"We now live in a world where the only thing to have is success, but failure is marvelous. It's fertiliser, it's like living fertiliser, because you're forced on yourself."
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."Rupert Everett on Bill Cosby
"Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success."Rupert Everett on Swami Vivekananda
"Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it."Rupert Everett on Bruce Lee
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."Rupert Everett on David Brinkley
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."Rupert Everett on Winston Churchill
"I am at that age when you panic at the slightest thing."
"Being gay and being a woman has one big thing in common, which is that we both become invisible after the age of 42. Who wants a gay 50-year-old? No one, let me tell you."
"Listen, in England people are already writing their memoirs at the age of 23."
"It's amazing the clarity that comes with psychotic jealousy."
"I think we've been dulled by capitalism. We're just blobs now - we're so worried about how we can keep paying the lease on the car, the mortgage, the lease on the toaster and all that. You can't really think about much else. If you lose that, you lose the whole lot."