Quotes by: Karl Pilkington
Pilkington in 2008
23 September 1972 |
||Television presenter, author, comedian, radio producer, actor, voice actor
||The Ricky Gervais Show, An Idiot Abroad, Derek, The Moaning of Life
You know, when you're a producer, you're a bit of a lackey. You're just making cups of tea and making sure they've got newspaper, stuff like that.
With evolution, things are always changing, so I sort of think: Should we all be growing three heads?
Yesterday, I did some painting then went out to buy an onion and came home and watched 'University Challenge.' The onion was probably the highlight.
I've never thought about it before, but I suppose bad people might need someone to pray to, too.
I had a bad experience doing public speaking at school. I had to talk about a pen for five minutes and it was really hard work. I couldn't wait to get off the stage.
To me, a cat is an easy pet, they don't need any spoiling or looking after.
I'm not invited to any exciting parties and my life hasn't really changed.
I love nature - it's probably my most favorite thing. I don't watch much telly, the telly hardly goes on, but the things I do watch are sort of nature programs, and something about the oceans and the amount of weird fish that's in there.
I'm not a proper traveler. I don't like to be challenged or have too much of a change and prefer a week away just to relax.
I think it's mental to pay for water. Where is that water coming from? Are they in the hills puttin' it into bottles when years ago it used to roll down and go into the lakes?
I say have the night and give people the awards, but why do people want to watch people win awards? What are they getting out of it? I don't quite get it. Because they have awards all the time; there's awards for butchers, the best meat served, but they don't televise it. I don't know why they do it for films or TV programs.
I've learnt that, even though I've travelled about, I haven't changed that much.
And we've got a toaster and everything. So there is no reason for the wedding.
I don't know what the future is, but you just do it whilst it's there, don't you?
I don't really go out at night in terms of noisy, busy places; I prefer more of a quiet corner somewhere.
They say it all started out with a big bang. But, what I wonder is, was it a big bang or did it just seem big because there wasn't anything else drown it out at the time?
Everyone is living for everyone else now. They're doing stuff so they can tell other people about it. I don't get all that social media stuff, I've always got other things I want to do - odd jobs around the house. No one wants to hear about that.
When I go on holiday and people ask me what I do, I tell them I do some internet stuff and I've done a couple of books and I hope they just leave it at that.