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  • I like the south of Spain, notably for the Moorish influence and the weather.

    "Alexei Sayle's Granada". Interview with York Membery, October 11, 2010.
  • There's a part of me that still hates everything, and my natural view default setting is still very cynical and dark

  • However, my problems with my memory are further complicated by the fact that while I don't have any recollection of things I have actually done, I have very vivid recollections of loads of things that I haven't done.

  • Yuri Gagarin, the first man in space, may have had his charms, but he really couldn't be considered hip.

    "Alexei Sayle: why I love Polish cinema" by Alexei Sayle, March 1, 2012.
  • You can't do comedy with a beard.

  • It always seemed to be a constant that my parents were political.

  • Even a blind dog can find a bone every so often.

  • Most of the Communists I knew were nice people.

  • As a comic, you try something and if it works you go with it and grind it to death.

  • I don't think I'd ever get thin, but I don't see why I should necessarily think that I couldn't You can't live your life for your routines.

  • It seems easier to make a career out of comedy now than it was in the 1980s.

    "Biography/ Personal Quotes".
  • Most of my friends are women - I quite fancied being a woman in a way.

  • A lot of those comics can't hold down relationships and they've got no other life apart from performing. They sleep in their Jags and a lot of them can't even talk. All they can do is tell gags.

  • I did six series for the BBC and that was enough. I've been writing for ten years, which is more challenging artistically.

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  • I exist as an annexe of the BBC. I'm down the road a bit from the main building, in a little hut.

  • I'm sure a psychologist would see something highly significant in how absent-minded I am. I mean I'd forget my head if it wasn't attached to my neck by muscles, ligaments and my esophagus.

  • If sitcoms were easy to write, there'd be a lot of good ones, and there aren't.

  • For me, the showbiz memoir is uninteresting - you want to tell people something they don't know about.

    "Biography/ Personal Quotes".
  • I have a lot of nice Italian winter clothes that make me look like a sophisticated Lebanese professor, so my friend Robert and I go around pretending to be experts in Arabic politics. It doesn't work in the summer though. I don't have the right clothes.

  • I liked 35 and in both my novels that is the age of the lead characters. I tried making them my age but they just seemed to keep moaning about stuff.

  • If you travel to the States... they have a lot of different words than like what we use. For instance: they say 'elevator', we say 'lift'; they say 'drapes', we say 'curtains'; they say 'president', we say 'seriously deranged git.'

  • But as in all cults, what's central to the Communist Party is the belief system and the elimination of nuance. From there you're very slowly led down the road to fanaticism and mass murder.

  • If I won the lottery I'd start a charity that helped little family hardware stores, cobblers and fruit shops open in city centres.

  • My name is Alexei Yuri Gagarin Siege of Stalingrad Glorious Five Year Plan Sputnik Tractor Moscow Dynamo Back Four Balowski. Me Dad was a bit of a Communist, know what I mean?

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    "Fictional character: Alexei Balowski". "The Young Ones/ Oil", 1982.
  • Now, as a comic, if you're vaguely amusing you can go straight into TV, then you play the O2 and then everyone's sick of you.

    "Biography/ Personal Quotes".
  • I think that my ideas of the world are that it's random and cruel but kind of quite comical really, and therefore the humour, in a sense, springs from that.

  • I've been going to Granada for many years and 12 years ago bought a house a few miles outside the city.

    "Alexei Sayle's Granada". Interview with York Membery, October 11, 2010.
  • People are more violently opposed to fur than leather because it's safer to harass rich women than motorcycle gangs.

  • Israel is the Jimmy Saville of nation states.

  • The optimum frequency with which comedians should do a series is every year. I do one every three years. My audience is literally dying off.

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