. In the late 1960s he became a member of Monty Python
, the comedy troupe responsible for the sketch show Monty Python's Flying Circus
and the four Monty Python films: And Now for Something Completely Different
, The Holy Grail
, Life of Brian
, and The Meaning of Life.
In the mid 1970s, Cleese and his first wife, Connie Booth
, co-wrote and starred in the British sitcom Fawlty Towers
Six hundred years ago we would have been burned for this. Now, what I'm suggesting is that we've advanced.
If I like chocolate it won't surprise you that I have a few chocolates in my fridge, but if you find out I've got 16 warehouses full of chocolate, you'd think I was insane. All these rich guys are insane, obsessive compulsive twits obsessed with money — money is all they think about — they're all nuts.
If I had not gone into Monty Python, I probably would have stuck to my original plan to graduate and become a chartered accountant, perhaps a barrister lawyer, and gotten a nice house in the suburbs, with a nice wife and kids, and gotten a country club membership, and then I would have killed myself.
He who laughs most, learns best.
If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play.
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?