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From the stage I've seen people of all ages absolutely
by Adrian Edmondson

From the stage I've seen people of all ages absolutely
roaring at really good toilet humour.
- Adrian Edmondson

You're entering dangerous land when you start theorising about comedy.
- Adrian Edmondson

We had so much fun in Ghana and they are really lovely people.
- Adrian Edmondson

I'm waiting for the time when I fail -
because we all fail -
and I'm ready,
I'll take up carpentry.
- Adrian Edmondson

 

Richie and Eddie couldn't exist without each other.
They're two halves of the same person.
- Adrian Edmondson

It only works because we still amuse each other.
After we have been working with other people,
it is so refreshing to laugh unreservedly when we are back together again.
- Adrian Edmondson

We only have one agenda, which is to make 'em laugh their pants off.
Unless they are girls, of course, when it is to make
them laugh their bras off so we can get a quick look.
- Adrian Edmondson

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It's definitely time to stop.
We're getting too old.
We both realised that the show wasn't as engaging as it used to be.
We were starting to look a bit ridiculous.
- Adrian Edmondson

Performers like Tommy Cooper, who are always getting things wrong,
are much more endearing than comedians who are sassy and smart.
- Adrian Edmondson

Even though we work in the same field,
we have an intense private life away from our professional lives.
- Adrian Edmondson

Most modern comedy is crap.
- Adrian Edmondson

We have never been strictly political,
only strictly funny.
- Adrian Edmondson

I've always had a kind of visual eye,
and it was a pleasant exercise for that.
- Adrian Edmondson

On stage, we just want to generate hysteria.
We don't care about looking cool or posing.
- Adrian Edmondson

I've never played a hero before so I jumped at the chance.
- Adrian Edmondson

I remember once having to stop performing when I thought
an elderly man a few rows back from the front was actually
going to die because he was laughing so hard.
- Adrian Edmondson

The most fun I ever have is sitting in with Rick writing,
and we laugh at our own jokes.
- Adrian Edmondson

A lot of people are obsessed with looking cool.
They feel they have to look after their image.
- Adrian Edmondson

I don't claim that our TV comedies are highbrow in anyway,
but I think there's a basis to them,
and that's why they're more popular than other TV comedies.
There's a basis of truth in them, a gut feeling.
- Adrian Edmondson

People expect us to be different, but we're not.
We're very similar people, and it's because we're so
similar and close to each other that we make each other laugh -
in fact we make each other laugh more than we make anyone else laugh.
- Adrian Edmondson

There is a lot of rubbish written about toilet humour -
people saying it is childish and pretending it is beneath them -
but there is no doubting the effectiveness of a really good willy gag.
- Adrian Edmondson

The highest possible stage in moral culture
is when we recognize that we ought to control our thoughts.
- Charles Darwin

I have compassion for everyone who has ever
been a player upon the stage of my life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Everyone has a "best friend" during each stage of life,
but only a precious few have the same one.
- Anonymous

Today, I Tap Dance Across The Stage of Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I forgive everyone for every "wrong"
that I believe they have ever inflicted upon me.
I forgive them for my own sake,
that I may release the venom -
the anger and resentment within myself -
and regain my joy and serenity.
I have compassion for everyone who has ever
been a player upon the stage of my life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is but one stage for the peasant and the actor.
- Henry David Thoreau

Old age, believe me, is a good and pleasant thing.
It is true you are gently shouldered off the stage,
but then you are given such a comfortable front stall as spectator.
- Confucius

The great leaders have always stage-managed their effects.
- Charles de Gaulle

There's a trick to the Graceful Exit.
It begins with the vision to recognize when a job, a life stage,
a relationship is over - and to let go.
It means leaving what's over without denying its value.
- Ellen Goodman

Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength.
- Betty Friedan

As a teenager you are at the last stage in your life
when you will be happy to hear that the phone is for you.
- Fran Lebowitz

There are four stages in a marriage.
First there's the affair,
then the marriage,
then children
and finally the fourth stage,
without which you cannot know a woman, the divorce.
- Norman Mailer

I'm really only happy when I'm on stage.
I just feed off the energy of the audience.
That's what I'm all about - people and laughter.
- Larry David

The world 's a theatre, the earth a stage,
Which God and Nature do with actors fill.
- Thomas Heywood

We live in a stage of politics, where legislators seem
to regard the passage of laws as much more important
than the results of their enforcement.
- William Howard Taft

The ballet embodies the notes of music.
And sometimes you almost feel like you can see the
notes dance up there on the stage.
- Robert Caro

I feel like I own the stage.
- Ritchie Blackmore

I couldn't talk to people face to face,
so I got on stage and started screaming and squealing and twitching.
- David Byrne

I prefer film to the stage.
I always like the rehearsal better than I like performing.
- Brad Dourif

Before, I was terrified on stage.
I only play guitar during the acoustic songs.
After a while, you can elicit certain responses from the crowd,
like Elvis.
- Andy Gibb

I tour with a piano, actually.
Luckily I am able to hire people that deal with it
completely and magically a piano appears on stage and
then magically disappears when I leave.
- Vanessa Carlton

We wanted to bring the political situation in Austria on stage.
Naturally we could not do that without pointing to
Austrian's northern neighbor Germany.
- Leon Askin

I'm most at home on the stage.
I was carried onstage for the first time when I was six months old.
- Alan Alda

Real success is not on the stage, but off the stage as a human being,
and how you get along with your fellow man.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

The stage is suspension of disbelief.
Film is a literal medium.
- Joseph Bologna

We modern Marxists regard socialism as a historically
brief transitional stage between feudalism and capitalism,
necessary only in backward countries.
- John McCarthy

A little bit of stage fright, then I'm ready.
- Faith Hill

At this stage I am not involved with young adults as
closely as many other writers.
My children are grown up and my grandchildren are still quite young.
- Margaret Mahy

I got to show off in front of my husband,
who married me as I was stepping out of the business,
so he had no idea that I could strut my stuff on the stage.
- Kim Wilde

There's no second chance on stage, and I was trained
to make the most of my first chance.
- Kate Smith

I'm not making up my mind about anything right now.
Things are happening so quickly for me,
and I'm still in the thinking stage.
- Patsy Cline

You learn more discipline in the theatre than you do in movies or TV.
You're on stage every night and you have to sustain
your energy level tor several hours.
- Blythe Danner

But the West did not last long enough.
Its folk myths and heroes became stage properties of
Hollywood before the poets had begun to get to work on them.
- Christopher Dawson

The RNA World referred to an hypothetical stage in
the origin of life on Earth.
- Sidney Altman

I reached the stage where I was afraid to wiggle my leg,
but then I thought 'why shouldn't I?' It's what I do
and now I know how to turn an audience on again.
- Steve Marriott

Whereas with us - what you hear is what's happening
right then and there on the stage -
so we don't need no stinking technology.
- James Young

I know I can get to the stage where I'm drinking a lot.
I tend to be rotten and groggy all day and hanging
out for the next drink and five o'clock,
ping!
I have to just stop.
- Trisha Goddard

I have always used emotion as a writing tool.
That goes back to me being on the stage.
- Anne McCaffrey

I enjoyed the courtroom as just another stage but not so amusing as Broadway.
- Mae West

If you can play well in the studio, you can play well on stage.
- Ritchie Blackmore

Every three days on average, I am alone on stage,
facing the public.
- Placido Domingo

Maybe my way of communicating through sign made me
more in tune with my body and how it moved.
Who knows? I just know when I saw a stage for the first time,
I wanted to be on it.
- Marlee Matlin

Actually, the Department of Transport were at one stage going to sack me.
- David Prowse

I think Kellie Martin, Reese Witherspoon and Claire
Danes represent the future for women in film,
and I would be honored to share the stage with any one of them.
- Fred Savage

The world is a stage, the stage is a world of entertainment.
- Howard Dietz

You've got to love the villain if you have to play him.
You've got to find something that you can live with
in yourself if you're going to play the villain in a play on stage.
- Jim Dale

I don't really like to play live.
I don't like to be on stage.
I feel very self-conscious.
- Peter Steele

It's actually not unlike Google at that stage of development.
They had an up-and-running site.
It wasn't losing very much money, it wasn't making very much money,
but it was growing.
- John Doerr

All the world's a stage and most of us are desperately unrehearsed.
- Sean O'Casey

You know sometimes I just want to curl up on stage
and lie there for a while -
it's weird.
- Michael Hutchence


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