17 Total Quotes

Carl Reiner Quotes

A lot of people like snow. I find it to be an unnecessary freezing of water.
Carl Reiner
#American Actor

Comedians are really writers who don't have pens and pencils about them, but they riff.
Carl Reiner
#American Actor #Funny #Comedian

In the funeral home, I never heard laughter like that in my life. The audience was laughing on the screen, and we were laughing in the home.
Carl Reiner
#Audience

[Intel promoted the dual-core processors as] The Processor With Two Brains ... The Man With Two Brains.
Carl Reiner
#Brains

It's like a bird. If he knew what he was doing, he would fall.
Carl Reiner
#American Actor

Everybody wants to laugh - you know that. They need to laugh... People need to laugh.
Carl Reiner
#American Actor #Laughter

I think that comedy really tells you how it is. The other thing about comedy is that - you don't even know if you're failing in drama, but you do know when you're failing in comedy. When you go to a comedy and you don't hear anybody laughing, you know that you've failed.
Carl Reiner
#American Actor #Comedy

[The first line in his book is this:] My mother didn't try to stab my father until I was six. ... You're entitled to be a lot crazier than you are.
Carl Reiner
#Books And Reading

If you can get a laugh out of a name, you're ahead of the game.
Carl Reiner
#American Actor

I'm a charming coward; I fight with words.
Carl Reiner
#American Actor #Charming

A fellow who has a funny bone can learn to hone his skills, but I don't think you can develop a funny bone - you either have it or you don't. And by the way - when you get it, we don't know it.
Carl Reiner
#American Actor

The absolute truth is the thing that makes people laugh.
Carl Reiner
#American Actor