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Eric Idle Quotes





I like the idea of being out there regularly with an audience and with a funny gang of people. That's what I grew up with - doing television, doing shows every week.
 

I love being an older comic now. It's like being an old soccer or an old baseball player. You're in the Hall of Fame and it's nice, but you're no longer that person in the limelight on the spot doing that thing.
 

I think the special thing about Python is that it's a writers' commune. The writers are in charge. The writers decide what the material is.
 

No day of my life passes without someone saying the words 'Monty Python' to me. It's not bad.
 

Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will make me go in a corner and cry by myself for hours.
 

The Minister of Transport issued this appeal to motorists: Can anyone give him a lift to Leicester?
 

To me, the musical is best when it's a musical comedy. So if you have a very, very funny show, and very good, funny songs, that's what the musical does best.
 

We've discovered that the less we do, the more money we make.
 

You look just like you!