Motivational Richard Burton Quotes And Sayings

Motivational Richard Burton Quotes And Sayings

Richard Burton Quotes:- Richard Burton (10 November 1925 – 5 August 1984) was a Welsh actor. 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.

Inspirational Richard Burton Quotes

When I played drunks I had to remain sober because I didn’t know how to play them when I was drunk.
Richard Burton

Inspirational Richard Burton Quotes

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.
Richard Burton

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.
Richard Burton

They lard their lean books with the fat of others’ work.
Richard Burton


This diamond has so many carats it’s almost a turnip.
Richard Burton

An actor is something less than a man, while an actress is something more than a woman.
Richard Burton

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

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

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.
Richard Burton

I hate myself and my face in particular.
Richard Burton

Let’s have days and days of brilliant clarity, etched and limpid, cool and surgical.
Richard Burton

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

The Welsh are all actors. It’s only the bad ones who become professional.
Richard Burton

I’ve done the most awful rubbish in order to have somewhere to go in the morning.
Richard Burton

I am as dispassionate as it is possible for a human being to be and not be a machine.
Richard Burton

Warren Beatty seems very self-conscious and actory.
Richard Burton

How do you live with one person for 13 years and another for eight and find both as alien as strangers?
Richard Burton

What an extraordinary world it is.
Richard Burton

It is impossible to tell you what is consisted in the act of love.
Richard Burton

Sometimes I am so much my father’s son that I give myself occasional creeps.
Richard Burton

I am writing to please myself, though there is a feeling in some place in my head that this may be publishable. I haven’t been writing for nothing.
Richard Burton

Famous Richard Burton Quotes

All the bad things that have ever happened to me have always happened in Rome.
Richard Burton

Anyone can play Henry VIII. I mean, even Robert Shaw… has played it.
Richard Burton

My sister Edith died at the age of 43. She was the youngest sister and the funniest. I had to harrumph and snort a few times to stop the weeping.
Richard Burton

I grew up among heroes who went down the pit, who played rugby, told stories, sang songs of war.
Richard Burton

If I had a chance for another life, I would certainly choose a better complexion.
Richard Burton

You reach the top of the heap, but it’s a circle, and you slip on the down side, maybe for years. You get scared.
Richard Burton

I’m so weak at saying no.
Richard Burton

I don’t have tremendous physical vitality since I had a neck operation, and I’m more aware than I used to be of the tedium of acting.
Richard Burton

Top Richard Burton Quotes

I’ve made more millions than I can count. But you know, it’s a faerie gold – the tax people take most of it, and the rest goes to people you need to stay alive, places to live, conveyances to get from here to there.
Richard Burton

I’ve got the weight of a rather tempestuous life to carry.
Richard Burton

How drab people are, especially from the press.
Richard Burton

‘The Robe’ was lousy but an almighty hit. I was dull as ditchwater and an almighty flop.
Richard Burton

My next film, ‘The Prince Of Players,’ was Hollywood’s first turkey in CinemaScope – when CinemaScope was new and hotter than a pistol.
Richard Burton

I didn’t speak English until I was ten, when Philip Burton, the schoolmaster who became my guardian, took me under his wing.
Richard Burton

The only nice poets I’ve ever met were bad poets, and a bad poet is not a poet at all – ergo, I’ve never met a nice poet.
Richard Burton