British Comedian Quotes


301 British Comedian quotes:



"Sympathy for victims is always counter-balanced by an equal and opposite feeling of resentment towards them."
"My advice to anyone adapting a novel is that once they've read it and learnt to understand it, then they must throw it away and never look at it again!"
"We've all got to look at ourselves, start with yourself, that's all you can do. I believe that we can act responsibly as a group, it's just that there are vested interests telling us not to bother."
"Most of my work isn't directly autobiographical. It tends to be an amalgam of things I've seen and heard and thought and conversations I've had."
"I try hard not to preach, but I get carried away, which is a mistake, but it's a risk worth running."
"The earth only has so much bounty to offer and inventing ever larger and more notional prices for that bounty does not change its real value."
"I'm easy to work with, not a pushover, but I respond to criticism and find it inspiring."
"As you get older, you realize it's work. It's that fine line between love and companionship. But passionate love? I'd love to know how to make that last."
"I'm a one-man idiot."
"Again, with two small children it's incredibly hard to commit yourself to anything because you're just getting interested in it and someone comes along and goes I want Thomas The Tank Engine on, and screams the place down until you put it on."
"I did try when I wasn't doing the singing to do as much comedy as I could because I thought with Comic Relief you are duty bound to anyway."
"I don't know if we will ever try again because those sort of things are very hard to organise but yes, I've known Doon for years and John as well but I hadn't met Will before, and he turned out to be a good laugh."
"I don't know really, it doesn't feel like it has changed to me but I think to have to move with the times. Try out different areas and not get stuck in 1978."
"I find it difficult to judge myself, but people say that I have become a bit more socially acceptable over the years in terms of my material; which apparently at the beginning - though I never really intended it to be - was man hating and now is just a bit more cuddly."
"I had always fancied a go at the comedy and when it started to go reasonably well and the opportunity arose for me to move into it full time, I just couldn't turn it down. I just took the risk, and I just wanted to see if it would work and thankfully it did."
"I just don't like travelling very much."
"I think there's a far more general audience now because I've done more populist stuff on telly."
"I was really, because I thought it was extremely excruciating when I watched a tape of it, that my husband taped for me and I never watched it again after that."
"I wouldn't say I was organised at all. I just have to prioritise. Is it more important for them to be organised, or to have their dinner, do you know what I mean?"
"I'm sure some cynical people would point to that as the main reason for doing it for a lot of people."


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