"I looked at longevity in show business when I was about 13, and the people who seemed to have longevity were the ones who'd spent quite a bit of time learning about what they were doing before they made it."
"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."Paul Merton on Maya Angelou
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school."Paul Merton on Albert Einstein
"We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools."Paul Merton on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."Paul Merton on Mahatma Gandhi
"Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored."Paul Merton on Earl Nightingale
"When I turned about 12 or 13, I realised that being funny wasn't about remembering jokes. It was about creating them."
"When I wake up on a Monday morning and I realise I don't have to go and work at the civil service, I really think I've won."