22 Total Quotes

Hugh Laurie Quotes

Hugh Laurie
I feel like I'm working on an oil rig right now. I'm away from home a lot.
Hugh Laurie
#Funny #British Comedian #Home

Hugh Laurie
I just feel like that's a young person's game. It's partly because you spend your whole time mocking authority figures, and once you reach the age where you could be a general or a bishop or a politician, it means something different. It stops being the kid in class doing impressions of the teacher.
Hugh Laurie
#Authority

Hugh Laurie
Perfection is intensely annoying. Audiences were ready for a character who didn't obey the usual pieties of modern life.
Hugh Laurie
#Audiences

Hugh Laurie
How did I do that? It's a long story. You know, kids, boys, explosive things. It will happen.
Hugh Laurie
#Boys

Hugh Laurie
To me, he's a hero, ... He's not polite. He's not someone you want to take home to meet your mother, necessarily. This is a guy in search of truth. Incidentally, that truth one day could save your life or the life of someone you love. That's a heroic thing.
Hugh Laurie
#Home

Hugh Laurie
He was a very gentle soul and, I think, a very good doctor. And I'm probably being paid more to become a fake version of my own father.
Hugh Laurie
#Funny #British Comedian #Soul

Hugh Laurie
People assume that I'm very highly trained, that I studied and did years and years of Shakespeare. I have no training whatsoever and I've only done one Shakespeare play at university. If people want to believe that, I'm happy to go along with it.
Hugh Laurie
#People

Hugh Laurie
So he came back at 40 ... with a science degree, thinking, `Well, what am I going to do now?' and with two kids, he enrolled in medical school with a lot of 19-year-olds, ... an amazing thing.
Hugh Laurie
#Science

Hugh Laurie
They, all of them, work incredibly hard to make me seem clever and heroic, neither of which I am.
Hugh Laurie
#Work

Hugh Laurie
To drink a cup of tea and put two sugars in and open a door and answer a telephone becomes incredibly time-consuming, ... Every scene for me is about, where am I going to park the cane? When I pick this up, where am I going to put the cane? That's a physical constraint.
Hugh Laurie
#Tea

Hugh Laurie
To drink a cup of tea and put two sugars in and open a door and answer a telephone becomes incredibly time-consuming. Every scene for me is about, where am I going to park the cane? When I pick this up, where am I going to put the cane? That's a physical constraint.
Hugh Laurie
#Tea

Hugh Laurie
There's the clown in House, there's an adolescent in him, a child, a playful side. There's also a tormented self-destroyer as well. I get the best of all possible worlds.
Hugh Laurie
#Self

Hugh Laurie
I find it preposterous. I can see in some ways I am playing a sexy character. The idea of a damaged genius is an interesting, intriguing character, but it has nothing to do with me . . . I think whoever is playing this role would be in the position I am now.
Hugh Laurie
#Character

Hugh Laurie
I never was someone who was at ease with happiness.
Hugh Laurie
#Funny #Happiness #British Comedian

Hugh Laurie
To be able to pretend to be something that I'm frankly not is very liberating and exciting.
Hugh Laurie
#Funny #British Comedian