Comedy Related Quotes



“Richard Pryor was the Rosa Parks of comedy. He took risks and chances that made it possible for a whole generation of comics to exist. No one ever rocked the mike like Richard Pryor.”

Chris Rock


“I thought the university came through very well, ... I think the comedy is a joke on Tommy and not a joke on the university.”

Harvey Perlman


“I've got no history in comedy. I've never done stand-up or anything like this before. I usually play monosyllabic, moody bastards.”

Paul Bettany


“Because of my success on 'Laugh-In,' I'd play to sold-out comedy club houses at the same time, ... But when I'd do my routines, I'd play to virtually silent (houses) night after night. It seemed that although my audiences were rapt in attention, my humor wasn't what they were expecting. I don't do joke after joke after joke.”

Lily Tomlin


“Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you walk into an open sewer and die.”

Mel Brooks


“Harpo Marx looks like a musical comedy.”

Walter Kerr


“The show is able to combine outrageous physical comedy with the heart and humanity that characterizes all really wonderful sitcoms that have been successful.”

Gary Marsh


“There is only 1 potter! Don't let anyone else mold you but GOD! (You might end up as an ashtray...lol)”

Eullys "jewelz" Hinnant Iii


“'Blue Collar Comedy' is our only program with growing ratings and it taps into an underserved market. Rather than keep hammering away at the small teen girl market, we decided to re-orient the network around this audience of people I fly over on the way to meetings.”

David Janollari


“The Internet is a great place to find unconventional comedy that you can't find anywhere else.”

Andy Dick