"My dad was a master butcher and I trained to be a butcher when I left school. I didn't enjoy it at the time but I love cooking now, so perhaps I would have been a chef."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."Brendan Coyle on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."Brendan Coyle on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."Brendan Coyle on Eminem
"I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much."Brendan Coyle on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."Brendan Coyle on Friedrich Nietzsche
"I think great humor lies in playing the truth of a situation."
"I think great humor lies in playing the truth of a situation. I see myself as a performer and that applies to a Greek drama or a modern comedy."
"The qualities I am looking for in Miss Right are intelligence and humour."
"You can't be a casual observer of something humorous - you have to engage, you have to find it funny for the relationship between actor and audience to work."
"When I was in my 30s, I was at the end of a long-term relationship and going through a very hard time. I'd had about 15 different addresses and a series of relationships. I thought, 'It's time to have a look at yourself.'"
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