All Quotes, Richard Harris

12 Most Interesting Richard Harris Quotes

Richard Harris was an Irish actor and singer. He acted notably as Corrado Zeller in Michelangelo Antonioni's Red Desert, Frank Machin in This Sporting Life, for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor, and as King Arthur in the 1967 film Camelot, as well as the 1981 revival of the stage musical.

Harris's first starring role was in the film This Sporting Life (1963), as a bitter young coal miner, Frank Machin, becomes an acclaimed rugby league football player. It was based on the novel by David Storey and directed by Lindsay Anderson. For his role, Harris won Best Actor in 1963 at the Cannes Film Festival and an Academy Award nomination.

Harris played Dumbledore in Harry Potter which made him popular worldwide. Though he hesitated to take the role of Dumbledore in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001) at first due to his declining health, but ultimately accepted because his 11-year-old granddaughter threatened never to speak to him again if he did not take it.

This is a collection of Richard Harris Quotes on acting, life, and happiness.

When a man sees his end, he wants to know there was some purpose to his life. Richard Harris
The reality was that Warner wasn't there. If there were two people or 20 people identifying him, they were wrong. Richard Harris
Many kids turn to selling drugs. It's not a good career choice, but they see it as a way to get money. Richard Harris
LOL has turned into something you type when you have nothing better to add into a conversation. Richard Harris
Jesus is just a word I use to swear with. Richard Harris
There's more fiction in my life than in books, so I don't bother with them. Richard Harris
Knight without fear and without reproach. Richard Harris
I often sit back and think, I wish I'd done that, and find out later that I already have. Richard Harris
Probably the most distinctive characteristic of the successful politician is selective cowardice. Richard Harris
Someone left the cake out in the rain. I don't think that I can take it, cause it took so long to bake it, and I'll never have that recipe again. Oh, no. Richard Harris
I don't drink because I have problems or I want to escape. I just love drinking and being drunk. Richard Harris
I turned Hamlet down because it was going to take up too much of my drinking time. Richard Harris

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