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Top 10 Stephen Fry Quotations

top 10 quotations by Stephen Fry

Stephen Fry, born in 1957, is a British actor, comedian, writer, and intellectual known for his multifaceted talents and his contributions to various forms of media. Fry gained prominence in the comedy scene through his collaboration with Hugh Laurie in the television series "A Bit of Fry & Laurie" and "Jeeves and Wooster." He has also acted in movies, including his role as Oscar Wilde in "Wilde." Beyond his acting career, Fry is an accomplished writer with works spanning novels, autobiographies, and essays. His wit, intelligence, and candidness have made him a respected voice in discussions about literature, language, technology, mental health, and societal issues.

Stephen Fry's eloquence, humor, and thought-provoking insights have made him a celebrated figure in the literary and entertainment worlds. His unique perspective on life, language, and the human experience continues to resonate with audiences worldwide.

"It is the useless things that make life worth living and that make life dangerous too: wine, love, art, beauty. Without them life is safe, but not worth bothering with." Stephen Fry

"The only reason people do not know much is because they do not care to know. They are incurious. Incuriosity is the oddest and most foolish failing there is."Stephen Fry

"Books are no more threatened by Kindle than stairs by elevators." Stephen Fry

"It's common to hear people say, 'I'm rather offended by that' as if it gives them certain rights. It's nothing more than a whine. 'I find that offensive' has no meaning; it has no purpose; it has no reason to be respected as a phrase. 'I am offended by that.' So fucking what?" Stephen Fry

"Language is my whore, my mistress, my wife, my pen-friend, my check-out girl. Language is a complimentary moist lemon-scented cleansing square or handy freshen-up wipette." Stephen Fry

"I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me." Stephen Fry

"I don't believe in gods, but I do believe in a great book." Stephen Fry

"If you know someone who's depressed, please resolve never to ask them why. Depression isn't a straightforward response to a bad situation; depression just is, like the weather." Stephen Fry

"It's the useless things that make life worth living and that make life dangerous too: wine, love, art, beauty. Without them life is safe, but not worth bothering with." Stephen Fry

"An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them." Stephen Fry

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