Quotes and Sayings about Funny



"If I can't see the humor in it, how am I going to be funny?"
- Casey Affleck
(Related: Funny, Humor)

"I'm always more motivated by the pain of a funny character than by what makes him funny."
- Jason Alexander
(Related: Funny, Character, Pain)

"The thing about For Better or Worse is the only thing that made me an okay director for that is that I have a sense of humor, and it was supposed to be funny."
- Jason Alexander
(Related: Funny, Humor, Sense)

"Forgiveness is a funny thing, it warms the hearts and cools the sting."
- Peter Allen
(Related: Forgiveness, Funny)

"But it's funny that now I'm in such a happy situation, I look more objectively at my own past and see what others have seen for a long time and I'm just so glad I've been able to get to this point."
- Rick Allen
(Related: Funny, Time, Now, Past)

"Queer Eye for the Straight Guy is a form of service journalism. To be successful, I think it has to be a combination of a good story, it has to be funny, and it also needs to be packed with useful information."
- Ted Allen
(Related: Funny, Successful, Eye, Information, Journalism, Needs, Service)

"I think being funny is not anyone's first choice."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Funny, Being, Choice, First)

"I realized my family was funny, because nobody ever wanted to leave our house."
- Anthony Anderson
(Related: Family, Funny)

"I'm not a comedian. I'm an actor who just happens to be funny on occasion."
- Anthony Anderson
(Related: Funny, Actor)

"It's sort of an action flick. You can't be that funny trying to steal diamonds."
- Anthony Anderson
(Related: Funny, Action, Trying)

"It's so funny that people specify that year because in a way it was the biggest battle for me health wise."
- Brady Anderson
(Related: Funny, Health, People, Battle)

"It's so funny, because right now I'm very tired and my brains a little dead, I tend to get very focused and serious. So, I'm probably coming off a lot more like Scully right now."
- Gillian Anderson
(Related: Funny, Now, Right)

"You have to be funny about it and honest about it. You can't leave yourself out of that mix. You have to be honest enough to say, I'm that messed-up one in the family."
- Louie Anderson
(Related: Family, Funny)

"Her friends say she is very funny. At a family dinner, she stood to go, and the footman very properly pulled her chair away. At that moment I asked her a question and she sat down again, except there was no chair. Everyone, including the Queen, laughed and laughed."
- Prince Andrew
(Related: Family, Funny, Friends, Queen, Question)

"I had an idea of what I thought was funny. It's kind of based on how I am."
- Jennifer Aniston
(Related: Funny, Thought, Idea)

"That's what I hate about a lot of comedies, when you're hitting a line or making it funny."
- Jennifer Aniston
(Related: Funny, Hate)

"Most shows, you really have to force it. And everybody's nervous, and the network is nervous, and they've all got their notepads out, and they're all going to give notes on what they think is funny, and everybody's trying to spin their jokes, and this was so - the script was so good that we didn't have to really do anything, and it made it so easy for us to do well."
- Will Arnett
(Related: Funny, Force, Jokes, Network, Trying)

"The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka!' but 'That's funny...'"
- Isaac Asimov
(Related: Funny, Science)

"I like smart, funny, self-deprecating men."
- Jules Asner
(Related: Men, Funny, Self)

"No, no, I was only funny on stage, really. I, I, think I was funny as a person toward my classmates when I was very young. You know, when I was a child, up to about the age of 12."
- Rowan Atkinson
(Related: Age, Funny)

"Let's make some funny pictures."
- Tex Avery
(Related: Funny)

"I would do it today because the thing that appealed to me was not necessarily the mechanics of the robot, but it was his personality and how funny and charming he was."
- John Badham
(Related: Funny, Personality, Today)

"I'm obsessive about the kind of melodrama of getting through the days and trying to make them good and funny and a happy experience. But my feeling towards the fans is that they delivered me from darkness."
- Tom Baker
(Related: Funny, Experience, Darkness, Fans, Feeling, Trying)

"The one thing that disturbs me about Alec is that people don't realize that he's really funny."
- Daniel Baldwin
(Related: Funny, People)

"Don't get me wrong, there are sometimes if I go and see a really funny comedy, that I wished I had smoked a joint. I'll be honest with you. That's the truth."
- Stephen Baldwin
(Related: Funny, Truth, Comedy, Wrong)

"I'm not funny. What I am is brave."
- Lucille Ball
(Related: Funny)

"You go through at least the first two years of Star Trek and you find some amazing stuff. Everything that was going on Gene put into the series. He just put strange costumes on the actors and painted them funny colours and left the same situation in."
- Majel Barrett
(Related: Funny, Actors, First, Years)

"You put funny people in funny costumes and paint them green and we could talk about anything we wanted to, because that was the only thing that fascinated Gene about this particular genre."
- Majel Barrett
(Related: Funny, People, Talk)

"I listen like mad to any conversation taking place next to me just trying to hear why this is funny. Women's restrooms are especially great. I wash my hands twice waiting for people to come in and start talking."
- Lynda Barry
(Related: Funny, Women, People, Conversation, Talking, Trying, Waiting)

"I need to be cheered up a lot. I think funny people are people who need to be cheered up."
- Lynda Barry
(Related: Funny, People)

"I would call it a comedy variety show. We have some people just doing straight standup. We usually try to have one musical act of sort. So its just people being funny in different ways, not just sketch, not just standup, not just characters, all of those things."
- Todd Barry
(Related: Funny, People, Act, Being, Comedy, Variety)

"There is nothing funny about Halloween. This sarcastic festival reflects, rather, an infernal demand for revenge by children on the adult world."
- Jean Baudrillard
(Related: Funny, Children, Nothing, Revenge, Sarcastic, World)

"I allow a lot of room for improvisation and funny stuff. I always feel planned."
- Michael Bay
(Related: Funny)

"What's David's role? David looks good, that's what David does. David looks good, and I'm the funny one, that's what I hear constantly. But I keep telling him that looks fade."
- Victoria Beckham
(Related: Funny)

"A lot of funny stuff happens in Canada."
- Samantha Bee
(Related: Funny, Canada)

"I don't think the show would be funny to you if you didn't already have a base of information."
- Samantha Bee
(Related: Funny, Information)

"I love nerds. Comic-Con junkies are the tastemakers of tomorrow. Isn't that funny? The tables have turned."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Love, Funny, Tomorrow)

"I love nerds. Comic-Con junkies are the tastemakers of tomorrow. Isn't that funny? The tables have turned."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Love, Funny, Tomorrow)

"When I first started I was always known as The Girl on the Sitcom with the Funny Voice."
- Julie Benz
(Related: Funny, First, Voice)

"It's funny, I get really nervous when I audition for voiceovers."
- Julie Benz
(Related: Funny)

"I wasn't even 20 at the time, but it taught me something about drugs. They can take a good man, a warm, funny, loving family man, and turn him into a loser and worse."
- Michael Bergin
(Related: Family, Funny, Time, Drugs, Man)

"I read a funny story about how the Republicans freed the slaves. The Republicans are the ones who created slavery by law in the 1600's. Abraham Lincoln freed the slaves and he was not a Republican."
- Marion Berry
(Related: Funny, Law, Republican, Republicans, Slavery)

"Cheryl Cole and Katy Perry are two of the hottest girls in the world - and so normal and funny with it. If I was a few years older they are the kind of girls I'd like to date. I want a younger version of Cheryl and Katy - a mixture of the two would be hot."
- Justin Bieber
(Related: Funny, Girls, Want, World, Years)

"On the stage you're there, it's live. There's a beginning, a middle, an end. When something is funny you hear it right away."
- Theodore Bikel
(Related: Funny, Beginning, End, Right)

"Well what's funny is, again, people say they believed what was going on, but again, Bob's hands are about three times bigger than his feet. So these are very caricatured."
- Brad Bird
(Related: Funny, People, Feet)

"It's funny how the hippies and the punks tried to get rid of the conservatives, but they always seem to get the upper hand in the end."
- Bjork
(Related: Funny, End, Hippies)

"I got to dress up in funny clothes and run around New Zealand with a bow and arrow for 18 months, how bad could that be?"
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Funny, Clothes, Dress, Months)

"If you look at the game and everything, it's not quite like looking at an animated film, because that's total character. This, this is really movement, but it's got funny little things if you look for the humor. They're actually getting to the character."
- Don Bluth
(Related: Funny, Humor, Character, Film)

"So to me, Texas Hold 'em puts me to sleep. At least when you play stud, you can be funny as you deal. Somebody some day is going to come up with a Stud show that's going to work."
- Joseph Bologna
(Related: Funny, Work, Day, Play, Sleep)

"When I was a kid, there was no distinction between a movie about old people or young people. It was either funny or not. It was either entertaining or not. It was either exciting or not. It was either thrilling or not."
- Joseph Bologna
(Related: Funny, People, Old)

"My company is known for being funny as well as moving. You get a bit of everything in these shows. I think people know they're going to have a surprising experience."
- Matthew Bourne
(Related: Experience, Funny, People, Being, Company)

"I made a supreme effort not to do that thing that parents do, which is to bore people without children to death by going on and on about how funny their children are, so there's none of that hopefully."
- Jo Brand
(Related: Death, Funny, People, Children, Effort, Parents)

"Who do I like? I am a big fan of French and Saunders - not that that they are particularly stand-up I have to say, but I think they have been great for women and they are of themselves just incredibly funny whether they are male or female."
- Jo Brand
(Related: Funny, Women)

"The thing I thought about doing it was it's Comic Relief and you've got to be funny. So although I did try to sing properly it obviously has hilarious results when you can't sing."
- Jo Brand
(Related: Funny, Thought, Results)

"Being a funny person does an awful lot of things to you. You feel that you mustn't get serious with people. They don't expect it from you, and they don't want to see it. You're not entitled to be serious, you're a clown."
- Fanny Brice
(Related: Funny, People, Being, Want)

"I love the part of Hector as it takes me back to playing eccentric parts. He is a funny character, which is fine by me as I've been playing for laughs for decades now! It's lovely to get a laugh; it's the best thing in the world!"
- Richard Briers
(Related: Funny, Love, Character)

"The funny thing is all these school shootings that we have, always happen in very religious communities. Maybe it's because the centre of their lives is a big fat nothing and it's just a fantasy and there's nothing there. I think maybe that might have something to do with it."
- Matthew Bright
(Related: Funny, Fantasy, Nothing, Religious, School)

"In the Netherlands I read the first chapter of Exquisite Corpse to an audience that laughed in all the places I thought were funny - an experience I've never had in America!"
- Poppy Z. Brite
(Related: Experience, Funny, Thought, First)

"It's funny how a film about a murderous old English toff can help you."
- Jim Broadbent
(Related: Funny, English, Film, Help, Old)

"I awake with a not entirely sickened knowledge that I am merely young again and in a funny way at peace, an observer who is aware of time's chariot, aware that some metamorphosis has occurred."
- Harold Brodkey
(Related: Funny, Peace, Time, Knowledge)

"It's funny how a chubby kid can just be having fun, and people call it entertainment!"
- Garth Brooks
(Related: Funny, People)

"I value comedy. I value somebody who can be funny."
- James L. Brooks
(Related: Funny, Comedy, Value)

"A rich man's joke is always funny."
- Thomas Edward Brown
(Related: Funny, Man)

"It's funny how most activists are pacifists."
- Craig Bruce
(Related: Funny)

"It's funny how social activists usually protest against the only things that have a credible chance of achieving the activists' goals."
- Craig Bruce
(Related: Funny, Goals, Chance, Protest)

"I think back to some of the things Harry said and some of the things I said trying to be funny. If I said them now, it would be on the front page of every newspaper in the country."
- Jack Buck
(Related: Funny, Country, Now, Trying)

"They're great girls. They're very funny, they're very smart, they're fun to be with. They're very lively, as I think people can tell. And you know, they're very confident girls."
- Laura Bush
(Related: Funny, People, Girls)

"I was lucky. My family is wonderful. And it's funny, because most of my best friends come from very large families. So it always felt as if I had lots of siblings, though in the end I had to leave them and go home. I kind of got the best of both worlds as a kid."
- Sophia Bush
(Related: Family, Funny, Home, End, Friends)

"Well in the book Carrie was my alter ego. In real life, Sarah Jessica and I don't look anything alike. But people do say that we sound alike. Sarah Jessica is an adorable girl and she is very funny."
- Candace Bushnell
(Related: Funny, Life, People, Ego, Sound)

"The British are so funny. It's like they can't believe I lived in Hackney. 'You could live in Bondi Beach. Why would you want to live in 'Ackney?' But Hackney's fantastic. I'm serious. There are so many artists there. I loved the markets, the parks, the pubs, the diversity. It was a cultural melting-pot."
- Rose Byrne
(Related: Funny, Artists, Beach, Diversity, Want)

"There's a story everywhere. Being bored to death someplace is basically a funny proposition. What you have to watch out for is you don't write a boring story about a boring place."
- Tim Cahill
(Related: Death, Funny, Being)

"Funny things happen to you in movies for silly reasons."
- Michael Caine
(Related: Funny, Movies, Silly)

"Scream was great for what it was. For a horror film, it was intelligent, it was funny, it took a laugh at itself."
- Neve Campbell
(Related: Funny, Film, Horror)

"To be able to make a good living in a challenging medium like soap operas is great. The best is that I get to act and am rewarded for it. And the people I work with are great. Funny, intelligent, hard working. They're all great to be around."
- David Canary
(Related: Work, Funny, People, Act, Living)

"It's just something that's sort of funny, sort of not."
- Max Cannon
(Related: Funny)

"Nothing's funny about someone who's successful."
- Drew Carey
(Related: Funny, Successful, Nothing)

"Billy Tauzin is one of the most interesting people in Washington. He is smart, funny, and interesting."
- Tucker Carlson
(Related: Funny, People, Washington)

"I am always drawn to men that are funny. I do not know why. But I am always drawn to people that are struggling with parts of themselves... But it's like in the end, there has to be confidence."
- Vanessa Carlton
(Related: Men, Funny, People, Confidence, End)

"This is funny because I just had a job over the summer for VH1, a project I did called Strange Frequency where I got to play a Goth rock band singer."
- Charisma Carpenter
(Related: Funny, Job, Play, Project, Summer)

"I don't need to convince anybody that I know kung fu, but maybe somebody needs to know that I really can act, without doing a Chinese accent or a funny walk."
- David Carradine
(Related: Funny, Act, Needs)

"I play a female Indiana Jones, a professor who hunts down precious objects, like a bowl that belonged to the Buddha. They tailored the role to me: I wanted to be smart, funny, and to kick some ass."
- Tia Carrere
(Related: Funny, Play)

"I got a lot of support from my parents. That's the one thing I always appreciated. They didn't tell me I was being stupid; they told me I was being funny."
- Jim Carrey
(Related: Funny, Being, Parents, Support)

"I am accusing him of stealing my best material, he was a very funny man."
- Frank Carson
(Related: Funny, Man)

"We didn't even think about it, you know? I used to collect laser discs, and you'd have some college professor analyzing It's a Wonderful Life or Citizen Kane, and now it is pretty funny - the idea of commentary for a silly kid's movie, you know?"
- Dana Carvey
(Related: Funny, Life, Idea, College, Now, Pretty, Silly)

"It's the cushiest job, but some lines are so funny that I crack up."
- Dan Castellaneta
(Related: Funny, Job)

"It's funny, I had dinner with my dear friend John Spencer last night and I'm not in the first episode, but he's at the beginning of it and he was telling me about it and I thought this sounds very hot because I think this is definitely the last year of West Wing."
- Stockard Channing
(Related: Funny, Thought, Friend, Beginning, First, Night)

"It is not funny that anything else should fall down; only that a man should fall down. Why do we laugh? Because it is a gravely religious matter: it is the Fall of Man. Only man can be absurd: for only man can be dignified."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Funny, Man, Religious)

"I had to audition for the part of Jnior, and I wanted the role terribly because I knew it was a great character. This guy is a wonderful, funny, mean old guy."
- Dominic Chianese
(Related: Funny, Character, Old)

"The anger that Uncle Junior has comes from my background. My father was the son of an Italian immigrant, and I've seen the fire of the Italian temperament. It can be explosive sometimes in ways that are both funny and tragic."
- Dominic Chianese
(Related: Anger, Funny, Father, Son, Fire, Temperament)

"The funny thing about making this record and being away from the girls and on my own in LA is that it allowed me to reflect on how much we've accomplished."
- Melanie Chisholm
(Related: Funny, Being, Girls)

"The funny thing is, Dennis Miller got me back into comedy."
- Tommy Chong
(Related: Funny, Comedy)

"But I think once the word gets out that the movie is funny - funny is transcendent - it will traverse all demographic barriers if people embrace it as a funny movie."
- Thomas Haden Church
(Related: Funny, People, Will, Word)

"At boarding school you had to wear your name across your chest and your back, and obviously I had a pretty funny name. It wasn't Brown or Smith or Hughes."
- Diane Cilento
(Related: Funny, Name, Pretty, School)

"Kids enjoy laughing and are seldom bored when they find something funny. They also ask questions, often to adults, because they understand that the more words they can comprehend about a funny story or a joke, the more they'll enjoy it."
- Brian P. Cleary
(Related: Funny, Kids, Questions, Words)

"I've never really understood that. It's a funny thing; people sometimes accuse us of condescending to our characters somehow-that to me is kind of inexplicable."
- Joel Coen
(Related: Funny, People, Inexplicable)

"It's a funny thing because you look at the careers of other filmmakers, and you see them sort of slow down, and you realize, maybe this becomes harder to do as you get older. That's sort of a cautionary thing. I hope it doesn't happen to me."
- Joel Coen
(Related: Funny, Hope, Careers)

"Hurried and worried until we're buried, and there's no curtain call, Lifes a very funny proposition after all."
- George M. Cohan
(Related: Funny)

"But movies as much as anything developed what I thought was right and wrong, what was honorable, what wasn't, what was funny what wasn't... what had some depth to it, what didn't."
- Dabney Coleman
(Related: Funny, Movies, Thought, Right, Wrong)

"But it was this tough little character part that I was playing, a very funny little guy that I invented over a weekend, because I realized I was not contributing to the humor of this thing. And I had to do something."
- Dabney Coleman
(Related: Funny, Humor, Character, Weekend)

"It's funny looking at yourself. You know how it is when you look back at old pictures? It's just funny looking back at yourself walking and talking at age 14."
- Jennifer Connelly
(Related: Age, Funny, Old, Talking, Walking)

"Nowadays they have 12 directors and 15 producers and 30 writers. And all the writers want their lines said a certain way-which isn't necessarily funny. I mean the lines aren't necessarily so funny to begin with."
- Tim Conway
(Related: Funny, Want, Writers)

"I can always get better. A lot of my ex-girlfriends don't think I'm funny."
- Dane Cook
(Related: Funny)

"If you use tact you can say anything, then make it funny."
- Dane Cook
(Related: Funny, Tact)

"For sheer sexiness, a man must be beautiful. Funny. yes. Clever, no."
- Jilly Cooper
(Related: Funny, Man)

"Sometimes we have to actually say, I think you're really funny, but none of your jokes are going to make it on the air. So just answer my questions. Seriously."
- Rob Corddry
(Related: Funny, Jokes, Questions)

"I remember interviewing someone I actually felt bad for, and therefore didn't want to take an ironic stance against him. It actually turned out to be a really funny piece."
- Rob Corddry
(Related: Funny, Want)

"There is hope for the future because God has a sense of humor and we are funny to God."
- Bill Cosby
(Related: Funny, Humor, God, Hope, Future, Sense)

"There's nothing cure or funny or lovable about being cheap. It's a total turn-off."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Funny, Being, Cure, Nothing)

"I found out a long time ago that if I didn't have a good story for a song, I could just make one up! Now it seems over half the stories in my show are made up. The funny thing is, those seem to be the ones that resonate the most with the audiences."
- Ronny Cox
(Related: Funny, Time, Audiences, Now, Song)

"I find it very easy playing Bond. I think he's hilarious. He gets himself into some extraordinarily funny situations."
- Daniel Craig
(Related: Funny)

"Life was a funny thing that happened to me on the way to the grave."
- Quentin Crisp
(Related: Funny, Life, Grave)

"I'll think of the idea and then I'll write something down, then within that there will be a joke or two which is the original thing which I thought was funny."
- David Cross
(Related: Funny, Thought, Idea, Will)

"It's not about trying to be funny all the time. It's more of a document that hopefully is funny."
- David Cross
(Related: Funny, Time, Trying)

"I love doing stuff with Todd Barry and Jon Benjamin. We give the stage to good bands and funny people."
- David Cross
(Related: Funny, Love, People)

"People don't realize that I'm really funny and I'm an excellent bridge player."
- Sheryl Crow
(Related: Funny, People)

"I can't be funny if my feet don't feel right."
- Billy Crystal
(Related: Funny, Feet, Right)

"From the first time I saw Sid Caesar be funny I knew that's what I had to do."
- Billy Crystal
(Related: Funny, Time, First)

"I remember certain people in the audience laughing and I wanted to ask: 'What are you laughing at? This isn't funny.' Now I realize that laughter can come from insecurity. They don't know how they should be feeling."
- Jim Dale
(Related: Funny, People, Feeling, Insecurity, Laughter, Now)

"The funny thing is, the music that I'm writing now is probably some of the most cutting edge we've ever done. The music that I'm thinking about putting on our next album."
- Charlie Daniels
(Related: Funny, Music, Now, Thinking, Writing)

"The books are funny and sad, and that's what people respond to."
- Paula Danziger
(Related: Funny, People, Books)

"I made the choice long ago to write about real life. And life is both serious and funny."
- Paula Danziger
(Related: Funny, Life, Choice)

"A comedian's body is funny as well as his mind being funny, his whole personage is funny."
- Bobby Darin
(Related: Funny, Being, Body, Mind)

"What has been happening more lately - of course, I also put in my bio, I say I do the voice of Goliath, but some people go - you know, I say something, and it's a funny thing when you work in this business, people will talk out loud in front of you like you're not there."
- Keith David
(Related: Funny, Work, Business, People, Talk, Voice, Will)

"If you tell the truth about how you're feeling, it becomes funny."
- Larry David
(Related: Funny, Truth, Feeling)

"I like reading Ball Tongue lyrics and all that stuff. And they published a book, and I wouldn't give my lyrics, and it's all wrong in the book, and I giggle. It's funny."
- Jonathan Davis
(Related: Funny, Reading, Tongue, Wrong)

"It was funny actually because that was still during the time we were dating. He would get all these calls because supposedly before we broke up, we had already broken up in the trades, in the rags or whatever."
- Rosario Dawson
(Related: Funny, Time, Dating)

"People always ask me, 'Were you funny as a child?' Well, no, I was an accountant."
- Ellen DeGeneres
(Related: Funny, People)

"The promos with all of the beautiful women probably attracted some men, but the mystery story line is pretty cool. It's got that dark edge, and people will watch anything funny."
- James Denton
(Related: Funny, Women, People, Mystery, Pretty, Will)

"And of course Marc Cherry heightens it and makes it hilarious. But there's so many universal themes in the show, and he made it so funny. We knew he was onto something if he could keep it up and, thankfully, he did."
- James Denton
(Related: Funny)

"I don't know. I think it's funny! I think it's funny! I go, what? It's so absurd. I'm alone."
- Danny DeVito
"What you do with it and things like that, but I basically chose this after I read it because I thought it was different and funny and unique and dark - things that I like to do."
- Danny DeVito
(Related: Funny, Thought)

"Well, you know, I feel like it's about a lot of things. The reason that I made it was because I thought it was really funny and unique and just a different genre."
- Danny DeVito
(Related: Funny, Thought, Reason)

"It's funny because I think it also goes very well with the show. It has this reputation as being this love city where everyone goes to get married, but when you get there, it's very corny and tacky."
- Caroline Dhavernas
(Related: Funny, Love, Being, Reputation)

"We're kind of the comic relief of this movie because most of the stories are very dark. And that's why these plays were so great, because it's such a dark, dark universe that it becomes funny because it's just too pathetic."
- Caroline Dhavernas
(Related: Funny, Universe)

"I got attention by being funny at school, pretending to be retarded, and jumping around with a deformed hand."
- Leonardo DiCaprio
(Related: Funny, Attention, Being, School)

"I do not think that obsession is funny or that not being able to stop one's intensity is funny."
- Jim Dine
(Related: Funny, Being, Obsession)

"I never thought I'd live this long. It sounds funny because I still think of myself as a kid."
- Larry Dixon
(Related: Funny, Thought)

"I feel for Veronica Mars so much when I'm watching at home. It is a wonderful story. The writing is consistently funny, biting, charming, heart-wrenching, etc. I also like the look of it. The cinematography - different from any other show."
- Jason Dohring
(Related: Funny, Home, Heart, Writing)

"I liked getting the best villain award. I thought that was funny."
- Stephen Dorff
(Related: Funny, Thought)

"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
(Related: Funny, Love, Goal, Brooks, Comedy, Day, Fantasy, Night, Thinking)

"If people want to compete for leadership of a religious group, they can compete in piety. A chilling thought. Or funny."
- Mary Douglas
(Related: Funny, Leadership, Thought, People, Piety, Religious, Want)

"But I think Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang really got that thing where, if a movie reads really funny and then has some dramatic or violent or sinister stuff in it, you can't forget that primarily it has to be even funnier than you read it or that other stuff doesn't work."
- Robert Downey, Jr.
(Related: Funny, Work, Kiss, Forget)

"I read the script for Wonder Boys, and I said that was almost perfect, it was so classy, cool and funny. It's a really specific thing. We stuck to it, it turned out good and a lot of people liked it."
- Robert Downey, Jr.
(Related: Funny, People, Boys, Wonder)

"I remember watching Gilda Radner when I was a kid and everyone thought she was so funny and no one ever said that she was a funny woman, she was just funny."
- Rachel Dratch
(Related: Funny, Thought, Woman)

"If you have an impulse, not if you're going to ruin someone elses' scene, if you have an impulse of a funny little add-on or taking something in a weird direction, try it."
- Rachel Dratch
(Related: Funny, Direction, Ruin)

"And remember, it's also very funny, because side by side with grief lies joy."
- Fran Drescher
(Related: Funny, Grief, Joy, Lies)

"I have no agenda except to be funny. Neither I or the writers profess to offer any worldly wisdom."
- Julia Louis Dreyfus
(Related: Wisdom, Funny, Writers)

"I have an older sister named Haley and she wanted to be an actress. So I wanted to be an actress. It's really funny the way that some people don't give kids enough credit for like really being driven, and really wanting to do things so badly."
- Hilary Duff
(Related: Funny, Sister, People, Being, Credit, Kids)

"My friend had a funny remark; he told me everybody has something - some people have a big butt, some people are insecure and at least you know what it is, even if it's a lump on your head. I know I have a lump on my head."
- Karen Duffy
(Related: Funny, People, Friend)

"I joke around a lot about the manic times because they're funny. We manics do outrageous things and it is part of our colorful nature."
- Patty Duke
(Related: Nature, Funny)

"I never thought I was funny, but I enjoy being funny."
- Nora Dunn
(Related: Funny, Thought, Being)

"When I'm with my friends I'm funny, but I don't feel like I'm a funny clown."
- Nora Dunn
(Related: Funny, Friends)

"Since it's based on my parents, it's more emotionally close to me than some of my more surreal plays. And then I like the balance of the comic and the sad. It should play as funny, but you should care about the characters and feel sad for them."
- Christopher Durang
(Related: Funny, Balance, Care, Parents, Play)

"I wish I had a funny story."
- Leslie Easterbrook
(Related: Funny)

"We are supposed to enjoy the good stuff now, while we can, with the people we love. Life has a funny way of teaching us that lesson over and over again."
- Sheena Easton
(Related: Funny, Life, Love, People, Now, Teaching)

"When we criticize in Iran the actions of the government, the fundamentalists say that we and the Bush Administration are in the same camp. The funny thing is that human rights activists and Mr. Bush can never be situated in the same group."
- Shirin Ebadi
(Related: Funny, Government, Actions, Rights, Human rights)

"It's funny that there was so much disturbance about having a Catholic in the White House with Kennedy, and when we finally get a religion in the White House that's causing a lot of conflicts, and concerns, and disturbances for a lot of people, it's in the Bush Administration."
- Roger Ebert
(Related: Funny, Religion, People)

"We have never been strictly political, only strictly funny."
- Adrian Edmondson
(Related: Funny)

"One time I went into a restroom and a girl followed me in. I signed an autograph for her in the sink. It was pretty funny because she was in a guy's restroom and she wasn't embarrassed at all."
- Zac Efron
(Related: Funny, Time, Pretty)

"Humor has historically been tied to the mores of the day. The Yellow Kid was predicated on what people thought was funny about the immigrant Irish. When you're different in a society, you're funny."
- Will Eisner
(Related: Funny, Humor, Society, Thought, People, Day, Irish)

"I just think that it's such a good show and timeless and still very funny, and that just makes me happy to have that whole first season in one concentrated space for people to enjoy so that it's not hit and miss trying to find it in syndication always."
- Jenna Elfman
(Related: Funny, People, First, Space, Trying)

"You have to understand the tone of the movie, because if it's supposed to be funny, it can be funny violent like the Home Alone stuff, but you have to really understand the tone of what you're doing and make the action work for that and for the character."
- David R. Ellis
(Related: Funny, Home, Work, Action, Character)

"Yeah, it's funny, working on a show with as large a cast as we have here, your work gets sort of compartmentalized. There's still about half the cast that I've never had a scene with but I have missed working with Terry."
- Michael Emerson
(Related: Work, Funny)

"I've played villains on stage - you know, the Iagos and so on - but I think of myself as a funny person. I mostly did comedies before I did TV work."
- Michael Emerson
(Related: Funny, Work)

"I know from the middle distance I give off the look of being prolific, which is a funny compliment to receive."
- Joseph Epstein
(Related: Funny, Being, Compliment)

"Leno, Conan. They are both really funny. They really know how to land one."
- Jimmy Fallon
(Related: Funny, Land)

"In the happy scenes there were really fun times. Sean would say really funny stuff because he likes to improv. I would want to laugh, but you are not allowed to do that during the take."
- Dakota Fanning
(Related: Funny, Want)

"Courtney Love is really cool and funny. I would like to meet Julia Roberts and Cameron Diaz. I think I could play their daughters."
- Dakota Fanning
(Related: Love, Funny, Daughters, Play)

"In comedy, though, it's good to get feedback from the audience about what they find funny."
- Bobby Farrelly
(Related: Funny, Comedy)

"Nine out of 10 times these guys will hit it-they'll be on something incredibly funny, but one out of 10, two out of 10, they'll fall flat on their faces. That's what makes them great actors: they take those chances, they don't play it safe."
- Peter Farrelly
(Related: Funny, Faces, Play, Will)

"One of the funny things about the stock market is that every time one person buys, another sells, and both think they are astute."
- William Feather
(Related: Funny, Time)

"It's funny; I actually made poorer decisions when I sobered up then when I was screwed up."
- Corey Feldman
(Related: Funny, Decisions)

"All you have in comedy, in general, is just going with your instincts. You can only hope that other people think that what you think is funny is funny. I don't have an answer but I just try to plough straight ahead."
- Will Ferrell
(Related: Funny, People, Hope, Comedy)

"I have only been funny about seventy four per cent of the time. Yes I think that is right. Seventy-four per cent of the time."
- Will Ferrell
(Related: Funny, Time, Right)

"James Caan told me at the end of filming 'Elf' that he had been waiting through the whole film for me to be funny - and I never was."
- Will Ferrell
(Related: Funny, End, Film, Waiting)

"It's funny how sometimes how the public some people think I was born like this. That I maybe I sleep and I do big muscle, but its a lot of work to look like this and to be in this kind of condition."
- Lou Ferrigno
(Related: Funny, Work, People, Public, Sleep)

"It's funny to be a critic."
- Leslie Fiedler
(Related: Funny)

"Hemingway seems to be in a funny position. People nowadays can't identify with him closely as a member of their own generation, and he isn't yet historical."
- Leslie Fiedler
(Related: Funny, People)

"I think the pattern of my essays is, A funny thing happened to me on my way through Finnegans Wake."
- Leslie Fiedler
(Related: Funny)

"It's funny. Some people remember that a lot more than I do. I remember certain parts of it, and if everybody who mentioned that to me had been to the game who said they were at the game, there'd be 800,000 people at that game, I think."
- Carlton Fisk
(Related: Funny, People)

"It's so funny how my name has always been such a big deal. When I was growing up, my family was always moving. I had to meet new people all the time. And they'd laugh."
- Calista Flockhart
(Related: Family, Funny, Time, People, Growing up, Name)

"A lot of the tabloid stories are written so well, they're very clever and very funny. But you have to focus on what's really important and not read them - don't dive into it and don't get caught up in it."
- Calista Flockhart
(Related: Funny, Focus)

"Memories are doing funny things to us."
- Milos Forman
(Related: Funny, Memories)

"You know, it's funny... when you're making money, people don't think you're playing jazz. Now when you're not making money, people think that you're a good jazz musician."
- Pete Fountain
(Related: Funny, Money, People, Jazz, Now)

"I'm smart and I can be really funny and interesting and I can go toe-to-toe with anybody in a conversation."
- Megan Fox
(Related: Funny, Conversation)

"And I think that being able to make people laugh and write a book that's funny makes the information go down a lot easier and it makes it a lot more fun to read, easier to understand, and often stronger. So there's all kinds of advantages to it."
- Al Franken
(Related: Funny, People, Being, Information)

"But as far as being popular, yeah, I think Dave Barry is really funny."
- Jonathan Franzen
(Related: Funny, Being, Popular)

"I always approach comedy roles pretending they aren't funny."
- Brendan Fraser
(Related: Funny, Comedy)

"Violence is not funny."
- William Friedkin
(Related: Funny, Violence)

"I really think that sex always looks kind of funny in a movie."
- William Friedkin
(Related: Funny, Sex)

"It's a funny thing that when a man hasn't anything on earth to worry about, he goes off and gets married."
- Robert Frost
(Related: Funny, Earth, Man, Worry)

"Great, big, serious novels always get awards. If it's a battle between a great, big, serious novel and a funny novel, the funny novel is doomed."
- Neil Gaiman
(Related: Funny, Awards, Battle)

"I love playing a dad. It's hard to find family dramas that are genuinely funny."
- Peter Gallagher
(Related: Family, Funny, Love, Dad)

"I actually was class clown, but I don't know how that happened because I've never been considered an outwardly funny person-as the people in this room will attest."
- Janeane Garofalo
(Related: Funny, People, Class, Will)

"But I believe that there are marriages where you can have your pool table and she can have her scrapbooking room or garden or whatever it is. But when everyone has what they want, it's not funny. There's no conflict."
- Brad Garrett
(Related: Funny, Conflict, Garden, Want)

"Like almost everyone who uses e-mail, I receive a ton of spam every day. Much of it offers to help me get out of debt or get rich quick. It would be funny if it weren't so exciting."
- Bill Gates
(Related: Funny, Day, Debt, Help, Quick)

"You know, it was just another presentation of my work, and a funny one, because the cards are quite different from the normal Tarot deck, no?"
- H. R. Giger
(Related: Funny, Work, Cards)

"You know, I said I have this problem that I need to more carefully read Akron's text because it's too much, too much fantasy, and so I am busy with other stuff - it's funny, it's nice to hear that someone is studying that carefully and now I know a little bit more about that."
- H. R. Giger
(Related: Funny, Fantasy, Now)

"The funny thing is, people's perceptions of what a song is about is usually wrong a majority of the time. But they're still going to read what they want to into it."
- Vince Gill
(Related: Funny, Time, People, Majority, Perceptions, Song, Want, Wrong)

"When I say something untrue on the air, I mean for it to be transparently untrue. I assume people know when I'm just saying something for effect. Or to be funny."
- Ira Glass
(Related: Funny, People, Effect, Saying)

"I wanted to do an hour-long show, and I wanted to something that was dramatic and sometimes funny and humorous, as well. I'm just delighted to have this opportunity to be a part of this project."
- Ron Glass
(Related: Funny, Opportunity, Project)

"Jonathan Lynn is one of the last actors Orsen Welles used in a production. It was wonderful. He's very sharp, very sharp. It's funny I've been asked how weird it was to have a Brit do a church gospel movie."
- Cuba Gooding, Jr.
(Related: Funny, Church, Actors, Production)

"Actually, the funny thing is, after all these years, I've got all these new songs to learn for the show we're doing at Joe's Pub, so it's kind of fun to get down and rehearse new things, and also rethink some of the older songs, how we're going to do them."
- Lesley Gore
(Related: Funny, Songs, Years)

"The pressure to being a comedian is being funny, but I've given that up, so there is no pressure whatsoever."
- Gilbert Gottfried
(Related: Funny, Being, Pressure)

"I do like any kind of project that has both comedy and drama in it because in life you don't have one day where everything is funny then the next day everything is dramatic."
- Topher Grace
(Related: Funny, Life, Comedy, Day, Drama, Project)

"The reason I turn down 99% of a hundred, I mean a thousand, scripts is because romantic comedies are often very romantic but seldom very funny."
- Hugh Grant
(Related: Funny, Reason, Romantic)

"Dali had a good sense of humor - obviously you could tell just looking at him; he was funny."
- Joe Grant
(Related: Funny, Humor, Sense)

"Keep your sense of humor, my friend; if you don't have a sense of humor it just isn't funny anymore."
- Wavy Gravy
(Related: Funny, Humor, Friend, Sense)

"It's sad and upsetting when you see somebody crying hysterically, but at the same time it's real funny."
- Seth Green
(Related: Funny, Time)

"But if something funny happens, I can't resist. I have to tell the people."
- Kathy Griffin
(Related: Funny, People)

"I like all Jim Carrey films. They're really funny."
- Rupert Grint
(Related: Funny)

"It's a funny show. The characters are surprisingly likable, given how ugly they are. We've got this huge cast of characters that we can move around. And over the last few seasons, we've explored some of the secondary characters' personal lives a bit more."
- Matt Groening
(Related: Funny, Seasons, Ugly)

"We've got a bunch of new writers now who tell me they grew up watching The Simpsons. It's bizarre, and they're writing some very funny stuff."
- Matt Groening
(Related: Funny, Bizarre, Now, Writers, Writing)

"Sometimes people get mad at The Simpsons' subversive story telling, but there's another message in there, which is a celebration of making wild, funny stories."
- Matt Groening
(Related: Funny, People)

"It's funny to me that people find other people getting coffee really interesting, or walking their dog in the dog park."
- Jake Gyllenhaal
(Related: Funny, People, Coffee, Walking)

"I think Secretary's funny, it is about sex, and there's a lot of sex in it, sex is the key, but you're talking about a lot of other complicated things."
- Maggie Gyllenhaal
(Related: Funny, Sex, Key, Talking)

"It's funny, when people talk about the 70s I can tell you the year of every album but when it comes to the later efforts I can't remember the exact years, it's funny isn't it?"
- Steve Hackett
(Related: Funny, People, Talk, Years)

"It's funny, like 15 years ago when I was a kid doing all the John Hughes movies, I remember Bruce Willis was the only guy who was transitioning from television into film."
- Anthony Michael Hall
(Related: Funny, Movies, Film, Television, Years)

"If you take a bunch of superstars and put them in a room where they don't have their assistants and entourage, it's funny to see what happens."
- Daryl Hall
(Related: Funny)

"My heart is so light that it's amazing. I get to play all this grief, all this loss, all this disaster and chaos. It's hysterically funny. I am very light."
- Linda Hamilton
(Related: Funny, Heart, Chaos, Disaster, Grief, Light, Loss, Play)

"What was really funny is that as I got older all those guys who called me a sissy in junior high school wanted me to be their best friend because they wanted to meet all the girls that I knew in figure skating."
- Scott Hamilton
(Related: Funny, Friend, Girls, School)

"It's both funny and sad which seem to me to be the two basic ingredients of good comedy."
- Tony Hancock
(Related: Funny, Comedy)

"We try to... we are, I suppose to a certain extent all affected and erm, that is both funny and sad I think."
- Tony Hancock
(Related: Funny)

"It's upsetting that it is such a big deal. I wish it weren't an issue all the time. It's funny that people say it's a departure, because I've been acting since I was a child. I've played three gay roles out of hundreds."
- Randy Harrison
(Related: Funny, Time, People, Acting, Departure, Gay)

"A lot of my friends are club people. It's not me. It's funny to represent that, because it's not me. I don't fit into a gay club setting. It's just ironic that I represent that somehow."
- Randy Harrison
(Related: Funny, People, Friends, Gay)

"Why is Cloud 9 so amazing? What is wrong with Cloud 8? That joke came off the top of my head, and the top of my head ain't funny!"
- Mitch Hedberg
(Related: Wrong)

"All these jokes have been pre-approved as funny by me."
- Mitch Hedberg
(Related: Funny, Jokes)

"My little dog, he did not get ill. It is so funny that people get ill on a boat and dogs do not."
- Anna Held
(Related: Funny, People, Dogs)

"A man's got to take a lot of punishment to write a really funny book."
- Ernest Hemingway
(Related: Funny, Man, Punishment)

"It's funny how most people love the dead, once you're dead your made for life."
- Jimi Hendrix
(Related: Funny, Life, Love, People)

"It's funny the way most people love the dead. Once you are dead, you are made for life."
- Jimi Hendrix
(Related: Funny, Life, Love, People)

"Some really good things kind of swing both ways and I like to see people that can swing really, really, really sad and horrible and terrible and really, really, really beautiful and funny."
- Beth Henley
(Related: Funny, People)

"I was asked to act when I couldn't act. I was asked to sing 'Funny Face' when I couldn't sing, and dance with Fred Astaire when I couldn't dance - and do all kinds of things I wasn't prepared for. Then I tried like mad to cope with it."
- Audrey Hepburn
(Related: Dance, Act)

"For years I used to bore my wife over lunch with stories about funny incidents."
- James Herriot
(Related: Funny, Wife, Years)

"It's always funny until someone gets hurt. Then it's just hilarious."
- Bill Hicks
(Related: Funny, Hurt)

"Chris Hemsworth is like Christopher Reeve in that he can do two things: he can wear a big red cape without a shred of self-consciousness. But he's also funny as hell, and he's so sweet. So with all the fish-out-of-water stuff, he's so funny. So he does almost two jobs in a way."
- Tom Hiddleston
(Related: Funny, Fish, Hell, Jobs, Self)

"Now that I'm more mature, in a funny way, I can even appreciate that I've bad to become more aware of my body. Since I've chosen acting as my career, I have to keep my weight down anyway-I've been used to it for years, so it's no problem. And there's nothing I can't do."
- Dana Hill
(Related: Funny, Acting, Body, Career, Nothing, Now, Weight, Years)

"It's funny how you call me a celebrity. Oh man."
- Steven Hill
(Related: Funny, Celebrity, Man)

"When I was a kid I had this funny blond hair and everyone called me 'Chick' because I looked like Tweety Bird."
- Nicky Hilton
(Related: Funny, Hair)

"I'm blonde and tanned and normal-sized! I'm sweet, shy, funny, have a big heart and I'm nice - and I like to eat."
- Paris Hilton
(Related: Funny, Heart)

"What was funny if you were there is that we were all immensely sophisticated people who knew exactly what she was going to say and we're chatting away, nice to see you."
- Anthony Holden
(Related: Funny, People)

"I watched a porno once, it was really funny."
- Katie Holmes
(Related: Funny)

"I wasn't very funny or flashy, I was kind of boring."
- Katie Holmes
(Related: Funny)

"I think I would say 'The King's Speech' is surprisingly funny, in fact the audiences in London, Toronto, LA, New York commented there's more laughter in this film than in most comedies, while it is also a moving tear-jerker with an uplifting ending."
- Tom Hooper
(Related: Funny, Audiences, Ending, Fact, Film, Laughter, London, Speech)

"It's to paint directly on the canvas without any funny business, as it were, and I use almost pure turpentine to start with, adding oil as I go along until the medium becomes pure oil. I use as little oil as I can possibly help, and that's my method."
- Edward Hopper
(Related: Funny, Business, Help, Oil)

"It was funny, when I thought of it afterward, how Ruth and Gehrig looked as they stood there. The Babe must have been waiting for me to get the ball up a little so he could get his bat under it."
- Carl Hubbell
(Related: Funny, Thought, Waiting)

"This is going to sound really funny. I have a poster of Zac Efron on my wall! I think every girl has a poster of him in their room so, why not join the club!"
- Vanessa Hudgens
(Related: Funny, Sound)

"When I started my program... there was a big clock in the corner and I looked and it said nine o'clock exactly. And it was funny, because when I was standing on the podium, it said exactly 10 p.m., and this whole hour had changed my life."
- Sarah Hughes
(Related: Life, Funny)

"I don't need somebody behind a desk to tell me what a marketing survey says is funny. I got 3 million miles and 70,000 tickets sold, telling me that I know how to make people laugh."
- D. L. Hughley
(Related: Funny, People, Marketing)

"Do you know anything that in all its innocence is more humiliating than the funny pages of a Sunday newspaper in America?"
- Johan Huizinga
(Related: Funny, America, Innocence)

"Yes, he wanted me to do Funny Games before, which I didn't want to do because the film was very theoretical - the way people experience violence on screen. There was very little space for fiction, it was more like a sacrifice for the actors than anything else."
- Isabelle Huppert
(Related: Experience, Funny, Sacrifice, People, Actors, Fiction, Film, Games, Space, Violence, Want)

"It's a funny thing, the less people have to live for, the less nerve they have to risk losing nothing."
- Zora Neale Hurston
(Related: Funny, People, Losing, Nothing, Risk)

"To me, the musical is best when it's a musical comedy. So if you have a very, very funny show, and very good, funny songs, that's what the musical does best."
- Eric Idle
(Related: Funny, Comedy, Songs)

"I like the idea of being out there regularly with an audience and with a funny gang of people. That's what I grew up with - doing television, doing shows every week."
- Eric Idle
(Related: Funny, People, Idea, Being, Television)

"So we used to look for funny songs, and learn them and play them. And we used to play them in pubs."
- Neil Innes
(Related: Funny, Play, Songs)

"You know, you can touch a stick of dynamite, but if you touch a venomous snake it'll turn around and bite you and kill you so fast it's not even funny."
- Steve Irwin
(Related: Funny)

"I don't think, 'Gee, I'd like to dress this person.' There was a picture in Us magazine. It was a jersey dress, and Courtney Love was wearing it. I have this thing about Courtney Love, this funny worship."
- Marc Jacobs
(Related: Funny, Love, Dress, Worship)

"I always find it kind of embarrassing, kind of funny, and kind of exciting. In New York I'm recognized a lot, although nobody says anything. You know, they stare at you just a second too long. But in Paris it's not as commonplace to be recognized."
- Marc Jacobs
(Related: Funny, Paris)

"I only have three scenes and each is a turn and she gets progressively drunker. It's all terribly funny and its main challenge is that it's so far away from what I usually do."
- Louise Jameson
(Related: Funny, Challenge)

"I come from a background of hanging out with friends and shooting videos with them, with funny stuff coming out of the group. I guess we got the same charge jocks get out of sports."
- Michael Patrick Jann
(Related: Funny, Sports, Friends)

"I write about wounds, the eternal treasons of life. It's not very funny, but it's sincere. My commitment is to sincerity."
- Tahar Ben Jelloun
(Related: Funny, Life, Commitment, Sincerity, Wounds)

"Funny, I don't feel any more powerful today than yesterday."
- Jerry B. Jenkins
(Related: Funny, Today, Yesterday)

"Sex is funny and love is serious."
- Stephan Jenkins
(Related: Funny, Love, Sex)

"I'm not a very serious person. You know how they say that clowns are very funny in public and are really sad at home? I'm really kind of stupid at home and more serious in public."
- Roland Joffe
(Related: Funny, Home, Clowns, Public)

"It's a required part of your film history to know who Woody is. His movies are so wonderful, and not just funny but so insightful about human behavior."
- Scarlett Johansson
(Related: Funny, History, Movies, Behavior, Film)

"I can't imagine actually singing on this show like I did on 'Felicity,' but it would be kind of funny."
- Amy Jo Johnson
(Related: Funny, Singing)

"Don't remember me as too nice or beautiful or funny, because then you'll be disappointed."
- Celia Johnson
(Related: Funny)

"What's funny about Jesus' Son is that I never even wrote that book, I just wrote it down. I would tell these stories and people would say, You should write these things down."
- Denis Johnson
(Related: Funny, Son, People)

"I tell you, it's funny because the only time I think about HIV is when I have to take my medicine twice a day."
- Magic Johnson
(Related: Funny, Time, Day, Medicine)

"But this show reminds me that there are other aspects to me besides the fact that I'm a funny chick."
- Kristen Johnston
(Related: Funny, Fact)

"I think Janeane Garofalo is incredibly funny, and I love Dennis Miller."
- Kristen Johnston
(Related: Love, Funny)

"I'd so much rather people think I was funny than pretty."
- Kristen Johnston
(Related: Funny, People, Pretty)

"I'm odd looking. Sometimes I think I look like a funny muppet."
- Angelina Jolie
(Related: Funny)

"I am odd-looking. I sometimes think I look like a funny Muppet."
- Angelina Jolie
(Related: Funny)

"I walked in thinking, 'I have ten movies under my belt and now they want me to go back to making commercials?' I said, if I do that, I want it to be funny."
- Orlando Jones
(Related: Funny, Movies, Now, Thinking, Want)

"It's funny, though, because when I first started going to races after we met, I was extremely nervous. It's like being backstage and hoping you don't trip over something or break an amp or accidentally speak into a live microphone, so I was really hesitant."
- Ashley Judd
(Related: Funny, Being, First)

"Stealing, you'll go far in life. Actually, there is something funny about getting away with it."
- Mike Judge
(Related: Funny, Life)

"You know, Stephen says, in the movies no one ever goes to the bathroom. They shave, they brush their teeth. He goes right at this sort of funny taboo we have about the bathroom, and he turned it into this nightmare, you know, your worst fear of what's in there."
- Lawrence Kasdan
(Related: Funny, Movies, Fear, Right)

"The Islam of the 18th, 19th and first half of the 20th century was a poor thing. Nobody bothered about it. Islam was that funny sort of pure system of beliefs that depressed people in the Middle East held as their religion."
- John Keegan
(Related: Funny, Religion, People, Islam, Beliefs, First, Poor)

"God writes a lot of comedy... the trouble is, he's stuck with so many bad actors who don't know how to play funny."
- Garrison Keillor
(Related: Funny, God, Actors, Comedy, Play, Trouble)

"No, it's funny, when I eat out it's not typically in the kind of restaurants people might imagine."
- Thomas Keller
(Related: Funny, People, Restaurants)

"I was always telling everybody that I could be funny."
- Sally Kellerman
(Related: Funny)

"You didn't want to laugh, did you? It wasn't very funny, was it?"
- Graham Kennedy
(Related: Funny, Want)

"You can't really be strong until you see a funny side to things."
- Ken Kesey
(Related: Funny)

"That's my main flaw: I always think authority figures or my boss is going to think something I do is funny. And usually they don't."
- Jimmy Kimmel
(Related: Funny, Boss, Authority)

"It's funny how all of this has worked out - I wasn't popular in high school, but now every drunken guy in the United States wants to be my pal. They all want to buy me a shot, and pretty soon I'm throwing up."
- Jimmy Kimmel
(Related: Funny, Now, Popular, Pretty, School, states, United, Want)

"But the funny thing is, I broke my finger not on set doing kung fu. I broke my finger when I fell down the stairs prior to going on set."
- Jaime King
(Related: Funny, Stairs)

"It's funny that until I actually met my husband, I never thought I'd get married."
- Regina King
(Related: Funny, HusbThought)

"I guess when you turn off the main road, you have to be prepared to see some funny houses."
- Stephen King
(Related: Funny, Houses, Road)

"Since the goal of my programs is to show audiences how humor can both help them heal as well as deal with not-so-funny stuff, I decided to discuss the events of the previous week, the pain all of us were feeling, and how humor and some laughter might be beneficial."
- Allen Klein
(Related: Humor, Goal, Audiences, Events, Feeling, Help, Laughter, Pain)

"I don't think just funny is enough on Broadway."
- Don Knotts
(Related: Funny)

"Only man has dignity; only man, therefore, can be funny."
- Ronald Knox
(Related: Funny, Dignity, Man)

"It's a real primal thing, watching someone get hurt. It's funny and accessible."
- Johnny Knoxville
(Related: Funny, Hurt)

"You asked what is the secret of a really good sketch. And it is a sketch is a small play. It's got a beginning, and a middle and an end. It should have a plot; it should have the characters, conflict. It is a little play. And in it, will be funny stuff."
- Harvey Korman
(Related: Funny, Beginning, Conflict, End, Play, Will)

"Funny is when you're serious."
- Harvey Korman
(Related: Funny)

"Being funny is one of my greatest strengths. I can make girls smile when they're down, and when they're having a good time, I can carry on the joke."
- John Krasinski
(Related: Funny, Time, Being, Girls, Smile)

"Boston is actually the capital of the world. You didn't know that? We breed smart-ass, quippy, funny people. Not that I'm one of them. I just sorta sneaked in under the radar."
- John Krasinski
(Related: Funny, People, Boston, World)

"I'm half Jewish, I'm half black, I look in-between. I dress funny. I play all these different styles of music on one record. It's like, What is he doing?"
- Lenny Kravitz
(Related: Music, Funny, Dress, Play)

"Kids cannot follow stories. They don't know what the hell is going on in a cartoon. They like to see funny visual things happening."
- John Kricfalusi
(Related: Funny, Hell, Kids)

"Shirley MacLaine said, You're so funny, then gave me a hug. Everything went white. I couldn't hear, I couldn't see. I thought I was going to pass out."
- Lisa Kudrow
(Related: Funny, Thought)

"I'm the youngest in my family, and everyone is very funny, and I was always trying to keep up with them. I just loved making people laugh."
- Lisa Kudrow
(Related: Family, Funny, People, Trying)

"It's so funny whenever things come full circle."
- Swoosie Kurtz
(Related: Funny)

"It's a funny thing about me. I don't have any interest in food most of the time now, although when I was a kid I was always hungry."
- Alan Ladd
(Related: Food, Funny, Time, Interest, Now)

"It's only I have seen enough of it and the funny thing is now, I know that I'm skinny, because I know there are even smaller clothes in the store. I think I'm big, when I was big, I never thought about it."
- Karl Lagerfeld
(Related: Funny, Thought, Clothes, Now)

"I never smoked. I never drank and I never took drugs. The funny thing is, nothing is more boring, people like this. For me, it's OK. But most of my friends, at least they smoke and drink."
- Karl Lagerfeld
(Related: Funny, People, Drugs, Friends, Nothing)

"It's funny about men and women. Men pay in cash to get them and pay in cash to get rid of them. Women pay emotionally coming and going. Neither has it easy."
- Hedy Lamarr
(Related: Funny, Men, Women)

"It is funny because the guy who is my boss now, Howard Stern, has a similarity there. He got big being a regular guy. He wasn't the greatest looking guy in the world."
- Artie Lange
(Related: Funny, Boss, Being, Now, World)

"Steve Martin is one of the most intelligent, well-read human beings that I've ever come across. He is equally as funny off screen as he is on. But he also has a very intellectual side, and he's a really nice human being. We actually become good friends."
- Anthony LaPaglia
(Related: Funny, Being, Friends, Martin)

"It usually takes two people a little while to learn where the funny buttons are and testy buttons are."
- Matt Lauer
(Related: Funny, People)

"We've finally told the world that this is sports entertainment, and I think one of the best forms of entertainment is anything that's fun or funny, something that you really enjoy watching or listening to."
- Jerry Lawler
(Related: Sports, Funny, Entertainment, Listening, World)

"And, in a funny way, each death is different and you mourn each death differently and each death brings back the death you mourned earlier and you get into a bit of a pile-up."
- Nigella Lawson
(Related: Death, Funny)

"Also, in a funny way, if you have been happily married there are no unresolved areas, nothing to prove to yourself after the other dies."
- Nigella Lawson
(Related: Funny, Nothing)

"When something is truly funny, it's funny all the time."
- Cloris Leachman
(Related: Funny, Time)

"I like drama. I love being in a drama where I get to be the funny guy. That's what I really love the most."
- John Leguizamo
(Related: Funny, Love, Being, Drama)

"No one ever thought Clint Eastwood was funny, but he was."
- Annie Leibovitz
(Related: Funny, Thought)

"The only guaranteed way to make something not very funny is to make it vague."
- Thomas Lennon
(Related: Funny)

"In Italy, I had an Afro, and a lot of the kids came up and felt my hair. It really was funny. I wish I had understood Italian."
- Sugar Ray Leonard
(Related: Funny, Hair, Italy, Kids)

"But I've never looked at myself as being particularly funny."
- Tea Leoni
(Related: Funny, Being)

"Until now, until I actually got into law class, I just never thought of it as being an interest for me, but it's really funny because now that I'm in law, I'm like 'Wow, I could be a lawyer."
- Lisa Leslie
(Related: Funny, Thought, Being, Class, Interest, Law, Now)

"We went through all the scenes and they became kind of funny and they expanded a little bit and because it seemed to be working so well in the movie, they added a couple of things later on in the movie and that's how it turned out."
- Eugene Levy
(Related: Funny)

"It's funny, as you live through something you're not aware of it."
- Maya Lin
(Related: Funny)

"But a funny thing happened four years later. I was invited to play for an alumni team against the Red Wings."
- Ted Lindsay
(Related: Funny, Play, Years)

"It's good to be funny when you are a comedian."
- George Lindsey
(Related: Funny)

"Comedians don't laugh. They're too busy analyzing why it's funny or not."
- James Lipton
(Related: Funny, Comedians)

"Everything I buy is vintage and smells funny. Maybe that's why I don't have a boyfriend."
- Lucy Liu
(Related: Funny, Boyfriend)

"If I'm in something funny, I like to try and find some kind of serious line in it that people can relate to."
- Ron Livingston
(Related: Funny, People)

"I guess the producers saw me and knew I was literate and I always tried to be alert and it's funny because you have to have a sharpness to do those shows, especially some of the ones I did in later years."
- June Lockhart
(Related: Funny, Years)

"It's funny, we all really, really got along. I don't know how it was in years past but this year, I was really with a good group of people. No one tried to sabotage each other or steal the other ones moments."
- LaToya London
(Related: Funny, People, Moments, Past, Years)

"So, I'm the Eighth Wonder of the World. It's flattering and very, very funny."
- Eva Longoria
(Related: Funny, Wonder, World)

"It's a funny thing, but today the Titanic is probably much more - that is people are much more aware of it than they were in 1954, when I was doing my research."
- Walter Lord
(Related: Funny, People, Research, Today)

"It's funny, my girlfriends think that because I am married to a fashion designer, I get all these great tips and hints about great fashion, but it's not like that at all. He never tells me what to wear."
- Lori Loughlin
(Related: Funny, Fashion, Girlfriends)

"You, the actor, must be aware of when you're being funny, but the character you're playing should always be oblivious to the fact."
- Jon Lovitz
(Related: Funny, Character, Actor, Being, Fact)

"It's fun to do something funny and have the director laughing. It makes you feel good."
- Jon Lovitz
(Related: Funny)

"These days, rock 'n' roll is much more about rock than about roll. I don't do rock. But I'm interested in that roll part, because that's the funny little bit that makes it hip."
- Nick Lowe
(Related: Funny)

"It's funny, but we were living on this small island off the coast of Charleston, South Carolina when I was 9."
- Josh Lucas
(Related: Funny, Living)

"I don't know who the hell Paul Lynde is, or why he's funny, and I prefer it to be a mystery to me."
- Paul Lynde
(Related: Funny, Hell, Mystery)

"Politicians... talk in generalities and lies, and I think they've caused all our grief. They're so awful, they're really funny. I hate thinking this because my dad loved politics."
- Paul Lynde
(Related: Dad, Politics, Funny, Grief, Hate, Lies, Politicians, Talk, Thinking)

"Chris Elliott could read the phonebook and he's funny."
- Seth MacFarlane
(Related: Funny)

"You gotta keep the funny intact."
- Seth MacFarlane
(Related: Funny)

"Some of those more out-there jokes were written in the wee hours of the morning. Somehow, they remained funny the next day."
- Seth MacFarlane
(Related: Funny, Day, Jokes)

"Writing for young children I find I often use particular jokes with words and exaggerated, funny events, but some of these haunt the more complex stories for older children too."
- Margaret Mahy
(Related: Funny, Children, Events, Jokes, Words, Writing)

"It's funny to have become an elegant skier now. But my drive is still the same."
- Hermann Maier
(Related: Funny, Now)

"Shakespeare wrote great plays that we're still watching all these years later. Charlie Chaplin made great comedies and they are still as funny today as they ever were."
- Leonard Maltin
(Related: Funny, Shakespeare, Today, Years)

"We sat down and told stories that happened to us in our childhood, to our children. They were all basically based on the truth. These stories were funny and poignant to us. They just took off. These are all stories from my life."
- Howie Mandel
(Related: Funny, Life, Truth, Childhood, Children)

"It's funny, because my last record was a lot about isolation and people living in separate worlds that other people can't even understand, which drug addiction is the perfect negative example of."
- Aimee Mann
(Related: Funny, People, Negative, Addiction, Example, Isolation, Living)

"I just heard a very funny story about somebody who died yesterday, I'm sorry to say so but it was so absurd that you can't help laughing. And the person that was concerned about that story was laughing too."
- Sophie Marceau
(Related: Funny, Help, Yesterday)

"As you know it is a comedy so everything is a little bit pushed. That's what's funny about this kind of movie is you can laugh about the absurdity, and the bad side of life."
- Sophie Marceau
(Related: Funny, Life, Absurdity, Comedy)

"I went swimming the other day and my wife was watching and she said, 'You know, it's funny, it's when you've got no clothes on, no one recognizes you.' I said, 'What are you saying? That I should do more love scenes?'"
- Eddie Marsan
(Related: Love, Funny, Wife, Clothes, Day, Saying)

"Chaos in the midst of chaos isn't funny, but chaos in the midst of order is."
- Steve Martin
(Related: Funny, Chaos, Order)

"It's funny; Luther and I have written many songs together, but we've never written songs in the same room."
- Richard Marx
(Related: Funny, Songs)

"Losing streaks are funny. If you lose at the beginning you got off to a bad start. If you lose in the middle of the season, you're in a slump. If you lose at the end, you're choking."
- Gene Mauch
(Related: Funny, Beginning, End, Losing)

"It's a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it."
- W. Somerset Maugham
(Related: Funny, Life)

"Even when I begin with a situation that's basically funny or sad, I like to keep poking around in it. I like to get into the middle of a relationship, to explore the subtle places."
- Paul Mazursky
(Related: Funny)

"I had spent many years before I was 31 hearing people tell me, Oh Man, you're so funny, you need to be in television. But that and a quarter won't get you on a bus."
- Chi McBride
(Related: Funny, People, Hearing, Man, Television, Years)

"I guess now that I think back, I used to play priest and be a funny priest. I don't know, I grew up in such a Catholic family that I kind of liked to test the boundaries a little bit and I think I had fun watching my mom laugh."
- Jenny McCarthy
(Related: Family, Funny, Mom, Now, Play)

"I'm doing a very funny show in which we talk about issues. I speak at Aids charities and things. It's great to do something fun with our days and yet we're told we're doing something important."
- Eric McCormack
(Related: Funny, Talk)

"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
(Related: Funny, Comedy, Word)

"You know, funny is this weird word for me. I hear is so many times it has no meaning anymore."
- Bruce McCulloch
(Related: Funny, Meaning, Word)

"If I ever do anything, it actually might be some fantasy elf thing or even some cute, funny thing. Just to do something a little bit out of the ordinary. I've done my superhero gig."
- Todd McFarlane
(Related: Funny, Cute, Fantasy)

"It's funny; we never had anything like credibility. Even though we all have some sort of punk-rock background, but so what? I really don't care about that. What's credibility anyway? Who has credibility?"
- Mark McGrath
(Related: Funny, Care, Credibility, Punk)

"Baldwin is sort of getting to be a bit funny. I don't know what happened, but a few years ago they suddenly went bankrupt and Gibson bought the whole outfit. Since then they haven't seemed to be doing an awfully good job of providing pianos."
- Marian McPartland
(Related: Funny, Job, Years)

"I never say a funny thing intentionally."
- Jayne Meadows
(Related: Funny)

"I think Chris Rock at the Oscars was a great example. I thought that was intellectually hilarious. The Gap starts a war with Banana Republic... That to me was funny."
- Christopher Meloni
(Related: Funny, War, Thought, Example)

"It's funny, I remember doing the Johnny Carson show, and, uh, I couldn't afford my rent."
- Natalie Merchant
(Related: Funny)

"It's funny, but when there are dominant teams, there are a number of people who rail about the fact that they're always seeing the Dallas Cowboys or the San Francisco 49ers or the Green Bay either in the playoffs or in the Super Bowl."
- Al Michaels
(Related: Funny, People, Cowboys, Fact)

"Every milieu has something ridiculous about it - film-making, the music world, painting - because people who take themselves seriously become funny pretty quickly."
- Rebecca Miller
(Related: Funny, Music, People, Film, Painting, Pretty, World)

"Every movie I do, or when I'm on the sketch comedy show, I don't really get into it until I have an outfit or something funny with my head or face or something."
- Kel Mitchell
(Related: Funny, Comedy)

"It was kind of scary because working with Woody Allen becomes sort of a big deal in your mind. He directs in that Woody Allen character some of the time - he has these idiosyncrasies that are really charming and funny."
- Radha Mitchell
(Related: Funny, Time, Character, Mind)

"We want to be funny. We want to make people laugh... We'll do whatever it takes."
- Colin Mochrie
(Related: Funny, People, Want)

"So while it is true that I find really dark stuff funny sometimes, it's also true that as a writer of books I want to have the whole range of human emotions."
- Rick Moody
(Related: Funny, Books, Emotions, Want, Writer)

"Comedy is ridiculously hard. And if the rhythm is not right, if the music or the line is not right, it's not funny."
- Julianne Moore
(Related: Funny, Music, Comedy, Right)

"I just like the continue doing what I've been doing. A melange of funny, straight drama, television, movies, a little theater here and there wouldn't hurt. So if I can keep doing that, I'll be a very happy person."
- Mary Tyler Moore
(Related: Funny, Movies, Drama, Hurt, Television, Theater)

"I consider myself very lucky. God has a funny way of bringing some things around and knocking you in the head with the ultimate destination. Something I should have achieved quite easily took me a long time to get around to. It came in His time, not mine."
- Jim Morris
(Related: Funny, Time, God)

"So what I do now is to pre-empt that by making the up into a virtue, and telling funny stories about how crap I am before people have a chance to notice it for themselves and think maybe I haven't realised."
- Emily Mortimer
(Related: Funny, People, Virtue, Chance, Now)

"Some of the pictures I must say every now and then I just think are going to be funny. When it gets that much, you might as well just pull out all the stops and make it more of a burlesque."
- Martin Mull
(Related: Funny, Now)

"I'm 42 and the age of a guy who has kids, so I guess I'm playing right where I'm supposed to be. I'm comfortable with that, but in the same breath I'd do something edgy. If someone came to me and offered me an edgy and funny story, then I'd do it."
- Eddie Murphy
(Related: Age, Funny, Kids, Right)

"I think cheese smells funny, but I feel bananas "are" funny. I'm assuming Swamp told the whole story of the executives seriously asking us to replace the banana with cheese because they thought it was funnier."
- Joe Murray
(Related: Funny, Thought)

"It's funny. Of all the jobs I've been ambitious for, this is one that never crossed my mind."
- Edmund S. Muskie
(Related: Funny, Jobs, Mind)

"Things that go on at Happy Times are very funny this year, and if you were watching last year, some of the people you saw then as basically extras emerge as real characters in their own right this season, at least to some degree."
- Ellen Muth
(Related: Funny, People, Right)

"My dad loved to laugh. He was very funny and very silly."
- Mike Myers
(Related: Dad, Funny, Silly)

"Europe is scooters. Europe is five young people on one bench sharing a chocolate bar. Their idea of entertainment and fun is so much different than ours, which is exactly why a movie about them would be funny."
- Mike Myers
(Related: Funny, People, Idea, Entertainment, Europe, Sharing)

"Certainly there are things in life that money can't buy, but it's very funny - Did you ever try buying then without money?"
- Ogden Nash
(Related: Funny, Life, Money, Buying)

"There have been times when I felt suicidal and I would stop my head from going in that direction of negativity because I thought there'd be something I'd miss that was funny in the future. If there's a chance I'm going to laugh tomorrow then want to live to experience that."
- Dave Navarro
(Related: Experience, Funny, Thought, Chance, Direction, Future, Negativity, Tomorrow, Want)

"The funny thing about commercials to me is that many of them now don't even mention the product until the very end. You don't really know what the commercial is all about. They're kind of like little movies, like shorts, and that's why I think they're so entertaining."
- Kevin Nealon
(Related: Funny, Movies, End, Now)

"I just couldn't go back to Suddenly Susan after David Strickland's suicide. I didn't see how we could make the show light and funny any more."
- Judd Nelson
(Related: Funny, Light, Suicide)

"Funny is funny is funny."
- Bob Newhart
(Related: Funny)

"I've always been part of comedy. One of the things about our family was that if we were reasonably funny with each other, particularly my two brothers and myself, when my father was upset with something you'd want to make sure in some way you made him laugh. Because when he didn't laugh, you were in trouble!"
- Leslie Nielsen
(Related: Family, Funny, Father, Brothers, Comedy, Want)

"I sometimes lie awake at night trying to think of something funny that Richard Nixon said."
- Lyn Nofziger
(Related: Funny, Lie, Night, Nixon, Trying)

"I used to like writing for comedians - I enjoyed the challenge of making other people funny."
- Denis Norden
(Related: Funny, People, Challenge, Comedians, Writing)

"And when you're on your own there is that terrifying possibility that you may be the only person on the planet who thinks it's funny - and you have no way of finding out."
- Denis Norden
(Related: Funny, Possibility, May)

"The space and light up there in Norfolk is wonderfully peaceful. I find myself doing funny things like gardening, and cooking, which I rarely do in London."
- Jeremy Northam
(Related: Funny, Gardening, Cooking, Light, London, Space)

"People just don't laugh when their family is violated, and you don't shrug it off. You band together and you defend together. It's a funny, primitive instinct."
- Phillip Noyce
(Related: Family, Funny, People, Instinct)

"If it bends, it's funny; if it breaks, it's not funny."
- Kate O'Brien
(Related: Funny)

"The best ideas come as jokes. Make your thinking as funny as possible."
- David Ogilvy
(Related: Funny, Ideas, Jokes, Thinking)

"I do not like onions. It's so funny because I am probably one of the least picky eaters ever. Pretty much any type of new food, I'll try it, I'll eat it. But onions, and pork. Pork and onions."
- Stacie Orrico
(Related: Funny, Food, Pretty)

"Whatever is funny is subversive, every joke is ultimately a custard pie... a dirty joke is a sort of mental rebellion."
- George Orwell
(Related: Funny, Rebellion)

"It's funny that all these goths paint their faces with such white make-up and that is the actual colour of my skin, I am that pale!"
- Kelly Osbourne
(Related: Funny, Faces, Goths, Skin)

"Yeah, there were a few years in the early nineties where I really began to hate what was valued as funny and just sort of what was valued in stand-up, period."
- Patton Oswalt
(Related: Funny, Hate, Years)

"I have to drink this much to be as unfunny as you."
- Patton Oswalt
"The guys on the stunt team are really fantastic. It's really funny, because for all the aggression they have to display on screen, they're actually really happy, good- natured people."
- Miranda Otto
(Related: Funny, People, Aggression)

"It's funny what a few no-hitters do for a body."
- Satchel Paige
(Related: Funny, Body)

"It's funny how you never think about the women you've had. It's always the ones who get away that you can't forget."
- Chuck Palahniuk
(Related: Funny, Women, Forget)

"It's funny because I think a lot of it is simply... We've never considered ourselves satirists, but because we're on Comedy Central and because we're South Park on Comedy Central, we can do any topic we want."
- Trey Parker
(Related: Funny, Comedy, Want)

"In terms of the creative side of it, it's really been a thing where you come up with the funny stuff is usually at a bar or out talking to people or whatever."
- Trey Parker
(Related: Funny, People, Talking)

"No, writing musicals is the hardest thing in the world. And it was really funny, because I remember when the South Park movie came out, there were some critics that said, 'Well it's obvious that in order to get it to be 90 minutes they filled some time with music.'"
- Trey Parker
(Related: Time, Funny, Music, Obvious, Order, World, Writing)

"So it was just funny to read a script that was just similar to what had been going on in my life."
- Piper Perabo
(Related: Funny, Life)

"In my circle of friends, I've always been loud and funny and talkative. But as soon as I step out of that circle, I get very quiet and introspective. I don't want the spotlight on me."
- Rosie Perez
(Related: Funny, Friends, Quiet, Want)

"Yes, I see the Mobile Base System really is the shoulder of the arm. The arm is right there, like a human arm. It's really funny to look at the similarities between a human arm and the Canadian robotics arm."
- Philippe Perrin
(Related: Funny, Right)

"Vicodin, I got addicted to that little pill. The reason I don't talk about it too much in the press is because it isn't funny, and I love to be funny in interviews. If you joke about that period in your life, it doesn't seem right."
- Matthew Perry
(Related: Funny, Love, Life, Press, Reason, Right, Talk)

"It's funny how the music industry is enraged about the Internet and the way things are copied without being paid for. But you know why people steal the music? Because they can't afford the music."
- Tom Petty
(Related: Funny, Music, People, Being, Internet)

"From Kelsey, I have learned among many other things the value of turning on a dime and how you can have an extremely funny and extremely poignant moment with absolutely no separation in between... and sometimes in the same moment."
- David Hyde Pierce
(Related: Funny, Separation, Value)

"On some level in acting, what you're trying to find is truth, because when it's true is when it's also funny."
- David Hyde Pierce
(Related: Funny, Truth, Acting, Trying)

"Sometimes in the most tragic situation, something just profoundly funny happens."
- David Hyde Pierce
(Related: Funny)

"I love the script and I just thought it was a great role. Like I say, it's like this - the script is like this sad, funny, desperate love song to the lost American man."
- Oliver Platt
(Related: Love, Funny, Thought, American, Man, Song)

"I also think if you're an actor and you can improvise, when you go on an audition and you can improvise you're just a genius. If you can, you know, take a Tide commercial and you can just say one funny line that's not in the commercial they think you're a genius."
- Amy Poehler
(Related: Funny, Genius, Actor)

"Plus, I love comic writing. Nothing satisfies me more than finding a funny way to phrase something."
- Michael Pollan
(Related: Funny, Love, Nothing, Writing)

"I can do comedy, so people want me to do that, but the other side of comedy is depression. Deep, deep depression is the flip side of comedy. Casting agents don't realize it but in order to be funny you have to have that other side."
- Parker Posey
(Related: Funny, People, Comedy, Deep, Depression, Order, Want)

"I am so like Donna it's funny. And most of my friends are guys too."
- Laura Prepon
(Related: Funny, Friends)

"He is very dry but also very funny... I think people tend to feel odd when I do my act. Unless you are an ironic person, it's not a good place for you to be."
- Colin Quinn
(Related: Funny, People, Act)

"You know, the funny thing about Lorne and that show is that, you can go over one million things, but in a business of bean counters, he still likes to laugh at small things and creates a show around it."
- Colin Quinn
(Related: Business, Funny)

"Funny you mention my dinner parties when I have just suggested that inviting close friends over to share a meal with candlelight and wine at your table could be a form of religious experience for some people. To me it's a form of sacrament."
- Sally Quinn
(Related: Experience, Funny, People, Friends, Religious, Wine)

"The parrot's so funny. He imitates me and I don't even realize he's doing it. I'm walking around the house talking to myself and whistling and the next day he's said something I've said... it's scary you know?"
- Mick Ralphs
(Related: Funny, Day, Talking, Walking)

"It's funny, when I'm not on the road or doing stuff with Bad Company - or whatever- I've always written songs galore... a lot of stuff people don't even hear."
- Mick Ralphs
(Related: Funny, People, Company, Road, Songs)

"Acting is all about big hair and funny props... All the great actors knew it. Olivier knew it, Brando knew it."
- Harold Ramis
(Related: Funny, Acting, Actors, Hair)

"Billy Crystal knows how to make people laugh. He's got 30 years on stage... there's no telling him what's funny."
- Harold Ramis
(Related: Funny, People, Years)

"I'm not a believer in the pratfall. I don't think it's funny just to have someone fall down."
- Harold Ramis
(Related: Funny)

"If you just stop and think, baby, honey, love is a funny thing. Whatever you put in, that's what you expect to gain."
- Jimmy Reed
(Related: Funny, Love, Baby, Gain)

"The thing that's funny is that everyone thinks I'm dead."
- Charles Nelson Reilly
(Related: Funny)

"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
(Related: Funny)

"Movies either work or they don't work and they're either funny or they're not and we work very hard. To achieve that kind of work is really kind of delicate stitching."
- Ivan Reitman
(Related: Funny, Movies, Work)

"A good actor is someone who knows how to take the part and make it real and make it honest and be effective in it. If it's in a funny movie and, as long as they are cast in an appropriate way, humor will come from it."
- Ivan Reitman
(Related: Funny, Humor, Actor, Will)

"Since she got a cause and stopped being funny. I think she's real funny, but lately it's all been hearts and flowers and tears and saving teenagers and creating a role model. And that ain't funny. No giggles there."
- Andy Richter
(Related: Funny, Being, Cause, Flowers, Tears, Teenagers)

"The commentary track became a lot like the movie and there are some funny, long, awkward pauses that you can tell we're just trying to find stuff to say. None of us had gotten to really talk about the movie until that moment and they were in New York and we were in L.A."
- Jay Roach
(Related: Funny, Talk, Trying)

"You know I'm an actress, not just a funny lady."
- Doris Roberts
(Related: Funny, Lady)

"Sylvester Stallone is very funny and he's a great guy to hang out with."
- Eric Roberts
(Related: Funny)

"It's funny when people say, 'I don't think Julia likes me.' Honey, if I don't like you, you're going to know about it."
- Julia Roberts
(Related: Funny, People)

"When it comes to war, we focus more on the mainstream coverage of the event, rather than the event itself. People dying is never funny. Protest puppets are always funny."
- Mo Rocca
(Related: Funny, War, People, Dying, Focus, Protest)

"The most important thing is to write material that YOU think is funny. If you don't think it's funny, but you're convinced that other people will think it is, well they won't."
- Mo Rocca
(Related: Funny, People, Will)

"The misconception is that standup comics are always on. I don't know any really funny comics that are annoying and constantly trying to be funny all the time."
- Joe Rogan
(Related: Funny, Time, Trying)

"I had seen movies before that that had made me laugh, but I had never seen anything even remotely close to as funny as Richard Pryor was, just standing there talking."
- Joe Rogan
(Related: Funny, Movies, Talking)

"It's painful for me to watch someone who isn't funny. It's horrifying to sit in the back and watch some guy who just totally sucks."
- Joe Rogan
(Related: Funny)

"That's my only goal. Surround myself with funny people, and make sure everyone has a good time and works hard."
- Joe Rogan
(Related: Funny, Time, People, Goal)

"The audience changes every night. You're the same person. You have to speak your mind and do the stuff that you think is funny and makes you laugh."
- Joe Rogan
(Related: Funny, Mind, Night)

"I wouldn't totally rule out doing Letterman or the Tonight Show if I had a set that I just happened to write that I thought was funny but was still appropriate for network censors. But I'm not going to go out of my way."
- Joe Rogan
(Related: Funny, Thought, Network)

"Everything is funny, as long as it's happening to somebody else."
- Will Rogers
(Related: Funny)

"If I studied all my life, I couldn't think up half the number of funny things passed in one session of congress."
- Will Rogers
(Related: Funny, Life, Congress)

"When I worked with Robin Williams, now there is improv! He is just as funny as you think he is. We did at least five or six takes of every scene, improvising every scene differently. He was a riot."
- Stephen Root
(Related: Funny, Now, Riot)

"If you're talking about Java in particular, Python is about the best fit you can get amongst all the other languages. Yet the funny thing is, from a language point of view, JavaScript has a lot in common with Python, but it is sort of a restricted subset."
- Guido van Rossum
(Related: Funny, Language, Talking)

"It was the most fun I've ever had on a movie. It was one of the happiest times in my life. I was living in New York, and I really enjoyed acting at the time. Also, it's funny because that was also the time when I went downhill."
- Mickey Rourke
(Related: Funny, Time, Life, Acting, Living)

"I think that the episodes are like mini horror films really; the characters make bad decisions early on and these things just snowball for them and get worse and worse. And that's what I find funny."
- Dave Rowntree
(Related: Funny, Decisions, Horror)

"People say funny things all the time during really serious moments in life."
- Mark Ruffalo
(Related: Funny, Life, Time, People, Moments)

"I do jokes about what's funny, and both sides are funny."
- Mark Russell
(Related: Funny, Jokes)

"People often ask me how I make things funny. I don't make things funny."
- Richard Russo
(Related: Funny, People)

"If you work at comedy too laboriously, you can kill what's funny in the joke."
- Richard Russo
(Related: Funny, Work, Comedy)

"I'm a sucker for a funny script. And then, as soon as I don't wanna be, one comes along and grabs me."
- Meg Ryan
(Related: Funny)

"It perhaps has a chance, a commercial chance, this film. It's funny, it's charming, the idea is original, it's unusual and it makes fun of the movie industry in a way that it needs to be poked fun at."
- Mark Rydell
(Related: Funny, Idea, Chance, Film, Needs)

"I'm doing 5000 seat theaters and audiences are going nuts, it's fantastic and it makes me very happy. I'm dirty, but not like this; I just do comedy that I find funny. I'm working on a new tv show for cable and it's not set up yet."
- Bob Saget
(Related: Funny, Audiences, Comedy)

"Yet there are some people - Steve Allen would dissect comedy forever; he's a really funny guy, but he would love talking about comedy. I'm doing it right now and you all seem bored."
- Bob Saget
(Related: Funny, Love, People, Comedy, Now, Right, Talking)

"It was a JOB; the video show was a JOB; you don't tell the Aristocrats joke at 8 o'clock at night on network tv, it would be funny though. But those guys know I like dirty stuff, I like clean stuff too."
- Bob Saget
(Related: Funny, Job, Network, Night)

"It's funny. All you have to do is say something nobody understands and they'll do practically anything you want them to."
- J. D. Salinger
(Related: Funny, Want)

"A funny thing happened on the way to the election - I got to the Senate first."
- Pierre Salinger
(Related: Funny, First, Senate)

"It's funny how making odd noises can get you into strange situations sometimes."
- Eric San
(Related: Funny)

"When I tell people I'm a comedian they say, 'Oh, are you funny?' I say, 'No, it's not that kind of comedy.'"
- Susan Sarandon
(Related: Funny, People, Comedy)

"Well, I did Marlene 15 years ago and that's in the style. It's somehow similar and not similar because Marlene was much more aggressive, funny and sad."
- Maximilian Schell
(Related: Funny, Style, Years)

"It's funny that people think because you don't have a movie or record out, you disappear into a frozen chamber someplace. They think you're dead when you're not in the public eye."
- Jason Schwartzman
(Related: Funny, People, Eye, Public)

"I always tell people that to be the funny person in a Steve Martin movie is like getting a call that Keith Moon wants you to play drums on his record. He should be playing drums on his record."
- Jason Schwartzman
(Related: Funny, People, Martin, Moon, Play)

"What's funny is my husband doesn't have any tattoos at all, so he must be the very conservative one."
- Ashley Scott
(Related: Funny, HusbConservative)

"I'm known as a kind of dramatic, serious, almost humorless actor and the fact is, I'm a funny guy, and I spend most of my life trying to find a lighter side of things, and on stage was given plenty of opportunity to do that."
- Campbell Scott
(Related: Funny, Life, Opportunity, Actor, Fact, Trying)

"I knew exactly what to do on Alien, it was funny."
- Ridley Scott
(Related: Funny)

"I love things made out of animals. It's just so funny to think of someone saying, 'I need a letter opener. I guess I'll have to kill a deer."
- David Sedaris
(Related: Funny, Love, Animals, Saying)

"If you can find the line between sympathetic and creepy, you have reached a very funny area."
- Jason Segel
(Related: Funny)

"I think it's funny to be delicate with subjects that are explosive."
- Jerry Seinfeld
(Related: Funny)

"I'm a classic example of all humorists - only funny when I'm working."
- Peter Sellers
(Related: Funny, Example)

"From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere."
- Dr. Seuss
(Related: Funny)

"I hope they make a show like M*A*S*H, which dealt with a lot of difficult subject matter but was very funny."
- Joan Severance
(Related: Funny, Hope)

"You know it's funny that none of the regular late-night shows now use guest hosts the way Johnny did. No one talks about it much, but it's curious that they don't do it. They would each have to be asked the reason why they don't."
- Garry Shandling
(Related: Funny, Guest, Now, Reason)

"I think sometimes I should do more carousing, because I don't do much and maybe it would be fun occasionally. It's hard for me to have fun and I'm a serious thinker and a searcher and funny from the front."
- Garry shandling
(Related: Funny)

"Carol Burnett was particularly funny. She swore for the first time on television on Larry Sanders."
- Garry Shandling
(Related: Time, Funny, First, Television)

"But I really like hosting, I think it's a strength of mine. It allows me to improvise, and I love the spontaneity of that, and I think I'm funny behind the desk when interviewing someone."
- Garry Shandling
(Related: Funny, Love, Strength, Spontaneity)

"Here's the thing - I'm single, I haven't been married, I don't have kids yet. If I do have kids I would be interested to see them in my life, so here's a movie for kids and I'm in there and I'm supposed to be kind of funny for kids."
- Garry Shandling
(Related: Funny, Life, Kids)

"Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh."
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: Funny, Life, People)

"But you can't focus on things that matter if all you've been is asleep for forty years. Funny how sleep rhymes with sheep. You know."
- Charlie Sheen
(Related: Funny, Focus, Sheep, Sleep, Years)

"I saw 28 Days. I don't remember rehab being like a day camp or being that funny. Rehab is a dumping ground. It's a big landfill."
- Charlie Sheen
(Related: Funny, Being, Day)

"David Lynch and I almost made a movie together in the late '80s. We had lots of dinners and lunches. He's a very cool, hip guy. This film, let's face it, is like an homage to him, I would imagine he'd find it funny."
- Martin Short
(Related: Funny, Film)

"I think I'm funny because my family, my siblings were funny."
- Martin Short
(Related: Funny, Family)

"Kyle Baker's work is really funny, but it's also got a very clear vision."
- Bill Sienkiewicz
(Related: Work, Funny, Vision)

"Well, I'm not afraid to say something if I think it's funny, even if it's harsh or racist."
- Sarah Silverman
(Related: Funny)

"But I think you can make fun of anything as long as it's funny enough."
- Sarah Silverman
(Related: Funny)

"People who are funny and smart and return phone calls get much better press than people who are just funny and smart."
- Howard Simons
(Related: Funny, People, Press)

"You know, he would go and look at different funny books because he wanted his character to be different and make different faces. I saw a funny book in his room and it looked like the same character he was playing. It was about a duck."
- Bubba Smith
(Related: Funny, Character, Books, Faces)

"Well, I had said to my friends, it's going to be good, but I bet it's going to be cheesy in a way. And I didn't think that at all. It's so good and was just so funny."
- Brittany Snow
(Related: Funny, Friends)

"So far, at least, I haven't found a way to tell my kind of stories without making them both sad and funny."
- Todd Solondz
(Related: Funny)

"The funny thing is, strangers still seem to feel comfortable coming up to me and saying things, but now usually it's because they recognize me, and they say nice things."
- Todd Solondz
(Related: Funny, Now, Saying, Strangers)

"When Frank the Pug is singing I Will Survive, the only reason it's funny is that Will is in that shot trying not to get angry. A shot of a dog singing I Will Survive on its own will not get a laugh."
- Barry Sonnenfeld
(Related: Funny, Reason, Singing, Trying, Will)

"Books are funny little portable pieces of thought."
- Susan Sontag
(Related: Funny, Thought, Books)

"The funny thing about television is that once you start to do it you never get time to watch it."
- Kevin Sorbo
(Related: Funny, Time, Television)

"It's funny because it's funny."
- David Spade
(Related: Funny)

"Justin Timberlake is everything, and what more could you want in a person? He's funny. He's cute. He's great. He just understands. I get him and he gets me, and that's cool."
- Britney Spears
(Related: Funny, Cute, Want)

"It is funny the two things most men are proudest of is the thing that any man can do and doing does in the same way, that is being drunk and being the father of their son."
- Gertrude Stein
(Related: Funny, Men, Father, Son, Being, Man)

"It is funny that men who are supposed to be scientific cannot get themselves to realise the basic principle of physics, that action and reaction are equal and opposite, that when you persecute people you always rouse them to be strong and stronger."
- Gertrude Stein
(Related: Funny, Men, People, Action, Physics)

"I know what Germans are. They are a funny people. They are always choosing someone to lead them in a direction which they do not want to go."
- Gertrude Stein
(Related: Funny, People, Direction, Want)

"The shooting of the guns, that was kind of funny, because rolling a cigarette and shooting a gun aren't like normal things for a 13-year old girl!"
- Hailee Steinfeld
(Related: Funny, Old)

"They say Yogi Berra is funny. Well, he has a lovely wife and family, a beautiful home, money in the bank, and he plays golf with millionaires. What's funny about that?"
- Casey Stengel
(Related: Funny, Money, Family, Home, Wife, Golf)

"It is one thing to go on stage and be funny or be in a good place in your career, but for a woman, actually facing the elements in a physical way is a very powerful thing."
- Pamela Stephenson
(Related: Funny, Career, Woman)

"Yes, I believe blue material is funny, but if that's all you've got, you're dead in the water. It's not good."
- Howard Stern
(Related: Funny, Water)

"It's hard to lead a cavalry charge if you think you look funny on a horse."
- Adlai E. Stevenson
(Related: Funny)

"A funny thing happened to me on the way to the White House."
- Adlai Stevenson
(Related: Funny)

"I had to act in a school play when I was about ten years old. I really didn't want to do it. But everyone had to do it so I didn't have a choice. A talent agent came and watched it and later gave me some work. It's funny because I'd always known that I wanted a movie career. I just didn't think that I would be in the movies."
- Kristen Stewart
(Related: Funny, Movies, Work, Talent, Act, Career, Choice, Old, Play, School, Want, Years)

"Very often, I don't make it through moments of recording because it is genuinely funny and absolutely ridiculous that a 60-year-old grown man is making these noises."
- David Ogden Stiers
(Related: Funny, Man, Moments)

"Jim Carrey, a comic genius, has a harder time overcoming the public's desire for him to be funny simply because he's so good at it."
- Ben Stiller
(Related: Funny, Time, Genius, Desire, Overcoming, Public)

"I don't think know if anything's going to translate anywhere. You're making a movie, you hope it's going to be funny, you can't think about how it's going to go over."
- Ben Stiller
(Related: Funny, Hope)

"I don't think the public is dying to see me necessarily be funny all the time."
- Ben Stiller
(Related: Funny, Time, Dying, Public)

"I love New York. I was sad, depressed and incredibly moved by our fellow countrymen and what they've done. I wanted to give people a chance to see something funny, have a distraction."
- Ben Stiller
(Related: Love, Funny, People, Chance)

"I don't think my judgment is that good. I don't know what is funny."
- Jerry Stiller
(Related: Funny, Judgment)

"During the Great Depression, when people laughed their worries disappeared. Audiences loved these funny men. I decided to become one."
- Jerry Stiller
(Related: Funny, Men, People, Audiences, Depression)

"One thing the blues ain't, is funny."
- Stephen Stills
(Related: Funny)

"I think 'Saturday Night Live', starting in the 1970s, really gave women an outlet to be funny. A lot of those women went on to have film careers, from Kristen Wiig now to Tina Fey and Gilda Radner."
- Emma Stone
(Related: Women, Funny, Careers, Film, Night, Now)

"My parents are both very funny but they're also relatively soft-spoken, normal human beings while I'm just a lunatic. I don't know where this loud, ballsy, hammy ridiculousness came from. I'm just glad I followed my goals and my parents did too. It's not like we even had a plan when I dragged my mom to Los Angeles."
- Emma Stone
(Related: Funny, Mom, Goals, Parents)

"And there's a visceral fun in watching Team America and making it, like taking a puppet and throwing it against the wall. Because it's not CG, there's something funny about it."
- Matt Stone
(Related: Funny, America)

"Michael is a funny character, for whom I have a great deal of affection. He sat across his desk and seemed to be a bit of a blunt fellow. We began talking about the characters and he opened up about his vision."
- Madeleine Stowe
(Related: Funny, Character, Vision, Affection, Talking)

"I remember nearly having a fit of the giggles during the reading because dear Daniel was SO respectful and serious and I was finding the whole situation funny because I was speaking to his profile."
- Madeleine Stowe
(Related: Funny, Reading)

"I have a funny family, but none of them are remotely in show business."
- Wanda Sykes
(Related: Business, Funny, Family)

"But I think funny and talent will always win out; I mean, of course there are hurdles, but I think if you're funny you will get over all of that."
- Wanda Sykes
(Related: Funny, Talent, Will)

"I'm really funny now."
- Wanda Sykes
(Related: Funny, Now)

"I believe, in a funny way, the job of the novelist is to be out there on the fringes and speaking for an experience that has not really been spoken for."
- Donna Tartt
(Related: Experience, Funny, Job)

"My family's always been really funny. I feel like comedy's hard. I feel like it's so important."
- Christine Taylor
(Related: Family, Funny, Comedy)

"Eddie Drake is sort of this loose cannon, funny, edgy guy, who has this really foolish, foolish mustache."
- Lee Tergesen
(Related: Funny)

"It's a funny old world."
- Margaret Thatcher
(Related: Funny, Old, World)

"About 100 things that your kid will do that will surprise you and break your heart and it will be a combination of fact based therapy, medically advised kinds of passages accompanied by celebrity anecdotes and just some funny stuff to lighten the load."
- Alan Thicke
(Related: Funny, Heart, Anecdotes, Celebrity, Fact, Therapy, Will)

"Movies these days have made killers into funny people. What's that all about? I've got kids and family and friends, and I don't like bad things. I don't think they're funny, and it's irresponsible to make movies that don't show you how that's not good."
- Billy Bob Thornton
(Related: Family, Funny, Movies, People, Friends, Kids)

"I was not particularly bright, I wasn't very athletic, I was a little too tall, odd, funny looking, I was just really weird as a kid."
- Uma Thurman
(Related: Funny)

"I was the class clown at school, but at home, my family wasn't very funny."
- Carrot Top
(Related: Family, Funny, Home, Class, School)

"When humor can be made to alternate with melancholy, one has a success, but when the same things are funny and melancholic at the same time, it's just wonderful."
- Francois Truffaut
(Related: Funny, Humor, Success, Time, Melancholy)

"You know the funny thing, I don't get along with rich people. I get along with the middle class and the poor people better than I get along with the rich people."
- Donald Trump
(Related: Funny, People, Class, Middle class, Poor)

"It's so funny because I listen to songs that I recorded that I didn't really know anything about at the time. Later on I'm starting to feel the songs. Sing them first, feel them later."
- Tanya Tucker
(Related: Funny, Time, First, Songs)

"It's funny - if you impersonate somebody, they have no idea it's them."
- Tracey Ullman
(Related: Funny, Idea)

"Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious."
- Peter Ustinov
(Related: Funny, Being, Comedy)

"If you can be funny, it means you're intelligent. Your brain is working fast."
- Amber Valletta
(Related: Funny)

"I got to draw monsters, robots and write funny stories. I loved doing that stuff and working with the actors. But it got to be less and less that stuff and more about trying to be everywhere and not being able to do one thing very enjoyably."
- Jhonen Vasquez
(Related: Funny, Actors, Being, Trying)

"After doing Johnny I wanted to just do something, I wouldn't say innocent, but to not have any care in the world. Lots of setups and horrible happenings but its funny."
- Jhonen Vasquez
(Related: Funny, Care, World)

"I think movies glamorize violence, in the sense that they make it in a way that it's either cool or funny."
- Matthew Vaughn
(Related: Funny, Movies, Sense, Violence)

"That's something - you laugh about Eminem... It's funny, man, because I didn't like him when he first came out, ya know. It seemed like a big joke. But I think the guy's for real, and I like his lyrics!"
- Alan Vega
(Related: Funny, First, Man)

"People ask 'do you make a conscious effort not to swear?' - if you're doing silly stuff you're not tempted to put swearing in. All the comics from my childhood, who were funny without swearing, were the people that influenced me. What I do is quite traditional anyway."
- Tim Vine
(Related: Funny, People, Childhood, Effort, Silly, Swearing)

"Everything is so funny in the movie. The funniest thing about the movie is the transformations they were able to make with the characters."
- Joe Viterelli
(Related: Funny)

"We have actors from other films, from 'Baywatch,' and so on, and these people are looking exactly the opposite of what they are. The transformations were so smooth, and so funny to watch, it was unbelievable."
- Joe Viterelli
(Related: Funny, People, Actors)

"Johnny Rotten. He's a big fan of mine. I used to see him out in the audience in England and he'd stand up and holler. He's funny. Smart too, and a nice guy. Don't think he's a jerk because he isn't."
- Don Van Vliet
(Related: Funny, England)

"We sit in a room for months trying to think of funny things."
- David Walliams
(Related: Funny, Months, Trying)

"So, deadpan I think just means not acknowledging for one second that you think that this is funny and clever."
- Patrick Warburton
(Related: Funny)

"Our characters were antiseptic but we weren't. And if you remember what we did on BATMAN, as the scripts were written very funny, we played them very straight."
- Burt Ward
(Related: Funny)

"Why would they have gone to the trouble to hire the best comedy writers in the business to write funny material for us to play straight, if the children in our audience were the only audience."
- Burt Ward
(Related: Business, Funny, Children, Comedy, Play, Trouble, Writers)

"Forgiveness is a funny thing. It warms the heart and cools the sting."
- William Arthur Ward
(Related: Forgiveness, Funny, Heart)

"I used to think that everything was just being funny but now I don't know. I mean, how can you tell?"
- Andy Warhol
(Related: Funny, Being, Now)

"I did. I did see Bigfoot when I was a kid and I still believe it to this day. I saw a big furry man outside my window. It's not funny! It was real."
- Barry Watson
(Related: Day, Man)

"I had gotten to a place where I truly believed everything I was called: 'not sexy,' 'not funny,' 'too intense,' desperate.' All those labels they gave me, I took them because there wasn't a trace of my true self left."
- Naomi Watts
(Related: Funny, Self)

"I'm not on all the time. I like to have fun and be funny, but I'm much more of a thinker."
- Keenen Ivory Wayans
(Related: Funny, Time)

"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
(Related: Experience, Funny, Comedy, Psychology)

"I like to have fun and be funny, but I'm much more of a thinker."
- Keenen Ivory Wayans
(Related: Funny)

"We have always had gross humor. But we try for funny, not gross."
- Shawn Wayans
(Related: Funny, Humor)

"We definitely have our finger on the pulse. You have to keep up. We decide what to watch by what's funny."
- Shawn Wayans
(Related: Funny)

"They'll say, That's funny, but you can't do that on TV."
- Shawn Wayans
(Related: Funny)

"The townspeople outside the reservations had a very superior attitude toward Indians, which was kind of funny, because they weren't very wealthy; they were on the fringes of society themselves."
- James Welch
(Related: Society, Funny, Attitude)

"It's hard to be funny when you have to be clean."
- Mae West
(Related: Funny)

"Sometimes you don't want to be a slapstick clown in order to convey a funny perception of the world."
- Tina Weymouth
(Related: Funny, Perception, Order, Want, World)

"One time when somebody showed up in a wedding dress, but I never knew if it was a joke, or she was serious. She asked me to marry her. She was serious. It was pretty funny."
- Bryan White
(Related: Funny, Time, Wedding, Dress, Pretty)

"It's funny, 'cause it seems like just yesterday that I was the youngest player just starting out. But now there are young players all over the league, and they'll ask me questions about playing overseas or finding an agent."
- Sue Wicks
(Related: Funny, Now, Questions, Yesterday)

"John Ford was so funny that I couldn't wait to go to work in the morning."
- Richard Widmark
(Related: Funny, Work)

"I'm opening up my heart to the idea of dating. It's funny - my friends would always come to me for romantic advice. I know nothing, and things have changed since I was dating in high school! I'm really trying hard to spend this time working on myself."
- Olivia Wilde
(Related: Dating, Funny, Time, Heart, Idea, Advice, Friends, Nothing, Romantic, Trying)

"If you're going to tell people the truth, be funny or they'll kill you."
- Billy Wilder
(Related: Funny, Truth, People)

"I write funny. If I can make my wife laugh, I know I'm on the right track. But yes, I don't like to get Maudlin. And I have a tendency towards it."
- Gene Wilder
(Related: Funny, Wife, Right)

"I don't mean to sound - I don't want it to come out funny, but I don't like show business. I love - I love acting in films. I love it."
- Gene Wilder
(Related: Love, Business, Funny, Acting, Sound, Want)

"I'm not so funny. Gilda was funny. I'm funny on camera sometimes. In life, once in a while. Once in a while. But she was funny. She spent more time worrying about being liked than anything else."
- Gene Wilder
(Related: Funny, Time, Life, Being)

"When you're out of sight for as long as I was, there's a funny feeling of betrayal that comes over people when they see you again."
- Esther Williams
(Related: Funny, People, Betrayal, Feeling, Sight)

"I think it's so funny when people think they can't control a movie star. They can. We're just women, you know."
- Esther Williams
(Related: Funny, Women, People, Control)

"The funny thing is that I had never actually watched TV."
- Dave Willis
(Related: Funny)

"Funny is an attitude."
- Flip Wilson
(Related: Funny, Attitude)

"Especially with a comedy, you've got the clear cut goal of trying to make a scene funny. It's not like drama where you're trying to achieve some kind of emotion or trying to further the story along. You're trying to figure out what's the funniest way to do something."
- Luke Wilson
(Related: Funny, Goal, Comedy, Drama, Emotion, Trying)

"I think I am a star - I'm simply a funny-shaped star."
- Malcolm Wilson
(Related: Funny)

"It's funny how it usually works out that I end up dying. It sort of works out, because by the time I die, I'm usually tired of working on that particular movie, so I look forward to it."
- Owen Wilson
(Related: Funny, Time, Dying, End)

"I think we're the only jokeless show on television. I mean really, we have no setups and no punch lines. It's not a joke show. There are funny lines and funny moments but again the comedy is born of the human experience and awkward pauses are a great part of what it is to be human."
- Rainn Wilson
(Related: Experience, Funny, Comedy, Moments, Television)

"It's funny when someone says to you 'you're hot' and all that, because I don't think of it in that way."
- Kate Winslet
(Related: Funny)

"Same thing, like my commercials are often times really funny because I tend to find 30 seconds is a really good amount of time to tell a joke."
- Alex Winter
(Related: Funny, Time)

"But it is funny, because I saw Unbreakable recently and it's a strange movie, I didn't mind it, and it's got some interesting things going on."
- Alex Winter
(Related: Funny, Mind)

"It's funny that it all becomes about clothes. It's bizarre. You work your butt off and then you win an award and it's all about your dress. You can't get away from it."
- Reese Witherspoon
(Related: Funny, Work, Bizarre, Clothes, Dress)

"I had heard before that there were rumors I was gay. It's funny. My cousin gets his hair cut at this place, and one of the guys there told him that Scott Wolf was gay. He didn't realize that he was my cousin."
- Scott Wolf
(Related: Funny, Gay, Hair, Rumors)

"Memory is funny. Once you hit a vein the problem is not how to remember but how to control the flow."
- Tobias Wolff
(Related: Funny, Control, Memory)

"Robert Altman's Nashville is my all-time favorite film because it covers all the bases - it's original, moving, and has something to say, but also funny and incredibly entertaining."
- Douglas Wood
(Related: Funny, Favorite, Film)

"Of course, the wind sort of swept up and the music was flying around in mid air and they were trying to play off it. You had to be there. It was quite funny."
- Roy Wood
(Related: Funny, Music, Flying, Play, Trying, Wind)

"You amaze me. You're 229 years old and that's what you think is funny."
- Max Wright
(Related: Funny, Old, Years)

"I know some people say I can be funny. But there is always a deeper meaning to what I say. I am a socialist at heart and have the interests of the poor in mind. When people see how I manage to work my way out of tough situations, it gives them hope in their own life."
- Lalu Prasad Yadav
(Related: Life, Work, Funny, People, Heart, Hope, Meaning, Mind, Poor)

"They sent me the script and I thought that there was something very appealing and funny about it. Also, I was familiar with Mike Myers' work in Saturday Night Live, but I did not know the extent to which he would make this creation."
- Michael York
(Related: Funny, Work, Thought, Creation, Night)

"Music is more difficult - try naming a political band. The Dead Kennedys. The Dead Kennedys are political, but they are more funny than they are political."
- Thom Yorke
(Related: Funny, Music)

"There's a constant flow of child actors. It's kind of funny to watch the new crew come through. I think, You poor little things. You're going to have to struggle for a long time."
- Tina Yothers
(Related: Funny, Time, Actors, Poor, Struggle)

"They did that little thing on South Park, and they mentioned my name and had a character of me judging a Halloween contest. It was really funny.That made me the coolest aunt on earth."
- Tina Yothers
(Related: Funny, Character, Earth, Name)

"I was also lucky to play for an owner, Bud Selig, who truly cared about his players. He'd call me into his office once in a while when he knew things weren't going so well. And it's funny. Every time I left there I always felt like something good was about to happen."
- Robin Yount
(Related: Time, Funny, Office, Play)

"I have a funny name."
- Pia Zadora
(Related: Funny, Name)

"I think I have a dark view of the world. I have to make everything funny, otherwise it all seems so sad."
- Moon Unit Zappa
(Related: Funny, World)

"My vanity is not dead. I laugh when I see pictures of myself as I am now-maybe so I won't cry, but just because it is really funny how much I've changed."
- Michael Zaslow
(Related: Funny, Now, Vanity)

"Half of the great comedians I've had in my shows and that I paid a lot of money to and who made my customers shriek were not only not funny to me, but I couldn't understand why they were funny to anybody."
- Florenz Ziegfeld
(Related: Funny, Money, Comedians)

"I've always thought those guys are really funny. And I love Dumb and Dumber, Kingpin and Mary."
- David Zucker
(Related: Love, Funny, Thought, Dumb)

"I think that came out of watching all those serious movies for all that time. If you watch a movie like Zero Hour, Sterling Hayden is pretty funny, and so are the guys in the cockpit."
- David Zucker
(Related: Movies, Funny, Time, Pretty)

"I don't think there has been any increase in sophistication in the audience. When people are aware of a concept that's easy to understand, and there's an actor who will attract them to the theater and it's a movie that's funny three-quarters of the time, it will be successful."
- David Zucker
(Related: Funny, Time, People, Successful, Actor, Sophistication, Theater, Will)

"Chevy Chase and Bill Murray - we thought those guys were funny. We love Bill Murray, but we didn't think they were right for Airplane! because it would step on the joke if there was a known comedian."
- David Zucker
(Related: Love, Funny, Thought, Right)