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Stephen Fry
August 24, 1957 -
Nationality: British
Category: Comedian
Subcategory: British Comedian

There is so much we can learn from TV. It's a window on the world.


It only takes a room of Americans for the English and Australians to realise how much we have in common.


I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.


As someone who worked hard for a Labour victory in the 90s, do I regret it? Not really. It was bound to happen. And it'll happen with the next government, and the one after it. Because all governments serve us. They serve the filth.


Love in all eight tones and all five semitones of the word's full octave.


Personally, I'd never seen a graphic novel. I knew they existed because friends of mine like Jonathan Ross collect them and some very literate and intelligent people really rate the graphic novel as a form.


Moving from chair to chair, from coffee machine to coffee machine is the limit of my action in most films. But I enjoy being cast in them because I love watching them.


Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.


Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.


They are just 100 per cent bear, whereas human beings feel we're not 100 per cent human, that we're always letting ourselves down. We're constantly striving towards something, to some fulfilment.


I'd probably want to teach at university, because children would drive me insane. I suspect it would be English literature, Shakespeare and so forth. I've always been deeply, deeply in love with that kind of thing.


It was extremely important to show that Wilde's sexuality was not just some intellectual idea. It was real, and it was about the human body. To just have mentioned it and not shown it would have been, I think, peculiar and wrong.


Old Professors never die, they just lose their faculties.


I have pushed the boat out as far as I should in terms of taking on too many things. I'm getting older and I just could not take it any more. I am now monitoring myself very closely and I'm just trying not to get into that sort of state again.


I think my view is that whenever you project into the future you're never likely to be accurate in the details, or the paraphernalia and style.


I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.


I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.


Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.


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