We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Clive Anderson Quotes. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
I try to make myself walk around a bit, but I probably think about it more than I actually do it. Years ago, I did think about joining a gym.
On the environmental front there’s concern about global warming and high levels of carbon dioxide, and trees take in CO2 and store carbon.
It is a bit frustrating. Things come and go in television. At the moment they’ve gone.
Gardening has just sort of grown on me. I find it therapeutic. And I like smelly things.
You can be a famous poisoner or a successful poisoner, but not both, and the same seems to apply to Great Train Robbers.
Well, I’m happier talking about other people than me.
I have done well out of TV, but not well enough to buy football clubs. I’m not sure it’s ever a way to make money.
I am going to have to stick to the script. If I muck around with the words it will defeat the object.
If I ever had any vanity, then I definitely lost it by being on television.
I’m a trained lawyer, after all, so I don’t have to admit to anything.
I remember being in China and realising how irrelevant not even Britain is, but also Europe. We’re just another remote country that hardly impinges on some places at all.
It’s true, people don’t imagine I’d be particularly woody.
I don’t think I’m really a rude person, but now I see myself on television, I think, ‘Oh, God, that is a bit strong.’ And I wonder if I’ve always been like that and I haven’t been aware of it.
If you look at it ecologically, deforestation is high on the list of things which bring devastation. You cut down trees to build homes, for fuel, and you end up with no trees left, and you have to move on. If you take the earth as a whole, eventually there’s nowhere to move on to.
I like New York. There are similarities with London that make it feel rather like home, but at the same time it’s slightly fictional.
I like being forced to think about things in a different way.
Research gathered over recent years has highlighted the countless benefits to people, wildlife and the environment that come from planting trees and creating new woodland habitat. It’s obvious trees are good things.
My favourite plant is the foxglove. I think they are a perfect balance between being a garden plant and a wild plant, as at home in woodland as they are in a city.
If you are a rich person straining every sinew to keep every last pound in your pocket, there comes a point when you realize you are not just escaping the clutches of the Chancellor of the Exchequer. You are passing a greater burden on to people poorer than yourself, and depriving even poorer people of your support.
The labour Party has lost the last four elections. If they lose another, they get to keep the liberal party.
I like to think of myself as a natural gardener.
If I ever had any vanity, then I definitely lost it by being on television. It doesn’t do you any favours in terms of showing you what you look like and what your emotions are.
I’m pale-skinned so I don’t feel at my best on a beach.
Schoolchildren and older people like the idea of planting trees. For children, it’s interesting that an acorn will grow into an oak, and for older people it’s a legacy. And the act of planting a tree is not that difficult.
I do find myself surprised by the comedy shows that seem to have the same joke week in week out.