You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.
"John Marwood Cleese" is an English actor, comedian, writer and film producer. He achieved success at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and as a scriptwriter and performer on The Frost Report. In the late 1960s, he co-founded Monty Python, the comedy troupe responsible for the sketch show Monty Python's Flying Circus and the four Monty Python films: And Now for Something Completely Different, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Monty Python's Life of Brian/Life of Brian and Monty Python's The Meaning of Life/The Meaning of Life.
In the mid-1970s, Cleese and his first wife, Connie Booth, co-wrote and starred in the British sitcom Fawlty Towers. Later, he co-starred with Kevin Kline, Jamie Lee Curtis and former Python colleague Michael Palin in A Fish Called Wanda and Fierce Creatures. He also starred in Clockwise (film)/Clockwise, and has appeared in many other films, including two James Bond (film series)/James Bond films, two Harry Potter (film series)/Harry Potter films, and the last three Shrek (franchise)/Shrek films.
With Yes Minister writer Antony Jay he co-founded Video Arts, a production company making entertaining training films.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous actors! More John Cleese on Wikipedia.
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.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play.
He who laughs most, learns best.
The English contribution to world cuisine - the chip.
The one thing I remember about Christmas was that my father used to take me out in a boat about ten miles offshore on Christmas Day, and I used to have to swim back. Extraordinary. It was a ritual. Mind you, that wasn't the hard part. The difficult bit was getting out of the sack.
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.
If life were fair, Dan Quayle would be making a living asking 'Do you want fries with that?'