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Quotation by Richard Burton
Richard Burton is now my epitaph, my cross, my title, my image. I have achieved a kind of diabolical fame. It has nothing to do with my talents as an actor. That counts for little now. I am the diabolically famous Richard Burton.
Richard Burton (1925–1984), British stage and screen actor. Interview, 1963, ch. 21, quoted in Ruth Waterbury, Elizabeth Taylor (1964).
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