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Richard Briers Quotes and Sayings

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I prefer theatre but TV keeps you well known.
- Richard Briers

We need more theatres, more art and more culture in this country.
- Richard Briers

I was 20, I was an amateur from 14 but my first professional role was at 22.
- Richard Briers

I knew absolutely nothing about acting,
and had to be taught everything.
Some people are born naturals and know how to walk,
talk and hold themselves.
I didn't and had to learn everything.
- Richard Briers

 

I love the part of Hector as it takes me back to playing eccentric parts.
He is a funny character, which is fine by me as I've
been playing for laughs for decades now!
It's lovely to get a laugh; it's the best thing in the world!
- Richard Briers

I reluctantly left the series because a) my age.
I'm 68 tomorrow and time is very precious for me to
spend time at home with my family and especially with the grandchildren.
They're aged 7 and 5.
After three years I became homesick for my home.
- Richard Briers

I have been in the series for over 3 years -
3 series.
There will be a fourth series next year which of course
I won't be in because I'm now dead.
So in total I appeared in 25 episodes.
- Richard Briers

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To know what you prefer
instead of humbly saying Amen
to what the world tells you you ought to prefer,
is to have kept your soul alive.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

Smile.
Today would be a wonderful day
not to take life so seriously.
Today may end up the way you prefer -
and it may not.
Happiness is not about being a winner -
it's about being gentle with life -
being gentle with yourself.
Let life be a dance,
and choose the kind of
dance you want for today -
perhaps a gentle loving dance.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What is admirable about those
who have been of great service to humanity
is not that they suffered in being of service,
but that they found their source of happiness
(joy if you prefer) in that service.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do you prefer that you be right or happy?
- A Course in Miracles

Be clear that expectations are demands.
Demanding that life turn out the way we prefer
is a sure path to disappointment and suffering.
Happiness lies in having no expectations,
and accepting life as it comes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

God is the great mysterious motivator of what we call nature,
and it has often been said by philosophers,
that nature is the will of God.
And I prefer to say that nature
is the only body of God that we shall ever see.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Which form of proverb do you prefer
Better late than never, or Better never than late?
- Lewis Carroll

In politics it is necessary either to betray one's
country or the electorate.
I prefer to betray the electorate.
- Charles de Gaulle

It takes patience to appreciate domestic bliss;
volatile spirits prefer unhappiness.
- George Santayana

Cannibals prefer those who have no spines.
- Stanislaw Lem

The snow itself is lonely or, if you prefer,
self-sufficient.
There is no other time when the whole world seems composed
of one thing and one thing only.
- Joseph Wood Krutch

A happy arrangement: many people prefer cats to other people,
and many cats prefer people to other cats.
- Mason Cooley

As I get older, I just prefer to knit.
- Tracey Ullman

I should prefer to have a politician who regularly
went to a massage parlour than one who promised a laptop
computer for every teacher.
- A. N. Wilson

I prefer the company of peasants because they have
not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
- Michel de Montaigne

As far as I'm concerned, I prefer
silent vice to ostentatious virtue.
- Albert Einstein

There never was a woman who did not prefer an oblique
compliment to a straight truth -
if the latter were unflattering.
- Minna Antrim

I am very adamant about keeping my private life private.
I don't prefer to talk about my family.
- Luis Miguel

Creativity is the answer.
I always prefer the creative solution to an expensive solution.
- Keenen Ivory Wayans

I just prefer wood.
I like the smell.
To me, it's a lot cheaper than electric or gas,
and it's more convenient.
It's just a better heat to me.
- Junior Johnson

What I'm doing, I prefer to call that jazz,
because it is a beautiful word - I love it.
- Dexter Gordon

If I have any choice I would prefer Western Troops.
- John Buford

I very much prefer the balance in a scene to standing
out and so you have to make a decision.
- William Hurt

I think he is an entertainer.
I would prefer if he were a performer.
- Carol Bellamy

I prefer a man who will burn the flag and then wrap
himself in the Constitution to a man who will burn
the Constitution and then wrap himself in the flag.
- Craig Washington

I prefer a kiss that is so much more than just a tongue in your mouth.
- Katherine Heigl

KISS Psycho Circus is my current favorite.
I'm not ashamed to say that I prefer the mindless fun
of blasting hordes of creatures to exploration or adventure games.
- Mike Wilson

Me, I'd prefer to have a good reputation rather than
getting press for being scandalous,
getting drunk in public, staying out late and so on.
- Sophia Bush

In marriage do thou be wise: prefer the person before money,
virtue before beauty, the mind before the body;
then thou hast a wife,
a friend, a companion, a second self.
- William Penn

Many people love me, many people hate me -
there's nobody in between.
That's the way I prefer it.
- Johnny Thunders

Be content to be what you are, and prefer nothing to it,
and do not fear or wish for your last day.
- Marcus Valerius Martial

Now I'm kind of established as a director,
I much prefer directing to writing.
- Ang Lee

Women prefer to talk in twos, while men prefer to talk in threes.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

We tend to prefer candidates that don't talk about
us one way in Scranton and another way in San Francisco.
- Sarah Palin

Few people have the wisdom to prefer the criticism that would do them good,
to the praise that deceives them.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

I don't believe in email.
I'm an old-fashioned girl.
I prefer calling and hanging up.
- Sarah Jessica Parker

I don't like to read novels where the novelist tells
me what to think about the situation and the characters.
I prefer to discover for myself.
- Frederick Wiseman

I am loathe to get married again.
I've been married enough; I just prefer to forget it.
- Hattie McDaniel

I prefer leaving things to the market as much as possible.
- Dorothy Denning

No lover, if he be of good faith, and sincere,
will deny he would prefer to see his mistress dead than unfaithful.
- Marquis de Sade

Being away from her is torturous and I'd much prefer to be with her.
So I just try to get out of here as soon as I can.
I make sure I do my job real well and fast.
- Richard Dean Anderson

We prefer self-government with danger to servitude in tranquility.
- Kwame Nkrumah

People say that life is the thing, but I prefer reading.
- Logan P. Smith

I don't know who the hell Paul Lynde is,
or why he's funny, and I prefer it to be a mystery to me.
- Paul Lynde

It's often wrong to write for specific actors because
one ends up using what is least interesting about them,
their mannerisms and habits.
I prefer not to write for specific people.
- Claude Chabrol

I've always been the only girl in those environments.
It's comfortable for me - I prefer it,
actually.
- Lisa Guerrero

Women thrive on novelty and are easy meat for the commerce of fashion.
Men prefer old pipes and torn jackets.
- Anthony Burgess

Timid men prefer the calm of despotism
to the tempestuous sea of liberty.
- Thomas Jefferson

I like making black and white films in natural surroundings,
but I much prefer shooting a color film inside a studio
where the colors are easier to control.
- Claude Chabrol

Children love and want to be loved and they very much
prefer the joy of accomplishment to the triumph of hateful failure.
Do not mistake a child for his symptom.
- Erik Erikson

I am not a sound bite person.
I prefer to run at the mouth.
- Marina Sirtis

I'm just as sick as the others, although I prefer to
do my sickness in private.
- Mick Mars

If I were offered a cochlear implant today,
I would prefer not to have one.
But that's not a statement about hearing aids or cochlear implants.
It's about who you are.
- Marlee Matlin

Don't know about a cabaret act right now,
would actually prefer a role in a broadway musical.
- Julia Barr

Punishment is now unfashionable...
because it creates moral distinctions among men,
which, to the democratic mind, are odious.
We prefer a meaningless collective guilt to a meaningful
individual responsibility.
- Thomas Szasz

Well, there are certain foods that I prefer not to
eat because they're just such a jolt to the system.
- Mary Tyler Moore

I don't like to say I have given my life to art.
I prefer to say art has given me my life.
- Frank Stella

On the whole, I prefer Christmas as an adult than I did as a child.
- Nigella Lawson

We must prefer real hell to an imaginary paradise.
- Simone Weil

It sounds really arrogant, but my music's my favourite music ever.
I prefer it to anyone else's.
- Richard D. James

I do not gather things, I prefer to rent them rather than to possess them.
- Jerzy Kosinski

I prefer to leave the paintings to speak for themselves.
- Barnett Newman

If it's a slow race you have to be on your guard.
You have to be patient, but I prefer that.
- Michael East

I prefer film and that's what I think I'm gonna put my focus on.
- Sasha Alexander


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