Americans enjoy uniformity in a way that the British don't; they wanted everybody of a sort of nice chorus line height and here I was, this person who was a good three inches taller than anyone else on the end of the line.
I think it's sort of a rite of passage for a British actor to try and get the American accent and have a good crack at doing that.
Send forth the child and childish man together, and blush for the pride that libels our own old happy state, and gives its title to an ugly and distorted image.
The relationship to one's fellow man is the relationship of prayer, the relationship to oneself is the relationship of striving; it is from prayer that one draws the strength for one's striving.
I'd rather do theater and British films than move to LA in hopes of getting small roles in American films.
As long as man continues to be the ruthless destroyer of lower living beings he will never know health or peace. For as long as men massacre animals, they will kill each other.
We can have no "50-50" allegiance in this country. Either a man is an American and nothing else, or he is not an American at all.
How does it become a man to behave towards the American government today? I answer, that he cannot without disgrace be associated with it.
I found the right man, got married, and just had to keep not reinventing myself, just deciding that it doesn't matter what you are if you are a good person.
I think it's nice for women to try to be sexy for their man.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
Happy is the man whom the Muses love: sweet speech flows from his mouth.
Man is the measure of all things, of things that are that they are, and of things that are not that they are not.
It takes a wise man to recognize a wise man.
Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
It appears to be a law that you cannot have a deep sympathy with both man and nature.
Biographies are but the clothes and buttons of the man. The biography of the man himself cannot be written.
Religions do a useful thing: they narrow God to the limits of man. Philosophy replies by doing a necessary thing: it elevates man to the plane of God.
Rupert Murdoch is the most dangerous man in the world.
That's probably when I get the most angry at American movies, when they just so cynically manipulate the audience without even trying to give a good story.
I don't like American football. I think it's boring and ridiculous and predictable. But baseball is very beautiful. It's played on a diamond.
All things must; man is the only creature that wills.
What is a cynic? A man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.
A man, as a general rule, owes very little to what he is born with - a man is what he makes of himself.
The more successful I become, the more I need a man.