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Billy Connolly Quotes


Comedian and actor.


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Ally MacLeod thinks that tactics are a new kind of mint.
 

Don't vote for politicians - it just encourages them.
[Politicians]
 

Fame is being asked to sign your autograph on the back of a cigarette packet.
 

I don't believe in angels and I have trouble with the whole God thing. I don't want to say I don't believe in God, but I don't think I do. But I believe in people who do.
 

I don't believe in angels, no. But I do have a wee parking angel. It's on my dashboard and you wind it up. The wings flap and it's supposed to give you a parking space. It's worked so far.
 

I don't have wild dogs chasing people with scripts away from my door. I get my share. I've done okay. But I usually do independent stuff because that's mostly what I'm offered.
 

I don't know why I should have to learn Algebra... I'm never likely to go there.
 

I have been made redundant before and it is a terrible blow; redundant is a rotten word because it makes you think you are useless.
 

I love Los Angeles. It reinvents itself every two days.
 

I loved Japan. I used to read a lot about it when I was a child. And I always wanted to go. And it was delightful. I absolutely loved it. What a smashing place.
 

I think my securities far outweigh my insecurities. I am not nearly as afraid of myself and my imagination as I used to be.
 

I'm a citizen of the world. I like it that way. The world's a wonderful. I just think that some people are pretty badly represented. But when you speak to the people themselves they're delightful. They all want so little.
 

I've always wanted to go to Switzerland to see what the army does with those wee red knives.
 

If Jesus was a Jew, how come he has a Mexican first name?
 

It seems to me that Islam and Christianity and Judaism all have the same god, and he's telling them all different things.
 

Marriage is a wonderful invention: then again, so is a bicycle repair kit.
[Marriage]
 

My definition of an intellectual is someone who can listen to the William Tell Overture without thinking of the Lone Ranger.
 

My parents used to take me to the pet department and tell me it was a zoo.
 

Never trust a man, who when left alone with a tea cosey... Doesn't try it on.
 

The great thing about Glasgow is that if there's a nuclear attack it'll look exactly the same afterwards.
 


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