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 Richard Attenborough - “What I am sad about is that there is now, in America, no equivalent to the art circuit.”
 Richard Attenborough - “Well, you cannot think of cinema now, and you cannot think of cinema in the UK and not place Chaplin in the most extraordinary elevated context, if there can be such a thing, in that he was a genius, he was unique.”
 Richard Attenborough - “Pier Angeli was in the movie called Sea of Sand that Guy Green directed where this idea came up.”
 Richard Attenborough - “If you've ever seen the film In Which We Serve, but it was about a destroyer in the Mediterranean.”
 Richard Attenborough - “I think Tom Paine is one of the greatest men that's ever lived.”
 Richard Attenborough - “I think it is obscene that we should believe that we are entitled to end somebody's life, no matter what that person has supposedly done or not done.”
 Richard Attenborough - “I prefer fact to fiction.”
 Richard Attenborough - “I don't read a great deal of fiction, to my shame, other than the classics.”
 Richard Attenborough - “I am passionately opposed to capital punishment, and I have been all my life.”
 Richard Attenborough - “At my age the only problem is with remembering names. When I call everyone darling, it has damn all to do with passionately adoring them, but I know I'm safe calling them that. Although, of course, I adore them too.”
 Richard Attenborough - “And that is how I employ my time in cinema, saying things about people who I think have touched us in terms of our value judgement and by example.”
 Richard Attenborough - “I'm a passionate trade unionist.”
 Richard Attenborough - “Well, I think In Love and War, which had a wonderful performance by Sandy, Sandra Bullock, who the authorities and, the supposed authorities, in cinema didn't want to know about.”
 Richard Attenborough - “I was on my own union council for twenty-odd years.”
 Richard Attenborough - “Guy was a leading figure in cinema both in the U.K. and in the United States for over 40 years, ... I had the most profound respect for his remarkable talent.”
 Richard Attenborough - “Guy was a leading figure in cinema both in the U.K. and in the United States for over 40 years,”
 Richard Attenborough - “Guy was a leading figure in cinema both in the UK and in the United States for over 40 years.”
 Richard Attenborough - “David has asked me, a number of people have asked me and said, What performance do you like best or what's the best film you've made and so on and I don't really have any hesitation that the film I'm least embarrassed by and ashamed of or uneasy about is Shadowlands.”
 Richard Attenborough - “There's nothing more important in making movies than the screenplay.”
 Richard Attenborough - “And I believe we need heroes, I believe we need certain people who we can measure our own shortcomings by.”
 Richard Attenborough - “I came from a family who believed in, in quotes, the Rights of Man, who believed that in order to justify the sort of luxurious life that the majority of us have, related to the whole world, that you had to do something.”
 Richard Attenborough - “I believe in trade unionism, and I believe in democracy, in democratic trade unionism.”
 Richard Attenborough - “I can't write, I can't paint, I don't compose.”
 Richard Attenborough - “I do care about style. I do care, but I only care about style that serves the subject.”
 Richard Attenborough - “And there are certain things, and they are evident, obviously, without being boring about it, but I mean obviously, the two evident and easy ones being Gandhi and Cry Freedom, there are things which I do care about very much and which I would like to stand up and be counted.”

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