17 Fantastic Tim Minchin Quotes

Tim Minchin is truly a jack of all trades. He is an acclaimed writer, actor, comedian, and even composer. Along with starring in television and stage productions, he has also written Matilda: The Musical and Storm. He continues to take the world by storm with his outlandish ideas and innovative thinking. Here is a collection of some of his most noteworthy quotes.

“But evolution is only a theory! Which is true. I mean, it is only a theory, it’s good that they say that. I think, it give you hope, doesn’t it?”

“Do you know what they call alternative medicine that’s been proved to work? Medicine.”

“Everything organic and natural is good…ignoring the fact that organic natural substances include arsenic and poo and crocodiles. And everything chemical is bad, ignoring the fact
that…everything is chemicals.”

“I am a tiny, insignificant, ignorant bit of carbon.”

“I don’t go in for ancient wisdom. I don’t believe just cos ideas are tenacious it means they’re worthy.”

“I don’t know what it is about “magic happens” stickers on cars but every time I see one I wanna get out my permanent marker.”


“I have but one like and it is short and unimportant, but thanks to recent scientific advances, I get to live twice as long as my great, great, great, great, uncles and auntses.”

“If you open your mind too much, your brains will fall out.”

“Isn’t this enough? Just this world? Just THIS?”

“Sticks and stones may break your bones but words can break hearts.”

“The more you know, the harder you will find it to make up your mind.”

“The weirdest thing about a ho use is that it’s got locks to keep the baddies out, but they’re mostly used to lock ourselves in.”

“There are children in Africa, starving to death, and you don’t hear them whining.”

“Throughout history, every mystery ever solved has turned out to be NOT magic.”

“You can’t see which grass is greener, chances are it’s neither and either way it’s easier to see the difference when you’re sitting on the fence.”

“You don’t have to be unscientific to make beautiful art, to write beautiful things.”

“Your love is one in a million. You could’t buy it at any price.”


In this Tim Minchin performance, the eccentric speaker discusses the issues of the environment, poverty, and much more.

I hope you have enjoyed this collection of Tim Minchin quotes!

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