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Mel Brooks Quotes

Mel Brooks
Every human being has hundreds of separate people living under his skin. The talent of a writer is his ability to give them their separate names, identities, personalities and have them relate to other characters living with him.
Mel Brooks
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Mel Brooks
You're always a little disappointing in person because you can't be the edited essence of yourself.
Mel Brooks
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Mel Brooks
Humor is just another defense against the universe.
Mel Brooks
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Mel Brooks
That's Tom Meehan. You wouldn't dream he'd come up with those home runs. You'd think: 'Tom Meehan. Gentile, structure, taste. But you wouldn't think he'd come up with the jokes. But he's got it. He got it all.
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Mel Brooks
Hope for the best, expect the worst. Life is a play. We're unrehearsed.
Mel Brooks
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Mel Brooks
Look, I really don't want to wax philosophic, but I will say that if you're alive, you got to flap your arms and legs, you got to jump around a lot, you got to make a lot of noise, because life is the very opposite of death. And therefore, as I see it, if you're quiet, you're not living. You've got to be noisy, or at least your thoughts should be noisy and colorful and lively.
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Mel Brooks
I've been accused of vulgarity. I say that's bullshit.
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Mel Brooks
As long as the world is turning and spinning, we're gonna be dizzy and we're gonna make mistakes.
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Mel Brooks
If you're quiet, you're not living. You've got to be noisy and colorful and lively.
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Mel Brooks
If God wanted us to fly, He would have given us tickets.
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Mel Brooks
Anybody can direct, but there are only eleven good writers.
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Mel Brooks
If Shaw and Einstein couldn't beat death, what chance have I got? Practically none.
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#American Comedian #Funny

Mel Brooks
I don't believe in this business of being behind, better to be in front.
Mel Brooks
#American Comedian #Funny