Enter one or two keywords
to search these Inspirational Quotes.

Hint: keep it simple, like life or moving on




Facebook share   Tweet This   Email this

Inspirational Quotes about Life
Encouraging Quotes || Quotes to Live By || Love Quotes || Funny Quotes || Links || About
Topics:   A-   B-   Being   Ca-   Co-   D-   E-   F-   G-   H-    I-    J-K-L   M-   N-O   Pa-   Pr-   Q-R   Sa-   Sk-   T-   U-V-W-X-Y-Z

Comedy Quotes
Inspirational Quotes about Comedy

May you find great value in these inspirational Comedy Quotes from my large datebase of inspiring quotes and sayings.

Comedy has to be based on truth.
You take the truth and you put a little curlicue at the end.
- Sid Caesar

Related topics: Humor

Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool,
a comedy for the rich, a tragedy for the poor.
- Sholom Aleichem

Life is not a tragedy, it is a comedy.
To be alive means to have a sense of humor.
- Osho

Comedy keeps the heart sweet.
- Mark Twain

Please sign-up for my Free Inspirational Daily Email on the form below.

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.


Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious.
- Peter Ustinov

Comedy, we may say, is society protecting itself -
with a smile.
- J. B. Priestley

I value comedy.
I value somebody who can be funny.
- James L. Brooks


 

I left Indiana, and I ain't been back since.
I've been doing comedy and paying my bills.
- Mike Epps

The first comedy screenplay that I wrote was Animal
House and I always thought I could and should be a
director but no one was about to give me that opportunity on Animal House.
- Harold Ramis

I'm traveling the world, ripping rooms apart with my stupendous comedy.
- Todd Barry

People know me.
I'm not going to produce any cartwheels out there.
I'm not going to belong on Comedy Central.
I'll always be a tennis player, not a celebrity.
- Pete Sampras

My portrayal of Fagin was all to do with my experience in comedy and revue.
- Ron Moody

I love John Irving's stuff.
It's that marriage of comedy and tragedy.
It's really terrific.
- Jeff Bridges

The human comedy is always tragic, but since its ingredients are always the same -
dupe,
fox, straight, like burlesque skits -
the repetition through the ages is comedy.
- Dawn Powell

There's a lot of comedy in Intermission but it's got this depth.
It's not comedy for comedy's sake - it's informed by something else.
I like stuff like that.
- Cillian Murphy

We were the only ones interested in comedy.
Everybody else wanted to be Martin Scorsese.
- Matt Stone

It's hard enough to write a good drama,
it's much harder to write a good comedy,
and it's hardest of all to write a drama with comedy.
Which is what life is.
- Jack Lemmon

Avoiding humiliation is the core of tragedy and comedy.
- John Guare

This hiatus coming up I'm looking at a comedy because I need the balance.
- Khandi Alexander

The Comedy Store in LA, it's a really loose room and
it's really dark and creepy and a great place to explore
your own thoughts onstage.
- Joe Rogan

Stand-up comedy and poverty.
Those were my two main endeavors.
- Dave Foley

Blonde is dumb comedy, red hair is smart,
sexy comedy.
- Lisa Kudrow

I had a flair for comedy and could give a sustained performance.
- Jessie Matthews

Life is neither comedy or tragedy, life is what you make of it.
- Radha Mitchell

Between us and the writers, it was comedy hour the whole time.
We could hardly get through it.
- Buddy Rice

At times we were criticized for doing too much slapstick.
I don't believe in mild comedy, and neither does Lucy.
- Desi Arnaz

I had to choose, I'd be so sad.
They are flip sides of the same coin.
I love both comedy and drama.
- Dianne Wiest

I want to see Bob Dylan do sketch comedy.
I'm a huge Bob Dylan fan.
- Bradley Whitford

I'm a big fan of Albert Brooks, Nichols and May.
I'd like to follow in their footsteps and do comedy films.
- Illeana Douglas

Well I sure had been looking for a comedy for years without any success.
- Val Kilmer

With While You Were Sleeping, it was so much fun and such a Cinderella story,
that I didn't want to do another romantic comedy.
I wanted to do the opposite.
- Bill Pullman

I consider myself a serious musician.
Doing a comedy show does not take away from that in any way.
- Kevin Eubanks

Like I said, all comedy is based on exaggeration,
big or small, whatever you can get away with.
- Drew Carey

Is it spoken word? Kinda, but that's a weird area.
Is it comedy? Well, it's funny but no,
it's not comedy.
- Bruce McCulloch

I used to write bits and pieces of comedy material
for various comics that were at the Windmill...
as well as my film job, I was under contract,
I was allowed to do that and everything.
- Val Guest

I think a lot comes from having the experience of doing stand-up comedy.
It allows you to figure out the psychology of an audience;
what things are funny and not.
- Keenen Ivory Wayans

It's good Xerox is known for its copying machines,
and it's good Jim Carrey is known for comedy.
- Steve Guttenberg

I love sketch comedy.
My real goal is to do something with Albert Brooks.
That would be my fantasy.
I stay up night and day thinking up stuff he might find funny.
- Illeana Douglas

When I left school I was full of angst,
like any teenager, and I channeled it all into comedy.
- Matt Lucas

To listen to your own silence is the key to comedy.
- Elayne Boosler

If you elect a matinee idol mayor, you're going to
have a musical comedy administration.
- Robert Moses

Every student of comedy should see Dame Edna at least twice.
- Dick Cavett

We are in desperate need of a well-done romantic lesbian comedy.
- Jill Bennett

It's a great counter to doing the soap because it's a comedy.
It's real physical comedy.
- Corbin Bernsen

Life literally abounds in comedy if you just look around you.
- Mel Brooks

I was never really comfortable doing comedy.
Though it was good the first couple of years,
there were problems, and it became a stifling experience.
I was happy it ended.
- Rick Schroder

Even if you didn't see the movie, you'd see two words
you'd never seen put together before -
comedy and Muslim.
Comedy is friendly - it's the least offensive word in our language.
- Albert Brooks

With comedy I can search for the profound.
- Dario Fo

It takes intelligence to make real comedy,
and it takes a reality base to create all that little
stuff I like to do that makes you giggle inside.
- Chris Tucker

With any half-hour comedy, it kind of takes on its
own life and finds itself.
- Seth MacFarlane

There is a universality to comedy.
- Simon Pegg

My favorite work is The Full Monty because I got an Oscar for it.
But it was really hard work at the time.
Sometimes comedy is not a bundle of laughs to actually do.
- Anne Dudley

To be perfectly honest, drama is a lot simpler than comedy.
- Nikki Cox

Comedy is much more challenging, because you have to
have the same level of belief but you have to make people laugh,
and that's definitely a challenge.
- Jenna Elfman

I had a terrible job letting me do anything that wasn't comedy.
- Val Guest

Most modern comedy is crap.
- Adrian Edmondson

Comedy is underrepresented in every actor's life,
because it's so bloody difficult to write.
- Michael Caine

There's so much comedy on television.
Does that cause comedy in the streets?
- Dick Cavett

Comedy is so fun.
I don't know how these people can make movies and work
on them for four months and they're these sob stories.
I don't know how emotionally you get through that.
- Colleen Haskell

There is a thin line that separates laughter and pain,
comedy and tragedy, humor and hurt.
- Erma Bombeck

Comedy is second nature for me.
- Anthony Anderson

I have an Italian comedy at the Venice Film Festival.
- Robert Englund

The duty of comedy is to correct men by amusing them.
- Moliere

Dying is easy; comedy is hard.
- Donald Wolfit

Comedy has to be done en clair.
You can't blunt the edge of wit or the point of satire with obscurity.
Try to imagine a famous witty saying that is not immediately clear.
- James Thurber

Dark comedy is very difficult.
You have to bring the audience in and push them away at the same time.
- Pierce Brosnan

If you want good sketches, go pick up Sid Caesar.
The best of Your Show of Shows.
That's the greatest sketch comedy you'll ever see on television.
- Jamie Farr

Vegas means comedy, tragedy, happiness and sadness all at the same time.
- Artie Lange

You never heard of a comedy team that didn't fight,
did you?
- Bud Abbott

Jackie Gleason said that comedy is the most exacting form of dramatic art,
because it has an instant critic: laughter.
- Chuck Jones

Comedy always works best when it is mean-spirited.
- John Cleese


Thank you for visiting these Comedy Quotes - Inspirational Quotes about Comedy.

Please sign up on the form below to receive
my Free Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes email.

See more Inspirational Quotes about Life.

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sign-up for free Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email

Daily inspirational quotes and motivational thoughts for joyful living,

Enter Your E-Mail Address:
Enter Your Name (what you want to be called):

Inspirational Quotes for Life

See more Quotes by Topic and Author.



All materials & writings are copyright © Jonathan Lockwood Huie, except for quotes and other
specifically identified material which belong to their respective copyright holders if applicable.
You may read about our disclaimer, privacy policy, terms of use, participation in affiliate programs, copyright policy, and republishing policy.