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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.

Lauren German

I'd love to do comedy.

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.

Jason Sudeikis

That's what I love about sketch comedy: a sketch is five minutes, then it goes dark, and there's the potential for something else.

Dick Van Dyke

I did a 'Golden Girls' once, which shot in front of an audience, and that went well. I had a good time. But I need an audience, for comedy at least.

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.

Natasha Richardson

I've played comedy before but not that much. I mostly do get drawn to darker material.

Rami Malek

People used to think of me as a comedy actor.

Matt LeBlanc

'Friends' was an education in intelligent comedic banter; in intelligent vernacular. It was an education in scene study. It was an education in group dynamic. I came out of there with a master's degree in comedy.

Taika Waititi

I don't mind going from sadness to comedy in a split-second or mixing the two up.

Bryce Dallas Howard

'50/50' is a comedy. I shouldn't say it's a buddy comedy because it's not farcical, and it's based on a true story, but it's viewing that experience through a very truthful lens of humour.

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.

Evan Peters

I would love to do a romantic comedy.

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.

I read that John Hughes script for 'Mr. Mom,' and I thought, 'This guy is a funny writer.' I went: 'You ought to stick around and direct this thing.' But he didn't; he left, and look what he became. A really legendary comedy director.

Sam Elliott

Hugh Grant is the main man. He's the number one romantic comedy man in the world.

Jason Sudeikis

I've never been a shirt-off, pants-off kind of comedy guy.

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.'

John Belushi

I want to do a romantic comedy that nobody thought I could do. And then do a comedy with Dan Aykroyd that is totally different from 'The Blues Brothers.' I'm a comic actor, but I'm an actor, too.

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.

Evan Peters

My favorite actors are Jim Carrey and Chris Farley, Tom Hanks, Robin Williams. Robin Williams is the best - to be able to do all that comedy but also be heartbreaking.

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.

Saoirse Ronan

My whole life I try to make into a comedy, so it would be nice to see that onscreen.

Robin Williams

Comedy is acting out optimism.

Alison Brie

I enjoy doing drama, and I enjoy doing comedy equally.

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.

Mahesh Babu

People used to say I'm weak in comedy. But, with 'Mahesh Khaelja' and 'Dookudu,' I have proved that I am good at comedy.

Tom Ellis

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

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.

Val Kilmer

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

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.

Pedro Pascal

I love mixing horror with comedy.

Paul Rudd

Fear is what makes comedy funny.

Brendan Fraser

I always approach comedy roles pretending they aren't 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.

Elizabeth Olsen

I'm the first one who sees every romantic comedy in theaters.

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.

Val Kilmer

Partly because the town is just finicky, there are strange Catch 22 clauses in the consciousness of this community and one of them was that you, I found out, you can't do a comedy unless you've just done 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.

Trevor Noah

Nobody owns comedy. Nobody owns a premise. Nobody owns an idea.

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.

Woody Harrelson

'Natural Born Killers' is really a misunderstood romantic comedy.

Jordan Peele

Nobody wants to see sketch comedy that's the same sketch they've seen time and time again, or that's just a rehash of that thing.

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.

Trevor Noah

Comedy is really getting quite popular in South Africa.

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.

Matt LeBlanc

But I'm kind of spoilt when it comes to comedy. I was on 'Friends', which was one of the funniest things on television.

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.

Jeanie Buss

I took a stand-up comedy class because I'd always wanted to.

Jerry Seinfeld

You know, crankiness is at the essence of all comedy.

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.

Seth MacFarlane

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

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.

David Harbour

I'm just trying to give the best human expression that I can to any particular genre, which could be comedy, could be drama, could be horror, could be thriller.

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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.