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Christopher Guest

Top 10 Christopher Guest Quotes,  British
Total Quotes : 26
Fact Cruel Rock Musicians

Folk musicians have a lot of the same self-importance, but they're way more cruel and jealous than rock musicians - I know this for a fact because I used to be a folk musician.

- Christopher Guest

Thinking Last Been

I've been buying guitars since 1964, and you fool yourself into thinking it's the last one.

- Christopher Guest

Notes Editor Making

I don't do any editing while we're making the movie. I sit down and watch it all with my editor, we make longhand notes on pads, and then we begin our work.

- Christopher Guest

Musicians Extended Family

I get asked, 'Who would you really like to work with?' I'm already working with them. Smart, talented, funny people, good musicians, an extended family, good friends.

- Christopher Guest

Love Person Fell

I'm married to the person I fell in love with.

- Christopher Guest

Bus Ever Form

I don't know anyone who's ever taken a bus. It's a mysterious form of transportation.

- Christopher Guest

Play Guy Maybe

I started on the clarinet. I was going to a music school - my mother took me - and the guy said, 'What do you want to play?' I said the drums, and my mother said, 'No, you don't. You don't want to play the drums.' So I said, 'Maybe the trumpet would be cool.' And my mother said, 'I don't think so.' And then the clarinet was handed to me.

- Christopher Guest

Lose Other Obsessed

I am interested in the notion that people can become so obsessed by their world that they lose sense and awareness of how they appear to other people. They're so earnest about it. But that's true of so many things.

- Christopher Guest

London Always Spent

I spent a lot of time in London when I was growing up and I've always picked up accents without even really meaning to. It used to get me into trouble as a child.

- Christopher Guest

Ever Sets Before

I painted sets before I ever performed.

- Christopher Guest

Music Play Same

I like to play music, and I like to be funny, so I just do both at the same time.

- Christopher Guest

Great Magical Happens

It's infrequent that that happens - great performances and magical cinematography and great direction.

- Christopher Guest

Some Which Minus

If you don't like the people, you're just doing a sketch. Which, in most cases, is comedy minus some emotional backbone.

- Christopher Guest

Weird Field Pick

You can pick almost any field, and there's going to be weird people.

- Christopher Guest

Wheel Crucial Angeles

You know it's important to have a Jeep in Los Angeles. That front wheel drive is crucial when it starts to snow on Rodeo Drive.

- Christopher Guest

Waiting Small Very

In 'Waiting for Guffman,' the character I played, the Corky character, he's very serious about what he does, and it's not meant to be mean that this is a small town and these people aren't the most talented people. They're trying the best they can. So to be mean, that would be kind of horrifying in its superficiality.

- Christopher Guest

Money Lose More

The minute the money is more, you lose your control, so then there's no point.

- Christopher Guest

Teams Laurel Straight Man

What's interesting about Laurel and Hardy is that in most comedy teams, there's a straight man, and then there's the funny guy. And with Laurel and Hardy, they're both the funny guy.

- Christopher Guest

Stupidity Unbelievable

You know when you're young, you have this unbelievable stupidity and arrogance and ignorance all mixed in?

- Christopher Guest

More Still Very

I spent more time in America, but I developed a very English sense of humour. I clicked into it deeply with Peter Sellers, who is still probably my favourite comedian.

- Christopher Guest