"I'm just attracted to playing people who are ostensible unlikable. That's not to say that there's something in there that makes you care. It might be that you just find them so awful that you just can't stop watching, like a car crash."
"If GM had kept up with technology like the computer industry has, we would all be driving $25 cars that got 1,000 MPG."Steve Coogan on Bill Gates
"There was a time in my life when I thought I had everything - millions of dollars, mansions, cars, nice clothes, beautiful women, and every other materialistic thing you can imagine. Now I struggle for peace."Steve Coogan on Richard Pryor
"Car designers are just going to have to come up with an automobile that outlasts the payments."Steve Coogan on Erma Bombeck
"I hooked up my accelerator pedal in my car to my brake lights. I hit the gas, people behind me stop, and I'm gone."Steve Coogan on Steven Wright
"I replaced the headlights in my car with strobe lights, so it looks like I'm the only one moving."Steve Coogan on Steven Wright
"I am of the very last generation who didn't have computers at school. As we grow old we'll become something of an aberration."
"I have never wanted to be famous, as such - fame is a by-product."
"Actually, bizarrely, in America, I get more appreciation from the odd, unusual stuff I've done, almost because I'm not, if you like, famous in America as I am in England."
"The trick is always to write in pairs because if at least two people find it funny, you've immediately halved the odds of it not being funny."
"If you are a great dramatic actor then you often don't know if people are enjoying your stuff at all because they are sitting there in silence. But with comedy it's a simple premise. If it's funny, people laugh. If it's not, they don't."