Richard Harris
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"Richard St John Harris" was an Irish people/Irish actor, singer, theatrical producer, film director and writer. He appeared on stage and in many films, and is perhaps best known for his role as Frank Machin in This Sporting Life. He is also known for playing King Arthur in the 1967 film Camelot (film)/Camelot and the subsequent 1981 revival of the show. He played an aristocrat and prisoner in A Man Called Horse (film)/A Man Called Horse (1970), a gunfighter in Clint Eastwood's Western film Unforgiven (1992), Emperor Marcus Aurelius in Gladiator (2000 film)/Gladiator (2000), and Albus Dumbledore in both Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (film)/Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001) and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (film)/Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002). Harris had a top ten hit in the UK and the US with his 1968 recording of Jimmy Webb's song "MacArthur Park (song)/MacArthur Park".

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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.

These programs are hurting me more than helping me. I think we were just doomed from the get-go.

We do believe that the church has a visionary role for reconciliation, beyond that of any government.

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.

Looking at these numbers, what do they tell anyone who's got any common sense? Everything you're seeing is just too little, too late.

It really (angers me) because these people lied with impunity and secondly it cost the defendants a lot of money and time, and cost the taxpayers.

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.

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.

How long do you think it'll take me to get any help?