” I looked at longevity in show business when I was about 13, and the people who seemed to have longevity were the ones who’d spent quite a bit of time learning about what they were doing before they made it. “


” Well, sanity, I suppose, is getting people to see the world your way. “


” The thing about improvisation is that it’s not about what you say. It’s listening to what other people say. It’s about what you hear. “


” Beginning with a trip out to Ellis Island, I saw for myself where thousands of European immigrants took their first steps onto American soil, bringing with them nothing but their ambition: people such as Erich von Stroheim and Adolph Zukor. “


” Generally speaking, politicians are an odd bunch. They seem to have very thick skins and genuinely don’t care what people think. And charm is a very important part of the politician’s armoury. I try to resist that kind of charm. “



All 5 Paul Merton Quotes about People in picture


I looked at longevity in show business when I was about 13, and the people who seemed to have longevity were the ones who
Well, sanity, I suppose, is getting people to see the world your way.


The thing about improvisation is that it
Beginning with a trip out to Ellis Island, I saw for myself where thousands of European immigrants took their first steps onto American soil, bringing with them nothing but their ambition: people such as Erich von Stroheim and Adolph Zukor.
Generally speaking, politicians are an odd bunch. They seem to have very thick skins and genuinely don
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