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Comedy Quotes

Humor is the fragrance of life as it gives us energy and inspiration to take life lightly and play the game of life with positive energy. Comedy is the form of entertainment which reflects life in a humorous way. Most people love to watch and listen to comedy, that is the reason for the comedy movies keeping the cash box ringing, and people and stand up comedians easily get a packed audience when they perform. Comedy can inspire and motivate people to high spirits that they can take the emotional crisis in life in a slight manner and go on with the life with a very positive outlook. Read and share these comedy quotes to your friends and family to have a great time.

Charlie Chaplin

Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.

Jack Whitehall

I did a gig at a comedy club in Bournemouth where they served a buffet while the acts were on. There was the clang of people carving turkey during the set. If you put comedy and turkey side by side, turkey always wins.

Matt Lucas

I mean comedy is something that's very personal and people have strong opinions about.

William Zabka

I didn't set out to be a villain in film. I'm a character actor, and if my first movie was a comedy, I could have played a geek just as well.

Jack Quaid

I'm in a sketch comedy group in school and I also do stand-up.

Matt Lucas

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

Bradley Cooper

For a comedy to work, magic has to happen.

Bill Burr

I was in NYC during 9/11; it happened on a Tuesday, I was on stage Thursday. It was a small crowd, but it took about 10 days and comedy clubs were packed.

Cillian Murphy

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

Matthew Perry

'The Whole Nine Yards' I liked right away. It was kind of a dark comedy at first. And just the idea of being in a movie with Bruce Willis was pretty exciting.

Franklin P. Jones

All women should know how to take care of children. Most of them will have a husband some day.

Katherine Ryan

Stand-up comedy is not a man's job. It's an alpha job: To be the only person in a room with a microphone who's allowed to talk.

I went to Dartmouth College so simply by being an Indian-American woman, I was already so statistically interesting. And then the fact that I didn't want to do anything science-related, and I wanted to write comedy plays and act little bit - I mean, I became deeply interesting in college because of how rare that was.

Stephen Colbert

Status is always ripe for satire, status is always good for comedy.

Rami Malek

Not long after 'The Pacific,' I began shooting the comedy 'Larry Crowne,' which was also with Tom Hanks, who also directed and plays the title character.

Dave Chappelle

If I can make a teacher's salary doing comedy, I think that's better than being a teacher.

Rami Malek

People used to think of me as a comedy actor.

Mel Brooks

Life literally abounds in comedy if you just look around you.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Confidence contributes more to conversation than wit.

Maya Rudolph

I like comedy as a group sport.

Anna Faris

My comedy does not come from a place of deep cynicism, and I tend to play characters who are naive in some way.

Jessica Alba

When I do comedy, I lose all inhibition and introspection. I no longer care.

Colin Jost

Before I went to a meeting at the 'Harvard Lampoon,' I had no idea that there was even a comedy magazine at Harvard, let alone that you could write comedy potentially for a living.

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Ludwig van Beethoven

Friends applaud, the comedy is over.

Paul Rudd

Growing up, I was certainly drawn to comedy, but my goal was just to be as well-rounded an actor as possible. I really liked Daniel Day-Lewis, and I thought, 'Oh, he's a good guy to try and emulate.'

Eugene Levy

I would love to work with Sir Anthony Hopkins. How and why that would happen in a comedy I'm not sure - why he would be dragged over to my side, or I'd be be dragged over to his side.

Pat Morita

Only in America could you get away with the kind of comedy I did.

Bradley Cooper

I've never heard of a comedy that hasn't had reshoots, especially for the ending of a movie in a comedy.

Maya Rudolph

Without a doubt in sketch comedy there are fewer women than men.

Benito Mussolini

Socialism is a fraud, a comedy, a phantom, a blackmail.

Maya Rudolph

I don't know if comedy is a male sport. I always wondered that.

Joe Rogan

Comedy is really not like any other art form in that it's very specialized and varied in it's content, but generic in it's title.

Charlie Chaplin

All I need to make a comedy is a park, a policeman and a pretty girl.

Rowan Atkinson

Monty Python crowd; half of them came from Cambridge, and half of them came from Oxford. But, there seems to be this jewel, this sort of two headed tradition of doing comedy, of doing sketches, and that kind of thing.

Emma Stone

I always loved acting and improv and sketch comedy and theater, which I did at a local youth theater.

Robin Williams

Comedy is acting out optimism.

Steve Martin

What is comedy? Comedy is the art of making people laugh without making them puke.

Miguel de Cervantes

The most difficult character in comedy is that of the fool, and he must be no simpleton that plays that part.

Tom Ellis

One of the biggest heroes and influences of mine, especially acting and working in comedy, is Steve Coogan.

Acting
Bradley Cooper

Comedy is music.

John Krasinski

For me, 'Arrested Development' is the cornerstone of recent television comedy. It's so incredibly flawless and perfect.

Milana Vayntrub

Commercial directing felt like a very natural transition from my comedy, sketch, music video directing experience.

John Krasinski

I'm really not feeling one way or the other with comedy or drama, I'm just sort of doing projects that I've been finding really fun to be a part of.

Paul Rudd

Fear is what makes comedy funny.

Paul Rudd

My definitions of comedy, drama, and straight man are all blurry for me. I don't think of it in those terms.

Sarah Michelle Gellar

In television, women can really run anything. It can be a comedy, it can be a drama, it can be genre, it can be anything. But in films, women are still getting to the top.

Bradley Cooper

I definitely am a huge lover of comedy, and it's only through doing so many comedies that I've realised how much of an influence they've been on me.

Bill Murray

Golf was my first glimpse of comedy. I was a caddy when I was a kid. I was on the golf course rather than being in lessons, but I can play better now than I could then.

Pierce Brosnan

If I got into a fight in a bar, I'd miss the dude by miles. I wouldn't know how to connect. It would be a comedy.

Katherine Ryan

I was lucky to develop in the U.K. because I find comedy - in addition to being caustic - it's quite literary over here, and alternative comedy isn't so alternative.

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Salman Khan

With every film, I try and give the audiences a little more than the previous film in terms of comedy, action, drama and so on.

Action
Catherine O'Hara

Comedy has changed with the times, thank God - slowly, oh my lord, slowly - but it has.

Mark Wahlberg

I approach a comedy the same way I do a drama. I try to make it as real as possible.

Lily Collins

I'd love to dive into a comedy.

Zoe Kravitz

I'd love to do a comedy; that's the one thing I haven't done yet that I really, really want to do.

Dave Chappelle

Comedy is a very approval-oriented field.

Chris Rock

By the time I was 7 or 8, I wanted to be a comedy writer.

Tom Ellis

I've worked a lot in comedy. As much as I love playing dramatic roles, it's always nice to be able to have some humor around when working.

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Steve Martin

I just wanted to be in show business. I didn't care if I was going to be an actor or a magician or what. Comedy was a point of the least resistance, really. And on the simplest level, I loved comedy.

Rashida Jones

I'm a comedy geek so anything comedy related, whether that's standup shows, improv shows, I'm all over that. That's my favorite way to be entertained always.

Luke Perry

Half-hour comedy shows are like a play, one night a week.

Robin Williams

Comedy can be a cathartic way to deal with personal trauma.

Mindy Kaling

Fast food is hugely important in the life of a comedy writer. All we do is order in, and what we're going to eat is hotly debated.

Joe Rogan

But it's hard for a chick to do comedy. It's not as open for them.

Luke Perry

Comedy is really exciting to me.

Mindy Kaling

Comedy writers have the most fragile egos.

Jennifer Garner

And you can't hide in a comedy scene either. You have to give in to the scene and commit.

Woody Allen

Comedy just pokes at problems, rarely confronts them squarely. Drama is like a plate of meat and potatoes, comedy is rather the dessert, a bit like meringue.

Isla Fisher

I love 'Monty Python,' 'Black Adder,' 'Fawlty Towers.' I'm a huge fan of British comedy.

Jenny McCarthy

I wanted to be in Jim Carrey comedy movies before I met him. I wanted to be a comedian on Stage 19, yukking it up.

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Paul Rudd

I think I used comedy as a mechanism: if I could make the other kids laugh, I wouldn't get beaten up or teased as much.

Hugh Grant

Comedy is probably a way of dealing with anxiety. Sometimes it's a way of dealing with pain.

Stephen Colbert

I loved George Carlin and Dean Martin. I was one of those kids who had every comedy album.

Kids
Isla Fisher

I love Monty Python, Black Adder, Fawlty Towers. I'm a huge fan of British comedy.

Chris Rock

Comedy is a group activity, a verbal orgy.

Paul Rudd

Awkwardness is such a gold mine for comedy.

Steve Carell

I always feel so pretentious talking about comedy and deconstructing it. It always feels somehow self-centred to talk about any sort of process.

Paul Rudd

I'd like to do something dramatic or a different kind of role, but I tend not to separate comedy and drama all that much.

Chris Rock

Most parts in comedy, they're not really written for men. They're written for, like, these boy-men.

Rachel Weisz

I've done a lot of drama, and comedy was the one genre I was not being offered. So I became obsessive about getting one.

Rashida Jones

I would be an idiot to say comedy is easy, but it does come naturally. It never feels forced.

Jason Bateman

I wanted to be Dustin Hoffman or Robert De Niro or Al Pacino. I thought I was going to be a dramatic actor, but comedy sort of started out first, and I was like, 'Maybe I'll find some more drama later on in my career.'

LeBron James

I'm a pretty funny guy, and I would love to do a comedy with a bunch of funny guys - movie-star guys, where they could help me through it.

Chris Rock

When I started out in comedy, it was common knowledge that it took about 10 years to get good. And that was okay because it took you about 9 years to get on television.

Chevy Chase

I did comedy and parody television in the '70s. I was a liberal Democrat, and it was a very heady year.

Nina Dobrev

I'd like to try different genres: comedy, period drama, rom-com, action.

Action
Steve Martin

In my banjo show with the Steep Canyon Rangers, I do do comedy during that show. It'd be absurd just to stand there mute and play 25 banjo songs.

Rita Rudner

I did six Broadway shows, and I noticed there weren't many female comedians. When I went to a dancing audition, there were 1,000 girls. And there were three jobs. So I said I'll just try comedy. And I loved it.

Sandra Bullock

Usually comedy is only available to us ladies in the romantic comedy. That's why I hate romantic comedies.

Steve Martin

Comedy may be big business but it isn't pretty.

Zooey Deschanel

I like romantic comedy as a genre, but I think it can get stuck in its ways.

Christian Bale

The only thing I would unequivocally say is that I have never had any interest in romantic comedy I just couldn't do it. I think I'd be terrible.

Steve Martin

I thought 'Borat' was a breakthrough comedy, because it was really funny. It wasn't some studio-produced script with 14 writers.

Ryan Reynolds

I don't get a lot of romantic comedy scripts.

Paul Rudd

I don't have an agenda where I do a comedy and say, 'I have to do a drama next,' or 'I am looking for an action movie now.'

Action
Chris Rock

If I find a comedy club where no one's camera works, I'll go.

One of the attractions of translating 'Heroes' is that it's not the kind of play that I write. If it had been, I probably wouldn't have wanted to translate it. There are no one-liners. It's much more a truthful comedy than a play of dazzling wit.

Aldous Huxley

We participate in a tragedy; at a comedy we only look.

Katherine Ryan

The beautiful thing about comedy in the U.K. is that it has a clever twist to it, and when you really break it down, the joke isn't filthy at all: it's clever.

Katherine Ryan

I got into comedy at exactly the right moment.