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Tony Parsons – 7 Quotes

 

7 Quotes by Tony Parsons

 

Largely this is a class thing – writers tend to be cosseted little middle-class kiddies who think that the world owes them a royalty cheque. But just doing it – being in your room for years on end, locked in your head, alone with invented ghosts – it weakens and softens the body. And I know I can’t just live in my head.

– Tony Parsons


When he was born, I looked at my little boy and felt an unconditional love I never knew was inside me. As he grew, and I watched him stagger about, squeak his first words, and turn into a beautiful little boy, that feeling did not change.

– Tony Parsons


I have found having my dad as my North Star has worked well for me.

– Tony Parsons


I box for four hours a week and my diet is pretty healthy.

– Tony Parsons


My principal motivation is supporting my family, which is not a bad reason for getting up in the morning. That’s always been my motivation – to take care of the people who rely on me.

– Tony Parsons


The thing I care about is my weight – I’m as fanatical about it as a member of Girls Aloud. I weigh myself every morning. I know exactly what I want to be – 82kg – and I try to stick to it.

– Tony Parsons


The most convincing argument against early parenthood is that you are in a relationship that is likely to fall apart before that child grows up.

– Tony Parsons