Top 60 Philip Quotes

Here we have the best Philip Quotes from famous authors such as Autre Ne Veut, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Tom Burke, Gyles Brandreth, Max Irons. Find the perfect quotation from our collection.

I'm trying to use people like Meredith Monk and Philip
I’m trying to use people like Meredith Monk and Philip Glass and Terry Riley as the backing tracks for new pop songs. It’s really hard trying to use the format and write a pop song on top of avant-garde music, so we’ll see. It could be cool, or it could totally flop.

I sense a kind of fear of writing black or Asian characters from non-ethnic writers, who perhaps feel that they don’t know the culture and therefore can’t write about it. By and large, if there’s an Asian character, I might get a call. But if the character is called ‘Philip,’ the chances are I won‘t.

Philip of Spain is a ruler who has forgotten that a ruler is there to serve the people.

Prince Philip was a funny man who liked to laugh and make others laugh.

The actors I respect are the ones who see it as a career and manage to live reasonably normal lives, like Meryl Streep and Philip Seymour Hoffman.

Max Irons
To me Prince Philip was a hero and a role model – and a friend.

In science fiction, basic doubts featured prominently in the worlds of Philip K. Dick. I knew Phil for 25 years, and he was always getting onto me, a scientist. He was a great fan of quantum uncertainty, epistemology in science, the lot.

I have a particular interest in corporations that give themselves a cultural aura and are in other areas suspect. Philip Morris presents itself in New York as the lover of culture while it turns out that if you look behind the scenes, it is also a prime funder of Jesse Helms, someone who is very hostile to the arts.

Hans Haacke
I was completely dumbfounded because not only am I a huge fan of David Simon, but I’m a huge fan of Philip Roth.

Morgan Spector
It was really great to be part of the Philip Roth story as a woman in a very complete way.

My father, Philip Fisher, was the toughest guy I ever knew. An example: He had terrible teeth, yet he got his fillings done without ever using a painkiller. Now, that’s tough!

When I was starting out, I thought I would go into comedy and there would be a mentor, like the Philip Seymour Hoffman character in ‘Almost Famous,’ in my life, and there just wasn’t. It was really frustrating for me because I desired that so much.

At one point I would read nothing that was not by the great American Jews – Saul Bellow, Philip Roth – which had a disastrous effect of making me think I needed to write the next great Jewish American novel. As a ginger-haired child in the West of Ireland, that didn’t work out very well, as you can imagine.

Prince Philip had formally ‘retired‘ in the summer of 2017, a couple of months after his 96th birthday, because the Queen encouraged him to do so. She wanted to stop him ‘pushing himself all the time’. She had become anxious about him.

I think every actor has their list of roles that were near misses. I’ve had my share. I was very close and almost cast in Philip Seymour Hoffman’s ‘Capote.’

Michael Eklund
Throughout his work, Philip Levine’s most powerful commitment has been to the failed and lost, the marginal, the unloved, the unwanted.

Clipping is a very specific, concept-y thing. We have all these rules: we don’t sample drums. We create all our own sounds. I don’t speak in the first person. We come from a background of experimental music like John Cage… Philip Glass.

We don’t often look into these unpleasant details of our great struggle. We all prefer to think that every man who wore the blue or gray was a Philip Sidney at heart.

There are two trilogies I admire: Robertson Davies’s ‘The Deptford Trilogy’ and Philip Pullman’s ‘His Dark Materials.’

There’s lots of incredible roles out there that I’d love to tackle, but there’s a select group of actors I find myself gravitating towards, like Philip Seymour Hoffman or Sean Penn or Daniel Day-Lewisreal transformational actors.

Derek Magyar
I love Philip Glass’ work, not only as a film composer but also as a musician. The film score work that he does always amazes and shocks me.

I love the Kerastase Hair Oils and the Philip Kingsley Elasticizer. They’re great for making my hair really soft, but to be honest, any cheap conditioner works. Just leave it on and let it soak in, and it really helps, whatever you use.

I couldn’t say no to A. Philip Randolph and no to Martin Luther King, Jr. These two men, I loved them, I admired them, and they were my heroes.

I’m very grateful to all the people of Fresno, to Philip Levine and all the poets before me, and all the farmworkers. I didn’t get here by myself.

People do want to see themselves reflected. They’ll never believe that Gwen Graham, Philip Levine, Chris King, or Jeff Greene will be a better representative of their interests than I will be.

I’ve been on ‘Mastermind’ – I tied for first place and then lost on the number of passes. My subject was the ‘His Dark Materials’ trilogy by Philip Pullman. If I did it again, I’d choose Shakespearian tragedies.

In many ways, Prince Philip was remarkably good-humored and long-suffering.

Of all Prince Philip’s respected biographers, only Sarah Bradford is adamant that Philip has had affairs.

I like Philip Larkin an awful lot; I really like his view on life, and I really connect to it.

In 1995, I founded The Molecular Sciences Institute with a gift from the Philip Morris Company where I hoped that we could create an environment where young people could pursue science in an atmosphere of harmonious purpose and high intellectual challenge.

Writers of all things speculative have played in alternate and parallel worlds for a long timeeveryone from Stephen King to Philip Pullman to Tanith Lee – and it’s an obsession that likely isn’t going away any time soon.

Like so many of us, I’m brokenhearted about the death of the remarkably talented actor Philip Seymour Hoffman.

Prince Philip’s principal role since 1952 has been to support the Queen. Alongside that, he has created his own working life as founder, fellow, patron, president, chairman, or member of at least 837 organizations – as well as a Colonel or Colonel-in-Chief, Field Marshal, Admiral, Air Commodore 42 times over.

During his time at BHS, Sir Philip Green treated the company as his own personal plaything. Instead of investing in its branches and developing its brand, he ran down the pension scheme and used the company to line his own pockets.

In the 1970s and 1980s there was so little decent fiction for young people, but we’re now in a golden age that shows no sign of fading. Philip Pullman, J. K. Rowling, Lemony Snicket are only three of the best known among a good number of equals.

Prince Charles is an absolute Mountbatten. The real intelligence in the royal family comes through my parents to Prince Philip and the children.

Lord Mountbatten
I’m really enjoying the character now, but I don’t want to just be Philip Marlowe. I wouldn’t mind playing him every couple of years, perhaps, as a kind of open franchise – you know?

I always wanted to be an actor, but my top three favorite actors of all time are Al Pacino, James Dean and Philip Seymour Hoffman.

Dane DeHaan
The next time a news outlet complains about the state of our political rhetoric or the uninformed U.S. voter, we should promptly point them to the video of Ashley Parker raucous in a Polish cemetery or Philip Rucker’s diatribes on party invitations.

I’ve always liked authors such as Philip K. Dick and Ray Bradbury.

Philip Larkin has a tough honesty and sense of humor that I find irresistible, as a contemporary poet.

Philip Roth is a fabulous writer, but he pretty much stays within his own life. He’s so good – I mean, practically anything I’ve ever read of his I’ve really enjoyed. He just has tremendous talent. But I think he should have given himself a break and gone deeper into the society.

I am profoundly indebted to the legacy of Wilhelm Reich, whose monumental contribution to the understanding of energy was taught to me by Philip Curcurruto, a man of simple wisdom and compassionate heart.

My heroes are Bill Murray and Dustin Hoffman. Those are the two actors that both do comedies and dramas, seamlessly. Also John C. Reilly and Philip Seymour Hoffman. They’re all just great actors, neither comedic nor dramatic. They’re just great actors.

The fact that the Meghan and Harry interview was aired while Philip was in hospital did not trouble him. What did worry him was the couple’s preoccupation with their own problems and their willingness to talk about them in public.

Prince Philip prides himself on being a realist. He knows he is not going to live for ever.

Prince Philip is very contrary. He challenges everything.

I use the Philip Kingsley range of shampoos, and they’ve got a great elasticiser, which is fantastic. I wrap my hair in cling film and put that on.

I used to read a lot of Isaac Asimov and Philip Dick and ‘Inland Empire‘s’ one of the earlier books I read!

I’ve never seen anyone – and I’ve had the opportunity to work with some really terrific actors in my time – but Philip Seymour Hoffman is definitely the best I ever had the opportunity to work with.

A room containing Philip Roth, I have noticed, begins hilariously to whirl and pulse with a mix of rebelliousness and constriction that I take to be Oedipal.

My career is weird because it’s not like I’m a Liev Schreiber or a Philip Seymour Hoffman, incredibly well-respected theater actors who dabble in TV or film.

Steven Pasquale
A couple of my favorite actors are Don Cheadle, Jeffrey Wright, and, may he rest in peace, Philip Seymour Hoffman. I’ve had an opportunity to see all of them onscreen and onstage.

I didn’t speak English until I was ten, when Philip Burton, the schoolmaster who became my guardian, took me under his wing.

I consider myself a Jewish writer, like all my heroes: Tom Stoppard, David Mamet, Philip Roth, Arthur Miller, Woody Allen.

The movie truism is that stars play themselves, while actors play other people – troubled or toxic, and memorably strange. By that definition, Philip Seymour Hoffman, who disappeared into the rabbit hole of his characters’ souls, was our generation‘s anti-star and the chameleonic film actor of his age.

I like to try to change things up a bit in the way that actors such as Philip Seymour Hoffman or Michael Fassbender did and do.

The only good Philip K. Dick film is ‘Total Recall.’ It’s faithful to the book. Arnie gets it.

Mark E Smith
I love ‘Capote.’ Huge fan of Philip Seymour Hoffman; if he’s not my all-time favorite actor he’s definitely in my top five. I just love him so much.