Richard Burton

Richard Burton
Richard Burton
  • Born: November 10, 1925
  • Died: August 5, 1984
  • Nationality: Welsh
  • Profession: Actor

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A man that hoards up riches and enjoys them not, is like an ass that carries gold and eats thistles.
An actor is something less than a man, while an actress is something more than a woman.
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. Life ;Friendship
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. Life
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. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
If you're going to make rubbish, be the best rubbish in it.
Indeed he knows not how to know who knows not also how to un-know.
I've done the most awful rubbish in order to have somewhere to go in the morning. Morning
Little islands are all large prisons: one cannot look at the sea without wishing for the wings of a swallow.
The more I study religions the more I am convinced that man never worshipped anything but himself. Religion & God
The Welsh are all actors. It's only the bad ones who become professional.
They lard their lean books with the fat of others work. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
This diamond has so many carats it's almost a turnip.
When I played drunks I had to remain sober because I didn't know how to play them when I was drunk.
You may be as vicious about me as you please. You will only do me justice.