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You can't do comedy with a beard.
Honestly, sometimes I get really fed up of my subconscious - it's like it's got a mind of its own.
People are more violently opposed to fur than leather because it's safer to harass rich women than motorcycle gangs.
But as in all cults, what's central to the Communist Party is the belief system and the elimination of nuance. From there you're very slowly led down the road to fanaticism and mass murder.
If you travel to the States... they have a lot of different words than like what we use. For instance: they say 'elevator', we say 'lift'; they say 'drapes', we say 'curtains'; they say 'president', we say 'seriously deranged git.'
Americans have different ways of saying things. They say 'elevator', we say 'lift'... they say 'President', we say 'stupid psychopathic git.
I have a lot of nice Italian winter clothes that make me look like a sophisticated Lebanese professor, so my friend Robert and I go around pretending to be experts in Arabic politics. It doesn't work in the summer though. I don't have the right clothes.
I suppose the common idea of me is that I'm going to be someone who's hyper and cracking jokes all the time, but people who meet me are soon disabused of that notion.
Despite its flaws, Marxism still seems to explain the material world better than anything else.
I am quite girly.
I exist as an annexe of the BBC. I'm down the road a bit from the main building, in a little hut.
I've accentuated the look over the years. As a comic, you try something and if it works you go with it and grind it to death.
If someone starts agreeing with me, I don't like it. Out of pique, I become something else.
I would say I was still a Marxist - which is not to be confused with being a Communist. Despite its flaws, Marxism still seems to explain the material world better than anything else.
Recently, my personal advisors have been telling me to go to America. Actually, people have been walking up to me in the street and telling me to sod off, but that's the same thing, isn't it?
The journalists have obviously failed to capture my innate magnetism, humour and charisma, and they all need to be fired from their newspapers right away.
Dire Straits is a great band. Someone tells you they like 'Brothers in Arms' and immediately you know they're a stupid annoying git.
First off, I have to mention what is undoubtedly the greatest phenomenon of the modern era: All You Can Eat Buffets.
I liked 35 and in both my novels that is the age of the lead characters. I tried making them my age but they just seemed to keep moaning about stuff.
I feel sorry for many politicians... we expect them to be completely consistent and moralised when we're not.
I did six series for the BBC and that was enough. I've been writing for ten years, which is more challenging artistically.
I like the south of Spain, notably for the Moorish influence and the weather.
The optimum frequency with which comedians should do a series is every year. I do one every three years. My audience is literally dying off.
I'm distinct, really.
If I won the lottery I'd start a charity that helped little family hardware stores, cobblers and fruit shops open in city centres.
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