"I can't tell you how scary it can be walking onto a movie and suddenly joining this family, it's like going to somebody else's Christmas dinner, everyone knows everyone, and you're there and you're not quite sure what you're supposed to be doing."
"Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas."John Cleese on Calvin Coolidge
"He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree."John Cleese on Roy L. Smith
"The main reason Santa is so jolly is because he knows where all the bad girls live."John Cleese on George Carlin
"Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought, doesn't come from a store."John Cleese on Dr. Seuss
"A good conscience is a continual Christmas."John Cleese on Benjamin Franklin
"He who laughs most, learns best."
"I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me."
"My compulsion to always be working has become less strong and my current business is purely down to this enormous alimony. If I wasn't doing this I'd be making documentaries about wildlife and other subjects that interest me."
"You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change."
"I just think that sometimes we hang onto people or relationships long after they've ceased to be of any use to either of you. I'm always meeting new people, and my list of friends seems to change quite a bit."