"If you travel to the States... they have a lot of different words than like what we use. For instance: they say 'elevator', we say 'lift' they say 'drapes', we say 'curtains' they say 'president', we say 'seriously deranged git.'"
"It is better to travel well than to arrive."Alexei Sayle on Buddha
"Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends."Alexei Sayle on Maya Angelou
"One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more."Alexei Sayle on Thomas Jefferson
"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not."Alexei Sayle on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."Alexei Sayle on Saint Augustine
"As a comic, you try something and if it works you go with it and grind it to death."
"I've accentuated the look over the years. As a comic, you try something and if it works you go with it and grind it to death."
"I have a lot of nice Italian winter clothes that make me look like a sophisticated Lebanese professor, so my friend Robert and I go around pretending to be experts in Arabic politics. It doesn't work in the summer though. I don't have the right clothes."
"People are more violently opposed to fur than leather because it's safer to harass rich women than motorcycle gangs."