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Eileen Atkins Quotes

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I'm rarely wrong.
- Eileen Atkins

I think most British people who say they can do an
American accent are so bad at it.
I find it excruciating.
I find it excruciating the other way around,
too.
- Eileen Atkins

It had long since come to my attention
that people of accomplishment
rarely sat back and let things happen to them.
They went out and happened to things.
- Leonardo da Vinci

People rarely succeed unless they
have fun in what they are doing.
- Dale Carnegie


 

The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
- Oscar Wilde

The attempt to combine wisdom and power
has only rarely been successful and then only for a short while.
- Albert Einstein

Authority has every reason to fear the skeptic,
for authority can rarely survive in the face of doubt.
- Robert Lindner


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Rarely do we find men who willingly engage in hard, solid thinking.
There is an almost universal quest
for easy answers and half-baked solutions.
Nothing pains some people more than having to think.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Unlike presidential administrations,
problems rarely have terminal dates.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Those who can win a war well can rarely make a good peace
and those who could make a good peace
would never have won the war.
- Winston Churchill

Peace is rarely denied to the peaceful.
- Friedrich Schiller

Great men are rarely isolated mountain peaks;
they are the summits of ranges.
- Thomas W. Higginson

Rarely do members of the same family grow up under the same roof.
- Richard Bach

Rarely promise, but, if lawful, constantly perform.
- William Penn

Travelling expands the mind rarely.
- Hans Christian Andersen

One of the reasons people hate politics is that truth
is rarely a politician's objective.
Election and power are.
- Cal Thomas

A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
- Robert Fripp

I have rarely seen the face of a mechanic in the action
of creation which was not fine,
never one which was not earnest and impressive.
- Thomas Nelson Page

A man's desire is for the woman, but the woman's desire
is rarely other than for the desire of the man.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Happiness is the absence of suffering.
I think it's an interesting way of looking at it.
I think the absence of suffering exists very rarely in the world we live in.
- Julie Christie

Only a stomach that rarely feels hungry scorns common things.
- Horace

It is rarely that you see an American writer who is not hopelessly sane.
- Margaret Anderson

I never had many problems to do my music and to give it to a record company.
Rarely do they try to argue with me about my music,
probably because it's still too far-out.
- Klaus Schulze

But rarely have I made choices that made me feel I
was really compromising what I believe.
- Danny Glover

The lessons taught in great books are misleading.
The commerce in life is rarely so simple and never so just.
- Anita Brookner

I rarely wear clothes when I'm home by myself.
I love making breakfast naked.
But you've got to make sure the gardener's not coming that day.
- Kristen Bell

The media bring our wars home, but only rarely have
they been able to do it in complete freedom.
- Bruce Jackson

I know I stand visibly onstage, but my function is still unseen,
because I rarely see the immediate results of what
I am saying or doing or writing.
- Larry Norman

There is nothing that special to see when looking at me.
I'm a painter who paints day in day out,
from morning till evening - figure pictures and landscapes,
more rarely portraits.
- Gustav Klimt

One mind can think only of its own questions;
it rarely surprises itself.
- Orson Scott Card

When men think much, they can rarely decide.
- Anthony Trollope

The civility which money will purchase,
is rarely extended to those who have none.
- Charles Dickens

What we can or cannot do, what we consider possible or impossible,
is rarely a function of our true capability.
It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are.
- Tony Robbins

I rarely draw what I see.
I draw what I feel in my body.
- Barbara Hepworth

As a matter of fact, I rarely ever play myself.
- Frank Langella

Rarely do great beauty and great virtue dwell together.
- Petrarch

Who Rebels? Who rises in arms? Rarely the slave,
but almost always the oppressor turned slave.
- Emile M. Cioran

You rarely pay the rent by doing Shakespeare or Ibsen.
- Mandy Patinkin

I usually make up my mind about a man in ten seconds,
and I very rarely change it.
- Margaret Thatcher

Happiness is rarely absent; it is we that know not of its presence.
- Maurice Maeterlinck

I choose the places I go to carefully and wisely.
I'll rarely go to a shopping mall anymore.
- Fran Drescher

Again, I find it difficult to be taken care of and rarely acknowledge it,
and every act he does registers, but I also just need
to verbally acknowledge him and hug him.
- Patricia Heaton

As far as modern writing is concerned,
it is rarely rewarding to translate it,
although it might be easy.
Translation is very much like copying paintings.
- Boris Pasternak

So many differing opinions and philosophies...
are rarely housed under the roof of a single magazine.
- Jeff Vandermeer

A woman one loves rarely suffices for all our needs,
so we deceive her with another whom we do not love.
- Marcel Proust

Fortune rarely accompanies anyone to the door.
- Torquato Tasso

Real rebels are rarely anything but second rate outside their rebellion;
the drain of time and temper is ruinous to any other accomplishment.
- James Gould Cozzens

We rarely find anyone who can say he has lived a happy life,
and who, content with his life, can retire from the
world like a satisfied guest.
- Horace

Ah!
yes, I know: those who see me rarely trust my word:
I must look too intelligent to keep it.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

We rarely confide in those who are better than we are.
- Albert Camus

Those who abhors democracy would rarely immigrate to
an authoritarian state if they have to.
- Joe Chung

I rarely see one of the 'summer blockbuster' movies.
I'd like to see a stronger focus on smaller,
smarter movies.
- Christopher Meloni

Seeing through is rarely seeing into.
- Elizabeth Bibesco

Manuel is still today a good friend.
The others I see rarely, but with Edgar I phone from time to time.
- Klaus Schulze

In scientific work, those who refuse to go beyond fact
rarely get as far as fact.
- Thomas Huxley

Rarely in broadcasting history has so much been riding
on the whimsical flick of a few thousand wrists.
- Harriet Van Horne

I very rarely read any fiction.
I love biographies; I read about all kinds of people.
I love theology and some philosophy.
- Al Sharpton

I think I was born strong-willed.
That's not the kind of thing you can learn.
The advantage is, you stick to what you believe in
and rarely get pushed out of what you want to do.
- Joan Jett

Sequels are very rarely a good idea,
and in any case,
the success of the book changed my relationship with the club in some ways.
- Nick Hornby

Students rarely disappoint teachers who assure them
in advance that they are doomed to failure.
- Sidney Hook

The space and light up there in Norfolk is wonderfully peaceful.
I find myself doing funny things like gardening,
and cooking, which I rarely do in London.
- Jeremy Northam

Rarely do pens go dry in restaurants.
- Nicholson Baker

Men who like women rarely fall in love.
- Robin Skelton

I rarely do masks because, if I have any extra time,
I'd rather spend it with my friends than on myself.
- Eva Herzigova

Movies are so rarely great art that if we cannot appreciate
great trash we have very little reason to be interested in them.
- Pauline Kael

When in doubt, one can rarely go wrong by going public.
- James E. Rogers

I've never read a political poem that's accomplished anything.
Poetry makes things happen, but rarely what the poet wants.
- Howard Nemerov

Mary Joe Fernandez rarely has a bad loss.
She never tries for stupid shots.
- Tracy Austin

Truth, when not sought after, rarely comes to light.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

At a moment that comes rarely in the life of a country.
It is a time when destiny is ours to hold.
- Paul Martin

Children rarely want to know who their parents were
before they were parents,
and when age finally stirs their curiosity,
there is no parent left to tell them.
- Russell Baker


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