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If they had offered me James Bond, I probably couldn`t have gone to England anymore in my life. James Bond with an accent? That would have been something. (Quote by - Antonio Banderas)

I don't believe in the so-called Latino explosion when it comes to movies. Jennifer Lopez doesn't have an accent. She grew up in New York speaking English not Spanish. Her success is very important because she represents a different culture, but it doesn't help me. I grew up in Mexico, not the US, and the fact is that there just aren't any parts for Latin actresses. I have to persuade people that my accent won't be a problem, but an asset. (Quote by - Salma Hayek)

I will buy any creme, cosmetic, or elixir from a woman with a European accent. (Quote by - Erma Bombeck)

I like to mumble when I act, 'cause I think it's more realistic. For some reason, the impediment has given me the accent of a Mexican gangster. (Quote by - David Arquette)

I must have been dreaming about Albie. I spoke in a Liverpool accent all the time. It becomes second nature. It's much easier like that. It seems to me common sense rather than extraordinary. (Quote by - Robert Carlyle)

I took acting and elocution lessons, to get rid of my Sicilian accent. (Quote by - Maria Grazia Cucinotta)

It`s the only time my education has come in remotely handy. -on using her Russian literature studies for copying her "Van Helsing" script into Russian to acquire a Slavic accent. (Quote by - Kate Beckinsale)

I find comfort in his appearance being consistent with my imagined image from the biblical story and the strong features, combined with a non-squinting, open-eyed, kindly, compassionate expression. There have been many movies with him cast as a very White, blue-eyed blond with English accent, for we commonly want to recast our God in our image, instead of vice versa. That's a good reminder to me not to do this myself. God in Christ is totally other. (Quote by - Jim Adams)

I am trying to make my accent so it won't bother anyone, but I am not going to drive myself crazy trying to pretend I am an American girl when I am from Colombia(Quote by - Shakira)

It comes to pass oft that a terrible oath, with a swaggering accent sharply twanged off, gives manhood more approbation than ever proof itself would have earned him. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Be kind to thy father, for when thou were young, who loved thee so fondly as he? He caught the first accents that fell from thy tongue, and joined in thy innocent glee. (Quote by - Margaret Courtney)

The most effective form of birth control known to man is a Bronx accent [that's a little bit harsh on people from the Bronx isn't it Lewis. (Quote by - Lewis Grizzard)

He had an accent that carried the longing cadence of the exile. (Quote by - Peter Evans)

Don't talk to me of your Archimedes' lever. He was an absentminded person with a mathematical imagination. Mathematics commands all my respect, but I have no use for engines. Give me the right word and the right accent and I will move the world. (Quote by - Joseph Conrad)

I have traveled more than any one else, and I have noticed that even the angels speak English with an accent. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

Tell me the truth - do you think I've lost my Southern accent? I feel it comes back to me only when I'm shouting at fights or at baseball games. (Quote by - Cleo Moore)

I sat in the stands all week and perfected my Canadian accent. (Quote by - Klete Keller)

I don't know if it was her accent or if she just didn't have anything to say. But if that's the reason she's playing better, than that's fine with me. (Quote by - Erin Lawless)

I have a great accent because I grew up hearing it in the neighborhood. But I have no idea what I`m saying. (Quote by - Jessica Alba)

People say we're all identical, but Jennifer Lopez is an American. She's from New York. She doesn't have an accent. Some of these Latin people - their Spanish is pathetic. They learned it when they became famous as Latinos. (Quote by - Salma Hayek)

Every accent, every emphasis, every modulation of voice, was so perfectly well turned and well placed, that, without being interested in the subject, one could not help being pleased with the discourse; a pleasure of much the same kind with that received from an excellent piece of music. This is an advantage itinerant preachers have over those who are stationary, as the latter can not well improve their delivery of a sermon by so many rehearsals. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

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