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26 Interesting Quotes By Errol Flynn

Quick Facts

Famous As: Actor

Born On: June 20, 1909

Died On: October 14, 1959

Born In: Hobart

Died At Age: 50

Errol Flynn was an eminent Australian-born actor who shot to glory in Hollywood after 1935. He was not only renowned for his recurrent affiliations with Olivia de Havilland but also for his passionate roles. In 1942, he became a U.S citizen. In his reel life, he was athletic, smart and dashing, however, in his real life he was a notorious Casanova. His on-screen characters were freedom loving who would not let injustice happen and make the ladies swoon over them, but his real life was marked with incidents of fighting, drinking and womanizing. Yet he is considered to be an inspiration for aspiring actors and was also ranked among the Hollywood’s sought-after and highly paid stars of the 1930s and 1940s. Following is a compilation of quotes and sayings by Errol Flynn which have been extracted from his movies, dialogues, thoughts, interviews and public utterances. Read through the popular quotable quotes and thoughts by Errol Flynn.

It isn't what they say about you, it's what they whisper.

Errol Flynn

My problem lies in reconciling my gross habits with my net income.

Errol Flynn

The public has always expected me to be a playboy, and a decent chap never lets his public down.

Errol Flynn

By instinct I'm an adventurer; by choice I'd like to be a writer; by pure, unadulterated luck, I'm an actor.

Errol Flynn

Any man who dies with more than $10000 to his name is a failure.

Errol Flynn

If you're dealing with monkeys, you got to expect some wrenches.....

Errol Flynn

There is nothing like lying flat on your back on the deck, alone except for the helmsman aft at the wheel, silence except for the lapping of the sea against the side of the ship. At that time you can be equal to Ulysses and brother to him.

Errol Flynn

I've had a hell of a lot of fun and I've enjoyed every minute of it.

Errol Flynn

My dream of happiness: a quiet spot by the Jamaican seashore . . . hearing the wind sob with the beauty and the tragedy of everything. Sitting under an almond tree, with the leaf spread over me like an umbrella.

Errol Flynn

I enter a whorehouse with the same interest as I do the British museum or the Metropolitan - in the same spirit of curiosity. Here are the works of man, here is an art of man, here is the eternal pursuit of gold and pleasure. I couldn't be more sincere. This doesn't mean that if I go to La Scala in Milan to hear Carmen I want to get up on the stage and participate. I do not. Neither do I always participate in a fine representative national whorehouse - but I must see it as a spectacle, an offering, a symptom of a nation.

Errol Flynn

I crave the indulgence of my senses but this is countered by an interior desire that is even keener than my senses to know the meaning of things

Errol Flynn

I had now made about 45 pictures, but what had I become? I knew all too well: a phallic symbol. All over the world I was, as a name and personality, equated with sex.

Errol Flynn

I portray myself as wicked, hoping I will not be regarded as wicked. But I may be wicked in the biblical sense

Errol Flynn

It is a mistake to think you cant be hurt if you don't care

Errol Flynn

I always see about six scuffles a night when I come to San Francisco. That's one of the town's charms.

Errol Flynn

If they say I am inconsistent let them say it, for it is true, because inconsistency is a part of living

Errol Flynn

I like the Whisky old an the women young

Errol Flynn

If there is anyone to whom I owe money, I'm prepared to forget it if they are.

Errol Flynn

You once liked the blissful mobility, but then you wonder, who's the real you? And who's the chap on the screen? You know, I catch myself acting out my life like a goddamn script.

Errol Flynn

The rest of my life will be devoted to women and litigation

Errol Flynn

Women won't let me stay single and I won't let me stay married.

Errol Flynn

I am convinced of the validity of contradiction. There are many worlds. Each is true, at its time, in its own fashion

Errol Flynn

I intend to live the first half of my life. I don't care about the rest.

Errol Flynn

You can never trust a human being to behave as you would have expected in a given circumstance

Errol Flynn

Man's indecency to man all over the world rules out the idea of humanity as an actuality. It is a dream of young idealists. In practice a misnomer

Errol Flynn

I can't imagine anything more stressful than monogamy.

Errol Flynn