298 Total Quotes

Comedy Quotes

Erma Bombeck
There is a thin line that separates laughter and pain, comedy and tragedy, humor and hurt.
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Robin Williams
In England, if you commit a crime, the police don't have a gun and you don't have a gun. If you commit a crime, the police will say "Stop, or I'll say stop again."
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Robin Williams
Ah, yes, divorce ... from the Latin word meaning to rip out a man's genitals through his wallet.
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Jerry Seinfield
I wonder if illiterate people get the full effect of alphabet soup?'
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Bill Hicks
You know we armed Iraq. I wondered about that too, you know during the Persian Gulf war those intelligence reports would come out: "Iraq: incredible weapons - incredible weapons." How do you know that? "Uh, well...we looked at the receipts."
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It was a comedy of mistakes to start the third quarter. We didn't play very well and a team like Mandan takes advantage of everything.
Bruce Anderson Permalink
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Abraham Lincoln
A farce or comedy is best played; a tragedy is best read at home.
Abraham Lincoln Permalink
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Michael Palin
I can't think of anyone who knew how to play comedy better than Ronnie Barker and I count myself enormously fortunate to have known and worked with him,
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Bryan Adams
It's a very funny play. The music is just tremendous; it's a comedy with opera mixed in.
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Robin Williams
We had gay burglars the other night. They broke in and rearranged the furniture.
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Woody Allen
To love is to suffer. To avoid suffering, one must not love. But then, one suffers from not loving. Therefore, to love is to suffer; not to love is to suffer; to suffer is to suffer. To be happy is to love. To be happy, then, is to suffer, but suffering makes one unhappy. Therefore, to be happy, one must love or love to suffer or suffer from too much happiness.
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Aaron Allston
The difference between tragedy and comedy: Tragedy is something awful happening to somebody else, while comedy is something awful happening to somebody else.
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The world is a tragedy to those who feel, but a comedy to those who think.
Horace Walpole Permalink
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Comedy is tragedy plus time.
Carol Burnett Permalink
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Christopher Fry
In tragedy every moment is eternity; in comedy, eternity is a moment.
Christopher Fry Permalink
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Woody Allen
Comedy just pokes at problems, rarely confronts them squarely. Drama is like a plate of meat and potatoes, comedy is rather the dessert, a bit like meringue.
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And we felt like it was just a great romantic comedy world and a great office comedy.
Aaron Harberts Permalink
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For me, it really first has to be a good story and be funny. If you're doing sincere comedy, the edgy stuff kind of happens on its own.
Aaron McGruder Permalink
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You get to see it all in show choir ? Broadway, pop, cowboy tap dancing and comedy.
Adam Miller Permalink
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Mitch Hedberg
I like vending machines, because snacks are better when they fall. If I buy a candy bar at the store, oftentimes I will drop it so that is achieves its maximum flavor potential.
Mitch Hedberg Permalink
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My comedy is different every time I do it. I don't know what the hell I'm doing.
Adam Sandler Permalink
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Mitch Hedberg
Every time I go and shave, I assume there's someone else on the planet shaving. So I say, 'I'm gonna go shave, too.'
Mitch Hedberg Permalink
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There are a hell of a lot of jobs that are scarier than live comedy. Like standing in the operating room when a guy's heart stops, and you're the one who has to fix it!
Jon Stewart Permalink
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[Eclecticism is the byword for this year's festival.] The Merchant City has some great venues for comedy, ... We want to show a bit of everything that happens in Glasgow's comedy community.
Alan Anderson Permalink
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The Merchant City has some great venues for comedy. We want to show a bit of everything that happens in Glasgow's comedy community.
Alan Anderson Permalink
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Cooking is like making love, you do it well, or you do not do it at all.
Harriet Horne Permalink
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The really interesting people we meet in our lives are mixed with comedy and tragedy,
Callie Thorne Permalink
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The really interesting people we meet in our lives are mixed with comedy and tragedy. What they've created with Sheila, the audience and I have no idea what's going to happen, what she's going to do, or what she's going to say.
Callie Thorne Permalink
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People need to be peppered or even outraged occasionally. Our national comedy and drama is packed with earthy familiarity and honest vulgarity. Clean vulgarity can be very shocking and that, in my view, gives greater involvement.
Kenneth Williams Permalink
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We sort of look at our years at 'Letterman' as comedy grad school. I don't mind seeing jokes and hearing the laugh track because that was our bread and butter for a long time, just making an audience laugh ... There's no better feeling than having a crowd there and hearing a laugh.
Carter Bays Permalink
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