Barry Humphries Quotes

Top 36 wise famous quotes and sayings by Barry Humphries

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Barry Humphries quotes: There is no more terrible fate for a comedian than to be taken seriously. There is no more terrible fate for a comedian than to be taken seriously.
Barry Humphries quotes: I think of myself as an actor. The duty of an actor is to be able to impersonate anything - a child, an old man, a tree, a chair, a I think of myself as an actor. The duty of an actor is to be able to impersonate anything - a child, an old man, a tree, a chair, a woman.
Barry Humphries quotes: I've never looked at my Facebook page or my website, because I'm fundamentally an amateur. I've never looked at my Facebook page or my website, because I'm fundamentally an amateur.
Barry Humphries quotes: Friendship is tested in the thick years of success rather than in the thin years of struggle. Friendship is tested in the thick years of success rather than in the thin years of struggle.
Barry Humphries quotes: We all, to some extent, reinvent ourselves. Jeffrey (Archer) has just gone to a bit more trouble. We all, to some extent, reinvent ourselves. Jeffrey (Archer) has just gone to a bit more trouble.
Barry Humphries quotes: People only watch my shows for me, and those shows have remained evergreen long after the guests are forgotten. People only watch my shows for me, and those shows have remained evergreen long after the guests are forgotten.
Barry Humphries quotes: To live in Australia permanently is rather like going to a party and dancing all night with one's mother. To live in Australia permanently is rather like going to a party and dancing all night with one's mother.
Barry Humphries quotes: Glamour comes from within. My beauty regime begins with my personality. Glamour comes from within. My beauty regime begins with my personality.
Barry Humphries quotes: I say things other people wish they could say. I don't pick on people - I empower them. I say things other people wish they could say. I don't pick on people - I empower them.
Barry Humphries quotes: I'm approaching 70. Unfortunately, from the wrong direction. I'm approaching 70. Unfortunately, from the wrong direction.
Barry Humphries quotes: I really feel sorry for kids who aren't interested in history - recent history, either, because it is this that made us what we are. I really feel sorry for kids who aren't interested in history - recent history, either, because it is this that made us what we are.
Barry Humphries quotes: I'm an immensely shy and vulnerable woman. My husband has never seen me naked. Nor has he expressed the least desire to do so. I'm an immensely shy and vulnerable woman. My husband has never seen me naked. Nor has he expressed the least desire to do so.
Barry Humphries quotes: I've decided the secret of parenting is benevolent neglect. I've decided the secret of parenting is benevolent neglect.
Barry Humphries quotes: It's an old Aboriginal word meaning 'Let's get together and have fun'. They gave us the word because they had no further need for it. It's an old Aboriginal word meaning 'Let's get together and have fun'. They gave us the word because they had no further need for it.
Barry Humphries quotes: Most of my contemporaries at school entered the World of Business, the logical destiny of bores. Most of my contemporaries at school entered the World of Business, the logical destiny of bores.
Barry Humphries quotes: I know body hair bothers some women, but a lot of men like a fluffy partner. I know body hair bothers some women, but a lot of men like a fluffy partner.
Barry Humphries quotes: He's very, very well-known. I'd say he's world-famous in Melbourne. He's very, very well-known. I'd say he's world-famous in Melbourne.
Barry Humphries quotes: I suffer greatly from nerves. I have stage-fright badly, and it gets worse, but the stage is still my life. I suffer greatly from nerves. I have stage-fright badly, and it gets worse, but the stage is still my life.
Barry Humphries quotes: I have outlived most of my more athletic contemporaries who jogged, golfed and squashed themselves into coronary occlusion. I have outlived most of my more athletic contemporaries who jogged, golfed and squashed themselves into coronary occlusion.
Barry Humphries quotes: Australia is an outdoor country. People only go inside to use the toilet. And that's only a recent development. Australia is an outdoor country. People only go inside to use the toilet. And that's only a recent development.
Barry Humphries quotes: I like people who are slightly unhygienic. A little grubbiness isn't so bad. BO chic it should be called. I like people who are slightly unhygienic. A little grubbiness isn't so bad. BO chic it should be called.
Barry Humphries quotes: I denied this for many, many years and years ... but you cannot help but not see a little of my mother in the character of Edna. I denied this for many, many years and years ... but you cannot help but not see a little of my mother in the character of Edna.
Barry Humphries quotes: In Australia, they really want to turn me into a religion. A religion! Can you imagine? The Church of Edna? Oh. I don't want to be over-revered. In Australia, they really want to turn me into a religion. A religion! Can you imagine? The Church of Edna? Oh. I don't want to be over-revered.
Barry Humphries quotes: I've turned from an ordinary Australian housewife into a gigastar, icon, talk-show host, swami, spin doctor ... and now I'm a style guru! I've turned from an ordinary Australian housewife into a gigastar, icon, talk-show host, swami, spin doctor ... and now I'm a style guru!
Barry Humphries quotes: Sex is the most beautiful thing that can take place between a happily married man and his secretary. Sex is the most beautiful thing that can take place between a happily married man and his secretary.
Barry Humphries quotes: Peter Cook and Dudley Moore were friends and the last people I expected would predecease me. They were, in a sense, casualties of fame. Peter Cook and Dudley Moore were friends and the last people I expected would predecease me. They were, in a sense, casualties of fame.
Barry Humphries quotes: If you have to explain satire to someone, you might as well give up. If you have to explain satire to someone, you might as well give up.
Barry Humphries quotes: I love Australia - I think. I love Australia - I think.
Barry Humphries quotes: New Zealand is a country of thirty thousand million sheep, three million of whom think they are human. New Zealand is a country of thirty thousand million sheep, three million of whom think they are human.
Barry Humphries quotes: Political correctness means nothing to me. Nothing. It's the new Puritanism, darling. Preventing us from expressing ourselves. Political correctness means nothing to me. Nothing. It's the new Puritanism, darling. Preventing us from expressing ourselves.
Barry Humphries quotes: My parents were very pleased that I was in the army. The fact that I hated it somehow pleased them even more. My parents were very pleased that I was in the army. The fact that I hated it somehow pleased them even more.
Barry Humphries quotes: Sport is a loathsome and dangerous pursuit. Sport is a loathsome and dangerous pursuit.