Peter Cook quotes
“You think that nuclear war is unthinkable because once it starts, no-one can win. Well, you're wrong!”
“We of the Conservative government think that it's appalling to spend billions on nuclear weapons if they're not going to be used.”
“It's a little severe, but it's always the worst tasting medicine that does the most good.”
“Many say that unemployment is the result of government mismanging and underspending. Nothing can be further from the truth. We all know the real cause of unemployment, don't we gentlemen? Unemployment, in this country, is caused by pixies.”
“- Yellowbeard: Dan, if you're my son, prove it. Kill this stupid old bugger!
- Lord Lambourn: Hold your horses...
- Dan: I can't kill him! He brought me up! Just like a father.
- Yellowbeard: Oh, you mean he's beat ya and kicked ya and smashed ya in the teeth?”
“Santa Maya must be liberated by any means necessary. Even diplomacy if it should come to it.”
“As I was personally indisposed at the hospital, the safety of the princess was in fact in the hands of my two cabinet men, Mr. Lipman and Mr. Kubert. They are both honourable men, and in the past twenty four hours each have handed in a written request to be publically crucified. And regrettably, I had to grant this request.”
“- Nigel: You girls are rank amateurs playing with fire.
- Selena: Because we own the matches.”