I don't have a drink problem. But if that was the case and doctors told me I had to stop, I'd like to think that I would be brave enough to drink myself into the grave.

— Oliver Reed

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I have two ambitions in life: one is to drink every pub dry, the other is to sleep with every woman on earth.


I would much rather end up a fertiliser under a sunflower which is eventually made into sunflower seed oil so that instead of nibbling me in her prawn cocktail, the pretty girl will rub me on her bristols as she suns herself on a beach in the Caribbean.


Do what you must, but do it well, above all enjoy yourself!


You get so weak from eating pears that you fall down, and then they come and take you away on a stretcher.


There is, of course, a world of difference between cricket and the movie business ... I suppose doing a love scene with Racquel Welch roughly corresponds to scoring a century be fore lunch.


I also use women as a sex object; maybe I'm kinky. However, I like to talk to them as well.


I do think a carpenter needs a good hammer to bang in the nail.


I'm not a villain, I've never hurt anyone. I'm just a tawdry character who explodes now and again.


At the New York Athletic Club they serve amazing food.

People go there, get healthy, and then eat themselves to death - which is, I suppose, the right way to do it.


I'm only drinking white wine because I'm on a diet and I don't eat.


I like to give my inhibitions a bath now and then.


Raquel Welch is someone I can also live without.

We've got some love scenes together and I am dreading them!


About Oliver Reed

Quotes 34 sayings
Nationality English
Profession Actor
Birthday October 16

But the trouble is that when you drink it, you invariably meet other people drinking it.


You meet a better class of person in pubs.


Awe and respect are two different things.


Then you get into it, especially if you start talking about football, fighting and Muhammad Ali. Then the ladies get very bored and start delivering ultimatums.


Even though people say Richard Harris and I have been having a great feud, it's not true.


I do not live in the world of sobriety.


I might get drunk one day and fall in love or fall over a hooker outside, and I would have consummated a relationship that I couldn't necessarily believe in.


I'm really a pacifist.


I wouldn't like to see a chick of mine taking her clothes off and kissing a fellow on screen. And my girls must get very hurt when they see me doing it.


I don't like doing most things unless I can do them quite well.


I've been drinking. Now I'm going to drink some more.


I like the effect drink has on me. What's the point of staying sober?


Winner gave me my bread and Russell gave me my art.


If the money's right, I'll do a film.


I believe my woman shouldn't work outside the home.


I have made many serious statements - I just can't remember any of them.

I guess they mustn't have been very important.


Life shouldn't be about sitting around staring at frosted glass.

Life should be lived and that's all there is to it.


When I come home and I'm tired from filming all day, I expect her to be there and make sure everything is cool for me. You know, like drawing my bath and helping me into bed.


What's the point of staying sober?


I like the effect drink has on me.


I'm not as thrilled with myself as I used to be.