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" An M.P. once suggested I be put in the Tower of London for saying derogatory things about the royals. There's no First Amendment in my country. "
" I'm sick of environmentalism. "
" I'm usually put off by performers when they get political. "
" I'm fascinated by Bollywood. "
" It makes you more open, it gives you perspective, having a child. "
" My mum would like to see me on the cover of 'Good Housekeeping' demonstrating children's toys with some nice lipstick on. "
" I don't get very involved in the L.A. scene. When you do get invited out, you are expected to be on all the time. It's just wearying. "
" I never wanted to do political satire because it seems too surface to me. "
" I'm not a film snob. "
" I used to dress up and impersonate our next-door neighbor, Miss Cox. She wore rubber boots, a wool hat, and her nose always dripped. "
" I became an American in 2006. It got me thinking about what is my America and what's my perception of America. "
" As I get older, I just prefer to knit. "
" I've never looked ahead very much in my life. I've never had any grand plan from the outset. I had no burning ambition to do what I do. "
" I love John Waters. There's stuff in it that's beyond the boundaries of my taste, but his movies have always been like that. "
" I just love to impersonate people, and I impersonate people because I find them fascinating. "
" Work is important to me. I want to do things for principle, not just for the sake of doing them. "
" I hope I never get so hard up I have to do advertisements. I've gotten ridiculous offers. "
" I loved the late Gilda Radner. I love Carol Burnett and Lily Tomlin. "
" I like infomercials. "
" Great pressure is put on kids who don't have dads to get out and make money, and make life easier for everybody. It was always, 'Hurry up, grow up, make money, there's no man to do it for us.' "
" I'm not a crazy, party-going sort of person. "
" I've always gotten a positive reaction to doing African-American characters. "
" I like going to France, because no one knows who I am. "
" My influences were Peter Sellers and the great British character actors. "
" I don't see myself as a stand-up comic doing cynical, mean-spirited or disrespectful stuff. I'm very aware that I don't like to disrespect people too much. "
" It's funny - if you impersonate somebody, they have no idea it's them. "
" The show I did in England catered to a broad range of people. I like that. I don't want nouveau cult status, though I know we've got that sort of audience in the states. "
" It's like a woman's birthright to knit. It's primal. It's timeless. You don't need electricity to knit. You can do it with a candle, girls! "
" There are different types of love, and my love for my child is like me and my mum. We've gone through a lot of rocky patches, but we never stop loving. "
" It's sometimes shocking to find out what people really believe in. "
" I'm as famous as I want to be. "