Michael Caine Quotes

Michael Caine Quotes: But the whole point of the Sixties was that you had to take people as they were. If you came in with us you left your class, and colour, and religion behind, that was what the Sixties was all about.
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Michael Caine Quote: If someone is very upper-class, you have a stereotype of him which is probably true. If someone has a working-class accent, you have no idea who you're talking to.
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Quotes about Michael Caine: The American cinema in general always made stories about working-class people; the British rarely did. Any person with my working-class background would be a villain or a comic cipher, usually badly played, and with a rotten accent. There weren't a lot of guys in England for me to look up to.
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Quote about Michael Caine: Just because I have made a point of never losing my accent it doesn't mean I'm an eel-and-pie yob.
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Michael Caine Sayings: There was a certain moment. I was about 61 - two, three or four, and I got a script. And I sent it back to the producer saying -
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Michael Caine Saying: I heard my first laughter on stage, when I was about 10 years old. It was gold pantomime and I remember I was playing Baron Fitznoodle, who was the father of the ugly sisters in
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Sayings about Michael Caine: My mother had heard all about miniskirts but had never seen one so I took her for lunch at Alvaro's [in Chelsea]. We walked down the King's Road and waited 10 seconds for our first miniskirt and a girl came along with her skirt tucked round her arse. I said: 'What do you think, ma?' And she said: 'If it's not for sale, you shouldn't put it in the window!'
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Saying about Michael Caine: I had an extraordinary belief in myself. For years people told me to give it up and even though I was poverty- stricken, I never thought I should give it up.
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Michael Caine Quotes: First of all, I choose the great roles, and if none of these come, I choose the mediocre ones, and if they don't come, I choose the ones that pay the rent.
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Michael Caine Quote: I never listened to the people who said I should give it up, which is the main advice I got.
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Quotes about Michael Caine: It's much harder to act in a bad film than in a good one. A terrible script makes for very difficult acting. You can win an Academy Award for some of the easiest acting in your career, made possible by a brilliant script.
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Quote about Michael Caine: I never bring a role home with me. The moment they say, 'It's a wrap,' it's gone completely. I'm a totally ruthless professional, and life is my family, not my work.
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Michael Caine Sayings: One of the great things with comedy is that there's no such thing as a mediocre comedy; it's either uproarious or crap. That's the problem.
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Michael Caine Saying: That to me is what my idea of film acting should be. There shouldn't be any acting. You should just be watching a real person.
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Sayings about Michael Caine: What it is is that comedy is underrepresented in every actor's life, because it's so bloody difficult to write. Anyone can write; and then you leave it to special effects to make it look good. But comedy, you've got to do some writing.
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Saying about Michael Caine: Things are not quite what they seem always. Don't start me on class, otherwise you'll get a four-hour lecture.
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Michael Caine Quotes: The trouble with women? Elbows.
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Michael Caine Quote: I feel that I helped the working class by just saying there are no barriers, which I consider to be true.
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