
your contemporaries or predecessors.
Try to be better than yourself.
- William Faulkner

Try again. Fail again. Fail better.
- Samuel Beckett

Don't try to manage people;
You manage things; You lead people.
- Grace Hopper

Try not to become a man of success,
but rather try to become a man of value.
- Albert Einstein

If we screw it up, start over. Try something else.
- Lee Iacocca

"Good morning!" he said at last.
"We don't want any adventures here, thank you!
You might try over The Hill or across The Water."
- J. R. R. Tolkien

Do not wish to be anything but what you are,
and try to be that perfectly.
- St. Francis De Sales

If being good isn't working - try being outrageous.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I don't know the key to success,
but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.
- Bill Cosby

We cause ourselves untold misery whenever we believe
others to be imperfect and try to change them.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you want reality to be different than it is,
you might as well try to teach a cat to bark.
- Byron Katie

What old people say you cannot do,
you try and find that you can.
Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.
- Henry David Thoreau

Some things will never seem adequate
no matter how hard we try.
- from the movie White Man's Burden

Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do.
Don't bother just to be better than
your contemporaries or predecessors.
Try to be better than yourself.
- William Faulkner

Unless you try to do something
beyond what you have already mastered,
you will never grow.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If at first you don't succeed, try try again.
- Proverb

God doesn't require us to succeed;
He only requires that you try.
- Mother Teresa

If you realize that all things change,
there is nothing you will try to hold on to.
If you are not afraid of dying,
there is nothing you cannot achieve.
- Lao Tzu

Don't give up. There are too many nay-sayers out there
who will try to discourage you.
Don't listen to them.
The only one who can make you give up is yourself.
- Sidney Sheldon

You may be disappointed if you fail,
but you are doomed if you don't try.
- Beverly Sills

When we try to pick out anything by itself,
we find it hitched to everything else in the universe.
- John Muir

When all else fails, try thinking.
- Anonymous

I would rather try to persuade a man to go along,
because once I have persuaded him, he will stick.
If I scare him, he will stay just as long
as he is scared, and then he is gone.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower


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