Top 460 Favourite Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Favourite Quotes from famous people such as Orson Scott Card, Rachel Riley, Linda Colley, Linwood Barclay, Mousa Dembele, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

My favourite all-time work of fiction: Lord of the Ring

My favourite all-time work of fiction: Lord of the Rings. My favourite all-time nonfiction book: Guns, Germs, and Steel. Ask me again next week, you’ll get a different answer.
Orson Scott Card
Winter is my favourite season for clothes because I’m happiest wearing knitted dresses, leggings, and Uggs.
Rachel Riley
Thanksgiving is America’s favourite holiday, and a brilliant piece of personal as well as patriotic calendrical invention.
Linda Colley
When I was in my early 20s, my dream was to write mystery novels. I wanted to do what my favourite crime writer, Ross Macdonald, did – crank out a book a year. The only problem – and it was a considerable one – was that I stank.
Linwood Barclay
Outside football, I like to go to musicals or the theatre. My favourite one is the ‘Jersey Boys.’
Mousa Dembele
Basketball is one of my favourite sports; I love playing it and watching it on TV.
Kevin-Prince Boateng
My favourite thing is to be somebody else, no longer be me.
Andie MacDowell
My favourite genre lies inside myself, and as I follow my favourite stories, characters and images, it sums up to a certain genre. So at times even I have to try to guess which genre a film will be after I’ve made it.
Bong Joon-ho
Elizabeth I was my favourite monarch though, what an inspiration, she did great things for women.
Kirsty Gallacher
My favourite outfit is a giant bunny suit. I wore it in a music video for ‘Are You One?’ by the Chanteuse & the Crippled Claw and got to keep it.
Maxine Peake
I cited ‘Catch-22’ as a landmark film and one of my favourites.
John Curran
It’s Twenty20, anything can happen in the format. It’s very difficult to predict and pick a favourite team in this format.
Sourav Ganguly
Something people wouldn’t expect me to do is I play this computer game called ‘Runescape.’ I’ve played ‘Runescape’ since forever. Since I was, like, six. It is still one of my favourite games ever.
Lil Peep
When I do work, I choose to see every job as an opportunity to grow, as an actor and as a person. My favourite part of it is being part of a team, with everyone pulling in the same direction.
Carrie-Anne Moss
The Goons were always one of our favourites; we always felt we were in that tradition – Goons, Monty Python, Peter Cook, Vic and Bob, Spike Milligan. We felt we were part of that lineage, but in England, it wasn’t happening like that. There was a brand of comedy like ‘The Office,’ which was very real.
Noel Fielding
My favourite job hands down – and I think I can speak for everyone involved – was ‘Breaking Bad.’
Aaron Paul
The idea of science fiction, mythology, and creating a world is my favourite thing. I do love the reality of dramas and playing that, but being able to start from scratch, to completely build the character and this world, I love that.
Hannah John-Kamen
If you are playing in ‘Charley’s Aunt,’ and your favourite aunt died that lunchtime, you’ll still have to go on the stage and play ‘Charley’s Aunt.’
Richard Attenborough
I have lots of favourite memories but I can’t say that I have a favourite film.
John Hurt
Me and my mates go free running all the time. It’s not my mum’s favourite sport. I’ve probably jumped four metres on to grass and two metres between buildings. It’s nothing like you see on the Internet, with guys jumping off skyscrapers, but it’s fun.
Tom Holland
Yes, a cheeseburger and fries is probably my favourite meal. But I don’t eat ground beef anymore.
Eric Schlosser
Farmers’ markets are one of my favourite sources for Christmas goodies.
Sheherazade Goldsmith
My favourite pastime used to be sitting on a park bench watching people. But after ‘Jagged Little Pill,’ the eyeballs turned, and I was the watched one.
Alanis Morissette
I don’t know how I became controversy’s favourite child.
S. Sreesanth
I have a lot of fun with guns, especially the M-16, but my favourite is my little .22. It fits nicely in the palm of your hand. I do limit myself to blanks.
Jeri Ryan
My favourite finds are often antique pieces with a history.
Alice Temperley
The rehearsal time is almost my favourite part of being an actress, particularly if you’re working on a play that hasn’t been done before.
Jane Asher
When a parent has two children, it is difficult to pick one favourite.
Frank Rijkaard
‘Adbusters’ is my favourite reading material, so as soon as you go there, the synapses start firing in a different way. You start taking on things that sometimes I feel are out of our control. That’s what basically fuels my creative side.
Raine Maida
I am a voracious reader, so it’s difficult for me to give a list of my favourite authors of all time.
Amish Tripathi
My all-time favourite classic use of ricotta is in gnudi: fluffy, cheesy dumplings of almost ethereal, feathery lightness.
Yotam Ottolenghi
I really liked 'Heist,' and that seems to be a popular

I really liked ‘Heist,’ and that seems to be a popular favourite, but I think my personal favourite was ‘Hero at 30,000 ft,’ about the guy who ended up landing the aeroplane.
Derren Brown
My favourite sport is cheerleading!
Miley Cyrus
Be not content with the best book; seek sidelights from the others; have no favourites.
John Dalberg-Acton
I spent more time in America, but I developed a very English sense of humour. I clicked into it deeply with Peter Sellers, who is still probably my favourite comedian.
Christopher Guest
I don’t have a favourite colour!
Hannah John-Kamen
My favourite things are jokes, friendliness and feeling comfortable.
Billy Childish
I would love to work with Jack Nicholson, Saoirse Ronan, Michael Shannon and James Franco in the future. I think those actors are amazing, and they are my favourite actors by far.
Sophie Turner
I wrote ‘Ohio,’ and it was really awesome to be able to share that with my fans because a lot of them can relate to not having a parent in their life. It’s really one of my favourite songs to sing live.
Jacob Whitesides
Srideviji is a powerhouse performer. She has been my favourite actor since my college days and to share screen space with her is a dream come true for me.
Abhimanyu Singh
Honestly I don’t listen to lot of English music. I listen to lot of Bollywood music and my favourite singer is Shoaib Bhushan and my favourite musician is from down south is AR Rahman.
Ravichandran Ashwin
I think that my favourite animal is a baby possum, or a joey. The face of a really little joey is so divine – so, so gorgeous.
Mem Fox
One of my favourite movies is ‘Annie Hall’ because it’s about the silver lining of the break-up.
Mike Birbiglia
I love coming to Australia. It’s one of my favourite places.
My favourite way of getting ready for a red carpet event is to turn the hair and makeup time into a bit of a pre-party. I use the same artists all of the time, so we know each other so well – so it’s a ‘hanging with friends’ session. Music, lots of laughing, and food – because you must eat before the event.
Behati Prinsloo
Mike Leigh is my all-time favourite writer/director/creator.
Greta Gerwig
As far as the U.K. goes, The 1975 is one of my favourite groups in a very long time. I love the sonics. I love everything they do.
Jon Bellion
Nike Air Max 95’s – I wear them almost every day. They’re super comfortable. I get a lot of gifts, so I don’t really need to shop. But if I had to choose my favourite brand, it would be Nike. Nike is the best.
Jay Park
I used to come home and play piano all day by ear and make songs up or figure out my favourite Elvis songs. I’d make up games by blindfolding myself and singing the harmony to whatever notes I’d play.
Natalie Prass
One of my least favourite gigs was a festival. There weren’t many people there and they were all talking.
Aldous Harding
I, as a gamer, understand passion to discuss favourite games.
Hidetaka Miyazaki
I loved ‘Life is Beautiful’ and action films are great, like ‘Die Hard.’ My favourite is the mob film – ‘Goodfellas,’ ‘The Godfather,’ ‘Once Upon a Time In America,’ anything with Robert De Niro in it.
Claudia Winkleman
I love ‘Koi Aane Ko Hai.’ It is my favourite show because I believe in this genre.
Ekta Kapoor
The minute I enter my house or a hotel room on the road, wherever I am, the first thing I do is light a candle; that’s my favourite thing.
Michelle Visage
J. K. Rowling is one of my favourite authors, and I really admire how she created this big wizarding world. But I think our books are very, very different, and I don’t think there can be a next J. K. Rowling. She is one of a kind.
Samantha Shannon
I’m beyond thankful to be picked as one of MTV’s favourite new artists for 2017. I’ve always viewed MTV as ever evolving, and to be a part of this new chapter is extremely rewarding.
Bishop Briggs
Perhaps my favourite story is ‘Le Passe-Muraille’ by Marcel Ayme. It’s about a guy who wakes up with a weird faculty that means he can walk through walls. He’s a very shy clerk, and he uses it to get revenge, or vent his frustration.
Michel Gondry
I love a bit of political drama; ‘The West Wing’ is probably my favourite television series of all time.
David Tennant
My personal favourites include J. J. Cale, R. D. Burman, Mehdi Hassan, and Ghulam Ali.
Mohit Chauhan
Many times, I’d spend the night walking the city streets: the Trevi fountain, in the dark, is so beautiful it moves you, but the Colosseum is my favourite place – you can breathe history there.
My all-time favourite political promise – more a boast than a promise, really – came from former Montreal mayor Jean Drapeau, who said in the lead-up to the 1976 Olympics, ‘The Olympics can no more lose money than a man can have a baby.’
Martin O’Malley
Growing up, I idolised Madhuri Dixit. She’s my favourite actress, and I used to pretend I was her all the time.
Lilly Singh
I eat soup noodles for comfort. In fact, noodles of any

I eat soup noodles for comfort. In fact, noodles of any kind. It’s a food that is very easy to eat; it’s very soothing and comfortable, too. If I could choose any, I’d say buckwheat was my favourite: it has a very good flavour and is healthy, too.
Nobu Matsuhisa