Quotes by Bob Newhart

Bob Newhart

Bob Newhart

American stand-up comedian and actor

Alive from: 1929-

Category: Comedians and humor | Movie | Media

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    When you're going for a joke, you're stuck out there if it doesn't work. There's nowhere to go. You've done the drum role and the cymbal clash and you're out on the end of the plank.
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    With the advent of cell phones, especially with the very small microphone that attach to the cell phone itself, it's getting harder and harder I find, to differentiate between schizophrenics and people talking on a cell phone.
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    With the stand-up comic on TV, whether it's Seinfeld or Cosby or Roseanne, more important than their knowledge of how to tell a joke is their knowledge of themselves, or the persona they've created as themselves. So that when you're in a room with writers, you can say, 'Guys, that's a funny line, but I wouldn't say it.'
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    You do a clean show and it's over and the audience have enjoyed themselves and you've enjoyed yourself, and you haven't had to resort to shock.
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    You shouldn't get too close to the truth, because then maybe you stop being funny.
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    You're not dead at 85. You're a long way from it. Go out and enjoy. You've earned it.
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