"I feel like I'm working on an oil rig right now. I'm away from home a lot."
"Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country."Hugh Laurie on Margaret Thatcher
"A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body."Hugh Laurie on Benjamin Franklin
"Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts."Hugh Laurie on Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home."Hugh Laurie on Bill Cosby
"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in."Hugh Laurie on Robert Frost
"Seems to me that this business, for actors anyway, is not so much about whether or not you do good work. It's about whether or not you get the chance to do good work."
"My dad gave me my first bike at 16. I soon fell off and was in a wheelchair for weeks. I haven't fallen since."
"I hate menus, I hate choosing food. I just want to be brought. Bring me dinner!"
"As a real person, he wouldn't last a minute, would he? But drama is about imperfection. And we've moved away from the aspirational hero. We got tired of it, it was dull. If I was House's friend, I would hate it. How he so resolutely refuses to be happy or take the kind-hearted road. But we don't always like morally good people, do we?"
"I have my moments. Ever since I was a boy, I never was someone who was at ease with happiness. Too often I embrace introspection and self-doubt. I wish I could embrace the good things."