Richard Harris quotes

Born
1 October 1930, Limerick, County Limerick, Ireland.

Died
25 October 2002.

Occupation
Actor, singer.

Richard Harris was an Irish actor and singer.

Jesus is just a word I use to swear with.
– Richard Harris

I swim in a pool of my own neurosis. I carry love, grief deeply, like an Irishman.
– Richard Harris

There’s more fiction in my life than in books, so I don’t bother with them.
– Richard Harris

When a man sees his end, he wants to know there was some purpose to his life.
– Richard Harris

I often sit back and think, I wish I’d done that, and find out later that I already have.
– Richard Harris

I don’t drink because I have problems or I want to escape. I just love drinking and being drunk.
– Richard Harris

Many kids turn to selling drugs. It’s not a good career choice, but they see it as a way to get money.
– Richard Harris

One problem is that we are heavily dependent upon fossil fuels. And that’s where the greenhouse gases come from, by and large, some deforestation, as well. But we have not yet come to grips with how to change that. So that’s where we are right now.
– Richard Harris

I formed a new group called Alcoholics-Unanimous. If you don’t feel like a drink, you ring another member and he comes over to persuade you.
– Richard Harris

I turned Hamlet down because it was going to take up too much of my drinking time.
– Richard Harris

Marriage is a custom brought about by women who then proceed to live off men and destroy them, completely enveloping the man in a destructive cocoon or eating him away like a poisonous fungus on a tree.
– Richard Harris

If you’re an economist and you’re asked to predict what something is going to be like 50 years from now? It’s going to be guesswork.
– Richard Harris

Winning the Pulitzer is not that big a deal. I have seen hundreds of plays that have won the prize and you couldn’t sit half way through it. The Pulitzer is a common prize that means very little.
– Richard Harris

Probably the most distinctive characteristic of the successful politician is selective cowardice.
– Richard Harris