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John Cleese Quotes

I hope you find these John Cleese Quotes inspiring and motivational.

I find it rather easy to portray a businessman.
Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
- John Cleese

Related topics: Business

He who laughs most, learns best.
- John Cleese

Comedy always works best when it is mean-spirited.
- John Cleese

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.
- John Cleese


 

If life were fair, Dan Quayle would be making a living
asking 'Do you want fries with that?'
- John Cleese

I think that sometimes you do something that makes
a small group of people laugh,
which is all we were trying to do; we were just trying
to make each other laugh.
- John Cleese

The English contribution to world cuisine -
the chip.
- John Cleese


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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.
- John Cleese

Who's ever going to write a film in which I get the girl? Me!
- John Cleese

If God did not intend for us to eat animals,
then why did he make them out of meat?
- John Cleese

The thrill I got discovering Buster Keaton when I was
growing up was so exciting.
He was one of the greats.
- John Cleese

I want to write a book which is the history of comedy.
- John Cleese

You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people
that life's about change.
- John Cleese

A man will give up almost anything except his suffering.
- John Cleese

Wine is wonderful stuff.
But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
- John Cleese

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.
- John Cleese

But then acting is all about faking.
We're all very good at faking things that we have no competence with.
- John Cleese

God was treated like this powerful, erratic,
rather punitive father who has to be pacified and praised.
You know, flattered.
- John Cleese

I tend to have an odd split in my mind:
I tend to look at it as a writer and when the writing
thing is OK and I'm happy with it,
then I put on my actor's hat.
- John Cleese

If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play.
- John Cleese

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.
- John Cleese

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.
- John Cleese

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.
- John Cleese

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.
- John Cleese

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.
- John Cleese

When the target audience is American teenage kids,
you can have problems.
My generation prized really fine acting and writing.
Sometimes you have to go back to the basic principles
which underpin great visual comedy.
- John Cleese

I was very sad to hear of the death of Ronnie Barker,
who was such a warm, friendly and encouraging presence
to have when I started in television.
He was also a great comic actor to learn from.
- John Cleese

Don't die with your music still inside you.
Listen to your intuitive inner voice
and find what passion stirs your soul.
- Wayne Dyer

The secret of success is to find a need and fill it,
to find a hurt and heal it,
to find somebody with a problem
and offer to help solve it.
- Robert H. Schuller

I am a great believer in luck
and I find that the harder
I work the more I have of it.
- Thomas Jefferson

I love being married.
It's so great to find that one special person
you want to annoy for the rest of your life.
- Rita Rudner

I find that the harder I work,
the more luck I seem to have.
- Thomas Jefferson

Opportunities to find deeper powers within ourselves
come when life seems most challenging.
- Joseph Campbell

If you are possessed by an idea,
you will find it expressed everywhere,
you even smell it.
- Thomas Mann

If we will be quiet and ready enough,
we shall find compensation in every disappointment.
- Henry David Thoreau

To succeed, you need to find
something to hold on to,
something to motivate you,
something to inspire you.
- Tony Dorsett

Three Rules of Work:
Out of clutter find simplicity;
From discord find harmony;
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
- Albert Einstein

If you don't have confidence, you'll always find a way not to win.
- Carl Lewis

If you look for the bad in people
expecting to find it, you surely will.
- Abraham Lincoln

You must live in the present,
launch yourself on every wave,
find your eternity in each moment.
- Henry David Thoreau

Stand up to your obstacles
and do something about them.
You will find that they haven't
half the strength you think they have.
- Norman Vincent Peale

Go within every day and find the inner strength
so that the world will not blow your candle out.
- Katherine Dunham

Find a job you like and you add five days to every week.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

What old people say you cannot do,
you try and find that you can.
Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.
- Henry David Thoreau

We will either find a way or make one.
- Hannibal

Just start dancing and the band will find you.
- Tama Kieves

People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are.
I don't believe in circumstances.
The people who get on in the world are the people who
get up and look for the circumstances they want,
and if they can't find them, make them.
- George Bernard Shaw

Find a time and place of solitude.
Look into the distance, and into the future.
Visualize the tomorrow you are going to build -
and begin to build that tomorrow, today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Whenever you are asked if you can do a job,
tell 'em, Certainly I Can. -
and get busy and find out how to do it.
- Theodore Roosevelt

Your sacred space is where you can
find yourself again and again.
- Joseph Campbell

No matter what happens, someone will find a way
to take it too seriously.
- Dave Barry

You cannot teach a man anything;
you can only help him find it within himself.
- Galileo Galilei

If a man does not make new acquaintances
as he advances through life,
he will soon find himself alone.
A man, sir, should keep his friendships in constant repair.
- Samuel Johnson

Your life is the sum result of all the choices you make,
both consciously and unconsciously. If you can control
the process of choosing, you can take control
of all aspects of your life. You can find the freedom
that comes from being in charge of yourself.
- Robert Foster Bennett

I live to experience something new each day -
to learn something new,
meet a new friend,
bring joy into someone's life,
feel the wind newly on my skin,
touch a new fear, a new anger,
and with focused intent and good fortune,
find an ample measure of my own joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Find a place inside where there's joy,
and the joy will burn out the pain.
- Joseph Campbell

Thank you, gentlemen. Someday I will repay you,
unless of course I can't find you, or if I forget.
- the movie Shrek 2

Here is a test to find whether your mission on earth is finished:
If you're alive, it isn't.
- Richard Bach

Remain calm, serene, always in command of yourself.
You will then find out how easy it is to get along.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Truly great friends are hard to find,
difficult to leave, and impossible to forget.
- Anonymous

Believe those who are seeking the truth.
Doubt those who find it.
- Andre Gide

Don't expect me to get excited over
another damn thing we need to find.
- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)

The worst part of success is to try to find
someone who is happy for you.
- Bette Midler

A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend.
A successful woman is one who can find such a man.
- Lana Turner

When we try to pick out anything by itself,
we find it hitched to everything else in the universe.
- John Muir

I Find A Magical White Bunny In Every Rabbit Hole.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You will never find time for anything.
If you want time you must make it.
- Charles Buxton

A best friend is like a four leaf clover,
hard to find and lucky to have.
- Anonymous

Everything's got a moral, if only you can find it.
- Lewis Carroll

I am determined to be cheerful and happy
in whatever situation I may find myself.
For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness
is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition.
- Martha Washington

If you have found your truth within yourself
there is nothing more in this whole existence to find.
- Osho


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