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It's an incredibly difficult thing to bring a giraffe down.
by Joanna Lumley

It's an incredibly difficult thing to bring a giraffe down.
They can kill a lion with a single blow from their feet.
- Joanna Lumley

You have to feel more involved than just writing out a cheque.
Charity is almost the wrong word - I think people are
beginning to feel more responsible for the world.
- Joanna Lumley

In Kenya you've got the great birds and monkeys leaping
through the trees overhead.
It's a chance to remember what the world is really like.
- Joanna Lumley

I'm aware of my body.
- Joanna Lumley

 

I find it a great antidote...
lipstick and mirrors and hairspray.
- Joanna Lumley

Though I was a mother at 21, being a grandmother makes
the whole thing absolutely normal and gorgeous.
The relief, the joy of being a grandmother is wonderful.
- Joanna Lumley

Hundreds of political prisoners still suffer in Tibetan prisons.
Freedom of speech is not allowed in any sense.
It is illegal to possess a photo of the Dalai Lama.
- Joanna Lumley

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I never mind scrubbing floors, vacuuming or bending and carrying stuff.
Each time I do it I think, this is instead of going to the gym.
- Joanna Lumley

We transported eight giraffes, and there are now nine
because one gave birth to a male shortly afterwards.
They carry their pregnancies very well-they all looked the same.
- Joanna Lumley

I have a toy giraffe on my bed.
I've got photographs over my desk as well as a mask
of a giraffe in my kitchen.
I am totally hooked.
- Joanna Lumley

NASA space scientists have been studying giraffe skin
so they can apply what they learn from it to the construction of spacesuits.
- Joanna Lumley

If you're an enthusiast and you love the world like I do,
it comes naturally.
But I think charity must become more fun to give,
more interactive and imaginative.
- Joanna Lumley

I've never felt the constraints of social acceptability.
- Joanna Lumley

I would do anything to keep looking the job.
I think you make an extra effort if you're on show.
- Joanna Lumley

I've got lots of good friends.
I could have affairs.
I can read a book all night, put the cat on the end of the bed.
I can pick up my passport and go to France.
I don't have to ask anybody.
- Joanna Lumley

We met and married when both of us knew exactly what our jobs were.
He was only 32, but he'd been all over the place.
I'd been working on films and television shows all over the world.
- Joanna Lumley

When you're drowning, you don't say,
"I would be incredibly pleased if someone
would have the foresight to notice
me drowning and come and help me,"
you just scream.
- John Lennon

Raising children is an incredibly hard and risky business
in which no cumulative wisdom is gained:
each generation repeats the mistakes the previous one made.
- Bill Cosby

Nanotechnology will let us build computers that are incredibly powerful.
We'll have more power in the volume of a sugar cube
than exists in the entire world today.
- Ralph Merkle

Human behavior is incredibly pliable,
plastic.
- Philip Zimbardo

I find it incredibly tedious, hate that it murders
itself with its own conservative pomposity.
- Fiona Shaw

I'm getting better now, but I used to be incredibly awkward with girls.
I think any guy who says 'I've never had an awkward
moment with a girl' is a liar.
- Daniel Radcliffe

I say at this point, for different reasons,
Bush and Hussein are both very threatening to world
peace and to deny that is to be incredibly naive.
- Janeane Garofalo

Rock stars are incredibly energizing to me.
- James Daly

I mean, I always feel incredibly lucky to get a job.
- Kelly Lynch

I grew up in a very open-minded family.
My father died when I was very little,
so my mother was really, really incredibly busy trying to provide for us.
- Sonia Braga

Clinton's hands remain incredibly clean,
don't they, and Tony Blair's smile remains as wide as ever.
I view these guises with profound contempt.
- Harold Pinter

Comic books and graphic novels are a great medium.
It's incredibly underused.
- Darren Aronofsky

To work all the time is to be incredibly lucky.
- Harvey Fierstein

There's a lot of rage...
you have to express it somehow.
If I didn't express it in song, I'd become incredibly violent.
- Siobhan Fahey

There's a series of children's books called A Series of Unfortunate Events,
which is like an incredibly dark version of Roald Dahl.
I hope to start directing it.
- Barry Sonnenfeld

I have had the auditioning process go on for two weeks or three weeks.
I am always incredibly anxious.
The audition and the wait is definitely the hardest part for me.
- Joe Lando

The number of great museums and nonprofits versus the
number of corporate headquarters is incredibly out of whack.
- Richard Stengel

Robert Altman's Nashville is my all-time favorite film
because it covers all the bases -
it's original,
moving, and has something to say, but also funny and incredibly entertaining.
- Douglas Wood

I'm barely prolific and incredibly lazy.
- Tom Petty

What they were giving me seemed incredibly real to me,
so I'd react to it in a very real way.
That was frightening for me, especially because of the subject.
- Mariel Hemingway

I started practicing Yoga at about 18.
I had a friend who was doing it and was incredibly
disciplined and meditated all the time.
- Christy Turlington

I really feel like a regular dude who happens to be incredibly lucky.
- Josh Duhamel

I think it was the right time for me to retire because
nowadays tennis is too incredibly fast and you can
say that my style tennis went out of fashion.
- Jana Novotna

People who say that the Internet is the bubble are incredibly misguided.
- James Daly

I like Spike Lee a lot.
He's incredibly gifted and I don't think he gets the
credit he deserves as a filmmaker.
- Tim Robbins

My daughter is wonderful and incredibly well behaved.
I am very lucky.
She will always be my priority.
- Jamelia

Normal love isn't interesting.
I assure you that it's incredibly boring.
- Roman Polanski

Actually, in its purest form, Islam is incredibly tolerant.
That makes what's going on in the world really bizarre.
- Steve Earle

It's incredibly moving to hear some of our greatest
actors performing Shakespeare.
- Judi Dench

I'm so incredibly tired of giving respect to a lot
of delusions and crazy ideas just because they are regarded as religions.
- Bjorn Ulvaeus

And film acting is incredibly tedious,
just by its nature.
It's incredibly, mind numbingly slow.
- Hugh Grant

The Smiths was an incredibly personal thing to me.
It was like launching your own diary to music.
- Steven Morrissey

I do most of my work with kids.
They are the very foundation of our future.
We are so incredibly disrespectful to them in America
in every way because they can't vote.
- Henry Winkler

England was incredibly dull and everything exciting seemed to be in America.
- Gerald Scarfe

The audience that surprised us the most was definitely Paris,
when we played there last.
They were just incredibly into us and we weren't expecting it at all.
- Jon Crosby

But when they offered this little situation for me
to do this voice in this special segment,
I found it so incredibly humorous that I said yes,
and I enjoyed it.
It was fun.
- Werner Klemperer

I loved my life, but my choices were overloading and overwhelming me.
Listening to inner feelings and fulfilling some of
these urges when they come along is incredibly important.
- Pamela Stephenson

Creative work is incredibly difficult,
and that is where the tests lie.
- Jeanette Winterson

If you take 67 brush fires times 10 years,
that's almost 700 right there.
Those brush fires are incredibly dangerous,
all those homes going down proved that.
- Joseph Wambaugh

Every day it seems like something happens to assure
me I'm in the right place,
and that doing anything else would be wrong.
I feel so incredibly blessed.
- Lucas Grabeel

When you walk into a room, a healthy,
beautiful smile is incredibly important.
- Susan Anton

Writing is an incredibly lonely job.
- R. A. Salvatore

It's a big con job.
We have sold the myth of Dublin as a sexy place incredibly well;
because it is a dreary little dump most of the time.
- Roddy Doyle

I wear my wedding ring.
We talk about when we're going to get married again,
which we hope is going to take place some time in this
incredibly hectic calendar year.
- Jim Lampley

I wanted to make these people real, not like they were in a painting.
Like these are people who don't know they're in a period movie.
Those concerns are incredibly immediate.
- Neil LaBute

There's something incredibly sexy about sand and sweat
and dunes photographed like women's backs.
- Kristin Scott Thomas

Nothing to me feels as good as laughing incredibly hard.
- Steve Carell

There's something in the moment when you can make them
laugh or cry and show and incredibly compassionate side of life.
I find that a really exemplary way to live.
- Gedde Watanabe

The world of this is a load of crap.
You get all these bloody people, so incredibly sycophantic.
- Charlie Watts

Children are far more interesting to work with than grownups.
They're incredibly honest.
They'll tell you exactly what they think.
- Tim Sample

I find it incredibly romantic that people should fight
for a cause they believe in and be prepared to die for it.
- James D'arcy

If the gig's going really well, I'm incredibly happy
on stage and really feel good about my life and things.
- James Taylor

In certain ways it is incredibly damaging considering
the stuff I did before certainly wasn't for kids.
- Jhonen Vasquez

I find the idea of today's icons being teenagers incredibly uninspiring.
- Kathleen Turner

It's incredibly unfair.
You don't see a lot of 60-year-old women with 20-year-old men onscreen.
- George Clooney


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