Inspirational Quotes from Clive James

She was good at playing abstract confusion in the same way that a midget is good at being short.

Clive James

Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing.

Clive James

A life without fame can be a good life, but fame without a life is no life at all.

Clive James

Even in moments of tranquility, Murray Walker sounds like a man whose trousers are on fire.

Clive James

Anyone afraid of what he thinks television does to the world is probably just afraid of the world.

Clive James

Whoever called snooker ‘chess with balls’ was rude, but right.

Clive James

It is only when they go wrong that machines remind you how powerful they are.

Clive James

Disco dancing is just the steady thump of a giant moron knocking in an endless nail.

Clive James

Fiction is life with the dull bits left out.

Clive James

Everyone has a right to a university degree in America, even if it’s in Hamburger Technology.

Clive James