"But with comedy it's a simple premise. If it's funny, people laugh. If it's not, they don't."
"A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man."Steve Coogan on Lana Turner
"I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade... And try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party."Steve Coogan on Ron White
"A word to the wise ain't necessary - it's the stupid ones that need the advice."Steve Coogan on Bill Cosby
"Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes."Steve Coogan on Jim Carrey
"Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive."Steve Coogan on Elbert Hubbard
"I'm just attracted to playing people who are ostensible unlikable. That's not to say that there's something in there that makes you care. It might be that you just find them so awful that you just can't stop watching, like a car crash."
"I am of the very last generation who didn't have computers at school. As we grow old we'll become something of an aberration."
"I have never wanted to be famous, as such - fame is a by-product."
"Actually, bizarrely, in America, I get more appreciation from the odd, unusual stuff I've done, almost because I'm not, if you like, famous in America as I am in England."
"The trick is always to write in pairs because if at least two people find it funny, you've immediately halved the odds of it not being funny."
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