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    The reason it has relevance is because I, as a popular Arab personality - the Arab people like me and respect me - thought it was time for me to make an ever so tiny statement about what I thought about this whole thing.
    — Omar Sharif
    I love to be with my son and my grandchildren, like normal people. I have no particular idea of what I represent to other people. It's very mysterious to me. I don't understand it.
    — Omar Sharif
    tags: people  ideas  son 
     
    I don't know what women are attracted to. I can't tell, but certainly I have no notion of having sex appeal or being seductive in any way.
    — Omar Sharif
    tags: women  sex 
     
    There are lots of wonderful old Italian actors. You don't need to take an Egyptian to play an Italian actor.
    — Omar Sharif
    I decided I didn't want to be a slave to any passion any more except for my work, i had too many passions - bridge, horses, gambling. I want to live a different kind of life, be with my family more because I didn't give them enough time.
    — Omar Sharif
    tags: time  work  live  passion  gambling 
     
    I can't say I gave up totally my passion for women but almost.
    — Omar Sharif
    tags: women  passion 
     
    This character in the film, these things that he says which sound like advice and wise things, they are very common for Orientals. It's all the tradition.
    — Omar Sharif
    tags: character  advice  film  wise 
     
    I see only defects because I'm not following the scene as it were. I'm not following the other person. It's like the best thing to clarify this is the theater.
    — Omar Sharif
    tags: people 
     
    I've always been extremely lucky in my life.
    — Omar Sharif
    I don't think I could live without a deck of cards in my hands.
    — Omar Sharif
    tags: live 
     
    I had too many big passions in life and it gets in the way of work. You can't concentrate properly on the one thing.
    — Omar Sharif
    tags: work  passion 
     
    They chose me for Lawrence of Arabia because I spoke English, had black hair, black eyes and a moustache. It was all luck.
    — Omar Sharif
    tags: eyes  luck  black 
     
    I'll never know what my life would have been like if they hadn't made Lawrence of Arabia. What would I be? I would maybe have 10 children, a very fat wife. I would be very fat myself. I don't know.
    — Omar Sharif
    tags: children  child  wife 
     
    People don't have to be beautiful any more. We don't have any Audrey Hepburns, Rita Hayworths or Ava Gardeners. When you look at Al Pacino and the greatest actors in Hollywood they're all common-looking.
    — Omar Sharif
    tags: people  beautiful 
     
    For some men, nothing is Written unless they Write it.
    — Omar Sharif
    tags: men  write 
     
    Making love? It's a communion with a woman. The bed is the holy table. There I find passion - and purification.
    — Omar Sharif
    tags: women  holy  passion 
     
    I'm very wary about giving advice. I think it's very dangerous to give advice to people, except if you know them very well.
    — Omar Sharif
    I want to live every moment totally and intensely. Even when I'm giving an interview or talking to people, that's all that I'm thinking about.
    — Omar Sharif
    tags: people  live  moment  giving  thinking 
     
    This is one of the factors that also made me very much want to make this film, apart from the fact that I loved it. If the boy hadn't been Jewish and the man hadn't been Muslim, it wouldn't have made any difference to the film. I don't think it's relevant, really.
    — Omar Sharif
    tags: men  facts  boys  film 
     
    I never fell in love with another woman. I cannot have a relationship with a woman if I'm not in love...I'm a very particular person, I'm not very much interested in short adventures with women or girls. I have to fall in love with someone in order to have a realtionship with her.
    — Omar Sharif
    I don't know what sex appeal is. I don't think you can have sex appeal knowingly. The people who seduce me personally are the people who seem not to know they're seductive, and not to know they have sex appeal.
    — Omar Sharif
    tags: people  sex 
     
    My philosophy is that when I go out of my room, I'm prepared to love everybody I meet, unless they're bad.
    — Omar Sharif
    tags: bad  philosophy 
     
    Working gets in the way of living.
    — Omar Sharif
    tags: living 
     
    I don't think any actor feels comfortable watching themselves in movies. You must be very narcissistic. The problem with your own opinion of yourself is that contrary to the normal spectators, when you watch a film you are in, you only watch yourself.
    — Omar Sharif
    tags: problem  opinion  movie  film 
     
    He read his mind. He's a strange sort of man, isn't he? It's not just the advice and the wisdom that he has.
    — Omar Sharif
    tags: men  advice  wisdom  mind  read 
     
    Women know when they've got the menopause but men don't quite know. They know it afterwards.
    — Omar Sharif
    tags: men  women 
     
    To learn bad dialogue is so difficult and so boring, and to work with a stupid director who tells you to do the wrong thing, etcetera, it's just unbearable.
    — Omar Sharif
    tags: work  wrong  bad  learn 
     
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