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Jo Brand quotes: People can forgive each other. People can forgive each other.
Jo Brand quotes: Punk allowed women to stop looking feminine. Oh, the relief. Punk allowed women to stop looking feminine. Oh, the relief.
Jo Brand quotes: I never think, 'Where am I going to be in a year's time?' That seems to be a sure way of missing the fact that you might be quite happy I never think, 'Where am I going to be in a year's time?' That seems to be a sure way of missing the fact that you might be quite happy now.
Jo Brand quotes: Jeremy Clarkson is rather charming, but I can't stomach his public persona. I don't like his casual racism and casual misogyny. Jeremy Clarkson is rather charming, but I can't stomach his public persona. I don't like his casual racism and casual misogyny.
Jo Brand quotes: A lot of people do that kind of nostalgia stuff believing that they were very happy in their teenage years, but that's probably just an illusion. A lot of people do that kind of nostalgia stuff believing that they were very happy in their teenage years, but that's probably just an illusion.
Jo Brand quotes: I was always being called upon to be an honorary boy alongside my brothers. I don't think I'd be a comic now if it hadn't been for that. I was always being called upon to be an honorary boy alongside my brothers. I don't think I'd be a comic now if it hadn't been for that.
Jo Brand quotes: I buy smoked mackerel in a vain attempt at being healthy. I do actually really like it, and you don't have to cook it, which is handy. I buy smoked mackerel in a vain attempt at being healthy. I do actually really like it, and you don't have to cook it, which is handy.
Jo Brand quotes: Being Christian towards poor people means trying to improve their lives and give them back some self-respect. Being Christian towards poor people means trying to improve their lives and give them back some self-respect.
Jo Brand quotes: I think there's a far more general audience now because I've done more populist stuff on telly. I think there's a far more general audience now because I've done more populist stuff on telly.
Jo Brand quotes: No one I know is actually so rude as to tell me I've become duller since having children. But I'm sure they think it. No one I know is actually so rude as to tell me I've become duller since having children. But I'm sure they think it.
Jo Brand quotes: Having children is fab. They keep me young and make me get up in the morning. Having children is fab. They keep me young and make me get up in the morning.
Jo Brand quotes: Once you get labelled, people expect you to behave within the very narrow confines of that label. Once you get labelled, people expect you to behave within the very narrow confines of that label.
Jo Brand quotes: I never ever take into consideration the consequences of my actions until it's too late. I never ever take into consideration the consequences of my actions until it's too late.
Jo Brand quotes: I'm not really a churchy person, although I do think Jesus was a good bloke. I'm not really a churchy person, although I do think Jesus was a good bloke.
Jo Brand quotes: What could be funnier than a fat person trying to run a marathon? What could be funnier than a fat person trying to run a marathon?
Jo Brand quotes: I have such admiration for single mothers. I simply don't comprehend how you'd cope with that intensity, the lack of breaks, ever, on your own. I have such admiration for single mothers. I simply don't comprehend how you'd cope with that intensity, the lack of breaks, ever, on your own.
Jo Brand quotes: To me, a politician's job is to listen to constituents' problems and try to sort them out. To me, a politician's job is to listen to constituents' problems and try to sort them out.
Jo Brand quotes: I used to get a lot of people saying 'Oh, you are such a lucky granny.' But the fact of the matter is you can be a grandma at 35 I used to get a lot of people saying 'Oh, you are such a lucky granny.' But the fact of the matter is you can be a grandma at 35 these days.
Jo Brand quotes: I look like Julian Clary on steroids. I look like Julian Clary on steroids.
Jo Brand quotes: I went on the pill when I was 16, put on four stone ... so that proved to be a very effective contraceptive. I went on the pill when I was 16, put on four stone ... so that proved to be a very effective contraceptive.
Jo Brand quotes: When you get to know someone, you find there's something nasty in their woodshed. When you get to know someone, you find there's something nasty in their woodshed.
Jo Brand quotes: The funny thing is, I don't actually think of myself as fat at all. I don't think I am. Not really. The funny thing is, I don't actually think of myself as fat at all. I don't think I am. Not really.
Jo Brand quotes: When I was a nurse my favourite assignment was the anorexic ward. I sometimes ate as many as seventeen dinners When I was a nurse my favourite assignment was the anorexic ward. I sometimes ate as many as seventeen dinners
Jo Brand quotes: It wasn't a conscious effort to have kids later. It was just the way life goes. It wasn't a conscious effort to have kids later. It was just the way life goes.
Jo Brand quotes: When I was a nurse I never had much money, and I was still happy then. When I was a nurse I never had much money, and I was still happy then.
Jo Brand quotes: My dad's a very sensitive man, but as the archetypal rebellious teenager, I didn't realise that. My dad's a very sensitive man, but as the archetypal rebellious teenager, I didn't realise that.
Jo Brand quotes: When I was at school you got an overall general education on many things, even just basic facts. When I was at school you got an overall general education on many things, even just basic facts.
Jo Brand quotes: Everything becomes magnified at night. Sounds travel in a different way, it's dark, and everything seems far more spooky. Everything becomes magnified at night. Sounds travel in a different way, it's dark, and everything seems far more spooky.
Jo Brand quotes: Let's face it: I am not a professional runner. Let's face it: I am not a professional runner.
Jo Brand quotes: I just don't like travelling very much. I just don't like travelling very much.
Jo Brand quotes: British ferries have stopped transporting live animals to the Continent. This has made it very difficult for England fans to get to Away matches. British ferries have stopped transporting live animals to the Continent. This has made it very difficult for England fans to get to Away matches.
Jo Brand quotes: I've never trained as an actor. I've always thought I'm not a good actor. I've been told I'm not a good actor by a lot of people. I've never trained as an actor. I've always thought I'm not a good actor. I've been told I'm not a good actor by a lot of people.
Jo Brand quotes: When you have children, your house smells very unpleasant all the time. When you have children, your house smells very unpleasant all the time.
Jo Brand quotes: There's lots of different feminist groups. It's not as straightforward as just looking like a plumber. There's lots of different feminist groups. It's not as straightforward as just looking like a plumber.
Jo Brand quotes: I used to get nervous about three weeks before a gig ... now I've managed to condense it down to a manageable ten minutes. I used to get nervous about three weeks before a gig ... now I've managed to condense it down to a manageable ten minutes.
Jo Brand quotes: Inside every fat person there's a thin person looking to get out - They've just eaten them Inside every fat person there's a thin person looking to get out - They've just eaten them
Jo Brand quotes: You know it's time for a New Year's resolution to lose weight when you step on a talking scale and it says, One at a time, please. You know it's time for a New Year's resolution to lose weight when you step on a talking scale and it says, One at a time, please.
Jo Brand quotes: I like men. They are hugely entertaining, but they have a lot of shortcomings and you just have to bear those in mind. I like men. They are hugely entertaining, but they have a lot of shortcomings and you just have to bear those in mind.
Jo Brand quotes: I believe that if your brain has to get to grips with complicated words, then you won't get Alzheimer's. I'm sure it's not true, but I do believe it. I believe that if your brain has to get to grips with complicated words, then you won't get Alzheimer's. I'm sure it's not true, but I do believe it.
Jo Brand quotes: It's got too much hard work slapping them and telling them to shut up. It's got too much hard work slapping them and telling them to shut up.
Jo Brand quotes: I've always liked to think I could do anything I wished as well as - if not better than - a man. But I wasn't very good at rally driving. I've always liked to think I could do anything I wished as well as - if not better than - a man. But I wasn't very good at rally driving.
Jo Brand quotes: Wild men are so enormously attractive. Wild men are so enormously attractive.
Jo Brand quotes: I think the key attributes for a good speaker are someone that's articulate and someone that puts a fair amount of humour into what they do. I think the key attributes for a good speaker are someone that's articulate and someone that puts a fair amount of humour into what they do.
Jo Brand quotes: I thought I was funny as a kid. I thought I was funny as a kid.
Jo Brand quotes: I'm sure some cynical people would point to that as the main reason for doing it for a lot of people. I'm sure some cynical people would point to that as the main reason for doing it for a lot of people.
Jo Brand quotes: I cannot abide anyone treating another human being like a piece of dirt, whatever the context. I cannot abide anyone treating another human being like a piece of dirt, whatever the context.
Jo Brand quotes: It's very difficult to learn not to take nasty heckles personally. It's very difficult to learn not to take nasty heckles personally.
Jo Brand quotes: I did try when I wasn't doing the singing to do as much comedy as I could because I thought with Comic Relief you are duty bound to anyway. I did try when I wasn't doing the singing to do as much comedy as I could because I thought with Comic Relief you are duty bound to anyway.
Jo Brand quotes: And I also felt that no one in an audience could abuse me worse than the sort of abuse I had had at work as a psychiatric nurse. And I also felt that no one in an audience could abuse me worse than the sort of abuse I had had at work as a psychiatric nurse.
Jo Brand quotes: I'm too nervous to eat before I go onstage, and I'll usually eat out after the performance or when I get home at midnight. I'm too nervous to eat before I go onstage, and I'll usually eat out after the performance or when I get home at midnight.
Jo Brand quotes: How do you conduct an intimate relationship where no one ever loses it? Where no one ever lashes out, where no one ever smacks anyone in the mouth? How do you conduct an intimate relationship where no one ever loses it? Where no one ever lashes out, where no one ever smacks anyone in the mouth?
Jo Brand quotes: I'm a Luddite with computers, and I'm slightly worried about being hacked as well. I'm a Luddite with computers, and I'm slightly worried about being hacked as well.
Jo Brand quotes: With two small children, I haven't had a wash since 2001 so the chance to go shopping is way down the list. It is something I do intend to get. With two small children, I haven't had a wash since 2001 so the chance to go shopping is way down the list. It is something I do intend to get.
Jo Brand quotes: There are lots of people who believe that caricature of me the tabloids created, so they think they don't like me. There are lots of people who believe that caricature of me the tabloids created, so they think they don't like me.
Jo Brand quotes: I'm a real Kentish maid, you know. I'm a real Kentish maid, you know.
Jo Brand quotes: I have friends who vote Tory, and I'm appalled, but that's not to say they're not great people in so many other ways. I have friends who vote Tory, and I'm appalled, but that's not to say they're not great people in so many other ways.
Jo Brand quotes: Men are fantastic - as a concept. Men are fantastic - as a concept.
Jo Brand quotes: Does anyone really go into nursing intending to be apathetic, cold and removed from suffering? I find that very difficult to believe. Does anyone really go into nursing intending to be apathetic, cold and removed from suffering? I find that very difficult to believe.
Jo Brand quotes: I read that book 'Fat is a Feminist Issue', got a bit desperate halfway through and ate it. I read that book 'Fat is a Feminist Issue', got a bit desperate halfway through and ate it.
Jo Brand quotes: I think it's difficult, if you're a quite private person like I am, to write about your life very intimately. I think it's difficult, if you're a quite private person like I am, to write about your life very intimately.
Jo Brand quotes: There are 10-20 times more male comics than female comics; it's something to do with the social structure of society. There are 10-20 times more male comics than female comics; it's something to do with the social structure of society.
Jo Brand quotes: Fat people are brilliant in bed. If I'm sitting on top of you, who's going to argue? Fat people are brilliant in bed. If I'm sitting on top of you, who's going to argue?
Jo Brand quotes: Anything is good if it's made of chocolate. Anything is good if it's made of chocolate.
Jo Brand quotes: I like to read my diary occasionally to remind myself what a miserable, alienated old sod I used to be. I like to read my diary occasionally to remind myself what a miserable, alienated old sod I used to be.
Jo Brand quotes: I am a hip-hop artist, as you probably know. My hip-hop name is Big Smalls. I am a hip-hop artist, as you probably know. My hip-hop name is Big Smalls.
Jo Brand quotes: I like to shock people. I like to shock people.
Jo Brand quotes: People are so different in reality from the picture created of them on TV. So it's all a creation; everything is made up. People are so different in reality from the picture created of them on TV. So it's all a creation; everything is made up.
Jo Brand quotes: In the end, punk inevitably burned itself out and acted as a bridge across which the New Romantics could sashay in their chiffon and glossy hair. In the end, punk inevitably burned itself out and acted as a bridge across which the New Romantics could sashay in their chiffon and glossy hair.
Jo Brand quotes: Even when I wasn't overweight I was never one of those girls or women who wanted to look nice. I always thought it wasn't important. Even when I wasn't overweight I was never one of those girls or women who wanted to look nice. I always thought it wasn't important.
Jo Brand quotes: Birthdays are nature's way of telling you to eat more cake. Birthdays are nature's way of telling you to eat more cake.
Jo Brand quotes: Each generation has a backlash against the generation before. Each generation has a backlash against the generation before.