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Leslie Nielsen Quotes and Sayings

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I played a lot of leaders, autocratic sorts;
perhaps it was my Canadian accent.
- Leslie Nielsen

There were 15 people in the village,
including five of us.
If my father arrested somebody in the winter,
he'd have to wait until the thaw to turn him in.
- Leslie Nielsen

It was a boy's name first.
- Leslie Nielsen

Yes, it's true, I've been called the Laurence Olivier of spoofs.
I guess that would make Laurence Olivier the Leslie Nielsen of Shakespeare.
- Leslie Nielsen

 

Shirley!
Don't call me Shirley!
- Leslie Nielsen

Doing nothing is very hard to do...
you never know when you're finished.
- Leslie Nielsen

The reason they call it 'golf' is that all the other
4 letter words were used up.
- Leslie Nielsen

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There's an old saying that God exists in your search for him.
I just want you to understand that I ain't looking.
- Leslie Nielsen

I've finally found my home - as Lt.
Frank Drebin.
- Leslie Nielsen

I like that kind of 'straight-faced' comedy.
I like to be straight-faced and outrageous.
- Leslie Nielsen

It's been dawning on me slowly that for the past 35
years I have been cast against type,
and I'm finally getting to do what I really wanted to do.
- Leslie Nielsen

I wore that same shirt yesterday playing golf.
There goes the Nike account.
- Leslie Nielsen

The reason there's a question mark on my front door
is just in case I forget my address.
- Leslie Nielsen

I really have to keep an eye on myself,
because sometimes I think I might say something important.
- Leslie Nielsen

It's not really that I've been an advocate for hearing aids for a long time,
it's just that I've been losing my hearing for a long time!
So it's actually very important for me because I'm
actually hearing impaired and I simply want to hear better!
- Leslie Nielsen

I have always loved science fiction.
One of my favorite shows is 'Star Trek.'
I like the trips,
where it drops my mind off, because they give you a
premise and all of a sudden,
you say, 'Oh!' and I'm fascinated by it.
- Leslie Nielsen

I've always been part of comedy.
One of the things about our family was that if we were
reasonably funny with each other,
particularly my two brothers and myself,
when my father was upset with something you'd want
to make sure in some way you made him laugh.
Because when he didn't laugh, you were in trouble!
- Leslie Nielsen

I had to weave and play around with a honey bear,
you know, and I could wrestle with him a little bit,
but there's no way you can even wrestle a honey bear,
let alone a grizzly bear that's standing ten feet to eleven feet tall!
Can you imagine? But it was fascinating to work that
close to that kind of animal.
- Leslie Nielsen

The violence or the vaudeville style of comedy is a technique all by itself.
You get up there, and you are a comedian,
and you're doing one thing.
That is, you're going to make the audience laugh.
- Leslie Nielsen

You know it's very difficult to be an actor,
and to have people depending on you to say the right line,
at the right time, and to not be able to hear your cues!
I can't tell you how many times I would've had to have
said What? if I didn't have my hearing aids.
So my hearing aids are a life saver,
and they allow me to practice my craft.
- Leslie Nielsen

I give thanks for everything that has occurred
to bring me to this moment in time.
Every event that has ever occurred in my life
has played a crucial role in delivering me to this instant.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I have gratitude for EVERYTHING that has ever occurred
to bring me to this moment.
I accept that no one else is ever to blame
for either my joy or my suffering.
The entire cause of all my joys and all my sufferings
is my own emotional response to the events of my life,
and I am committed to consistently distinguishing
between my feelings about events
and the physical occurrences of those events.
I declare that everyone who has ever played
any role in any of the events of my life
is entirely without fault.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing.
The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The Wedding March always reminds me of the music
played when soldiers go into battle.
- Heinrich Heine

Love is only a dirty trick played on us
to achieve continuation of the species.
- W. Somerset Maugham

I Forgive Myself and All Others with Compassion -
I forgive everyone, especially myself,
for all actions and all inactions throughout my entire life.
I accept that no one else has ever been to blame
for either my joy or my suffering.
The entire cause of all my joys and all my sufferings
is my own emotional response to the events of my life,
and I am committed to consistently distinguishing
between my feelings about events
and the physical occurrence of those events.
I declare that everyone who has ever played any role
in any of the events of my life is entirely without fault.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Tennis and golf are best played, not watched.
- Roger Kahn

My parents and my grandfather on my mom's side would travel the earth.
They went to Australia and China, and they went to
probably every soccer game I ever played.
- Brandi Chastain

Golf is played by twenty million mature American men
whose wives think they are out having fun.
- Jim Bishop

Of all the roles I've played, none has been as fulfilling as being a mother.
- Annette Funicello

Baseball happens to be a game of cumulative tension but football,
basketball and hockey are played with hand grenades and machine guns.
- John Leonard

Personally, fame never really played any part in our family life.
- Oliver Hudson

We played for power and impact.
- John Gallagher

Working with Brando was fun.
It was like a tennis match.
We played unbelievably well together.
- Uta Hagen

There's a certain elitism that has crept into the attitudes of some in journalism,
and it played out perfectly over the issue of these
little American flag lapel pins.
- Brit Hume

I always played to win.
- Hansie Cronje

My mother played piano so we always had music around the house.
- Johnny Winter

I think one of my very favorite films of all time was
with Peter Sellers when he played Chauncey,
the gardener.
Being There.
- Blythe Danner

I played it right because that's what you're supposed to do -
play it right and with respect.
- Ryne Sandberg

I played as a 17-year-old with Walter Smith,
who must have been about 32.
So I've known Walter for 21 years.
- Richard Gough

He played the king as if afraid someone else would play the ace.
- John Mason Brown

I'd played in about four or five bands before we started up,
only a couple of which did club dates.
- Daisy Berkowitz

The audience that surprised us the most was definitely Paris,
when we played there last.
They were just incredibly into us and we weren't expecting it at all.
- Jon Crosby

I never played politics, I was never a party girl,
and I never slept with any of the producers.
- Ann Miller

ER was one of my favourites.
I played a car accident victim who has leukemia.
I got to wear a neck brace and nose tubes for the two days I worked.
- Dakota Fanning

When facing symphonic orchestras which have played
some works five thousands times,
you have nothing to do.
- Placido Domingo

In my first film, Five Corners, I played a very scary,
violent crazed character, and it exposed me to a lot of directors.
- John Turturro

Then to have your baby playing at the school you played
at and having him play well is a special treat.
- Jerry Kramer

The first two pictures I did, I played a young student in prep school.
When I did Lifeguard, everyone was saying,
You're so Southern California.
It was a surprise to me.
- Parker Stevenson

I learned the songs and played the gigs,
and then they called me about a month later.
They told me they were like super stoked on me and
asked me to join their band.
- Travis Barker

Golf may be played on Sunday, not being a game within the view of the law,
but being a form of moral effort.
- Stephen Leacock

The fans have played a massive part in getting us to where we are,
but the job's not finished.
- Steven Gerrard

New Year's was insane!
It was the best show I've ever played for New Year's.
- Les Claypool

When I was a young actor...
the more different you were from the part you played,
the more talent it reflected.
- Dirk Benedict

Well I was on the one hand, the more I played the guitar
the more I began to really love the guitar and to love
virtually any kind of music that anybody played well on guitar.
- John Fahey

We played some gigs in Switzerland a couple of weeks
ago and it was the first time I really felt the group
was really a band in the sense of something I could write for.
- Fred Frith

Never having played Chess before, it was most interesting
to be playing the game with no pieces in front of me.
But I still knew how to stroke my hair when I won.
- Peter Mayhew

My dad didn't want me to play guitar.
He played piano, so I chose that.
And I ended up loving it.
- Gavin DeGraw

Because I was promoted as a sort of a siren and played all those sexy broads,
people made the mistake of thinking I was like that off the screen.
They couldn't have been more wrong.
- Ava Gardner

I've told the guys to keep their heads up.
I really believe we played a great game here.
- Ricky Ponting

The moment you start to talk about playing music,
you destroy music.
It cannot be talked about.
It can only be played, enjoyed and listened to.
- John McLaughlin

Hitler's economic revolution in Germany had reduced
financial considerations to a point where they played
no role in economic or political decisions.
- Carroll Quigley

I played a lot of character parts in school.
- Matthew Ashford

All I remember is the last time I played a videogame,
it was Space Invaders.
- Rachel Dratch

But I've always believed that Christine Cagney shouldn't
be played past a certain age.
- Sharon Gless

Win or lose today I am proud of the way my boys have
played in the tournament.
- Imran Khan

Yes, I always played the bad woman.
I actually did.
- Barbara Billingsley

The music that is played on the radio all the time
or written about in magazines has nothing to do with musicianship.
- Dweezil Zappa

I was very lucky in as much as I played a lot of tennis.
- Dabney Coleman

It is so characteristic, that just when the mechanics
of reproduction are so vastly improved,
there are fewer and fewer people who know how the music should be played.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

We started out when I was 6 years old.
We played ukuleles and sang Everly Brothers songs.
- Edgar Winter


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