Richard Burton Quotes

When I played drunks I had to remain sober because I didn’t know how to play them when I was drunk.

This diamond has so many carats it’s almost a turnip.

I’ve done the most awful rubbish in order to have somewhere to go in the morning.

I struggled for forty-seven years, I distinguished myself in every way I possibly could. I never had a compliment nor a ‘Thank you’, nor a single farthing. I translated a doubtful book in my old age, and I immediately made sixteen thousand guineas. Now that I know the tastes of England, we need never be […]

I have to think hard to name an interesting man who does not drink.

If you’re going to make rubbish, be the best rubbish in it.