Find the best quotes by Eddie Izzard.
I felt audiences are happier to take comedy people who play darker people because there’s a link between the psychosis of comedy and the psychosis…
Well, comedy is a great weapon of attack. It’s not a great weapon of support.
There was no religion in my life growing up. Did God invent us or did we invent God?
I try to just talk about human stories and what I think about religion or teapots or whatever.
If you go down as a comedian’s comedian, that’s basically meaning other comedians are hopefully feeling that you’re doing okay.
I don’t believe that competitions are important.
My stand-up is quite good now, people say. It’s just like a big conversation each time. Every gig is a rehearsal.
They tend to come out a colour called ‘Pants left in wash’
Animals in the wild are lean, and I think we should be too.
In stand-up it really helps to play yourself and talk about your own feelings. You cannot fail to be original if you’re just talking about…
I wanted to be less well-known in comedy.
Religion and philosophy, philosophy and religion – they’re two words which are both… different. In spelling.
If you get anything creative going, then the work and play thing is the same thing, I feel.
Boy bands should be exploded from a great height. They’re just pretty people singing music written by others.
I’m quite good at taking in information so I voraciously inhale Wikipedia – which may have some things wrong in it, but I think is…
I’d be happy to be taken as a woman – and that’s what I was initially trying to do when I started throwing on dresses…
I mean, sometimes… a comedian becomes an actor, and they just don’t deliver, because the bottom line of comedy is to be funny, and the…
I try to keep performing as much as possible – I just like to. I used to take huge gaps off between gigs, now I…
I wanna live ’til I die, no more, no less.
I’m a one-man idiot.
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