We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Mike Myers Quotes. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
I knew I wanted to be a father; I didn’t know it was going to be this awesome or that my kid would come out so beautiful and lovely.
My Dad was from Liverpool, and he picked it up in the army. He’d often come out with this stuff.
The interesting thing about life is, there is what you think is going to happen, and what actually happens.
I write everything I do. On the average, it takes you about sixty months from the first molecule of an idea to it being in front of an audience. I’m actually somebody that creates their own stuff.
I have very happy memories of fairy tales. My mother used to take me to the library in Toronto to check out the fairy tales. And she was an actress, so she used to act out for me the different characters in all these fairy tales.
Europe is scooters. Europe is five young people on one bench sharing a chocolate bar. Their idea of entertainment and fun is so much different than ours, which is exactly why a movie about them would be funny.
I still believe that at any time the no-talent police will come and arrest me.
Everything I do is autobiographical in some way. ‘Wayne’s World’ was me growing up in the suburbs of Toronto and listening to heavy metal, and ‘Austin Powers’ was every bit of British culture that my father, who passed away in 1991, had forced me to watch and taught me to love.
People ask me to record their answering machines all the time. I love it. It’s a miracle to me that people want to hear back those characters.
I like smart jokes, I like dumb jokes, and I like dumb jokes done smartly.
I can be described as many things, but no description of me is complete without saying ‘Englishman.’ My parents were from Liverpool and emigrated to Canada before I was born.
Canada is a country of ingredients without a cuisine; we’re a country with musicians without an indigenous instrument; Toronto’s a city that doesn’t even have a dish named after it.
My dad loved to laugh. He was very funny and very silly.
Anyone who tells you fatherhood is the greatest thing that can happen to you, they are understating it.
Oh, you know, driving around, coming to a stop sign and an entire family, from 8 to 80, will be looking at me with that Dr. Evil look – pinkie on the mouth.
My father was a very funny man, and one of my strongest recollections is hearing him laugh. He didn’t like people who had no sense of humour.
Marriage can be viewed as the waiting room for death.
Justin Timberlake is the single most talented human being I’ve ever met in my life, and it sickens me. He is, like, 12 years old or something! He has 0 percent body fat, he is musically gifted, he has a great ear for accents, and he is hilarious.
For me, everything definitely comes from music.
Dad was in the British Army and my mom was in the Royal Air Force, so both of my parents believed in discipline.
I do miss Saturday Night Live, that’s for sure. There’s nothing like it. I just hosted, and I felt I’d only been away for a week.
Verne’s all about what you can do versus what you can’t do. He just kept saying yes and his part kept growing. I would love to work with him in every movie.
I’m a comedic actor, not to mix words, but it’s something I think about. A comedic actor. I like to think that Christopher Guest, Phil Hartman, Peter Sellers and Alec Guinness are comedic actors. And Dan Aykroyd, too. Those are my heroes.
And I love Mel Brooks. My Dad loved his movies, too, they’re awesome, the kind of thing that if you’re in for ten minutes, you’re in for two hours.
My parents would read those books to me as well but they used to make me starving when I was a kid because they were always eating ham sandwiches with the crusts off and drinking ginger beer.
With fame there is a crosswire between intensity and intimacy. You have decoy intimacy, but you are also very much alone.
Dr. Evil got shortchanged in the first one. The family dynamic between Scott and Dr. Evil – the adventures of being an evil single parent – needed to be explored.
I think when I have kids and grandchildren I will be very proud to have them watch this movie.
I love making comedy. I never stopped loving it. I will continue to love it and I can’t believe that I get to do it.
My father and mother emigrated to Canada in 1958, but there’s nobody more English than an Englishman who no longer lives in England, and our home was a shrine to all things English.