Halfway To Hollywood: Diaries 1980 to 1988 Quotes.

1. "12.00 midnight: whilst soaking in my bath I hear a distant shout. "I'm going to bed, but I don't necessarily have to go alo-o-ne." It's Dr Chapman in the passage. He repeats the line three times, like someone selling scrap iron and it recedes along the corridor."
- Michael Palin, Halfway To Hollywood: Diaries 1980 to 1988

2. "We read poems from the Oxford Book of Twentieth Century Verse. Neil insisted on spilling wine over my carpet."
- Michael Palin, Halfway To Hollywood: Diaries 1980 to 1988

3. "...go all the way to Sun Alliance to Chancery Lane, only to be told that they wouldn't insure my new house because of my profession. "Actors...and writers...well, you know." ..I couldn't help feeling something of a reject from society as I walked out again into Chancery Lane...my solicitor cheerfully informs me that several big companies, including Eagle Star won't touch actors. The happy and slightly absurd ending to this story is that I finally find a willing insurer in the National Farmers' Union at Huntingdon."
- Michael Palin, Halfway To Hollywood: Diaries 1980 to 1988

4. "Talk to a Dutch journalist for an hour. He has 38 questions."
- Michael Palin, Halfway To Hollywood: Diaries 1980 to 1988

5. "I feel this evening that I am too hopelessly and happily corrupted by the richness of London life to ever be right for Dorset, or vice-versa."
- Michael Palin, Halfway To Hollywood: Diaries 1980 to 1988

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