Who the heck is Ricky Gervais?

Ricky Gervais is an English stand-up comedian, writer and actor known for The Office, Extras and An Idiot Abroad. He hosted the Golden Globe Awards four times. For his television work he often collaborates with fellow writer and comedians Stephen Merchant and Karl Pilkington.

Books by Ricky Gervais

Quotes by Ricky Gervais

“A Christian telling an atheist they're going to hell is as scary as a child telling an adult they're not getting any presents from Santa.”

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“I see Atheists are fighting and killing each other again, over who doesn't believe in any God the most. Oh, no..wait.. that never happens.”

Ricky Gervais

“If you don’t believe in free speech for people who you hate, fear and disagree with, then you don’t believe in free speech.”

Ricky Gervais

“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth... Then he said, 'Let there be light.' Which means he made the entire universe in the dark! How fucking good is that? He's brilliant.”

Ricky Gervais

“It’s a strange myth that atheists have nothing to live for. It’s the opposite. We have nothing to die for. We have everything to live for.”

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“Just because you're offended, doesn't mean you're right.”

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“Mondays are fine. It's your life that sucks.”

Ricky Gervais

“Never confuse your right to say what you believe with a right to never be disagreed with and ridiculed for saying what you believe.”

Ricky Gervais

“Remember, if you don't sin, then Jesus died for nothing.”

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“Remember, when you are dead, you do not know you are dead. It is only painful for others. The same applies when you are stupid.”

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“The best advice I've ever received is, 'No one else knows what they're doing either.'”

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“The existence of God is not subjective. He either exists or he doesn’t. It’s not a matter of opinion. You can have your own opinions. But you can’t have your own facts.”

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“You should bring something into the world that wasn't in the world before. It doesn't matter what that is. It doesn't matter if it's a table or a film or gardening - everyone should create. You should do something, then sit back and say, 'I did that.'”

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“You won’t burn in hell. But be nice anyway.”

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“You'll be dead soon, and forever, so have a great day!”

Ricky Gervais

“Your critics want you to be as unhappy, unfulfilled and unimportant as they are. Let your happiness eat them up from inside.”

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