Quotes by comedians

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  • Allan Carr
    Allan Carr
    American theater producer and manager 1937-1999
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    A lot of comedians, when they have a bad gig, will blame everything but themselves. They'll blame the crowd, or the room was wrong, it had a weird vibe, or the promoter promoted a weird atmosphere.
  • Carly Craig
    Carly Craig
    American actress 1980-
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    A lot of female comedians will go up there in a sweatshirt and Converses, trying to dress themselves down, because it is sort of a boy's club. I'll go up in my heels. I like that people don't think I'll be funny. I'll take that on. I don't do standup comedy - I do standup and I do comedy, but I don't go up there and do jokes.
  • Bob Newhart
    Bob Newhart
    American stand-up comedian and actor 1929-
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    All comedians are, in a way, anarchists. Our job is to make fun of the existing world.
  • Bob Newhart
    Bob Newhart
    American stand-up comedian and actor 1929-
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    Comedians are innately programmed to pick up oddities like mispronounced words, upside-down books on a shelf, and generally undetectable mistakes in everyday life.
  • Bob Newhart
    Bob Newhart
    American stand-up comedian and actor 1929-
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    Comedians are never really on vacation because you're always at attention... that antenna is always out there.
  • Johann Georg Ritter von Zimmermann
    Johann Georg Ritter von Zimmermann
    Swiss philosophical writer, naturalist, and physician 1728-1795
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    Comedians are not usually actors, but imitations of actors.
  • Carl Reiner
    Carl Reiner
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    Comedians are really writers who don't have pens and pencils about them, but they riff.
  • Will Rogers
    Will Rogers
    American actor and humorist 1879-1935
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    Everything is changing. People are taking their comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke.
  • Bob Newhart
    Bob Newhart
    American stand-up comedian and actor 1929-
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    For some reason, comedians are still children. The social skills somehow never reach us, so we say exactly what we think without weighing the results.
  • Bob Newhart
    Bob Newhart
    American stand-up comedian and actor 1929-
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    It was a decision to work clean. I just prefer to work that way. I have no problem with comedians who don't work that way. There was a temptation in the early '70s to reconsider. I decided against it.
  • Bob Saget
    Bob Saget
    American stand-up comedian, actor, television host and director 1956-
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    It's 103 comedians, or however many it is, and how would everyone tell it. It's enough people of substance that it makes you think of the people who aren't there that are alive.
  • Adrian Edmondson
    Adrian Edmondson
    British actor 1957-
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    Performers like Tommy Cooper, who are always getting things wrong, are much more endearing than comedians who are sassy and smart.
  • Graham Greene
    Graham Greene
    English writer 1904-
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    We mustn't complain too much of being comedians - it's an honorable profession. If only we could be good ones the world might gain at least a sense of style. We have failed - that's all. We are bad comedians, we aren't bad men.
  • Ben Stiller
    Ben Stiller
    American actor, comedian, film producer, film director, and writer 1965-
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    Whatever talent I had, I'm sure it helped that my parents were in the business and that I grew up around actors, comedians and directors.
  • Bob Newhart
    Bob Newhart
    American stand-up comedian and actor 1929-
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    When I started, I was doing all the good comedians I'd ever seen. Then I developed my own voice. My routines are my natural way of looking at the world.
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