"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."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."Hugh Laurie on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."Hugh Laurie on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."Hugh Laurie 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."Hugh Laurie on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."Hugh Laurie on Friedrich Nietzsche
"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."
"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."
"People will survive, and they will find happiness. Happiness only comes when you're not looking for it."