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Allan Carr Quotes

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I've met Nicole Kidman, Elton John, loads of people.
- Allan Carr

I hate Shakespeare.
I think Shakespeare's rubbish.
- Allan Carr

It's Charley's Aunt and The Odd Couple rolled into one.
- Allan Carr

I didn't really want to be a comedian.
- Allan Carr

 

I like old people falling over, that's what makes me laugh.
- Allan Carr

I'd love to do acting, but it'd definitely have to be comedy.
I can't do serious.
It's completely beyond me.
- Allan Carr

I was quite pleased that Prince Philip didn't say anything like,
I hate queers!
He was quite well behaved.
- Allan Carr

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I still get excited about meeting celebrities,
because I don't think I'm a celebrity myself.
- Allan Carr

If you go on stage with the wrong attitude,
or something in your performance is off,
you can lose an audience in the first minute.
That first minute is crucial.
- Allan Carr

I think over there in Montreal they're a bit hardcore with the old homos.
They're not that keen on them.
- Allan Carr

A lot of comedians, when they have a bad gig,
will blame everything but themselves.
They'll blame the crowd, or the room was wrong,
it had a weird vibe, or the promoter promoted a weird atmosphere.
- Allan Carr

We had our first meeting yesterday, and we just laughed all the way through,
so if we can bottle that, then I'll be happy.
We just get on, and that's half the battle.
- Allan Carr

I haven't really got much get up and go.
I can't believe I'm on the telly.
I'm so lazy.
- Allan Carr

You should never meet your heroes.
Paul Newman...
I was so excited about meeting him, but he turned up in shell suit bottoms,
slippers, and a jumper.
He was just so worn out and old, he wanted to go home.
- Allan Carr

I'm just generally hugely frustrated,
I'm a very, very frustrated man.
I'm just a ball of pent-up frustration.
- Allan Carr

I went to Montreal.
My first gig went very badly.
They just weren't laughing at anything.
I found out they were a load of Christians,
and it was a gig to raise money for a new church roof.
- Allan Carr

I was at college doing performing arts,
and just spending all my time mucking about,
and the lecturers thought I would be pretty good at stand-up,
so I gave it a whirl.
- Allan Carr

I wept because I had no shoes
until I met a man who had no feet.
- old Persian Proverb

Cheer for endings - whether goals have been met or not -
whether the ending is tidy or ragged.
Without endings, there would be neither the opportunity
nor the incentive to think new thoughts,
and to begin great new projects.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is nearly a certainty that some
of your expectations will not be met today -
choose Joy anyway.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When I eventually met Mr. Right
I had no idea that his first name was Always.
- Rita Rudner

If I hadn't met you, I wouldn't like you.
If I didn't like you, I wouldn't love you.
If I didn't love you, I wouldn't miss you.
But I did, I do, and I will.
- Anonymous

Each of us is burdened by an unlimited number of
expectations (demands) that we hold for the actions of others.
We "know" that there is a right way to do things,
and are often outraged when our expectations are not met.
Usually, we are unaware that we merely
have a strong opinion and point-of-view,
and are sure that we know how everything is supposed to be.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I met an American woman and got married so I had to get a job.
- Walter Wager

I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal,
and I never loved any other man as much.
- Hedy Lamarr

Father told me that if I ever met a lady in a dress like yours,
I must look her straight in the eyes.
- Prince Charles

I have never met an aggressive person
who wasn't a fearful person.
- John Bradshaw

Before I met my husband, I'd never fallen in love.
I'd stepped in it a few times.
- Rita Rudner

I met Elvis first in Las Vegas.
I think I was appearing with Tom Jones and he came
backstage to say hello to Tom or we went to his dressing room to say hello.
- Norm Crosby

He knows not his own strength that has not met adversity.
- Ben Jonson

I met a hundred men going to Delhi and everyone is my brother.
- Pope Paul VI

Here Lies Julius Schwartz.
He met his last deadline.
- Julius Schwartz

Foucault was the one person I met in France that I could talk to.
He was a mensch.
You know whether you agree with him or not because
you know what he is saying.
- Leslie Fiedler

You wouldn't believe how the town was named for me.
I was met by the whole population, headed by the mayor.
- Lillie Langtry

Each family of the United States military now attends
to their loved ones funeral with a wrenching worry
that it will be met possibly with a protest or a demonstration.
- Steve Buyer

I met some friends in the end of 10th,
beginning of 11th, who were in the popular group so
I finished off high school in that group and got to see both sides.
- Shane West

It was there I met my future wife, Celeste Landry,
although our lives took us separate ways for many years
and we were not to marry until more than ten years later.
- Eric Allin Cornell

Mr. Arthur Ashe, he was good.
I read some of his books.
He knew about everything, but he was real quiet and didn't talk much.
I never met him.
- Mike Tyson

Yesterday, the president met with a group he calls
the coalition of the willing.
Or, as the rest of the world calls them,
Britain and Spain.
- Jon Stewart

I've met people who didn't even know there was a Calvin Klein;
they thought it was just the name of a product.
- Calvin Klein

Two aged men, that had been foes for life,
Met by a grave, and wept - and in those tears They
washed away the memory of their strife;
Then wept again the loss of all those years.
- Jean Paul

When an American heiress wants to buy a man,
she at once crosses the Atlantic.
The only really materialistic people I have ever met have been Europeans.
- Mary McCarthy

I had been interested in Indian music and I actually
started studying Tableaus before I met him.
- Terry Riley

I have a lot of friends and fans in Canada and as a
matter of fact I met a fan from there that came down to my office.
It was nice and we took pictures and had a nice talk.
- Larry Holmes

And I think all Nazis didn't see themselves as bad people.
I've never met a racist yet who thought he was a racist.
Or an anti-Semite who thought they were anti-Semitic.
- Norman Jewison

I signed up for the musical Tommy in the West End,
where I met my husband.
- Kim Wilde

I had the blues because I had no shoes until upon the street,
I met a man who had no feet.
- Denis Waitley

I have a little history.
I met Stone Temple Pilots, and their guitar player was a huge Extreme fan.
Somewhere down the road, Extreme made its statement.
- Gary Cherone

My dad heard of a studio on the radio,
and it was advertised as a place for kids to meet kids,
and it was actually a studio, and that's where I met my manager and agent.
- Mila Kunis

The first time I went to New York, I met Alan Freed.
- Johnny Rivers

We had a script reading, and that's where we met J.K.
Rowling, which was really exciting.
- Rupert Grint

I met Mos Def around that time but I didn't hook up
with him until I was about 17 or 18.
- Talib Kweli

I've had women who move to the towns I'm living in,
just pack up and move there, never even met 'em before,
'cause they heard I lived there.
- GG Allin

I had known Cole Porter in Hollywood and New York,
spent many a warm hour at his home, and met the talented
and original people who were drawn to him.
- Gene Tierney

Freud was a hero.
He descended to the Underworld and met there stark terrors.
He carried with him his theory as a Medusa's head which
turned these terrors to stone.
- R. D. Laing

When we look back, the only things we cherish are those
which in some way met our original want;
the desire which formed in us in early youth,
undirected, and of its own accord.
- Willa Cather

I've never met anyone that is their image.
- Macy Gray

I've never met a genius.
A genius to me is someone who does well at something he hates.
Anybody can do well at something he loves -
it's just a question of finding the subject.
- Clint Eastwood

It wasn't that I ever knew I'd be at the Met for 20 years,
or 30 years, or 40 years, or anything like that.
- James Levine

In those days I was new to covers; merely felt pleased
that a story of mine had been honored.
I later met Rogers who did some of my early covers
and I was impressed with him.
- A. E. van Vogt

In 1975 I met Alison Brown and in 1982 we were married.
She works for Cornell Computer Services.
- Kenneth G. Wilson

I met a hustler at a dinner party.
He had been invited because I was looking for an adviser
to help me with the street scenes.
So we put him on the film.
- John Schlesinger

I decided I was going to tell these stories.
I went around and met Crumb.
He was the cartoonist.
I started realizing comics weren't just kid stuff.
- Harvey Pekar

And the thing that I always tried to do with important
singers when I met them was to sit down and record everything they knew,
give them a first real run-through of their art.
- Alan Lomax

A claim for equality of material position can be met
only by a government with totalitarian powers.
- Friedrich August von Hayek

I have met a few Casanovas I like and a few I have not liked -
and I hope to meet a few more.
- Sienna Miller

In the best days of our republic Americans were fiercely
proud of the fact that rich and poor met on such equal terms in so many ways,
and without the slightest trace of hostility.
- Robert Welch

I just met someone who read Gone With the Wind 62 times
for exactly that same reason.
She couldn't bear that it wasn't real.
She wanted to live in it.
- Alison Bechdel

I never met anybody in my life who says,
I want to be a critic.
People want to be a fireman, poet, novelist.
- Leslie Fiedler

Why one man rather than another? It was odd.
You find yourself involved with a fellow for life just
because he was the one that you met when you were nineteen.
- Simone de Beauvoir

I've met enough KGB colonels in my life.
- Garry Kasparov


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