John Cleese

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John Cleese

John Cleese

But then acting is all about faking. We're all very good at faking things that we have no competence with.More John Cleese [08/14/2008 12:08:00]
Comedy always works best when it is mean-spirited.More John Cleese [08/14/2008 12:08:00]
Don't let anyone tell you what you ought to like... Some wines that some experts think are absolutely exquisite don't appeal to me at all.More John Cleese [08/14/2008 12:08:00]
For me, the great problem growing up in England was that I had a very narrow concept of what God can be, and it was damn close to an old man with a beard.More John Cleese [08/14/2008 12:08:00]
He who laughs most, learns best.More John Cleese [08/14/2008 12:08:00]
I can never do better than Fawlty Towers whatever I do. Now I very much want to teach young talent some rules of the game.More John Cleese [08/14/2008 12:08:00]
I can't tell you how scary it can be walking onto a movie and suddenly joining this family, it's like going to somebody else's Christmas dinner, everyone knows everyone, and you're there and you're not quite sure what you're supposed to be doing.More John Cleese [08/14/2008 12:08:00]
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.More John Cleese [08/14/2008 12:08:00]
I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and that's to get rid of all my other desires.More John Cleese [08/14/2008 12:08:00]
I want to write a book which is the history of comedy.More John Cleese [08/14/2008 12:08:00]
If I can get you to laugh with me, you like me better, which makes you more open to my ideas. And if I can persuade you to laugh at the particular point I make, by laughing at it you acknowledge its truth.More John Cleese [08/14/2008 12:08:00]
If life were fair, Dan Quayle would be making a living asking 'Do you want fries with that?'More John Cleese [08/14/2008 12:08:00]
It seems astounding to me now that the video games are perhaps as important as the movie themselves. And people will spend 2 or 3 years obsessing about the video game in exactly the same way that they'd be obsessing about the movie if they were working on that.More John Cleese [08/14/2008 12:08:00]
The English contribution to world cuisine - the chip.More John Cleese [08/14/2008 12:08:00]
The really good idea is always traceable back quite a long way, often to a not very good idea which sparked off another idea that was only slightly better, which somebody else misunderstood in such a way that they then said something which was really rather interesting.More John Cleese [08/14/2008 12:08:00]
Who's ever going to write a film in which I get the girl? Me!More John Cleese [08/14/2008 12:08:00]
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.More John Cleese [08/14/2008 12:08:00]
You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.More John Cleese [08/14/2008 12:08:00]
My compulsion to always be working has become less strong and my current business is purely down to this enormous alimony. If I wasn't doing this I'd be making documentaries about wildlife and other subjects that interest me.More John Cleese [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
I just think that sometimes we hang onto people or relationships long after they've ceased to be of any use to either of you. I'm always meeting new people, and my list of friends seems to change quite a bit.More John Cleese [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
I think that money spoils most things, once it becomes the primary motivating force.More John Cleese [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
I had a very, very difficult relationship with my mother, who was supremely self-centred. She was hilariously self-centred. She did not really take interest in anything that didn't immediately affect her.More John Cleese [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
I was always a sports nut but I've lost interest now in whether one bunch of mercenaries in north London is going to beat another bunch of mercenaries from west London.More John Cleese [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Michael Palin decided to give up on his considerable comedy talents to make those dreadfully tedious travel shows. Have you ever tried to watch one?More John Cleese [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play.More John Cleese [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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