"You see, you could never do a sketch like that these days. The audience is too uninformed. I blame the Americans. Nation of obese, violent, pig-ignorant, bible-thumping morons contaminating world culture. That’s why I spend most of my time here in France. ... Beautiful, isn’t it? Just look at those olive trees..."
- John Cleese, (being interviewed at his home in Santa Barbara)
"People who love their country can change it." - Barack Obama