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  • Bobby Darin
    Bobby Darin
    American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, impressionist, and actor 1936-1973
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    A comedian's body is funny as well as his mind being funny, his whole personage is funny.
  • Bobby Davro
    Bobby Davro
    English actor and comedian 1958-
    Bobby Davro
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    As a family comedian, it is so wonderful seeing everyone from kids through to grandparents being entertained by you.
  • Bob Newhart
    Bob Newhart
    American stand-up comedian and actor 1929-
    Bob Newhart
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    For a comedian, there is nothing better than watching another great comedian.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
    Henry Louis Mencken
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    God is a comedian, playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.
  • George Carlin
    George Carlin
    American stand-up comedian, actor and author 1937-2008
    George Carlin
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    I think it's the duty of the comedian to find out where the line is drawn and cross it deliberately.
  • Adam Clayton
    Adam Clayton
    Irish musician 1960-
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    I was actually pretty shy in school. My defense mechanism was to be the class clown. I remember getting into a lot of trouble for being disruptive, and I was brought in front of the headteacher, who said: 'What's going to happen to you; what are you going to do when you grow up?' and I said: 'Well, I'm obviously going to be a comedian.
  • Bob Newhart
    Bob Newhart
    American stand-up comedian and actor 1929-
    Bob Newhart
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    I was influenced by every comedian I ever saw work. That's the only way you learn how to do it.
  • Bob Newhart
    Bob Newhart
    American stand-up comedian and actor 1929-
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    Jack Benny was, without a doubt, the bravest comedian I have ever seen work. He wasn't afraid of silence. He would take as long as it took to tell the story.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
    Camille Paglia
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    Jesus was a brilliant Jewish stand-up comedian, a phenomenal improviser. His parables are great one-liners.
  • Bob Monkhouse
    Bob Monkhouse
    English entertainer and comedian 1928-2003
    Bob Monkhouse
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    People always say: You're a comedian, tell us a joke. They don't say: You're an MP, tell us a lie.
    Source: Independent on Sunday obituary
  • Bob Newhart
    Bob Newhart
    American stand-up comedian and actor 1929-
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    Richard Pryor introduced me to the world of the inner city, and the urban world, and did it hysterically. My favorite comedian, even though we work 180 degrees differently, but funny is funny is funny.
  • Bob Newhart
    Bob Newhart
    American stand-up comedian and actor 1929-
    Bob Newhart
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    The greatest comedian I've ever seen is Jack Benny. He wasn't afraid of the silences.
  • Bill Burr
    Bill Burr
    American stand-up comedian, actor, and podcaster 1968-
    Bill Burr
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    The only time I get sick of making people laugh is when I'm in a non-writing-joke mode, and I just can't seem to come up with anything new that's funny. That's a tough place to be as a comedian.
  • Lenny Bruce
    Lenny Bruce
    American Comedian 1925-1966
    Lenny Bruce
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    The role of a comedian is to make the audience laugh, at a minimum of once every fifteen seconds.
  • G. Nathan
    G. Nathan
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    The test of a real comedian is whether you laugh at him before he opens his mouth.
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