Tom Baker Quotes

I don't watch television. I know better than that.

Vision Quotes

I never examined what I did in any great detail because I thought it would spoil things. I never read the scripts at all carefully, and never wanted to know what was going on, because I felt that being a benevolent alien that's the way it should be.

Great Quotes, Thought Quotes

I am a one success man.

Success Quotes


I've been involved in one or two successes in classical plays but nothing to touch the excitement and the glamour and the gratification of being a children's hero for so long.

Children Quotes, Success Quotes

I have never described the time I was in Doctor Who as anything except a kind of ecstatic success, but all the rest has been rather a muddle and a disappointment. Compared to Doctor Who, it has been an outrageous failure really - it's so boring.

Success Quotes, Failure Quotes, Time Quotes, Disappointment Quotes

The Old Testament is my favourite science fantasy reading.

Science Quotes

We are pre-disposed for fantasy, there is a natural impulse for human beings to want to get off their heads or out of their heads in something in a substance or a drink or an idea or a religion which will comfort them and make life exciting.

Life Quotes, Religion Quotes

I have no regrets about being 'Doctor Who'. It was the greatest thing that ever happened to me.

Great Quotes, Regret Quotes

My capacity as a monk was to passionately believe utter nonsense, and when you're an actor you have to do the same thing. Also, Christianity used to have a lot to do with self-loathing and an acceptance of criticism and things like that which is terribly important for actors.

Important Quotes, Acceptance Quotes, Passion Quotes, Christianity Quotes, Criticism Quotes

It's funny, in literature no one ever goes to the lavatory.

Literature Quotes

I think quite often a fate worse than death is life, for lots of people.

Death Quotes, Life Quotes, Fate Quotes

I'm obsessive about the kind of melodrama of getting through the days and trying to make them good and funny and a happy experience. But my feeling towards the fans is that they delivered me from darkness.

Experience Quotes, Feeling Quotes

I used to always be putting my hat on children being photographed and then getting home and discovering I was riddled with lice. That used to happen very, very regularly. I used to get headlice all the time.

Children Quotes, Time Quotes

Lis Sladen was very important to me, you know. When I joined the little world of 'Doctor Who', Lis was already a star.

Important Quotes