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Michael Caine Quotes & Quotations
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    A lot of my best parts I've been the second choice for, so you never get too egotistical about anything. Michael-CaineMichael Caine
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    Alfie was the first time I was above the title; the first time I became a star in America. Michael-CaineMichael Caine
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    Anyone can write. But comedy, you've got to do some writing. You get one comedy script to every 20 dramas. Michael-CaineMichael Caine
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    Be like a duck. Calm on the surface, but always paddling like the dickens underneath. Michael-CaineMichael Caine
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    Comedy is underrepresented in every actor's life, because it's so bloody difficult to write. Michael-CaineMichael Caine
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    English is clipped in speech. Texas is exactly the opposite. Michael-CaineMichael Caine
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    For all my education, accomplishments, and so called 'wisdom'... I can't fathom my own heart. Michael-CaineMichael Caine
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    Funny things happen to you in movies for silly reasons. Michael-CaineMichael Caine
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    I felt a tremendous sadness for men who can't deal with a woman of their own age. Michael-CaineMichael Caine
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    I prefer to remake flops. Dirty Rotten Scoundrels was a remake of a flop, and The Quiet American is a remake of a flop. Michael-CaineMichael Caine
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    I read books like mad, but I am careful to to let anything I read influence me. Michael-CaineMichael Caine
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    I started with the firm conviction that when I came to the end, I wanted to be regretting the things that I had done, not the things I hadn't. Michael-CaineMichael Caine
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    I wouldn't make an anti-American film. I'm one of the most pro-American foreigners I know. I love America and Americans. Michael-CaineMichael Caine
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    I'll always be there because I'm a skilled professional actor. Whether or not I've any talent is beside the point. Michael-CaineMichael Caine
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    I'm every bourgeois nightmare - a Cockney with intelligence and a million dollars. Michael-CaineMichael Caine
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    If you think you're going to be up for an Oscar, you schedule your moviemaking. Michael-CaineMichael Caine
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    If you're a movie actor, you're on your own - you cannot control the stage. The director controls it. Michael-CaineMichael Caine
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    January is the garbage can of movies in America, directly after all the Oscar contenders have been out. Michael-CaineMichael Caine
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    My own mentality is that I've retired. They send me these scripts and if I absolutely have to do it, then I go to work. Michael-CaineMichael Caine
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    Obsession is a young man's game, and my only excuse is that I never grew old. Michael-CaineMichael Caine
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    Oh, what a shock. My career must be slipping. This is the first time I've been available to pick up an award. Michael-Caine/">Michael Caine
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    The absent are never without fault. Nor the present without excuse. Michael-Caine/">Michael Caine
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    The best research for playing a drunk is being a British actor for 20 years. Michael-Caine/">Michael Caine
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    The first actor I ever saw was The Lone Ranger. I thought, That's what I want to do. Michael-Caine/">Michael Caine
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    The standing ovation threw me... to be held in such regard in a town so full of talent is quite something. Michael-Caine/">Michael Caine
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    Things are not quite what they seem always. Don't start me on class, otherwise you'll get a four-hour lecture. Michael-Caine/">Michael Caine
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    When I'm doing an accent, you shouldn't notice it for a while, if I'm doing it right. Michael-Caine/">Michael Caine