Quotations by Clive James
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Born: Saturday, October 7, 1939
A life without fame can be a good life, but fame without a life is no life at all.
(Keywords: Life, Fame)
Anyone afraid of what he thinks television does to the world is probably just afraid of the world.
(Keywords: Television, World)
Disco dancing is just the steady thump of a giant moron knocking in an endless nail.
Even in moments of tranquility, Murray Walker sounds like a man whose trousers are on fire.
(Keywords: Fire, Man, Moments, Tranquility)
Everyone has a right to a university degree in America, even if it's in Hamburger Technology.
(Keywords: Technology, America, Right, University)
Fiction is life with the dull bits left out.
(Keywords: Life, Fiction)
It is only when they go wrong that machines remind you how powerful they are.
(Keywords: Machines, Wrong)
She was good at playing abstract confusion in the same way that a midget is good at being short.
(Keywords: Being, Confusion)
Whoever called snooker 'chess with balls' was rude, but right.