Richard Curtis Quotes

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Richard Curtis Quotes

Prime Minister: Whenever I get gloomy with the state of the world, I think about the arrivals gate at Heathrow Airport. General opinions starting to make out that we live in a world of hatred and greed, but I dont see that. It seems to me that love is everywhere. Often its not particularly dignified or newsworthy, but its always there - fathers and sons, mothers and daughters, husbands and wives, boyfriends, girlfriends, old friends. When the planes hit the Twin Towers, as far as I know none of the phone calls from the people on board were messages of hate or revenge - they were all messages of love. If you look for it, Ive got a sneaking suspision love actually is all around.
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I have a cunning plan.

— Richard Curtis

Happiness isn't happiness without a violin-playing goat.

— Richard Curtis

No one likes it, apart from blind people, and I'm sure even they can sense it's profound ugliness as it passes by.

— Richard Curtis

Baldrick, we are about as similar as two ... dis-similar things in a pod!

— Richard Curtis

Percy, you are dismissed from my service."
"Me? Why, my lord?"
"Why? Because, Percy, far from being a fit consort for a prince of the realm, you would bore the leggings off a village idiot. You ride a horse rather less well than another horse would. Your brain would make a grain of sand look large and ungainly, and the part of you that can't be mentioned, I am reliably informed by women around the court, wouldn't be worth mentioning even if it could be. If you put on a floppy hat and a funny codpiece, you might just get by as a fool, but since you wouldn't know a joke if it got up and gave you a haircut, I doubt it. That's why you're dismissed."
"Oh, I see."
"And as for you, Baldrick ... "
"Yes."
"You're out, too.

— Richard Curtis

Baldrick: Have you got a plan, my lord?
Blackadder: Yes I have, and it's so cunning you can brush your teeth with it!

— Richard Curtis

Yes, and this is mine. (Baldrick produces a single scruffy piece of paper.)
My magnificent octopus.

— Richard Curtis

The more I think about things, the more I see no rhyme or reason in life. no one knows why some things work out and some things don't. Why some of us are lucky and some of us get ...

— Richard Curtis

The real effect of the WTC calamity has been depressed spirits, anxiety, and uncertainty among publishers, and of course those emotions are not restricted to publishers.

— Richard Curtis

Except for a few small presses, most publishers are north of Ground Zero.

— Richard Curtis

You have to remember that in addition to running a literary agency, I am also an ebook publisher.

— Richard Curtis

We project our ideas about ourselves into the heavens and call them ideas about God.

— Richard Curtis

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