Richard Burton - Quotes

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False friendship, like the ivy, decays and ruins the walls it embraces; but true friendship gives new life and animation to the object it supports.

False friendship, like the ivy, decays and ruins the walls it embraces; but true friendship gives new life and animation to the object it supports.

I might run from her for a thousand years and she is still my baby child. Our love is so furious that we burn each other out.

I might run from her for a thousand years and she is still my baby child. Our love is so furious that we burn each other out.

The more I study religions the more I am convinced that man never worshipped anything but himself.

The more I study religions the more I am convinced that man never worshipped anything but himself.

A man that hoards up riches and enjoys them not, is like an ass that carries gold and eats thistles. ---->>>

When I played drunks I had to remain sober because I didn't know how to play them when I was drunk. ---->>>

The Welsh are all actors. It's only the bad ones who become professional. ---->>>

An actor is something less than a man, while an actress is something more than a woman. ---->>>

This diamond has so many carats it's almost a turnip.

This diamond has so many carats it's almost a turnip.

I've done the most awful rubbish in order to have somewhere to go in the morning. ---->>>

If you're going to make rubbish, be the best rubbish in it. ---->>>

You may be as vicious about me as you please. You will only do me justice. ---->>>

Little islands are all large prisons: one cannot look at the sea without wishing for the wings of a swallow. ---->>>

Indeed he knows not how to know who knows not also how to un-know. ---->>>

They lard their lean books with the fat of others work. ---->>>

How strange are the tricks of memory, which, often hazy as a dream about the most important events of a man's life, religiously preserve the merest trifles. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Welsh
Born: 11-10, 1925
Birthplace: Pontrhydyfen, Neath Port Talbot, Wales
Die: 08-05, 1984
Occupation: Actor
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Richard Burton, CBE (; born Richard Walter Jenkins Jr.; 10 November 1925 – 5 August 1984) was a Welsh actor who was noted for his mellifluous baritone voice. Burton established himself as a formidable Shakespearean actor in the 1950s, and he gave a memorable performance of Hamlet in 1964. He was called "the natural successor to Olivier" by critic and dramaturge Kenneth Tynan (wikipedia)