John Cleese is the most admired British comedian, producer, voice actor and screenwriter who is known for being innovatively humorous. He started off as a scriptwriter in a show called ‘Cambridge Circus’ which turned out to be a great success and ran on the Broadway for few weeks. He further went on to work with BBC Radio where he worked as a sketch writer for ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’, and wrote for the comedy show ‘I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again’. His show ‘Fawlty Towers’ topped the list of ‘100 Greatest British Television Programmes’. ‘The Frost Report’ written by John introduced him to television as a performer. He went on to write various other shows which added on to his fame. He co-founded the ‘Python Group’ which came up with a super-hit show ‘Monty Python’s Flying Circus’. This encouraged him to write for two films inspired by the show. John starred in various movies including a couple of James Bond movies. We bring to you a treasure trove of quotations by John Cleese which have been excerpted from his writings, books, films, interviews and thoughts. Go through these quotes by John Cleese which portrays his intellect on creativity.
It was not fair and therefore unworthy of my respect. It was as simple as that.
British journalists tend to believe that people who become good at something do so because they seek fame and fortune. This is because these are the sole motives of people who become British journalists.