People can't get their heads round the idea of a species surviving; you know, they're more concerned about how you treat a donkey in Sicily or something.
Everything that wasn't invented by God is invented by an engineer.
It's much better to go when you are still capable than wait until people say you're so doddery it's time you went.
When a man opens a car door for his wife, it's either a new car or a new wife.
A gun is no more dangerous than a cricket bat in the hands of a madman.
We don't come to Canada for our health. We can think of other ways of enjoying ourselves.
Everyone has to have a sense of duty. A duty to society, to their family. I mean, you name it.
All these other creatures have an equal right to exist here. We have no prior rights to the Earth than anybody else, and if they're here, let's give them a chance to survive.
Everybody was saying we must have more leisure. Now they are complaining they are unemployed.
I don't think a prostitute is more moral than a wife, but they are doing the same thing.
There was no precedent. If I asked somebody, 'What do you expect me to do?' they all looked blank. They had no idea; nobody had much idea.
You can't just decide you want to do this or that. You have to be invited.
If anything, I've thought of myself as Scandinavian. Particularly, Danish. We spoke English at home.
I had been playing polo, and I decided to give up at the age of 50.
It would have been very easy to play to the gallery, but I took a conscious decision not to do that. Safer not to be too popular. You can't fall too far.
I can't remember names and things.
I have frequently been misrepresented. I don't hate the press; I find a lot of it is very unpalatable.
The man who invented the red carpet needed his head examined.
I didn't want to be president of the World Wildlife Fund. I was asked to do it. I'd much rather have stayed in the navy, frankly.
In the first years of the Queen's reign, the level of adulation - you wouldn't believe it. You really wouldn't.
I am the only man in the country not allowed to give his name to his children.
You don't really want nonagenarians as heads of organisations which are trying to do something useful.
Occasionally I get fed up, going to visit a factory, when I am being shown around by the chairman, who clearly hasn't got a clue, and I try to get hold of the factory manager, but I can't because the chairman wants to make sure he's the one in all the photographs.
It's better to get out before you reach the sell-by date.
I reckon I've done my bit. I want to enjoy myself a bit now, with less responsibility, less frantic rushing about, less preparation, less trying to think of something to say.