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Ah, the patter of little feet around the house. There's nothing like having a midget for a butler.
W. C. Fields
Sophistication might be described as the ability to cope gracefully with a situation involving the presence of a formidable menace to one's poise and prestige (such as the butler, or the man under the bed - but never the husband).
As far as I'm concerned, 'whom' is a word that was invented to make everyone sound like a butler.
I think I'd take a human butler over a robot one.
When I was starting to write, the great influence was T.S. Eliot and after that William Butler Yeats.
I carry my iPod everywhere. My favorite group is the John Butler Trio, an Australian jam band. The lead singer and guitarist writes amazing lyrics.
My family are from Liverpool, so I have some twang there - I have a Midlands accent, and I was raised about an hour north of London, so my voice is a mess. Although, to American ears, it sounds like the crisp language of a queen's butler.
Wives in their husbands' absences grow subtler, And daughters sometimes run off with the butler.
I would love a robot butler.
I've been a huge Psychedelic Furs fan for a long time. I love Butler's paintings, too. I like all their songs. I'll even crank 'Pretty in Pink,' I don't care.
Octavia Butler, of course, is brilliant and disturbing.
We start 'The Butler' in June and that's incredibly exciting for me because I get to work with the amazing Forest Whitaker again. It's a phenomenal script and a great, great role - I play his son. Oprah Winfrey is his wife and my mother. My character is a radical civil rights activist.
'The Help' sheds light on a certain truth in America, but the tragedy is if we don't get a chance to contrast it with other points of views. 'The Butler' does that, 'Red Tails' does that and that's what '96 Minutes' does.
I used to do impersonations: Harry Butler in the wild, or I'd do Gough Whitlam.
If I could be anyone, I'd choose the lead singer of Arcade Fire, Win Butler.
Gerard Butler is like a big kid; he's so nice.
I wouldn't want to be reincarnated as a butler. I couldn't for the life of me do the job in real life.
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