"Religion and philosophy, philosophy and religion - they're two words which are both... different. In spelling."
"This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple the philosophy is kindness."Eddie Izzard on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Eddie Izzard on Mahatma Gandhi
"I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else."Eddie Izzard on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Eddie Izzard on C. S. Lewis
"I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is."Eddie Izzard on Albert Camus
"I'd be happy to be taken as a woman - and that's what I was initially trying to do when I started throwing on dresses and stuff. But that wasn't going to happen because everyone kept calling me sir. So I thought I'd change the method and just start wearing what I wanted to wear."
"Cats have a scam going - you buy the food, they eat the food, they go away that's the deal."
"I grew up in Europe, where the history comes from."
"Never put a sock in a toaster."
"I mean, sometimes... a comedian becomes an actor, and they just don't deliver, because the bottom line of comedy is to be funny, and the bottom line of acting is to be truthful, and they get that mixed up sometimes, or don't even notice that that's the thing."