Charlie Higson Quotes

Charles Murray "Charlie" Higson (born 3 July 1958) is an English actor, comedian, author, and former singer. He has also written and produced for television.

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I was the hero, Roberto De Niro, William Shakespearo! Walking on the beaches, looking at the peaches.

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The brighter the sunlight, the worse it affects them," said Einstein."So we got to pay more attention to the weather forecast," said DogNut. "Cloudy with a chance of zombies.

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Writing is a bit like being a god

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You got to harden yourself. Make, like, a shell around you. But not everyone can do it. If they got nothing to hang on to some of them screw up. Theyâ??re not in the game no more.

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He knew one thing for sure, though. Whatever happened, Matt would have some handy excuse. He'd make up some story or change an old one, find some dumb quote to explain it all.

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My gran always said I was half clever, half stupid, and half crazy.

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There was always a slug on the lettuce. This was too good to be true. He had never trusted Jester, and didn't trust David. He wasn't going to let his gaurd down just yet. Being carful had kept him alive this far. There was no reason to stop being careful now.

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“They wanted to revive interest in the whole literary angle of James Bond, to remind the world that, actually, Bond started in books, not the movies. So they approached a number of different writers and, for some reason, decided to go with me, which is nice. Maybe everyone else told them to bugger off.”

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“It was huge fun to do and, as an added bonus, it seems to have stood the test of time. At the time, we were just making a show we enjoyed doing and we had no idea how big it was going to be, or even whether we were going to get another series. It's only in retrospect that you can see whether things were important and have a lasting value.”

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There is no getting around the fact that the moment you are at your very best is the moment you begin to become worse and worse. Others will come along who can run faster, jump higher, hit harder, and you will be forgotten. Your winning moment is dated to die.

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Standing in the corridor was a large plastic bin on wheels. He looked inside. Empty tins of dog food. That explained the spaghetti with meat sauce. Oh well, he'd eaten worse.

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No such word as can't. No such word as babagoozle neither!

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We was half stupid, a third lucky, and three-quarters ferocious.

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Tea? Good God, no. It's mud. How the British ever built an empire drinking the filthy stuff is beyond me. And if we carry on drinking it, I've no doubt that the empire won't last much longer. No, a civilized person drinks coffee.

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There was a reason these boys were still alive, though. Something made them stronger than the other kids, the ones who had died in the early days, who had simply lain down and given up, unable to cope with the terrible things that were happening in the world. These boys were survivors. The will to live was stronger than any other feelings.

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