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Stephen Fry Quotes


38 Stephen Fry quotes:



"You don't need a Harvard MBA to know that the bedroom and the boardroom are just two sides of the same ballgame."
Author: Fry Quotes Category: Management Quotes
"I could rent a room, paint it black, bolt on a few chains and call it my punishment room, Then have men in posing pouches in the background"
Author: Fry Quotes Category: Punishment Quotes
"An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them."
"I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself."
"I'm afraid I was very much the traditionalist. I went down on one knee and dictated a proposal which my secretary faxed over straight away."
"There's a piano in my house, and I play when no one's around - but as soon as anyone listens, my confidence goes and I lose my sense of rhythm."
"Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive."
"Having a great intellect is no path to being happy."
"I could rent a room, paint it black, bolt on a few chains and call it my punishment room, Then have men in posing pouches in the background."
"I get an urge, like a pregnant elephant, to go away and give birth to a book."
"I have pushed the boat out as far as I should in terms of taking on too many things. I'm getting older and I just could not take it any more. I am now monitoring myself very closely and I'm just trying not to get into that sort of state again."
"I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop."
"I think we have all experienced passion that is not in any sense reasonable."
"I'd probably want to teach at university, because children would drive me insane. I suspect it would be English literature, Shakespeare and so forth. I've always been deeply, deeply in love with that kind of thing."
"It was extremely important to show that Wilde's sexuality was not just some intellectual idea. It was real, and it was about the human body. To just have mentioned it and not shown it would have been, I think, peculiar and wrong."
"Oh, it takes a lot for me to walk out of a film."
"They are just 100 per cent bear, whereas human beings feel we're not 100 per cent human, that we're always letting ourselves down. We're constantly striving towards something, to some fulfilment."
"You can't reason yourself back into cheerfulness any more than you can reason yourself into an extra six inches in height."
"You don't sit down and write a wish list about the person you are going to fall violently in love with. It just doesn't work like that."
"I don't think the bitterest enemy of the Perrier Award could deny that it has spotted some real talent."
Author: Fry Quotes Category: Talent Quotes



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