"If I can get you to laugh with me you like me better which makes you more open to my ideas. And if I can persuade you to laugh at the particular point I make by laughing at it you acknowledge its truth."
"I had a very very difficult relationship with my mother who was supremely self-centred. She was hilariously self-centred. She did not really take interest in anything that didnt immediately affect her."
"I cant tell you how scary it can be walking onto a movie and suddenly joining this family its like going to somebody elses Christmas dinner everyone knows everyone and youre there and youre not quite sure what youre supposed to be doing."
"I just think that sometimes we hang onto people or relationships long after theyve ceased to be of any use to either of you. Im always meeting new people and my list of friends seems to change quite a bit."
"My compulsion to always be working has become less strong and my current business is purely down to this enormous alimony. If I wasnt doing this Id be making documentaries about wildlife and other subjects that interest me."