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Roger Moore Quotes: Best Quotes & Most Famous Sayings

Roger Moore passed away this Tuesday in Switzerland at the age of 89. Moore is famous for his iconic role as James Bond between the years 1973 to 1985. He is also well known for his role as Simon Templar in the 1960s television series The Saint.

Moore portrayed a bad-ass 007 secret agent that many people’s dads admire. Now, Roger has passed on to the great beyond. But even though he’s left this Earth, his words stay behind as markers of wisdom for his fans. Many will miss the moments created by Roger Moore. His classics will live in the film archives, but his quotes, you can read right here.

Roger Moore Quotes: Best Quotes & Most Famous Sayings

“Teach love, generosity, good manners and some of that will drift from the classroom to the home and who knows, the children will be educating the parents.”


“I enjoy being a highly overpaid actor.”


“There is nothing glamorous about death.”


“You can either grow old gracefully or begrudgingly. I chose both.”


“I speak relatively little, except when I’m at home and I’m asking for things.”


“It’s easy to sit in relative luxury and peace and pontificate on the subject of the Third World debts.”


“It’s wonderful to travel with somebody that you love and we never travel anywhere without one another.”


“I think arriving at or departing from any airport in America is just horrendous these days.”


“Tony and I had a good on and off screen relationship, we are two very different people, but we did share a sense of humor, we now live in different parts of the world but when we find ourselves in the same place it is more or less as if there had been no years in between.”


“My acting range has always been something between the two extremes of ‘raises left eyebrow’ and ‘raises right eyebrow.'”


“We all have a responsibility in life to do what we can to help those less fortunate.”


“To be associated with success is absolutely wonderful.”


“I never stop working.”


“I love cash.”


“It’s very tempting to over-eat all the bad things when you’re on set.”


“I’m a little devil.”


“I don’t think I’ve made any good financial decision.”


“Bond was escapism, but not meant to be imitated in real life.”


“Creating a character on or off the stage is an escape.”


“I love my mother and father.”


“I’ve been married four times and caused a great deal of hurt and upset for me.”


“I was born in London, so going there is always a treat.”


“Not only am I a spender, I have had a couple of business people in the past who have been spending my money quite happily.”


“I don’t like bungee jumping, but I do like skiing.”


“I am mixture of idealist and realist.”


“I think it’s better to be prepared for an illness than wait for a cure.”


“I’m sorry to say that no, I don’t play the piano.”


“I nearly died of double bronchial pneumonia at the age of five.”


“Working with UNICEF made me grow up and recognize how fortunate I am.”


“If you don’t have humour, then you may as well nail the coffin lid down now.”


“I never liked guns, I hate them, I always blink before they go off.”


“Not many of us are willing to give up everything they have.”


“The fact of the matter is most actors are shy people.”


Of course I am frustrated in regard to extreme poverty, to violence that never seems to cease.”


“I’ve learnt that through life you just get on with it. You’re going to meet a lot of dishonest people along the line and you say good luck to them. I hope they live in comfort. Then I start sticking more pins in their effigies.”


“I do not have time to sit down and regret anything although sometimes I wish I had been able to see more of my parents while they were alive and have done more for them.”


  • Brian DunlopCOED Writer
    I've been sent out of college, with honors and such, on the search for the American Dream. I'm a Queens native, filtering through the net for the next hit story. I'm a good bro, too. Check out my brother's art page: https://www.instagram.com/foulfacekoala/?hl=en
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