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  • I read Michael Caine's biography. It was about him growing up -- Frank Lampard
  • Hey, I'm just trying to become the Michael Caine/Gene Hackman of my generation. -- John C. Reilly
  • Hey, I'm just trying to become the Michael Caine/Gene Hackman of my generation." -- John C. Reilly
  • Before Michael Caine you had to have been in the RAF to be an actor. -- Bob Hoskins
  • Caine might have smiled at her, had his heart not been breaking to smithereens inside of him." -- V.S. Carnes
  • Deep down, she's a good person, Diana is," Caine said, and sighedDeep down, I'm not. But she is." -- Michael Grant
  • How can he love being... that? Being what Caine is?""Because he's an asshole," she saysYou must have noticed." -- Matthew Woodring Stover
  • Yeah, I think Michael has had to deal with that label of being Michael Caine for a long time. -- Dylan Moran
  • Deep down, she's a good person, Diana is," Caine said, and sighed. "Deep down, I'm not. But she is. -- Michael Grant
  • Penny said two words, the second of which was "you." Caine laughedI think you meant '---- you, Your Highness." -- Michael Grant
  • Penny said two words, the second of which was "you." Caine laughed. "I think you meant '---- you, Your Highness. -- Michael Grant
  • I think Michael Caine is a perfectly good actor but it's obvious he's not going to be in one of my films." -- Mike Leigh
  • Michael Caine, Tom Courtenay and Al Pacino made me want to act. I've always been interested in men with a vulnerable side. -- Martin Freeman
  • I think Michael Caine is a perfectly good actor but it's obvious he's not going to be in one of my films. -- Mike Leigh
  • No you sick, stupid creep, I love you. I shouldn't. I shouldn't. You're sick inside, Caine, sick! But I love you. - Diana -- Michael Grant
  • No you sick, stupid creep, I love you. I shouldn't. I shouldn't. You're sick inside, Caine, sick! But I love you. - Diana" -- Michael Grant
  • Sam and Caine were left standing side by side, bruised and battered, to stare over Penny's sickening corpse, at the face of their mother. -- Michael Grant
  • Sam and Caine were left standing side by side, bruised and battered, to stare over Penny's sickening corpse, at the face of their mother." -- Michael Grant
  • Michael Caine is a movie star, but he's also a great actor. I can't say that about every movie star. It's the concentration he has. -- Norman Jewison
  • Michael Caine is a movie star, but he's also a great actor. I can't say that about every movie star. It's the concentration he has." -- Norman Jewison
  • You've got a thing for Donovan Caine. You have ever since you killed Ingles, his partner, and he went all dogged and determined on you. -- Jennifer Estep
  • You've got a thing for Donovan Caine. You have ever since you killed Ingles, his partner, and he went all dogged and determined on you." -- Jennifer Estep
  • [Caine] "Interesting. Me, I've always wanted to know who my real parents were." [Sam] "Let me guess: you're secretly a wizard who was raised by muggles. -- Michael Grant
  • Say it. But...""But what?" he asked.She whispered it, sounding too vulnerableBut only if its the truth, Caine. Only. If.""I love you," he said." -- Michael Grant
  • [Caine]"Interesting. Me, I've always wanted to know who my real parents were."[Sam]"Let me guess: you're secretly a wizard who was raised by muggles." -- Michael Grant
  • Dont hurt me,'Caine whispered. He didnt have the will to look up at her.Gaia laughedHave you seen Mother? I seem to have lost her." -- Michael Grant
  • Every hour spent on the Caine was a great hour in all our lives-if you don't think so now you will later on, more and more. -- Herman Wouk
  • Caine was a murderer. A liar. A cad. A skulker in shadows and a heartless wretch. What sort of woman or God would love someone like him?" -- V.S. Carnes
  • Dont hurt me,'Caine whispered. He didnt have the will to look up at her. Gaia laughed. "Have you seen Mother? I seem to have lost her. -- Michael Grant
  • Say it. But..." "But what?" he asked. She whispered it, sounding too vulnerable. "But only if its the truth, Caine. Only. If." "I love you," he said. -- Michael Grant
  • Caine was a murderer. A liar. A cad. A skulker in shadows and a heartless wretch. What sort of woman or God would love someone like him? -- V.S. Carnes
  • Michael Caine should have the last word on the reviews: 'What about those reviews then?''I don't read them.''Don't read them? You wrote them didn't you?" -- Antony Sher
  • Sam's probably out there somewhere being his usual heroic self," Caine said. "I can't let that boy save the world all alone. I'd never live it down. -- Michael Grant
  • Michael Caine is so happy. Happy and healthy. I think he enjoys life. I think he's 82 now, and I have no clue if I'll be working at that age. -- Paul Dano
  • Despite being extremely professional, Michael Caine has a giggle which was lethal for me because once you catch his eyes, once you realize the other person is a giggler too, it's curtains. -- Emily Mortimer
  • I got Michael Caine's book, Acting In Film, and I read it on the plane, desperately trying to glean information from him about how to adapt my craft, which was actually very helpful. -- Eric McCormack
  • Caine met Diana's disbelieving gaze and laughed aloud."Why so gloomy? Doesn't every little girl want to grow up to be a queen?""Princess," Diana said."So, you got a promotion," Caine said." -- Michael Grant
  • Some romantic you are," Caine complained as he pushed the door open with his back."Whatever happened to women who liked to be swept off their feet?" "They got dropped," Diana said flatly. -- Nora Roberts
  • Caine met Diana's disbelieving gaze and laughed aloud. "Why so gloomy? Doesn't every little girl want to grow up to be a queen?" "Princess," Diana said. "So, you got a promotion," Caine said. -- Michael Grant
  • Someday, my love, you're going to understand just how much I care for you. You're my light, my warmth, my other half. I only feel alive when I'm with you. I love you." Caine" -- Julie Garwood
  • Someday, my love, you're going to understand just how much I care for you. You're my light, my warmth, my other half. I only feel alive when I'm with you. I love you." Caine -- Julie Garwood
  • You'll never have complete control, Caine. This world is changing all the time. Animals. People. Who knows what's next? We didn't' make this world, we're just the poor fools who are living in it. -- Michael Grant
  • I grew up with Jilly and Tamsin driving Volvos. But I wasn't one of them... I always felt more comfortable with Cockney and working-class people. My heroes were the Beatles and people like Michael Caine. -- Tracey Ullman
  • I'm in New Mexico making a movie called "Granite Mountain." I'm playing the head of the organization called Statesman, which is the United States version of Kingsman. I'm like how Michael Caine was in the original. -- Jeff Bridges
  • Caine erupted in disbelieving laughterYeah, that'll do it. 'I'm just a kid, Your Honor!' Hah. They'll have to find a few scapegoats, and guess who it will be? You and me, surfer boy. You and me." -- Michael Grant
  • And now, at last, gaiaphage and Nemesis stood facing each other."Why didn't you just . . . fade?" Gaia demanded plaintively."You hit me," Nemesis said. It was a little boy's voice coming from Caine's mouthAnd that's not okay." -- Michael Grant
  • Hello, Darkness," Caine said.Gaia's face fell. Her bloody, feral grin faded to be replaced by lips drawn right with fear. Her killer blue eyes widened as she looked at Caine who was no longer Caine."Nemesis," Gaia said. -- Michael Grant
  • Hello, Darkness," Caine said.Gaia's face fell. Her bloody, feral grin faded to be replaced by lips drawn right with fear. Her killer blue eyes widened as she looked at Caine who was no longer Caine."Nemesis," Gaia said." -- Michael Grant
  • He gave me his word. That means something to a man like Donovan Caine. Yeah, it means you'll realize he's an exceptionally good liar when you're clutching your intestines and choking on your own blood on his living room floor. -- Jennifer Estep
  • And I have to say, for the record, my favorite line from 'Without A Clue' is after Michael Caine pokes a dead body with a stick and announces to everyone, 'It is my opinion that this man is dead.' -- James Roday
  • And I have to say, for the record, my favorite line from 'Without A Clue' is after Michael Caine pokes a dead body with a stick and announces to everyone, 'It is my opinion that this man is dead.'" -- James Roday
  • Remind me to thank God I don't have a sister."Caine eyed him critically. He was a filthy heap of blood and soot and sand stuck to the gun oil on his faceYeah," without much enthusiasmI'll thank Him for ya." -- V.S. Carnes
  • And now, at last, gaiaphage and Nemesis stood facing each other. "Why didn't you just . . . fade?" Gaia demanded plaintively. "You hit me," Nemesis said. It was a little boy's voice coming from Caine's mouth. "And that's not okay. -- Michael Grant
  • Southern gentleman," he said aside to him in ArabicDo you wish for me to continue this for you?"Caine's temper shifted to a low simmer in his chestYour way takes too long.""Ma'aleyk, and your way hurts my ears," he argued." -- V.S. Carnes
  • They were literally inches from being buried alive in this place, millions of miles from home or any sort of civilization, where they would never be found or mournedand Caine continued to smile.Sweet heavens, he was completely out of his mind! -- V.S. Carnes
  • Ah. Yeah, that would be better. Have you ever driven a bus?" Caine shook his headNo, I have not." "Strangely enough," Sam said, remembering the long ago moment of terror and competence that had earned him the nicknames School Bus Sam, "I have." -- Michael Grant
  • Donovan Caine wanted me, but he wasn't strong enough to accept me. Not my past, not my strength, not the woman I was. Bitter disappointment filled me, replacing my rage, but I forced myself to ask the final question I wanted an answer to..." -- Jennifer Estep
  • Donovan Caine wanted me, but he wasn't strong enough to accept me. Not my past, not my strength, not the woman I was. Bitter disappointment filled me, replacing my rage, but I forced myself to ask the final question I wanted an answer to... -- Jennifer Estep
  • Ah. Yeah, that would be better. Have you ever driven a bus?" Caine shook his head. "No, I have not." "Strangely enough," Sam said, remembering the long ago moment of terror and competence that had earned him the nicknames School Bus Sam, "I have. -- Michael Grant
  • I had watched Alfie, but I didn't consider it a prerequisite. Michael Caine was just extremely fabulous. He's one of the most professional actors I've ever worked with. I guess after a lifetime of doing it, you know what you're doing. He's incredibly uncomplaining, undemanding. -- Emily Mortimer
  • You ever have that happen where you meet someone and just--clash? We were like a gravel and cream sandwhich.""That is the weirdest thing you have ever said. I suppose you were the cream?" "Of course I was the cream. Sha."--Eve Rosser, The Drama Queen's Last Dance (Rachel Caine)" -- P. C. Cast
  • You ever have that happen where you meet someone and just--clash? We were like a gravel and cream sandwhich." "That is the weirdest thing you have ever said. I suppose you were the cream?" "Of course I was the cream. Sha."--Eve Rosser, The Drama Queen's Last Dance (Rachel Caine) -- P. C. Cast
  • Let me put it this way: If you're sitting in a movie and you're watching me, and you say, 'Isn't that Michael Caine a wonderful actor?' then I've failed. -- Michael Caine
  • I told him that the lawyers were always saying 'You can't say that you'll get sued.' He said to me, 'Write fiction Michael, you can tell the truth.' (Kirk Douglas to Michael Caine)" -- Michael Caine
  • It's funny, people ask me, 'What would you consider the most romantic track on your record Mr Caine?' And I say 'Swollen' by Bent, and they say 'I think he's off his rocker!' -- Michael Caine
  • Your kiss is bitter with cocaine." -- Aleister Crowley
  • Life...is as habit forming as cocaine." -- C. S. Lewis
  • Nothing can make me feel better now, except cocaine." -- Dylan Moran
  • Of cocaine wrapped neatly in foil and seemingly untouched. Under" -- John Grisham
  • Doctor's recommendation to patient. Underneath that was scrawled: Don't do cocaine." -- Belle Aurora
  • Well, if you're talking about love, why did you bring up cocaine?" -- Natalie Standiford
  • Cocaine isn't habit forming. I should know, I've been using it for years" -- Tallulah Bankhead
  • Jersey Shore has killed more brain cells than alcohol, cocaine, and meth combined." -- Michel Templet
  • Happiness lies within one's self, and the way to dig it out is cocaine." -- Aleister Crowley
  • Some people snort cocaine. I snort powdered love. It's like powdered sugar, only sweeter." -- Jarod Kintz
  • Your voice is a little like cocaine. You could bottle that stuff up and sell it." -- Kimberly Lauren
  • A brick could be crushed into powder, like cocaine, and snorted to stimulate the previous highs of the housing market." -- Jarod Kintz
  • I figured anybody who talked about church as much as she did was using it a little like cocaine anyhow." -- Keith Ablow
  • This is a coca leaf. This is not cocaine. This represents the culture of indigenous people of the Andean region." -- Evo Morales
  • Jesus Christ, it's like living with Stevie bloody Nicks,' I said, 'only without the cocaine, which would be more fun." -- Emily Perkins
  • I felt as though I were snorting cocaine, or rappelling down a cliffside, or cliffsurfing off a cliff of pure cocaine." -- Sam Lipsyte
  • I got addicted. News, particularly daily news, is more addictive than crack cocaine, more addictive than heroin, more addictive than cigarettes." -- Dan Rather
  • You always think another time would have been ideal for you . . . the reality is there was no novocaine when you went to the dentist." -- Woody Allen
  • The U.S. should be equally responsible for diminishing the cocaine market within the United States as it is in fighting the drug elsewhere." -- Evo Morales
  • Noi zicem de un caine care latra ca nu te musca niciodata, dar zicala asta umana nu e sigur ca o stiu chiar toti cainii." -- Marin Preda
  • I am nothing but novocaine. I am numb, a world of nothing, all feeling and emotion gone forever. I am a whisper that never was." -- Tahereh Mafi
  • Look, lady, I'm not going to bullshit you. I need to smoke enough crack cocaine to communicate with aliens. Give me all the money you got!" -- Ismael Galvan
  • Right' i said. 'but first, we need the car. and after that, the cocaine. and then the tape recorder, for special music, and some acapulco shirts." -- Hunter S. Thompson
  • If I have a near-beer, I'm near beer. And if I'm near beer, I'm close to tequila. And if I'm close to tequila, I'm adjacent to cocaine." -- Craig Ferguson
  • But even Es and cocaine, over the years they blow holes in your brain, rob you of your memories, your past. Which is fair enough, convenient even." -- Irvine Welsh
  • Cynthia sighs, contemplating a fruit and nut bar. 'Chocolate,' she says despairingly. 'Safer than cocaine, easier to get hold of than Prozac. The government's most effective way to prevent revolution." -- Jennifer Gilby Roberts
  • You had to give credit to anyone who managed to excel at their chosen pastime, be it golf, hang-gliding or hoovering up cocaine with the speed and efficacy of a Dyson Turbo." -- Jamie Holoran
  • 1904 was the year the American Food and Drug people took the cocaine out of Coca-Cola, which gave us an alcoholic and death oriented generation of Yanks ideally equipped to fight WW II." -- Thomas Pynchon
  • I was making frequent use of cocaine at that time ... I had been the first to recommend the use of cocaine, in 1885, and this recommendation had brought serious reproaches down on me." -- Sigmund Freud
  • If you need drugs or booze to write stories, you're not a good author." Yet when he wrote; "Cujo" he was on cocaine and claims to have no memory of writing the book." -- Stephen King
  • Whereas story is processed in the mind in a straightforward manner, poetry bypasses rational thought and goes straight to the limbic system and lights it up like a brushfire. It's the crack cocaine of the literary world." -- Jasper Fforde
  • B.C. sat back in his chairWhatever America needs, the world will supply. Cocaine? Colombia steps to the plate. Shortage of farmworkers, corn detasselers? Thank God for Mexico. Baseball players? Viva Dominicana. Need more interns? India, Philippines zindabad" -- Abraham Verghese
  • It's not the side-effects of the cocaine - I'm thinking that it must be love.It's too late to be grateful,It's too late to be hateful,It's too late to be late again,The European cannon is here." -- David Bowie
  • In America when someone asks me my nationality, I can't just say American. I have to go back generations, elaborate on there in Europe my ancestors were from. But here, I can just say it, Je suis Americaine. It feels good." -- Bridget Asher
  • Congress passed legislation requiring a five-year mandatory sentence for selling just five grams of crack; you would have to sell 500 grams of powder cocaine to get an equivalent sentence. This disparity has often been called racist, since it disproportionately imprisons blacks." -- Steven D. Levitt
  • It's drugs, isn't it"? Tara was so innocent. She got pulled into that glamorous lifestyle with all her rich friends...all that cocaine dust floating around, she probably inhaled some by accident, and then -''There's no such thing as secondhand cocaine snorting, Mom." -- Lisa Kleypas
  • Some of my relatives held on to imagined memories the way homeless people hold onto lottery tickets. Nostalgia was their crack cocaine, if you will, and my childhood was littered with the consequences of their addiction : unserviceable debts, squabbles over inheritances, the odd alcoholic or suicide." -- Mohsin Hamid
  • The division seems rather unfair," I remarkedYou have doneall the work in this business. I get a wife out of it, Jones getsthe credit, pray what remains for you?""For me," said Sherlock Holmes, "there still remains thecocaine-bottle." And he stretched his long white hand up forit." -- Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Pecans are not cheap, my hons. In fact, in the South, the street value of shelled pecans just before holiday baking season is roughly that of crack cocaine. Do not confuse the two. It is almost impossible to make a decent crack cocaine tassie, I am told." -- Celia Rivenbark
  • Kay, I'm sleeping with a gun-toting man I banged in an ally, hopped up on cocaine, who wants to know how to tamper with identification records without the Feds finding out. Oh yeah, and he turns into a wolf. And he's got me wrapped around his cock." -- Jez Morrow
  • ...Holmes, who loathed every form of society with his whole Bohemian soul, remained in our lodgings in Baker Street, buried among his old books, and alternating from week to week between cocaine and ambition, the drowsiness of the drug, and the fierce energy of his own keen nature." -- Arthur Conan Doyle
  • This is where I liked to be when I was hangover or coming down off a cocaine binge, here in the dust with all these dusty people, all this liveliness and clutter and color, things for sale to cheer me up, and greasy food that would slip down by throat." -- Anne Lamott
  • I'm sorry for hurting you. I know I did. I'm most likely dead now, and I guess if there's any kind of fairness in the afterlife I'm probably in hell getting roasted. But if that's where I am, I want you to know, I still love you. Always did. Love, Caine" -- Michael Grant
  • Then he smiles because he knows deep in his bones that his dad has gone and said something really funny probably. He kicks off his sheet and slides his feet into his slippers. Bunny sits in the living room, slumped low on the sofa, full of Geoffrey's Scotch and Poodle's cocaine." -- Nick Cave
  • Isabel wondered if there would ever be a time when she could stop being careful. If there would ever be a time when she could use other kinds of power. She missed it. It felt like part of her had been injected with novocaine and was totally numb. Almost dead" (p.35)." -- Melinda Metz
  • Why are we doing this?" Caine asked himYou know damned well why we're doing this. Because it's a fight. It may be THE fight. I may be the final fight. And what else are we good at, you and me? What are we going to do if we ever get out there anyway?" -- Michael Grant
  • Caine usually woke from the recurring dream mid-air, having yet to be dashed upon the rocks, whimpering and panting like a child crying for his mother. Now he lifted his eyes to a dark, empty room in Jizan and the unusual, lingering scent of roses, and wept in his hands for his Father." -- V.S. Carnes
  • Yes, we gave her drugs - we wanted to free her from those sinister clinics up in the hills, from those men in white coats who know best. Bibi needed to soar over our heads, dreaming her amphetamine dreams, coming off the beach in the evening and leading everyone into the cocaine night." -- J. G. Ballard
  • By now, she was far from the scorch of these sands. After the ransom deal, she would be safely married in England. To Ashton. And Caine, who had hurt her far more than anything Abdullah had planned for her with that long, curved dagger, deserved no better than this torment of knowing it." -- V.S. Carnes
  • Things will be different this time," Caine saidThere was too much contention, too much violence the last time. I tried to be a peaceful leader. But thing went badly.""I wonder why," Diana mutteredThese people," Caine said grandly, sweeping his arm towards the town, "need more than a leader. They need...a king." -- Michael Grant
  • I really loved working with Michael Caine. He's a really skilled and experienced actor. I learn something from everybody, but when you work with somebody like that, you actually learn things you can put in your toolbox, things about craft. Not necessarily life lessons, but actual things he knows that you can pick up." -- Bruce McGill
  • Horse People may be heads of state or professionally unemployed in their private lives, but horses are their passion, as Jerusalem was the passion of the soldier in some ancient crusade. The cult of the horse as their idol is as central to their lives as cocaine is to some and applause is to others." -- Judith Krantz
  • I had to learn a new way of playing. I had to practice a lot, and just find ways around the limitations. So it was a bad idea to break my hand.You said you were doing a lot of cocaine. Did that affect your songwriting?No. I think it affected my breaking my hand." -- Tom Petty
  • Donovan Caine naked, water droplets sliding down his lean body, his muscles clenching and relaxing as he washes himself. Mmm. Nice image. Despite our earlier confrontation, I still found the detective extremely sexy. He'd be even more attractive if he'd lose the righteous anger and the stick up his ass. But no man was perfect." -- Jennifer Estep
  • It is a tragedy, perhaps, that human beings can get so much energy and enthusiasm from hate. If you want to feel ten feet tall and as though you could run a hundred miles without stopping, hate beats pure cocaine any day. Hitler resurrected a beaten, bankrupt, half-starved nation with hatred and nothing more. Imagine that." -- Kurt Vonnegut
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