The best Quotes by Diana Rigg

The best Quotes by Diana Rigg

Dame Enid Diana Elizabeth Rigg (20 July 1938 - 10 September 2020) was an English actress of stage and screen. Her roles include the wife of James Bond, in On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969) and Olenna Tyrell in Game of Thrones (2013–2017).

I think women of my age are still attractive.
I love 'Mastermind'. It's touching that people spend so much time learning. I do have quite good general knowledge, but I wouldn't consider going on the show. I also like watching 'Only Connect.'
I was nice and well-mannered because I was taught manners. I was very imaginative and quite adventurous. I was a tomboy, and I was always jealous that my older brother Hugh had bigger toy aeroplanes than me. I was always playing with boys' toys; I don't remember owning any dolls.
I read prodigiously as a child, and I still do.
I would head to the countryside for peace and silence. That would be the best way, away from panicked, hysterical people.

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"People are islands," she said. "They don't really touch. However close they are, they're really quite separate. Even if they've been married for fifty years."
Ian Fleming in James Bond - Casino Royale
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You only live twice:
Once when you are born
And once when you look death in the face
Ian Fleming in James Bond - You Only Live Twice
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My name is Bond. James Bond.
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I am a poet in deeds--not often in words.
Ian Fleming in James Bond - Goldfinger
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Surround yourself with human beings, my dear James. They are easier to fight for than principles.
Ian Fleming in James Bond - Casino Royale
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James Bond: "I was wrong about you."
Christmas Jones: "Yeah, how so?"
James Bond: "I thought Christmas only comes once a year."
James Bond in James Bond - The World Is Not Enough
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Felicca: "You are very suspicious, Mr. Bond."
James Bond: "Oh, I find I live much longer that way."
James Bond in James Bond - Der Spion, der mich liebte
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History isn't kind to men who play God.
James Bond in James Bond - No Time To Die
The world is arming fast than we can respond.
M in James Bond - No Time To Die
Madeleine Swann: "Why would I betray you?"
James Bond: "We all have our secrets. We just didn't get to yours yet."
James Bond in James Bond - No Time To Die
Xenia Onatopp: "Enjoy it while it lasts."
James Bond: "The very words I live by."
James Bond in James Bond - GoldenEye
I've known a great many clever men. I've outlived them all. Do you know why? I ignored them.
Olenna Tyrell in Game of Thrones - Season 7 Episode 2
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War is war, but killing a man at a wedding... horrid. As if men need more reasons to fear marriage.
Olenna Tyrell in Game of Thrones - Season 4 Episode 2
You don't think I'd let you marry that beast, do you?
Olenna Tyrell in Game of Thrones - Season 4 Episode 4
Jaime: "There're always lessons in failures."
Olenna: "Yes, you must be very wise by now."
Olenna Tyrell in Game of Thrones - Season 7 Episode 3
It's a natural thing, two boys having a go at each other under the sheets.
Olenna Tyrell in Game of Thrones - Season 3 Episode 6
Yes, all Lannisters are lions. And when a Tyrell farts, it smells like a rose.
Olenna Tyrell in Game of Thrones - Season 3 Episode 2
It's a rare enough thing... a man who lives up to his reputation.
Olenna Tyrell in Game of Thrones - Season 3 Episode 6
The people crave distractions. And if we don't provide them, they'll create their own. And their distractions are likely to end with us being torn to pieces.
Olenna Tyrell in Game of Thrones - Season 3 Episode 5
It is strange with how little notice, good, bad, or indifferent, a man may live and die in London.
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If you're curious, London's an amazing place.
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I've often thought a blind man could find his way through London simply by gauging the changes in innuendo: mild through Trafalgar Square, less veiled towards the river.
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I have nothing against Orlando, though you are, of course, far more likely to get shot or robbed there than in London.
I don't miss London much. I find it crowded, vast and difficult to get around. Cabs are incredibly expensive.
For the soul, laughing is what oxygen is for the lungs.
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It's not about the absence of fear. It's overcoming it.
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If there hadn't been women we'd still be squatting in a cave eating raw meat, because we made civilization in order to impress our girlfriends.
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My philosophy is: It's none of my business what people say of me and think of me.
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My father always said, "Never trust anyone whose TV is bigger than their book shelf" - so I make sure I read.
We think too much and feel too little.
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If one does not attach himself to people and desires, never shall his heart be broken. But then, does he ever truly live?
One should judge a man mainly from his depravities. Virtues can be faked. Depravities are real.
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I'm much more proud of being a father than being an actor.
I dream of a day where I walk down the street and hear people talk about Morality, Sustainibility and Philoshophy instead of the Kardashians.
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It's easy to fool the eye but it's hard to fool the heart.
I never thought I'd see in my life a black candidate running for President.
You can close your eyes to the things you do not want to see. But you cannot close your heart to the things you do not want to feel.
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I'm a doer, and whether it was the tsunami in Sri Lanka or the earthquake in Indonesia, I was always saying, "I should be there; I should be helping out."
If I love you, I show you I love you every day. Little things, big things.
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Perfection is impossible. In the 1,526 singles matches I played in my career, I won almost 80% of those matches. But what percentage of points did I win? 54%! In other words, even top ranked tennis players win barely more than half the points they play. When you lose every second point on average, you learn not to dwell on every shot.
Roger Federer - Juni 2024

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