Adam Devine Quotes

Adam Patrick DeVine (born November 7, 1983) is an American actor, comedian, singer, screenwriter and producer. He is a star and co-creator of the Comedy Central series Workaholics, as well as Adam DeVine's House Party. Since 2013, he has portrayed Andy Bailey, the boyfriend of Haley Dunphy, on the critically acclaimed hit ABC sitcom Modern Family

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I like Louis C.K., Chris Rock. Old schools like Richard Pryor and Eddie Murphy.

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Even as a kid, I was a businessman. I figured out that if you plucked all the berries off my neighbor's tree and smashed them up, they made a Nickelodeon Gak-type consistency. I sold them to all the neighborhood kids and made stacks of quarters. Of course, the berries were poisonous, and I got in all types of trouble.

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I sang the National Anthem at Dodger Stadium - at a baseball game - which was crazy; there was, like, 60,000 people there, which is a huge deal in America - singing the National Anthem.

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The thing that I think a lot of guys need to know how to do is not take your mother's advice about honesty being the best policy. Listen to your cool, drunk uncle who tells you to lie. Those are the relationships that last.

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I loved Adam Sandler's early stuff. I thought it was so cool how irreverent and weird he would get.

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I sold a bunch of stuff. I sold Omaha Steaks, vacation packages... the worst, though, was Time Life Books, because no one wants Time Life Books. No one wants an 'Encyclopedia Brittanica' showing up at their house.

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I don't want any competition; I've finally made it! I don't want any young bucks knocking me off and taking my job, so stay in school! Stay in school and get a nice job working in an office!

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I'm not a good rapper. For whatever reason, my brain does not work that way. I just do the beginning, like, 'Yeah, yeah! Ha ha! Woo! What up? Come on! Get at me!' I'm Captain Hook.

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In a perfect world, I would like to do as many seasons of 'Workaholics' as possible, as long as people still like the show and Comedy Central will still have us. And doing movies, writing my own movies and doing movies with my friends. I think that would be such a dream to be someone like Will Ferrell or Ben Stiller. Do one or two movies a year.

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That's another piece of advice: Don't go to college; follow your dreams. Unless you're a doctor - then go to college.

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After 'Pitch Perfect,' I only want to be in sequels. No. 2 of whatever.

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I'm such a huge 'Arrested Development' fan.

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When I was a teenager, I was an umpire for a competitive league for 8- to 9-year-olds. I was really bad at it because I didn't know all the rules, and all these kids were better athletes than me. I made a bad call, and this dad snapped on me. Then he dumped his trash from his cooler, and I had to kick him out of the stands.

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When I was 15, I worked as a bag boy in a grocery store. I also needed to walk old ladies to their car and put their bags in the car, and they would give me two dollars. I felt like the richest man in the world.

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What happened to me is I gained a little weight so I could be more accessible to people. They're not like, 'Oh my God, he's, like, a male model comedian; yuck, ugh.' It's like, 'Oh, he's a little squishy; He's like me. He's accessible.' And girls are like, 'Look how cuddly he is. I just want to cuddle up in his neck fat and go to sleep.'

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